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Earlier today it seemed that the Oakland Raiders' trade of quarterback Carson Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals was a formality. However, Monday night CBS Sports reported that while the two teams are still talking, negotiations have hit a snag. The Cardin…Upvote Share Tweet
Melvin keeps defending AL West champs groundedMLB.com Updated Apr 1, 2013The A's opened the 2013 campaign in front of a sold-out crowd that resembled the ones that showed up during last year's playoffs.Upvote Share TweetALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 1, 2013The wait is over. Indeed, the Colts have added a wide receiver. The club has agreed to terms with ex-Raiders wideout Darrius Heyward-Bey, the team said Monday night. Owner Jim Irsay, who had made no secret that the club had zeroed in on a wideout, linke…Upvote Share TweetIf the 49ers fleeced the Chiefs in the trade that sent Alex Smith to Kansas City, the 49ers experienced a minor fleecing of their own in giving up a fifth-round pick and a seventh-round pick to the Browns for quarterback Colt McCoy. McCoy was the odd ma…Upvote Share TweetClayton Kershaw pitched a four-hit shutout, slugged his first homer and granted two curtain calls to a sold-out Opening Day crowd at renovated Dodger Stadium, where the Dodgers beat the defending World Series champion Giants on Monday, 4-0.Upvote Share Tweet
Rich Gannon chimes in on Oakland tradeESPN.com Updated Apr 1, 2013I caught up with the last highly-successful Oakland Raiders' quarterback, Rich Gannon, Monday night to talk about the team’s acquisition of quarterback Matt Flynn. Some coaches around the league think Flynn can be a Gannon-like player. Gannon’s careerUpvote Share Tweet
Best N.B.A. Games of the Weeknytimes.com Updated Apr 1, 2013This week's best N.B.A. games feature the Mavericks at the Lakers, the Spurs at the Thunder, and the Rockets at the Nuggets.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders used seven draft picks on QBs since 2006insidebayarea.com Updated Apr 1, 2013The Raiders have looked far and wide for a long-term solution at quarterback since Rich Gannon retired after the 2004 season. Here is a glance at seven draft picks used on quarterbacks since 2006: 2007 — The Raiders selected JaMarcus Russell with the NoUpvote Share TweetWell, you knew it was coming. Every April 1, a whole lot of people who consider themselves Original Pranksters take this April Fool's Day opportunity to get all hilarious. The NFL is not exempt from such shenanigans ... far from it. So far this year, th…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Clarence Hill, Paul Gutierrezprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 1, 2013The Raiders are changing quarterbacks - again. Meanwhile, the Cowboys are very pleased to be standing pat at the most important position on the field in 2013 and beyond. On today’s PFT Live, we catch up with Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-TelegrUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Raiders Look For A Fix At QBApr 1Episode 297: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Raiders trade for Matt Flynn and where Carson Palmer will end up. Todd McShay breaks down where Geno Smith will go in the Draft. The NFL32 crew discuss the Eagles quarterback situation.
Kershaw Homers, Tosses ShutoutApr 1Clayton Kershaw throws a four-hitter and hits his first career home run to lead the Dodgers to the 4-0 win over the Giants.
Kershaw After Shining On Opening DayApr 1Clayton Kershaw talks to Buster Olney after hitting a home run and tossing a shutout in the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Giants.
Is Matt Flynn the answer in Oakland?Apr 1Warren Sapp and Heath Evans debate if the Oakland Raiders' acquisition of quarterback Matt Flynn was the right move for the future of the team.