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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Raiders fan saves life of woman who jumped from upper deck (video)

By Cindy Boren  |  12:44 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Oakland Raiders

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Todd Christensen dies; former Raiders tight end was 57

Former athlete died while having a liver transplant in Utah.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, NFL, Oakland Raiders

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay Rays, advance to ALCS

Just a year after the Red Sox finished last in the AL East, the team eliminated Tampa Bay in four games to advance to the ALCS.

By Kelyn Soong  |  12:08 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american league championship series, American League Division Series, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, MLB, oakland a's, shane victorino, Tampa Bay Rays

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Terrelle Pryor not practicing today for Raiders, report says

Raiders quarterback must be cleared by doctors after suffering concussion Monday night.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Terrelle Pryor sends mixed messages about concussion

Raiders quarterback has a short week in which to recover, with Redskins up next.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:26 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Robot helps A's fan make first pitch -- over 1,600 miles (video)

Young A's fan in Kansas City gets help in pregame ceremony in Oakland.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Ryan Cook

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Matt Flynn traded to Raiders, who are close to trading Carson Palmer

Arizona Cardinals reportedly will trade draft picks for Palmer.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carson Palmer, Matt Flynn, Oakland Raiders

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Rolando McClain suspended two games by Raiders

The Oakland Raiders decided they were better off without disgruntled linebacker Rolando McClain for two weeks.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:50 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oakland Raiders, Rolando McClain

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 10/05/2012

A’s Pat Neshek joins playoff roster days after son’s death

The Oakland A's are rallying around their veteran reliever as he mourns the death of his first-born son less than 24 hours after his birth.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:55 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, Oakland A

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 10/04/2012

A’s Pat Neshek, wife mourn death of newborn son

Pitcher Pat Neshek and his wife deal with death of their newborn son as the Oakland A's prepare for the playoffs.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:50 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, Oakland Athletics

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Ryan Mundy fined for hit on Darrius Heyward-Bey

Steelers safety Ryan Mundy fined $21,000 for hit on Darrius Heyward-Bey

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers