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  • Moore: Wait was tough but worth it for new HOF members Charles Haley, Tim Brown
    published on Sun, 01 Feb 2015 05:15:46 GMT
    Charles Haley was greeted with a handshake from a representative of the Hall of Fame and the affirmation he has long craved. The former Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers star was about to join the greatest to ever play the game in Canton....
  • Gosselin: After 11-year wait, ex-Cowboy Charles Haley takes rightful...
    published on Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:58:32 GMT
    A great tribute to the history of the Dallas Cowboys is the number of figures in the team's past who have earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Here is a look at those who have been enshrined in the prestigious fraternity in Canton, Ohio....
  • Tim Brown, Ron Wolf among Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015
    published on Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:15:48 GMT
    The wait is over. After 6 years of eligibility Raiders legendary receiver, Tim Brown is a Hall of Famer....
  • Marshawn Lynch Once Tackled an Opponent During High School Basketball Game
    published on Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:32:53 GMT
    Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch used to play high school basketball at Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, California, backing up former NBA player Leon Powe at center. Once, after a hard foul on Powe, Lynch wanted to retaliate, but he was subbed out before he got a chance to do anything....
  • Post-Super Bowl mayhem not big concern for Worcester officials
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Cities and colleges across the Northeast are taking public safety steps to prepare for what may come from the Super Bowl this Sunday, in which the New England Patriots will square off against the formidable Seattle Seahawks.? In Worcester, though, officials and school administrators believe the city has little to worry about. Whether the favored sports team wins or loses in a major sporting event in America, history shows the aftermath of a game can be treacherous for larger cities....
  • Oakland Coliseum board settles on former Rose Bowl CEO for top job
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The board that runs O.Co Coliseum and the Oracle Arena is on the verge of making a former Rose Bowl CEO and newspaper publisher its next executive director. Patrick Scott McKibben, who headed the Rose Bowl as it began a major renovation project, said he expects to quickly come to terms to lead the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority after interviewing with board members Friday....
  • Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch talks to Super Bowl media about why he doesn t talk
    published on Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:22:13 GMT
    After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks' star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week, mostly telling reporters why he won't talk to them. "I don't know what story y'all trying to get out of me....
  • Marshawn Lynch, Damian Lillard personify the heart of Oakland
    published on Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:21:22 GMT
    Damian Lillard, left, has been scintillating but didn't make the All-Star team. Marshawn Lynch is trying to defend a Super Bowl championship....
  • Oakland: New Camaros stolen from Pittsburg found at alleged chop-shop
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:36:51 GMT
    A felon was back behind bars Friday in connection to an alleged chop-shop scheme after two of four new sports cars stolen from a Pittsburg dealership were recovered at his Oakland home, the California Highway Patrol said. Investigators from the Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force were tipped that one of the stolen Camaros was found in the back yard of a home in Oakland....
  • A's offer to donate to nonprofit after 'stOAKed' flap with teen
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:28:10 GMT
    Ryan Frigo, a 16-year-old Redwood Heights resident whose "stOAKed" logo that he coined for his line of clothing was hijacked by the Oakland A's, met with the team's vice president of communications to mend fences and find ways to help other young entrepreneurs in Oakland. "Ken Pries offered to donate to a nonprofit organization of my choice....
  • On this Date in Raiders History
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:23:47 GMT
    On this date in 1960, the American Football League awarded the eighth spot in their newly-founded league to an ownership group based in Oakland, Calif. On this date in 1960, the American Football League awarded the eighth spot in their newly-founded league to an ownership group based in Oakland, Calif....
  • Oakland: Protester suspected of breaking windows with baseball bat faces 7 charges
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:12:56 GMT
    A man accused of breaking several business and car windows with a baseball bat during an anti-police brutality protest in November has been charged with seven felony vandalism counts, authorities said Friday. Nicanor Cortez, 22, was arrested this week after prosecutors filed the seven felony counts and one misdemeanor count of wearing a mask to disguise his face, the Alameda County District Attorney's Office said....
  • A's outfielder Coco Crisp still here
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:31:51 GMT
    In what has become an annual ritual during the offseason, the A's have turned over much of their roster again. Gone are stalwarts such as infielders Josh Donaldson, Jed Lowrie and Brandon Moss....
  • The Weekender: This Weekend's Top Five Events
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:00:00 GMT
    This weekend you could sit on your couch and watch that sportsball game everyone is really hyped about. Or you could see the best Taiko drummers in the world, get a book signed by Michael Chabon, or any of the other options we rounded up for you below....
  • Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch fires back at media
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:47:38 GMT
    After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks' star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week, mostly telling reporters why he won't talk to them. "I don't know what story y'all trying to get out of me....
  • Athletics 2015 Community Prospect List #3
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:39:24 GMT
    No prospects have been traded for a few weeks now, so it's time to get back to the Community Prospect List. Last time, Franklin Barreto ran away with 58 percent of the vote to take the No....
  • Skyline rallies for comeback in 2015 opener
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:43:50 GMT
    This week marks the start of the 2015 California Community College baseball season. And boy was Skyline in seventh heaven on opening day....
  • Marshawn Lynch talks about why he doesn't talk to the media
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:50:01 GMT
    After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks' star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week, mostly telling reporters why he won't talk to them. "I don't know what story y'all trying to get out of me....
  • EDIT: Vaccination Investigation
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:34:25 GMT
    There has been a measles outbreak on the West Coast, and it is at risk of becoming a serious public health crisis. The outbreak originated at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, which is clearly no longer "the happiest place on earth."...
  • Richard Sherman looking forward to fatherhood
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:00:22 GMT
    Richard Sherman has contingency plans in place should his girlfriend give birth to their first child - a son - before Sunday's Super Bowl against New England. Sherman doesn't seem worried about the potential arrival of his son interfering with his chances at winning a second straight Super Bowl title....