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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…
Melvin keeps defending AL West champs groundedUpdated Apr 1 Share TweetThe 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.Source: MLB.comShare TweetALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again.Share TweetThe 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…Source: profootballtalk.comShare 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…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.
Rich Gannon chimes in on Oakland tradeUpdated Apr 1 Share TweetI 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 careerSource: ESPN.com
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekUpdated Apr 1 Share TweetThis week's best N.B.A. games feature the Mavericks at the Lakers, the Spurs at the Thunder, and the Rockets at the Nuggets.Source: nytimes.com
Raiders used seven draft picks on QBs since 2006Updated Apr 1 Share TweetThe 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 NoSource: insidebayarea.comShare 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…
PFT Live: Clarence Hill, Paul GutierrezUpdated Apr 1 Share TweetThe 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-TelegrSource: profootballtalk.com
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.