Oakland News for April 27th 2013

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…

Dolphins trade up in deal with Raiders, take OLB Dion Jordan with third pick
General manager Jeff Ireland swung a trade Thursday night with Oakland to move up nine spots and take Jordan with the overall No. 3 pick. The Dolphins needed a left tackle, and three of top four selections in the draft were tackles, but Ireland instead … More…

Critical Game 3 on tap in Oakland between Warriors, Nuggets – The Province
(Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors will try to take command of their series against the Denver Nuggets Friday night when the action shifts to Oakland for Game 3. The Warriors stole Game 2 in Denver, which was the first home loss for the More…

Oakland: One dead, three injured in Highway 13 crash
The male driver was transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland in critical condition. Two other passengers were injured, including one who suffered major injuries and a woman who received minor cuts on her forehead. A fifth person in the vehicle was More…

Bell: Oakland Raiders make best pick of 2013 NFL Draft
For my money, the best pick in this year's draft stood behind a podium at the Oakland Raiders headquarters on Friday afternoon, wearing a silver tie that accented the black suit that he borrowed from his roommate. See, a few months ago, D.J. Hayden More…

NFL Draft: Who Should the Oakland Raiders Take in the Second Round?
COMMENTARY | After an unpredictable and exciting first night of the 2013 NFL draft, the Oakland Raiders landed Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden with the 12th overall pick. In the process, general manager Reggie McKenzie was able to acquire a 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 Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena
Oakland Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena. Oakland Mills senior Lavon Long committed to Siena during an official visit Thursday. The 6-foot-6 forward signed with Loyola in November, but received a release from his letter of intent after … More…

Oakland Raiders 2013 NFL draft filled with surprises, as well as 'not so
Entering the 78th annual National Football League player selection meeting, otherwise known as the 2013 NFL draft, the Oakland Raiders had a total of seven selections. However, as many suspected, the Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie traded … More…

Oakland Mills' Lavon Long will play for Jimmy Patsos at Siena
Lavon Long worried for a second when Jimmy Patsos left Loyola to take the Siena coaching job earlier this month. But any stress the Oakland Mills senior felt about re-starting the recruiting process was fleeting. “I was pretty relaxed,” said Long, the More…

Reggie McKenzie finally able to do his job
McKenzie, a career lifer in the front office in Green Bay, got the daunting opportunity to be in charge of the post-Al Davis Oakland Raiders in January 2012, three months after the legendary Oakland owner died at the age of 82. Hand-picked by several … More…

FBI Conducting Gun Sweeps in Oakland Alex Jones' Infowars
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Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Lowrie has firmly grabbed the shortstop spot, and it's likely that Nakajima will need more time in the minors to improve his game and to learn other infield positions if he ever is to play with Oakland. The Athletics' key position player, cleanup More…

Raiders select Hayden at No. 12
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP). D.J. Hayden’s remarkable comeback from a near-death experience has taken him to the first round of the NFL draft. The Oakland Raiders selected the former Houston cornerback with the 12th overall pick after trading down nine spots … More…

Oakland, Md., marks 150th anniversary of Confederate burning of B&O railroad
Oakland at that time had about 300 residents. The Union had sent a small number of soldiers there to protect the bridge. Local historian John Rathgeb says they were overwhelmed when more than 600 Confederate troops marched into town with orders to More…

Oakland County couple focus of whooping cough awareness video
With at least 117 cases of whooping cough already reported this year in Michigan, an Oakland County couple is being featured in a new video to raise awareness about the infection that killed their baby girl. Sean and Veronica McNally's 3-month-old 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…

Oakland Police Chief Tries to Comfort Boy Who Saw His Mom Get Shot
In this last month 355 gun shots were fired in Oakland. Jodi Hernandez talks about new plan that would have police sending letters to gun buyers informing them of their responsibilities and warning them if they fail to report when their weapons are … 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…

NFL Draft 2013: Oakland Raiders take DJ Hayden No. 12
D.J. Hayden was the twelfth overall draft pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. Watch FOXSports.com's Laura Okmin, Brian Billick and Charles Davis discuss Oakland's choice of D.J. Hayden. Read more about the 2013 NFL Draft on More…

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