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  • Diaco Talks About Newest QB Anderson
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:50:41 GMT
    Add another name to the mix. Garrett Anderson, a junior college transfer, will join the list of quarterbacks trying to win the job....
  • Oakland A's: How big of a fan are you?
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:02:20 GMT
    With Opening Day of the 2015 season less than two weeks away, it is time for loyal fans to get their facts and information in line. However, many fans tend to lose sight of and forget about their favorite teams origin and all the great legends that played in years past....
  • Alameda County to join talks about new Oakland stadium
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:57:25 GMT
    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of negotiating directly with the city of Oakland and its private development partner to build a new football stadium for the Raiders. The Oakland Tribune reported the unanimous vote Tuesday puts local leaders on the same page as they try to negotiate an agreement with New City Development LLC to redevelop the sprawling Coliseum complex....
  • Rockets' Howard returns vs. Pelicans
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:22:00 GMT
    When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Now, with just two months to live, Joseph... When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor....
  • Oakland Composite mountain bike coach 'stoked' with mission
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:47:09 GMT
    Long popular as a recreational activity, cycling has taken off as a competitive sport for North Americans since the 1980s. But it has gained little traction in the high schools....
  • Paul Molitor's throwback jersey is big seller ... in West Virginia
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:48:21 GMT
    Paul Molitor's hall of fame career has earned him a legion of fans across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Toronto. But a new survey finds he has a pocket of fans in the mountains of West Virginia....
  • Town Crier: Hills author's book an eye-opener on faith
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:08:24 GMT
    You think you know a person. I've seen Barbara Falconer Newhall many times over the years, usually in her gym clothes at the Hills Swim and Tennis Club....
  • Drummond: Oakland killings down in 2014 but still way too many
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    When Frank Denard played for the East Bay Wolverines, a Pop Warner football team, in 2002, his nickname was "Scrappy." That's because even though No....
  • Vallejo A&E Source: Vallejoa s Woodson in a Purple Haze
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:11:32 GMT
    Ralph Woodson was really into baseball as a 10 year old. Then he heard his older brother play Jimi Hendrix's “Band of Gypsies” album....
  • Alameda County joining Oakland officials on stadium talks, but Raiders still silent
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:33:08 GMT
    Local leaders are finally ready to work together to keep the Raiders from moving back to Los Angeles, but it remains unclear whether the team itself is committed to staying. On Tuesday, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously signed off on a six-month agreement to negotiate directly with the city and its private development partner, Floyd Kephart, on redeveloping the sprawling Coliseum complex into a densely packed urban center with a new football stadium for the Raiders....
  • OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has...
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:08:58 GMT
    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of negotiating directly with the city of Oakland and its private development partner to build a new football stadium for the Raiders. The Oakland Tribune reported the unanimous vote Tuesday puts local leaders on the same page as they try to negotiate an agreement with New City Development LLC to redevelop the sprawling Coliseum complex....
  • Drummond: Oakland killings down in 2014 but still too many
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:56:56 GMT
    When Frank Denard played for the East Bay Wolverines, a Pop Warner football team, in 2002, his nickname was "Scrappy." That's because even though No....
  • Spring Game #24 Recap: Bats Gone Wild
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:57:06 GMT
    Play by play was brought to you by Donny Baarns, voice of the Visalia Rawhide, who had the casual delivery of an 83A Arizona afternoon. Spring broadcasts are as charming as an old girlfriend, with occasional coughs on the other side of the mic and shouts from the crowd chorusing in the background....
  • Negotiating agreement underway for new Raiders, A's stadiums
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:14:18 GMT
    Alameda County supervisors hope new negotiations between the county, the city of Oakland and a development firm yield a plan to keep all three Oakland sports teams at the existing Oakland Coliseum site without spending taxpayer money on stadium construction, the supervisors said at their meeting today. The Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with New City Development LLC to come up with a development plan for the Coliseum area that includes a new st...
  • County Joins City in Coliseum Development Talks
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:46:00 GMT
    If last Friday's approval by the Oakland City Council of a new exclusive negotiating agreement with Alameda County and the Coliseum City developer felt like politicians spiking the ball, then today's Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting brought the fiscal uncertainty of the sprawling project back to reality. No public subsidy, said county supervisors, who, nonetheless, joined the new three-party agreement....
  • Alameda County joining Coliseum City stadium talks
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:51:04 GMT
    After weeks of public lobbying, the San Diego businessman working to keep the Raiders in Oakland and redevelop the sprawling Coliseum complex will finally get to sit down and negotiate with both of the property's owners. On Tuesday, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to sign onto a six-month agreement with the city of Oakland and Floyd Kephart, the city's private development partner, to set parameters for a development deal that could result in the city and county either s...
  • Top 10 Career Sack Leaders In Raiders History
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:00:44 GMT
    Townsend spent 12 seasons wearing the Silver and Black, and during his time as a Raider he earned four All-Pro selections and was also part of the Super Bowl XVIII championship team. 2. Howie Long - The Hall of Famer spent the entirety of his career as a Raider and racked up countless accolades, including being named an eight-time Pro Bowler as well as being recognized on the NFL's 1980s All-Decade Team....
  • Oakland Raiders Relocation Proposal Gains 14,000 Signatures in Carson
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:11:58 GMT
    Dec 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders receiver James Jones runs onto the field through a procession of cheerleaders before the game against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports When Carson, California was announced as the potential Los Angeles suburb to house not just one, but two NFL franchises the announcement was met with plenty of excitement in Southern California as the area of LA that already houses the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major Leagu...
  • JDR Quick Hits from Owners' Meetings
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:54:03 GMT
    Coach Del Rio: "No, I would think we'll remain active in the personnel business throughout the process. I think any opportunities that present themselves where we can make our roster more competitive, deeper, stronger, I think we'll look for opportunities to do that."...
  • Oakland Raiders Absolutely Want to Stay In City, Says Mark Davis
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:51:28 GMT
    Dec 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; A fan of the Oakland Raiders holds a "Stay in Oakland" sign against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Bills 26-24....