2014-10-22 04:52:36

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota TwinsSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — A couple of old friends did in the A’s on Sunday, Kurt Suzuki with a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham with subsequent two-run homer in the eighth inning of a 6-1 Minnesota win that ended Oakland’s winning streak at three. But the … …read...

Rant SportsThere was a lot of buzz about the Golden State Warriors heading into the last season with some people crowning them the dark-horses to win the NBA championship. Those expectations ended up unmet as the Warriors were bounced in the first round, but a … and more …read more Source: Golden State Warriors News From Google News ...

NBA Schedule 2014: LA Clippers to Play Golden State Warriors on Christmas (+ …Epoch TimesLos Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, looks over at Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, in the closing seconds in Game 7 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Clippers … …read...

Ukraine Demands Rebels In Donetsk SurrenderHuffington PostDONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day … …read more Source: UKRAINE News From...

San Miguel de Allende: A Colonial Gem in the Heart of MexicoNapa Valley RegisterBehind the pumpkin-colored street wall, and you’ll find an infinity pool, spa and gourmet restaurant from a top Mexican celebrity chef. The hotel was … The owner turned out to be Mayer Shacter, a former Bay Area ceramicist and shop owner. A ceramic … …read...

Do the Oakland Athletics‘ trades make them as bulletproof as people think?Call to the PenThe Oakland Athletics were the ultimate depiction of aggressive this trade deadline, making several, high profile trades, with reckless abandon for the future. They shipped away top prospect, Addison Russell and home-run-derby-winning slugger, Yoenis … …read...

Oakland Raiders: Nothing to be worried about yetJust Blog Baby (blog)One 2014 Oakland Raiders Preseason game is in the bag. Live scrimmages between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys will occur this coming week, and the dress rehearsal for the first team offense/defense doesn’t happen until the third Preseason … …read more Source: Oakland...

Raiders plan to keep Derek Carr with second unitJust Blog Baby (blog)Last year the Oakland Raiders brought in Matt Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks, a veteran acquisition that was expected to start as the Raiders Week One quarterback for much of August before eventually losing the starting job to the mobile dual threat … …read more Source: Oakland...

Fantasy CPRWe’ve made it! Football is back, and with that comes the over analyzing of the preseason, trying to find any advantage we can for our upcoming drafts. Many fantasy champions are made in the preseason. From analyzing rookies to scoping out all of the …Vikings vs. Raiders: Cordarrelle Patterson Looks Like a Superstar in MakingNFL MocksCordarrelle...

ESPN (blog)The Oakland Raiders‘ future franchise quarterback has been around the NFL since he was a pre-teen, going over game film with his older brother David, the No. 1 pick in the 2002 draft. So yeah, even if the rookie was making his NFL debut in the Raiders’ …Unacceptable Performance: Oakland Raiders Lose Preseason OpenerJust Blog Baby (blog)Raiders...

Alameda Blog of the Week: The mayor’s race heats upSFGate (blog)Spencer, who has clashed with school district leaders and her dais-mates in six years on the school board but who is also a popular and highly visible public figure, offers a strong contrast to low-key Mayor Marie Gilmore and the current City Council … …read more Source: Alameda...

Oakland teens take on fast food industry in new videoOakland Local… KDOL TV from nearby MetWest High School and Youth Uprising, both in Oakland, created the video, using tools and training from their internships at the KDOL which is itself a joint project of the Oakland Unified School District and Media Enterprise … …read more Source: Oakland...

Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins 8/10/14 MLB Pick, Odds, PredictionSports Chat PlaceThe Oakland A’s and the Minnesota Twins face off on Sunday in Oakland as they close out their series. The Oakland A’s continued to slice through the competition on Saturday as they pounded the Twins. Derek Norris and Stephen Vogt each hit home runs … …read...

San Francisco ChronicleOur long-anticipated tomato season is in full swing, and the delicious fruit — yes, tomatoes are a fruit — abound on Bay Area restaurant menus. Bix Restaurant and …. Oliveto (5655 College Ave., Oakland; (510) 547-5356) hosts a tomato tasting on Aug … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News...

Bay Model allows for watershed momentsSacramento BeeIf you’ve got any type of conscience, you will leave the building having renewed a vow to refrain from 20-minute showers, asking at restaurants for water that you don’t drink and turning on the lawn sprinklers. Even if you don’t give a whit about … …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant...

San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — The A’s spent much of June and July building up an addiction to winning, and they seem back in the habit again. With a 9-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night, the A’s have put together a streak of six or more games with five or …Minnesota Twins (51-63) at Oakland Athletics (71-44), 9:05 pm (ET)MiamiHerald.comGame...

Recap: Oakland vs. MinnesotaModesto BeeOakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Norris hit a three-run homer, Stephen Vogt added a two-run blast and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Saturday night. The MLB-leading A’s have won the first three games of the four-game … …read more Source: Oakland Athletics News From Google...

FOXSports.com(AP) — Derek Norris hit a three-run homer, Stephen Vogt added a two-run shot, and the Oakland Athletics won their 12th straight against the Minnesota Twins with a 9-4 victory Saturday night. Jeff Samardzija (3-1) improved to 3-0 at home since coming …Twins trade right-hander Kevin Correia to DodgersThe San Luis Obispo Tribune all 21 news articles ...

