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  • Super Bowl events for Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 6-7
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:32:38 GMT
    Diplo and Skrillex of Jack U perform at the halftime break in L.A. in May 2015. Diplo will be at the O.Co Coliseum in Oakland on Saturday, Feb. 6, as part of the Super Bowl 50 events....
  • Goodell insists he wants Raiders to stay in Oakland
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:13:52 GMT
    FEBRUARY 05: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. less SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California....
  • After six weeks, Ward-Barrera still not done
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:29:54 GMT
    The way the negotiations have gone you'd think the proposed fight between Andre Ward and Sullivan Barrera was some massive pay-per-view world title fight with a deal as complicated as Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao. It's a notable fight, of course, as Ward , the former super middleweight champion, is moving up to light heavyweight to take on an undefeated contender in Barrera in a fight being planned for March 26 on HBO at the Oracle Arena in Ward's hometown of Oakland, California....
  • Thompson: For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their own
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:31:31 GMT
    A smile exploded on the face of Miyante Ringo, like a motion-captured sunrise, as he displayed his hoop skills. The ball spun rapidly on his right index finger, so fast the silver NBA letters disappeared....
  • Ray Werner: Wheelchair basketball pioneer
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:34:37 GMT
    On his three-week journey across the Pacific on a medical transport ship, Ray made the choice to live his life as fully as possible. A testament to Ray's character, he had been in good spirits from the beginning of his ordeal....
  • Super Bowl 50: Puppy Bowl Caf comes to San Francisco
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:11:01 GMT
    Their touchdowns are totes adorbs. Their time-outs involve tummy rubs. And their huddles are more like cuddles....
  • Obama shows off basketball IQ as Warriors visit White House
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:12:04 GMT
    President Obama showed off his basketball knowledge as he introduced the 2014-15 NBA champion Golden State Warriors during their visit to the White House Thursday. "Folks are saying they are revolutionizing basketball....
  • Oakland Tribune editorial: Stabler's brain diagnosis adds to NFL concussion worries
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:29:30 GMT
    In this Dec. 27, 1976, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler stands on the sidelines during the second half of AFC championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Oakland, Calif. Boston researchers say Stabler had the brain disease CTE....
  • Iconic Designer Susan Kare Explains How a Came to Be
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:20:32 GMT
    The trash can. The pouring paint can. The happy Mac. Susan Kare designed them all....
  • Stabler's CTE no shock to former Raiders
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Ken Stabler, the late, great Raiders quarterback who died of colon cancer in July, might make news Saturday night when he's considered for Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. The news that Stabler's brain showed an advanced stage of CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, didn't come as a shock to those among his Raiders family....
  • Stabler diagnosed with CTE
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    In this Dec. 27, 1976, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler stands on the sidelines during the second half of AFC championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Oakland, Calif. Boston researchers say Stabler had the brain disease CTE....
  • The Renaissance Woman: Caitlin Smith
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:06:59 GMT
    "I showed up to Grandma's and I wasn't second-guessing or questioning anything. I was relaxed and tapered, and I felt amazing."...
  • Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler stands on the sidelines during the second half of the 1976 AFC championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Oakland, Calif. Boston researchers say Stabler had the brain disease CTE, and Boston University confirmed the diagnosis Wednesday....
  • Nervousness, relief for three dozen San Gabriel Valley signees
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    South Hills High School Left to right, soccer signees, Alyssa Lopez , Amber Marinero ; Hannah Shields , Hailey Zerbel South Hills High School's Hailey Zerbel leaned over to soccer teammate Hannah Shields just seconds before signing her national letter of intent on Wednesday morning. Zerbel and nearly three dozen non-football players from around the San Gabriel Valley held parties and posed for pictures for National Letter of Intent Day, each signing a scholarship commitment to play at colleges c...
  • UNC football team signs 16 players
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 03:44:48 GMT
    It obviously was the position of priority on Wednesday as the Bears released a list of 16 student-athletes who singed a National Letter of Intent to play for UNC. The wide receiver corp includes one - Frank Stephens , of Oakland, Calif., - who is already here and will compete in spring drills after attending Contra Costa Community College....
  • NFL great Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:44:09 GMT
    Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler stood on the sidelines during the second half of the 1976 AFC championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Oakland, Calif. Boston researchers say Stabler had the brain disease CTE....
  • Alameda letters: Trump would lose in November, benefit gun control
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:50:22 GMT
    Wayne LaPierre and his colleagues in the leadership team at the NRA must be having some sleepless nights about now. The increasing likelihood of a Trump nomination has to be their worst nightmare....
  • Former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler threw for 27,938
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:38:28 GMT
    Hall of Fame finalist Ken Stabler died on July 8 at age 69 after battling colon cancer. Researchers determined the former Oakland Raiders quarterback had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE Former Raiders QB Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE Hall of Fame finalist Ken Stabler died on July 8 at age 69 after battling colon cancer....
  • Late Oakland Raiders great Ken Stabler confirmed to have CTE
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:55:08 GMT
    Jun 9, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders helmet of defensive end Justin Tuck at minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Late Oakland Raiders great Ken Stabler was confirmed to have CTE by Boston researches, who noted the disease was widespread throughout his brain....
  • Check Out the New Book From Aaron Draplin, the Prolific Designer of Field Notes
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:53:11 GMT
    Aaron Draplin is sort of like the Bernie Sanders of graphic design. While plenty of graphic designers prefer to play inside baseball, Draplin, who runs Draplin Design Company out of Portland, is a design evangelist for the everyman....