Oakland News for April 28th 2013

Raiders help roster with quality picks
In the third round, Oakland took Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore. He is a solid outside linebacker that does everything well. I see him having a productive starting career. The Raiders signed three veteran linebackers and they have second-year More…

Errors do in A's in 3-0 loss to Orioles
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones catches a fly ball hit by the Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie during the fourth inning of their baseball game Friday, April 26, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2013 More…

Oakland Raiders new cornerback DJ Hayden, hopes to inspire others with his story
D.J. Hayden, a young talented defensive back player for the Oakland Raiders, is all smiles these days. However, things weren't so glamorous and exciting for the Houston product five months ago. Hayden almost died last November on the football field More…

NFL Draft makes Menelik Watson Oakland Raiders' second British player
Menelik Watson is an Oakland Raider. The 24-year-old offensive tackle from Longsight, Manchester, was overlooked in Thursday’s first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, but when the process resumed on Friday he did not have to wait much longer. Watson was … More…

Oakland A's lose to Baltimore Orioles 3-0
OAKLAND — The really infuriating thing about Wei-Yin Chen from the A's point of view is that there is nothing really infuriating about him. He throws some nice pitches, to be sure, but the left-hander's dominance of the A's — one run in 202/3 career More…

Oakland: YMCA a hub of activity on Healthy Kids Day
OAKLAND — First Lena Russell-Zazueta swam the length of a 25-yard pool. Next she hopped on an exercise bike for 10 minutes of leg-burning fun. Finally she ran a few laps around the outside of the 75,000-square-foot downtown Oakland YMCA building. More…

Hicks: Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction' car recovered in Oakland
The 1965 red Chevy in "Pulp Fiction" that Uma Thurman's character nearly died in and which was stolen shortly after the film was released, has been recovered in Oakland. TMZ said the car was stolen from director Quentin Tarantino's home and hasn't been More…

NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders draft TE Nick Kasa
ALAMEDA — The Raiders addressed a need at tight end with the selection of Nick Kasa of Colorado, No. 172 overall. Entering the draft thin on tight ends after Brandon Myers left in free agency, Kasa is the second player selected coached by the Oakland More…

Recap: Oakland vs. Baltimore
Nick Markakis and Adam Jones hit back-to-back homers to highlight a four-run fourth inning as the Baltimore Orioles downed the Oakland Athletics 7-3, at The Coliseum. Nate McLouth went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI, while Chris Davis and J.J. More…

Curry leads Warriors past Nuggets in Game 3
Warriors Nuggets Basketball. Denver Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried (35) scores against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Friday, April 26, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Ben Margot ??? AP … More…

Oakland County home sales
Oakland County. Berkley. 3170 Kipling Ave., $212,000. Birmingham. 556 Bloomfield Ct., $120,000. 883 Knox St., $800,000. Bloomfield Hills. 4035 Antique Ln., $301,000. 1565 Kirkway Rd, $410,000. Bloomfield Township. 766 Briar Hill Ln., $325,000 More…

Oakland Raiders' top pick DJ Hayden assures that he has healthy heart
ALAMEDA — The fairy tale became more real for D.J. Hayden on Friday, although the Raiders' first-round draft pick out of Houston said he won't truly come down to earth until he takes the field. Hayden arrived at the club facility in the morning, a day More…

Menelik Watson to Raiders: How Does OT Fit with Oakland?
Hi-res-6618778_crop_650x440. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports. There is basically no position that the Oakland Raiders cannot upgrade in 2013 ??? they lack starters or depth at every spot. Therefore, every time the Raiders are on the clock, Reggie McKenzie … More…

Oakland A's lose third in a row to Baltimore Orioles
OAKLAND — The A's entered Saturday's game looking for something to feel good about. But not even pleasant vibes from a pre-game ceremony honoring their 1973 World Series championship team could stop their slide. Oakland lost for the eighth time in More…

Vietnam-Era Grenade Shuts Down Oakland Street | NBC Bay Area
A resident of East Oakland spotted what turned out to be a Vietnam-era grenade early Friday morning, quickly prompting a shutdown of a portion of International Boulevard.
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Wilson pick puts pressure on Pryor
When the fourth round began, there was talk the Oakland Raiders could take former USC quarterback Matt Barkley with the third pick in the fourth round. After Oakland traded down, there was talk it could take Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib. He was … More…

Citywise: Few deputies wanted to patrol Oakland
Even if Oakland and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office had resolved their money squabbles, there was another issue that might have imperiled the county's now defunct police patrols in Oakland — almost no deputies wanted any part of them. The weekend More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Brett Anderson, Oakland's No.1 starter, is especially a mystery. In his first two starts, the left-hander had a 1.38 ERA and opponents hit 1.38 against him. In his past three starts, Anderson has allowed 17 earned runs in 10 2/3 innings, and opponents More…

Game #24: Oakland Athletics vs. Baltimore Orioles – Athletics Nation
The A's, in the midst of a slide with very little offense and even less starting pitching, try to right the ship as they play the second game of the series.
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Chen's strong start lifts Orioles to 3-0 win over A's
OAKLAND, Calif. — Nick Markakis and Adam Jones hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, Chris Tillman pitched six innings for his first win of the season and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Saturday. Nate McLouth also More…

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