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Oakland Raiders walk down the tunnel before a game. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

NFL Players Name Oakland Raiders Least Desirable Team To Play For In Anonymous Poll

In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.

08/25/2014

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Oakland Ends Ban On Pinball After 80-Years

Pinball wizards in Oakland can rejoice, because they can now play the silver ball without worrying about being thrown in the slammer.

08/22/2014

NFL player Trent Richardson attends EA SPORTS Madden Bowl XIX at the Bud Light Hotel on January 31, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Bud Light)

NFL Players Learning To Keep An Eye On Player Rater For Madden Video Game

Donny Moore can be the most reviled man in NFL locker rooms. He’s not a coach, a referee or a drug tester. He has never played or coached a game. Still, NFL players — and millions of fans — can’t wait to see what he has to say.

08/18/2014

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2 Levi’s Stadium 49ers Home Games Among NFL’s 5 Most Expensive Matchups For 2014

The number two most expensive game in the NFL this season – based on resale on the secondary marketplaces – is the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. That game will cost you just under $600, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

08/11/2014

Fan's Beer Gets Knocked Out by Home Run Ball (credit: Vine/RadioAlice.com)

Fan’s Beer Gets Knocked Out By Homerun Ball at Giants Game

VIDEO: This fan’s beer gets knocked out of her hand by rogue ball, Alice@97.3 reports…

07/31/2014

All Star Coverage

2 Locals To Be Honored By MLB As All-Star Teachers

In addition to the seven Oakland A’s and three San Francisco Giants in Minneapolis for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, two Bay Area teachers elected by fans made the trip and will be honored during a pre-game ceremony today, league officials said.

07/15/2014

National League All-Star Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants holds up the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5 Reasons We Should Quit It With The All-Star Game

For years, people have been pointing out that nobody bothers to play defense in the NBA’s All-Star Game, and a shocking number of NFL greats get “hurt” right before the Pro Bowl (where they play even less defense). But is the baseball showcase of stars all that much better? It may be harder to tell from the final score, but the

07/14/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19: Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after he tips the ball leading to an intereption by outside linebacker Malcolm Smith #53 to clinch the victory for the Seahawks against the San Francisco 49ers during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Months After NFC Championship Rant, Sherman Still Wants To ‘Choke Out’ Crabtree

The opportunity to cool down following a tens NFC Championship game apparently hasn’t brought Star Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman any closer to striking up a friendship with 49er wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

07/09/2014

Chris Wondolowski #9 of the USA celebrates his first goal of the match with Kyle Beckerman #6 in the first half of their international friendly match against the Korea Republic at StubHub Center on February 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The USA defeated the Korea Republic 2-0. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

No ‘Wondo’ In Starting Lineup For Team USA Vs. Germany

Danville native Chris Wondolowski will have to wait for another day to crack his first lineup for a World Cup match after being bypassed by Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the start against Germany Thursday.

06/26/2014

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Marin Minor League Team To Wear Dresses During Breast Cancer Awareness Game

Foregoing the pink hats and cleats often associated with Major League Baseball breast cancer awareness games, the Pacifics will be playing ball on Friday June 27th in specially-designed dresses. The pink gowns are specially designed after the outfits worn by the women of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, which was the focus of a popular 1992 film starring Gina Davis and Tom Hanks.

06/24/2014

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