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Defense

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Improving Run Defense Leading Raiders’ Turnaround

With their offense still struggling to score points, the Oakland Raiders increasingly have had to rely on a defense that has been surprisingly stout against the run this season.

11/02/2012

Defensive tackle Richard Seymour #92 of the Oakland Raiders enlists the crowd in making noise against the Kansas City Chiefs on October 23, 2011 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Chiefs won 28-0. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Key Matchups For The Raiders Defense Vs. San Diego

Carson Palmer and the Oakland Raiders take on Phillip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers under the lights on Monday Night Football, and it looks to be a great matchup.

09/06/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

Edwin Ramos of El Sobrante is accused of killing Tony Bologna and his two sons on June 22, 2008. (Family Photo)

Defendant’s Family Members Testify In 2008 SF Triple Killing Case

The women who helped raise accused triple murderer Edwin Ramos testified Monday about his life leading up to the 2008 killings in San Francisco’s Excelsior District.

04/02/2012

Tony Bologna (left) was shot and killed along with his sons Michael and Matthew in San Francisco’s Excelsior District on June 22, 2008. (CBS)

Prosecution Rests In 2008 SF Excelsior District Triple Killing Case

The trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a father and two sons in San Francisco in 2008, will enter a new phase next week after the prosecution rested its case on Tuesday.

03/28/2012

Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers

49ers Sign Linebacker Brooks To $44.5M Extension

Ahmad Brooks always wanted to stay in the Bay Area, a place that has become a new home after all those painful memories of getting cut by Cincinnati four years ago, and the San Francisco 49ers sure made it hard for him to leave.

02/28/2012

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49ers’ NFL-Best Turnover Ratio Is No Accident

Justin Smith’s game-saving strip of Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin showed everything the San Francisco 49ers want on defense: heart, hustle and smarts.

10/06/2011

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49ers’ Defense Ready For Eagles

San Francisco ranks fourth overall in defense and third against the run. The Niners have not allowed an opposing runner to gain more than 100 yards in 25 straight games.

09/29/2011

Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders scores Oakland's first touchdown against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 18, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Raiders Trying To Figure Out What’s Wrong With Their Defense

A cross-country flight and a day to reflect did little to ease the pain of a memorable collapse by the Oakland Raiders defense.

09/20/2011

Piper Piganelli, Marley Meyer, and Maddie Meyer, lower left, pose for a photo Piganelli says was taken moments before a man, in the spray at right, fell to his apparent death in a blow hole at Nakalele Point in Maui, Hawaii. Piganelli of La Jolla said that he watched the man spiral down the blowhole, pop up briefly before disappearing when the next wave hit. The 44-year-old man, identified as David Potts of San Anselmo has not been found since Saturday afternoon. (AP)

Girlfriend Defends Maui Blowhole Victim From Marin Co.

The longtime girlfriend of the Marin County man who was sucked into a Maui blowhole said he wasn’t behaving foolishly and that there should have been warning signs.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

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