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An artist's rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A's and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Oakland Mayor Says Dubai Prince Backs Coliseum City Complex

The crown prince of Dubai is among the financial backers of a plan to remake the Oakland Coliseum sports complex into a sports and entertainment destination called Coliseum City, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday.

04/11/2014

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hits a walk off home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2013 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Who Pays The Price To Move The Oakland A’s?

Spring training is winding down, and what’s become a springtime ritual in Oakland is happening again. A group of corporate CEOs are pitching to build a waterfront ballpark in the city, whether the A’s are willing to play there or not.

03/20/2014

The Yosemite toboggan run seen in 1928. (NPS)

Once Touted As Olympic Venue, Yosemite Now Working To Keep Crowds Away

New plans by the National Park Service to retain Yosemite Valley’s natural wonders show a 180-degree shift from Prohibition-era plans to host the Olympic games and bring huge crowds to the national park.

02/18/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

Ray Romano & Franco Finn (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Celebrities Talk ‘Golf’ At Pebble Beach Pro-Am

The celebrities talk golf with Franco Finn at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Golf tournament…

02/09/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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How To Throw A Party For The Big Game

Consider these essentials to throw the best party for the big game, from CBS Local’s Eat See Play.

01/28/2014

Former 49er Kwame Harris in a 2007 photo. (NFL/ Getty Images)

Former 49ers, Raiders Player Sentenced For Assaulting His Ex-Boyfriend

Kwame Harris, a former offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders, was sentenced Friday to five days in jail and three years probation for assaulting his ex-boyfriend.

12/20/2013

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Warriors Owners May Push To Buy A’s, Build Oakland Waterfront Stadium

The owners of the Golden State Warriors have reportedly been approached about buying the A’s as part of a plan that would keep the team in Oakland in a waterfront stadium near Jack London Square.

12/19/2013

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

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