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  • Jeff Samardzija: What Could Have Been
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:41:37 GMT
    Jul 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics pitcher Jeff Samardzija reacts after the Athletics turned a double play against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The resemblance to Dennis Eckersley is uncanny....
  • Your Week in Viral Videos: Dogs like Christmas, too
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:48:00 GMT
    Tom BetGeorge lives outside of Oakland, CA, teaches music, participates in Christmas light display competitions and has far too much free time. His Christmas lights flicker and change color in tune to Let It Go from Frozen and the Christmas Can Can ....
  • Oakland has suddenly become trap for playoff hopefuls
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:28:51 GMT
    If I were to tell you a little more than a month ago that no one in the NFL would want to make a trip to Oakland, you would probably laughed in my face. You would have been justified in doing so....
  • Tony Sparano told Greg Olson to "stay the course" with run game, paid off
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:28:40 GMT
    There are probably a great many who follow the Bills who are wondering what the hell just happened to them in Oakland. How does a team go from shutting down two of the most dominant passing attacks in the NFL led by the two best quarterbacks in the NFL to getting worked over by one of the NFL's worst offenses led by a rookie quarterback? In case you weren't watching, the Bills faced Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers in the past two games....
  • Streaks Collide at O.co
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:52:18 GMT
    The two longest fan streaks for consecutive games attended collided in Oakland on Sunday when the Raiders hosted the Buffalo Bills. Kenny Johnson, more commonly referred to as "Pinto Ron," attended his 340th consecutive Buffalo Bills game and spent time before the game with Ron Rickard who was attending his 246th Raiders game in a row....
  • Thompson: Oakland Raiders fans party like it's 2015
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:37:02 GMT
    No team will be moving to Los Angeles in 2015. Which likely means at least one more year in Oakland for the Raiders, and more time for fans to convince all parties that the franchise belongs nowhere else....
  • The mystery of Little Ty, solved
    published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:25:15 GMT
    He didn't keep in touch with friends from the Army, didn't bother to declare his veteran's status when he got a new identification card. He died young, only 56 - never knowing that a contingent of historians, news reporters, and fellow soldiers would labor to unravel his connection to an enduring mystery of the Vietnam War....
  • Oakland's 'Girl Scout Barracuda' ready to lead the city
    published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:04:27 GMT
    Libby Schaaf is ready to take over as Oakland mayor after working for city officials and serving on the City Council. Above: Libby Schaaf is ready to take over as Oakland mayor after working for city officials and serving on the City Council....
  • Report: Harbaugh's family and friends want him to take Michigan job
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing "sources close to the situation," reported that 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have encouraged him to take the University of Michigan coaching job but that "his heart is in the NFL." The sources told Schefter that Harbaugh would like to finish this season -- the 49ers' last game is Dec. 28 -- then weigh his options and make a decision as quickly as possible....
  • Warriors' Bogut expected to be out until January
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Warriors center Andrew Bogut underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy on his injured right knee Wednesday and is expected to miss "the next couple of weeks," according to coach Steve Kerr. Bogut's agent, David Bauman, expressed relief Thursday that the bone stress issue resulting in the inflammation in Bogut's knee is treatable while also wondering if the 7-footer might have returned earlier had the team not initially diagnosed the condition as tendinitis....
  • Oakland Raiders, NFL Won't Relocate to Los Angeles in 2015
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:07:46 GMT
    Nov 20, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders fans tailgate while holding signs the read "Stay in Oakland" before the NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Big news surrounding the NFL's potential relocation to Los Angeles and the future of the Oakland Raiders next season came to the surface as Roger Goodell has informed teams that showed interest in a potential move that the league will not sign off on a relocation in 2...
  • APNewsBreak: Dodgers end Yanks' payroll streak, owe most tax
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax. The Dodgers finished with a record payroll of $257,283,410, according to final calculations made by Major League Baseball on Friday and obtained by The Associated Press....
  • Deadline missed on Raiders stadium in Oakland
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The investment team trying to build a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders and revitalize more than 100 acres in East Oakland remains in the good graces of city officials even though it will miss a key deadline. New City Development, headed by San Diego-based businessman Floyd Kephart, will fail to submit a binding agreement with the Raiders for a new football stadium on the grounds of the O.Co Coliseum by Sunday as required under its contract with the city to lead the Coliseum City development....
  • Marian Kay Zutz
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:59:15 GMT
    Marian was born on June 6, 1944, at the old Bunny Hospital in Fairfield, Calif., to Martin and Jean Siebe of Green Valley. Marian received her elementary education at Falls School in Green Valley and attended Concordia Lutheran High School, Oakland, Calif....
  • Citywise: Deadline missed on Raiders stadium in Oakland
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:42:23 GMT
    The investment team trying to build a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders and revitalize more than 100 acres in East Oakland remains in the good graces of city officials even though it will miss a key deadline. New City Development, headed by San Diego-based businessman Floyd Kephart, will fail to submit a binding agreement with the Raiders for a new football stadium on the grounds of the O.Co Coliseum by Sunday as required under its contract with the city to lead the Coliseum City development....
  • Getting to Know Donald Penn
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:40:00 GMT
    Get to know more about Donald Penn, the Raiders starting left tackle who grew up a fan of the Silver and Black. You were an all-state basketball player back in your high school days....
  • Five Things: Titans Vs. Jaguars Thursday Night Roundup
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:42:41 GMT
    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [] KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO is Southern California's only all-news radio station and the most credible local source for news coverage....
  • Iggy Azalea Tickets for 'The Great Escape Tour' in Fresno,...
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:16:09 GMT
    Iggy Azalea Tickets for "The Great Escape Tour" in Fresno, California, Newark, New Jersey, Philadelphia, PA, Brooklyn, New York, Oakland, CA, Houston, Texas On Sale Today Iggy Azalea is one of the most talented, bold and beautiful musicians that has come along in the past decade. Her 2015 The Great Escape Tour was recently announced, and details and affordable tickets can be found now at TicketProcess.com....
  • Derek Norris: Traded
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:28:08 GMT
    Sep 22, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics left fielder Jonny Gomes high fives catcher Derek Norris after Norris scored against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 8-4....
  • Practice Recap - December 18
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:53:04 GMT
    Thursday was another practice day for the Silver and Black as they returned to the field at their Alameda facility. who played his collegiate football at the University of Buffalo, earning a multitude of awards during his impressive college career....