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9. Oakland Athletics (8-4)

A’s Designate Struggling Reliever Jim Johnson For Assignment

The man who was supposed to close games for the A’s this year won’t even be on the team as the team makes its final playoff push.

07/24/2014

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up before a game against the Oakland Raiders on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. ( Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star DeSean Jackson Cut By Eagles

The team cut the former Cal Berkeley star on Friday. He was coming off a career-best season in Philadelphia, leading the team with 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.

03/28/2014

Water Faucet

Dublin, San Ramon Residents & Businesses Asked To Cut Water Usage Due To Drought

Residents and businesses in Dublin and parts of San Ramon are being asked to voluntarily cut their water use by 20 percent to get through the state’s current drought.

02/20/2014

Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Release Wide Receiver Kyle Williams

The San Francisco 49ers released wide receiver and return man Kyle Williams on Tuesday after three-plus seasons.

11/12/2013

Quarterback Matt Flynn #15 of the Oakland Raiders. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Cut Backup Quarterback Matt Flynn

Oakland acquired Flynn in April from Seattle for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a conditional pick in 2015. The Raiders also reworked Flynn’s contract to give him $6.5 million in guaranteed money this season.

10/07/2013

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions runs for a 36 yard gain after a short pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 during the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Cut Concussion-Plagued Former Cal Star Jahvid Best

The Detroit Lions have released running back Jahvid Best, a first-round draft pick from 2010 who hasn’t played since October 2011 because of concussion problems.

07/17/2013

Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Georgia Dome on October 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Longest-Tenured Raider Tommy Kelly Released

The move is the latest to distance the organization from the era of late owner Al Davis. Kelly originally signed with Oakland as an undrafted free agent in 2004 and quickly became a mainstay on the defense, signing a $50.1 million, seven-year contract to remain with Oakland in 2008.

03/27/2013

Michael Huff makes a play on the ball during his time with the Oakland Raiders (Getty Images)

Ravens Reach 3-Year Agreement With Ex-Raider Huff

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a three-year deal with former Oakland Raiders safety Michael Huff.

03/27/2013

Darrius Heyward-Bey of the Oakland Raiders. (Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Raiders Cut Former 1st Rounders Huff, Heyward-Bey To Clear Cap Room

The Oakland Raiders have cut ties with two former first-round picks by releasing starting receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey and defensive back Michael Huff.

03/13/2013

Samuel Hazewinkel of the United States (red) and Daniyar Kobonov of Kyrgyzstan compete in the Men's Freestyle 55 kg Wrestling on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Wrestling Belongs In The Olympics

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – In a surprising move, the International Olympic Committee has cut wrestling from the 2020 Summer Games. “That kind of upsets me,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “That was […]

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