Oakland News for April 29th 2013

Oakland Raiders sign Billy Boyko of Lehigh University to free agent contract
“I'm ready. I'm excited, and I'm ready to go and get this show on the road,” Boyko said. “I can't wait to get out there to Oakland and prove myself. I want to thank everyone around me who gave me so much support, especially my family, my friends and God. More…

Oakland International Airport March Cargo Volume
The following table shows cargo volumes at the Oakland International Airport for March from data provided on the airport's website. ================================================================================ March Feb. Jan. Dec. More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Right-hander Dan Straily, who re-joined the team Sunday in Oakland from Triple-A Sacramento, will be officially recalled Monday and start against the Angels. –OF Casper Wells was designated for assignment Sunday when the A's activated OF Yoenis More…

Oakland Raiders: Third Round pick Sio Moore – Rant Sports
The Oakland Raiders used their third-round, 66th overall selection on outside linebacker, Sio Moore. To say that Moore is a player with a chip on his shoulder would be an understatement ??? check out this quote: ???The thing with me is I was a guy that … More…

Slumping A's lose to Orioles 7-3
Baltimore Orioles' Nick Markakis, (21) is congratulated by Adam Jones (10) after Markakis hit a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' A.J. Griffin in the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben More…

Angels-Athletics Preview
There hasn't been much of a home-field advantage in recent meetings between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels. The home team has taken just five of the last 21 meetings heading into Monday night's opener of a three-game set at the O.co More…

Report: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has bolts similar to banned bolts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has more than 1,200 bolts made from galvanized steel that is virtually identical to a high-strength alloy that a nationwide group of transportation officials banned for More…

Badass Block: Telegraph and 51st Street in Oakland | 7×7
There are certain blocks in this city that seem like mini-universes. Each week, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. Next up? Telegraph and 51st Street in Oakland.
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Recap: Oakland vs. Baltimore
Eric Sogard scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 9-8 win over Baltimore that avoided a four-game sweep by the Orioles at The Coliseum. Sogard singled, then moved to third on Adam Rosales' sacrifice bunt More…

Oakland Raiders 2013 NFL Draft: QB Tyler Wilson could compete at starting job
Oakland also added Colorado tight end Nick Kasa, Central Florida running back Latavius Murray, Tennessee tight end Mychal Rivera and Oklahoma defensive tackle Stacy McGee in the sixth round Saturday, and San Diego State receiver Brice Butler and More…

Quentin Tarantino's stolen Pulp Fiction car recovered by police
Nearly two decades after thieves made off with the cherry-red convertible driven by John Travolta’s character Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction, the 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu has turned up in Oakland, California. The car, which belonged to the director … More…

Nuggets in 3-1 hole after latest loss to Warriors
Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson, right, drives the ball past Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) during the first half of Game 4 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 28, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Ben Margot ??? AP Photo. Story … More…

Oakland Raiders Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings
Last season, Rod Streater made the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent and had a very productive rookie campaign with 39 receptions for 584 yards and three touchdowns. Undrafted rookies can make an impact in Year 1, but they can also make the … More…

Oakland A's rally to beat Baltimore Orioles 9-8 in 10 innings
OAKLAND — Yoenis Cespedes said he ought to have done more than he did in helping the A's end a four-game losing streak. Cespedes, in his first game back after missing 15 days with a left hand injury, hit a two-run homer to tie the game with Baltimore More…

Oakland A's activate Yoenis Cespedes from DL
(AP) — The Oakland Athletics have activated slugger Yoenis Cespedes from the disabled list before Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles. Cespedes was immediately inserted into the lineup, batting cleanup and playing left field. The A's are More…

Oakland Athletics defeat Baltimore Orioles in 10 innings
For a few moments, it even looked as if Sogard would stay put on the ground. Sogard eventually got to his feet and scrambled home, making a headfirst dive with the winning run in the 10th inning that lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Orioles, 9-8 More…

Oakland University Graduates Have Big Plans For Future << CBS
Many college seniors will turn their tassels this weekend and some already have some big plans in their near future.
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2013 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders grade
(YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add FoxSports's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Apr 27, 2013. FOXSports.com's Alex Marvez, Peter Schrager and Laura Okmin on Oakland's 2013 NFL Draft class. More…

Oakland's Glenview neighborhood 'cottage industry' artists to display wares at
Handmade furniture, glasswork and art will be among the one-of-a-kind items on exhibition at the Glenview neighborhood's first Cottage Industry Show on May 11 in Oakland. Close to 40 exhibitors are expected to display their wares at the show, which More…

Oakland University expands its reach
"Oakland has a tremendous history of success and a great foundation as a very exciting institution, given our location and potential to interact and connect with business, industry and government in southeast Michigan," said university president Gary More…

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