Time Lapse: R.I. governor’s summer home now welcomes diners to enjoy its viewThe Providence Journal… and enough other entertainment and refreshment stops to make the area a thriving summer destination.” Gus’s Family Restaurant provided clam cakes and chowder. Our lead photo was shot for a Sunday Journal story of July 26, 1914 about Oakland...

Allen goes over Raiders‘ tapeESPN (blog)Oakland practices at 3 p.m. PT Sunday in Napa. … The Raiders break camp Monday morning before traveling to Southern California for two practices with the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and Wednesday. … Oakland plays host to the Detroit Lions in both …Oakland Raiders 2014 Training Camp: Daily Rewind – Day...

NBC Bay AreaIt appears Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will not be behind the wheel this election season. According to the Oakland Tribune, a spokesman said going forward, Quan will leave the driving to staffers or volunteers.Citywise: Oakland Mayor leaves the driving to someone elseSan Jose Mercury News all 3 news articles …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From...

A’s get first look at Twins rookie Trevor MaySFGate (blog)Kyle Blanks, as the A’s had previously indicated, is beginning a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacramento today. With roster expansion Sept. 1, and Oakland’s current roster functioning pretty well, I’m not sure there’s much rush for any of these guys … and more …read...

Golden State Warriors: Unwillingness To Give Up Klay Thompson In Kevin Love …Rant SportsAs the Minnesota Timberwolves began to negotiate trades that would send Kevin Love out of town, it became clear that the Golden State Warriors were unwilling to part ways with Klay Thompson in a deal for the three-time All-Star. This reluctance will … …read...

Kevin Love nixed Golden State Warriors trade?FanSidedApr 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports. NBA … …read more Source: Golden State Warriors News From Google News ...

Hoops HabitMitch Richmond only spent three years with the Golden State Warriors, but those three years were enough to make Dubs fans wonder what might have been. After Richmond was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Friday night, it’s hard not to …Flashback Friday: Revisiting Run TMCBlue Man HoopThe Golden State Warriors Made the Right Decision...

Rant SportsWhile the trade deadline acquisitions to the Oakland Athletics‘ starting rotation have been getting all of the recent headlines, their bullpen has been getting overlooked. And in that stretch of time Sean Doolittle and company haven’t been just good … …read more Source: Oakland Athletics News From Google News ...

Athletics‘ Twitter Roundup IISwingin’ A’sIt’s time once again to search through Twitter and find the best Athletics‘ tweets from the week. This week started off pretty quiet until the rally possum and Coco’s “interesting” haircut. Coco’s many styles over the past few seasons. I doubt they’ll … …read...

In drought, some water wasters attend ‘water school’Santa Rosa Press Democrat… a connection to state water canals, or vast reservoirs, Santa Cruz is among those worst hit by the drought because it relies almost exclusively on storm runoff into a river, some creeks and an aging reservoir. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Patrick … and more ...

Where Do The Warriors Need More Depth?Blue Man HoopThe close of the 2013-2014 season left Golden State Warriors fans wondering how the team can improve. A new head coach will certainly improve the odds, but it all boils down to the roster the team brings to play. With the impending season coming upon … and more …read more Source: Golden State Warriors...

Billboard2:40 PM: Killer Mike and El-P (aka Run The Jewels) give love to the Bay Area community during their set on the main Lands End stage by dedicating “DDFH” (which stands for “Do Dope Fuck Hope”) to Oscar Grant, who was fatally shot by a transit policeman … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

ELECTION 2014: Alamedans will see low turnout – on ballotThe AlamedanSchool board trustee Trish Herrera Spencer’s late-breaking decision to run for mayor dashed what would otherwise have been a coronation for incumbent Marie Gilmore, who bested four challengers when she ran for the open mayor’s seat in 2010. Meanwhile … …read more Source:...

Combatting graffiti in OaklandContra Costa TimesThat East Oakland corridor, which is now closely monitored, from the Oakland and San Leandro city border to Coliseum BART station is seeing a low return of graffiti and is expected to have even less with the second phase of its cleanup next week. (“I … and more …read more Source: East Oakland News...

ForbesFew companies can survive the the negative impact of a disaster — let alone two — but Malaysia Airlines is going to try. Following the loss of two aircraft in the last six months, the airline’s primary stakeholder is now considering a pivot away from … …read more Source: Malaysia Airlines News Feed From Google News ...

Combatting graffiti in OaklandInside Bay AreaAntoinette Henderson holds a document next to a tag to document the graffiti before abating it off a business on 12th Avenue at E. 12th Street in the San Antonio District in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Documenting the different tags is … …read more Source: East Oakland News From Google News...

Unacceptable Performance: Oakland Raiders Lose PreSeason OpenerJust Blog Baby (blog)The Oakland Raiders played their first pre-season game last night…..Oh you couldnt make it, don’t worry the Raiders didn’t show up anyway. In an almost unwatchable showcase of the “New” Raiders, Oakland layed an egg losing to the Minnesota Vikings … and more ...

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