A's Designate Struggling Reliever Jim Johnson For AssignmentThe 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.
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.
Dublin, San Ramon Residents & Businesses Asked To Cut Water Usage Due To DroughtResidents 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.
49ers Release Wide Receiver Kyle WilliamsThe San Francisco 49ers released wide receiver and return man Kyle Williams on Tuesday after three-plus seasons.
Raiders Cut Backup Quarterback Matt FlynnOakland 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.
Lions Cut Concussion-Plagued Former Cal Star Jahvid BestThe 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.
Longest-Tenured Raider Tommy Kelly ReleasedThe 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.
Ravens Reach 3-Year Agreement With Ex-Raider HuffThe Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a three-year deal with former Oakland Raiders safety Michael Huff.
Raiders Cut Former 1st Rounders Huff, Heyward-Bey To Clear Cap RoomThe Oakland Raiders have cut ties with two former first-round picks by releasing starting receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey and defensive back Michael Huff.
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Transient Injured In Knife Fight Outside Berkeley Discount StoreA man was cut in a knife fight outside a discount store in Berkeley on Wednesday afternoon, a Berkeley police lieutenant said.