Oakland News for May 19th 2013

Interesting quarterback competition for the Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have a fresh look to their team, and that alone has already put them in better position than last year. The hope that new Raiders’ quarterback Matt Flynn brings to the team is shining a long awaited light of curiosity in Oakland … More…

Chris Kluwe focused on punting job in Oakland
FanIQ | Sports Rumors, Gossip, Blogs, News & Discussion Forums The Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie announced the team had officially signed former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe to deal. Details of the contract were not … More…

Adam Rosales' go-ahead homer lifts A's past Royals
Kansas City Royals’ James Shields works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 17, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Ben Margot ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Royals Athletics Baseball. Previous PageNext Page … More…

Oakland gets best of Santana
OAKLAND — A sacrifice fly from the A's Jed Lowrie and a subsequent tiebreaking RBI triple by Brandon Moss gave the A's two runs against longtime nemesis Ervin Santana in the sixth inning, and that was enough for Oakland to post a second consecutive 2 More…

Oakland County home sales
OAKLAND COUNTY. Auburn Hills. 51 Cherryland St., $94,000. 726 Southampton St., $96,000. Berkley. 2152 Cass Blvd., $89,000. 2417 Mortenson Blvd., $139,000. Birmingham. 637 N. Old Woodward Ave., $262,000. Bloomfield Hills. 820 Willoway Estates More…

Richmond restaurant owner tells Oakland university grads the future is replete
OAKLAND — An Ethiopian-born, Italian-educated East Bay restaurant owner told the graduating class of Holy Names University that America remains the magnet for those who thirst for opportunity. "In America, with your education and hard work, it doesn't More…

Arbitrator reverses discipline against Oakland officers faulted for tragic
OAKLAND — The only two officers disciplined in connection with the deadliest day in Oakland Police Department history have had their punishments overturned by an arbitrator, who found that department leaders had unfairly singled them out and failed to More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Straily didn't make it out of the fifth inning on Wednesday, and his ERA has climbed to 7.27 in five starts with Oakland this season — and that despite a terrific season debut, when he allowed five hits and two runs, struck out 11 and walked none in 6 More…

Cribbs compares Oakland to Cleveland … as a compliment
"I'm an Oakland Raider now, I'm a part of Raider Nation, and that's another reason why I chose Oakland. Rich fan base, similar to Cleveland. They are a diehard fan base. They're all about their team, win or lose. They hold their team and players to a More…

Oakland school proposing balanced calendar
The Lafayette School Corp. may once again have a school operating on a balanced school calendar. In a balanced calendar school year, the required 180 days of instruction are distributed more evenly throughout the year, and summer break is shortened. More…

Warriors Fans Killed in Oakland After Game Let Out
Oakland police and the CHP are investigating a deadly shooting on Interstate 880 overnight that cost the life of two Golden State Warriors fans. Monte Francis reports. Warriors Fans Shot, Killed Driving Home Fro… Link; Embed; Email. Copy. Close. Link … More…

NFL free-agent Charles Woodson says 'We'll see if things fit,' during Raiders
Charles Woodson pushed back a visit to Oakland to pursue a reunion with the Raiders because extending his career in the NFL isn't his only mission. The 2009 NFL Defensive Player of the Year would've traveled to the Bay Area from Denver after meeting More…

Oakland 2 – Royals 1
Ben Margot ??? AP Oakland Athletics’ Adam Rosales (17) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run off Kansas City Royals’ James Shields in the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 17, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) … More…

Oakland Hills home offers views, spaciousness
Susy and Daniel Martes have hosted elaborate Christmas parties, Thanksgiving dinners and birthdays for their three daughters at their home in the Oakland hills since 1997. The large garden and a deck are surrounded by Redwood Regional Park. The space … More…

Adam Rosales hits go-ahead homer in eighth, Josh Donaldson also connects as
In Oakland's 4-3 loss May 8 in Cleveland, umpire Angel Hernandez and his crew didn't give Rosales the home run in the ninth inning after a video review — MLB executive vice president Joe Torre said an “improper call” was made. Rosales got over it. “I More…

Game 39 Preview – Oakland vs. Kansas City – Royals Review
The Kansas City Royals hope to put Friday night's disappointing loss behind them, as the team plays their second game of the series Saturday against the Oakland Athletics. The Royals offense, however, will likely need to score more than one
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Charles Woodson to visit with Oakland Raiders Tuesday – CLNS Radio
ANN ARBOR, Mich– He might be going back to where it all started. After being away from the Oakland Raider organization for eight seasons, cornerback Charles Woodson is returning to where his decorated career began, just for a visit. According to an More…

Oakland A's Designate Daric Barton, Chris Resop for Assignment
For the second time this season Daric Barton has been designated for assignment by the Oakland A's. The move was made to make space on the active roster for the team to activate outfielder Chris Young from the disabled list, who's return will allow the More…

Demoted Oakland police officer get old ranks back
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Police Department says it will comply with an order to reinstate two officer to their former ranks who were demoted for their involvement in a botched SWAT action that ended in the death of two fellow officers. The More…

Oakland Athletics Need to Weather the Storm of Injuries
Still, Oakland returns home with some positives ??? pitcher Jarrod Parker pitched into the seventh inning on Saturday, delivering a quality start and picking up his second victory of the season. Additionally, it’s important to remember that the A’s are … More…

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