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  • Sarkisian pulls out of Raiders search

    01/20/2007 9:43:10 AM PST · by rock_lobsta · 5 replies · 216+ views
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Southern California assistant head coach Steve Sarkisian withdrew from the Oakland Raiders' coaching race Friday, just days after apparently emerging as the favorite to succeed Art Shell.
  • Terror threat in Oakland involving the Raiders

    10/21/2006 10:03:17 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 13 replies · 503+ views
    Me | 10/21/06 | GeorgiaDawg32
    BREAKING NEWS: Terror Alert in Oakland : OAKLAND , (CA) --Oakland Raiders football practice was delayed nearly two hours today after a player reported finding an unknown white powdery substance on the practice field. Head coach Art Shell immediately suspended practice and called the police and federal investigators. After a complete analysis, FBI forensic experts determined that the white substance unknown to players was the GOAL LINE. Practice resumed after special agents decided the team was unlikely to encounter the substance again.
  • Porter seen pumping fist, laughing as Brooks is sacked

    09/12/2006 8:16:56 AM PDT · by mainepatsfan · 33 replies · 512+ views
    Porter seen pumping fist, laughing as Brooks is sacked ESPN.com news services When Raiders wide receiver Randy Moss said of his team, "things are crazy around here," he wasn't kidding. The San Francisco Chronicle reported on its Web site that disgruntled receiver Jerry Porter who was inactive for the 27-0 drugging the Raiders absorbed from the San Diego Chargers on Monday night, was seen laughing and pumping his fist on the sidelines when Raiders teammate Aaron Brooks was sacked for the seventh time. Porter's role on the team has greatly diminished after he clashed with new coach Art Shell in...
  • Power Football Will Lead To Success (Coach Shell, Raiders PING List)

    08/10/2006 4:04:09 PM PDT · by GOP_Raider · 23 replies · 473+ views
    What a weekend. John Madden gets his long overdue induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Raiders get a win in the Sunday night Pre-season opener. But I can’t for the life of me, figure out what all the crying about is from so many Raider fans. Did the team look good? Not really, but they showed flashes on defense and the defense is going to carry this team for the first eight games or so. I know the Eagles first teamers came out and moved the ball well in the opening drive, but they should have...
  • ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?????--Official Kick Off Thread

    09/08/2005 6:44:42 AM PDT · by misterrob · 140 replies · 1,549+ views
    Sports Vanity ^ | 9/8/05 | Misterrob
    Tonight it starts. Open to comments about tonight's game, predictions, comments, etc. Also requesting that Freepers boycott the pre-game and half time shows or call advertisers to complain about their supporting drug addicted, over the hill English rockers bashing America or racist rappers who push anti-woman, anti-family and violent messages in their so called music who say that Bush hates black people which is a bold face lie.
  • Tear Gas, Vandalism In Oakland Streets

    01/27/2003 2:29:40 AM PST · by Rodney King · 29 replies · 310+ views
    AP via KTVU ^ | today | staff
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Rowdy crowds that took to the streets after the Oakland Raiders' Super Bowl defeat left parts of the city strewn with broken glass, charred hulks of burned cars and a fast-food restaurant with nearly every window broken. Police in riot gear responded with rubber bullets and tear gas, and briefly closed some stretches of city streets. At least 23 people were arrested, mostly for public drunkeness, authorities said. About 10 vehicles were set on fire, and crowds broke the windows of at least one television news van, police and witnesses said. One group of young men set...
  • Oakland City Council to consider opposing USA Patriot Act

    12/16/2002 10:21:00 AM PST · by hoosierskypilot · 6 replies · 272+ views
    Modesto Bee ^ | 12/16/02 | AP
    <p>OAKLAND, Calif.(AP) - The Oakland City Council is set to take up the issue of whether to oppose the USA Patriot Act.</p> <p>On Tuesday, Oakland city council members Nancy Nadel and Ignacio de la Fuente will introduce a resolution to oppose the Patriot Act on the grounds it violates individual's civil rights.</p>
  • Oakland schools broke, face bailout $100 million takeover would be biggest yet

    12/08/2002 7:44:51 AM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 31 replies · 442+ views
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/8/02 | Meredith May
    <p>Oakland -- After three years under Superintendent Dennis Chaconas, who turned the Oakland public schools into a national model of urban school reform, California's sixth-largest school district is broke and headed for the most expensive takeover in state history.</p> <p>The 48,000-student district will ask the state for an estimated $100 million bailout. Board members say they will have to consider laying off teachers, increasing class sizes and closing some schools to save money.</p>