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Soccer Players File Discrimination Suit Over Plans To Play Women’s World Cup On Artificial Turf

Members of U.S. Soccer’s Women’s National Team, including Cal alumni Alex Morgan, have filed suit in Canada over plans to use artificial turf fields in next summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals scores on a wild pitch in the eighth inning during their American League Wild Card game against Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: AL Wildcard Game Was Exciting Despite A’s Loss; Raider Team Needs Take Ownership

Coach Madden talks about watching the A’s lose to the Royals in the AL postseason opener and discusses what he thinks Tony Sparano, the Raiders’ newly appointed interim coach, should do.

18 hours ago

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GameDay: Sparano Hiring Short-Term Solution For Raiders’ Long-Term Problems

Reggie McKenzie looked like a poster boy for a Southwest Airlines commercial. “Wanna get away?”

09/30/2014

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Tune In Raider Nation: FCC Lifts Blackout Rule

For years, Raiders fans have watched anxiously as Raider home games approached, wondering if the team would sell enough home tickets to broadcast games in the Bay Area, but it looks like that waiting game may now be over.

09/30/2014

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6 Off-The-Wall Options To Be The Next Coach Of The Raiders

Those of you hoping that Jon Gruden is going to abandon his announcing gig to return to a Raiders club playing the worst football in the National Football League are out of your minds. The only way Gruden would ever get back into the game is with full control of his roster, and a hands off approach is not exactly what the Raiders are known for. Dennis Allen is just the latest coach held accountable the failings of the entire organization.

09/30/2014

Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders watches on from the sidelines during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

GameDay: After Raiders Fire Dennis Allen, Now What?

Dennis Allen never stood a chance. He was doomed the moment he put his John Hancock on the dotted line.

09/29/2014

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Oakland Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen, CBS Sports confirmed Monday night. Allen went 8-28 in more than two seasons with the Raiders.

09/29/2014

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Fans, Numbers Showing Little Support For Dennis Allen In Wake Of Firing Rumor

Two weeks – and two more losses – after the Raiders’ most accomplished player declared “We Suck” the mood has decidedly turned against head coach Dennis Allen. The team has now lost ten straight since narrowly beating the then worst team in the league – Houston back before Thanksgiving.

09/29/2014

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4 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

Week 5 of college football features a lot of trap games for many ranked teams. Many teams begin conference play this week and hope to keep their playoff bracket hopes alive by coming away on top with a W. With that being said, let’s look at the top four must watch college football games this season.

09/26/2014

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants celebrates his 4th quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 25, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Five Things: Giants Vs. Redskins Thursday Night Roundup

This Week 4 NFC East game felt like a must-win for both teams. The Giants played like it, dominating in a 45-14 win. The Redskins looked overmatched.

09/26/2014

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