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raidersgab.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said that recently-acquired Matt Flynn is the starting quarterback when organized workouts start next week, Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. “We’re going to begin with Matt Flynn,” McKenzie saUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: San Francisco 49ersAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Detroit Lions. What they needed: Safety, nose tackle, tight end, running back, cornerback. Who they got: Round 1: Eric Reid, S, LSU R…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 29, 2013LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers activated shortstop Hanley Ramirez from the disabled list Monday, making room for him on the roster by placing pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the bereavement list.Upvote Share TweetThe Raiders have supplemented their draft class with 14 undrafted free agents. And here’s the part where we list them all by name, position, and school. They are: linebacker Billy Boyko, Lehigh; defensive back Adrian Bushell, Louisville; punter Bobby CoUpvote Share Tweet
College coach vouches for Oakland RBGeorge O’Leary is a former NFL defensive coordinator. He knows what it takes for a running back to succeed in the league, and O’Leary thinks new Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray has what it takes to make it at the next level. Oakland tookUpvote Share Tweet
Ranking AFC West teams in NFL draftinsidebayarea.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Every other team in the AFC West these days is chasing the Denver Broncos, a team many view as a legitimate Super Bowl contender. The Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers combined for an 0-6 mark against the Broncos last season, but they o…Upvote Share Tweet
Nate Montana will try out for 49ersDuron Carter won’t be the only son of a Pro Football Hall of Famer trying out for a spot his dad’s old team in the coming weeks. Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that quarterback Nate Montana will try out for the 49ers at their rookie minicaUpvote Share Tweet
Donaldson earns first Player of Week AwardMLB.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Following a week full of doubles and driving in runs, Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson on Monday was rewarded with his first career American League Player of the Week honors.Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs score near the bottom in annual NFL fan loyalty indexkansascity.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Befitting their 2-win 14-loss season, the franchise finished in the bottom five in a branding and marketing survey released Monday of all the NFL teams. Only the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars and Oakland Raiders were worse. Oakland actually fin…Upvote Share TweetLast night in Golden State’s runaway Game 4 victory over the visiting Nuggets, Stephen Curry started slow and Mark Jackson even contemplated shutting down his star for the night. His sore left ankle was bothering him, and at some point, the Warriors hadUpvote Share TweetThrow another log on the fire. Along with the Jets, the Buccaneers and the Eagles, it’s time to add to the list of teams that don’t want Tim Tebow today. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, “all indications are the 49ers have no desire to bUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Kenneth Faried was pretty mad after his Denver Nuggets lost Game 4 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series to the Golden State Warriors. How mad? This mad: Yep, that's a hole in the wall just inside the door of the visitors' locker room a…Upvote Share TweetThe NFC West's fiercest current rivals, San Francisco and Seattle, both wound up selecting tight ends from Rice University in the recently completed NFL draft. How the 49ers and Seahawks selected those tight ends invites a question: Did the 49ers snatch…Upvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Message receivedAround the NFC West: April 26, 2013 Good morning, NFC West. How refreshing it is to finish an NFL draft without a single team from the division worrying about its quarterback situation. That was one of my takeaways from the 2013 draft. The San Francisco…Upvote Share Tweet
Golden State delightApr 29Ethan Sherwood Strauss on the Warriors' electric transformation from underdog to juggernaut.
D.J. Hayden: Dream & MiracleApr 29D.J. Hayden and Tom Rinaldi detail Hayden's incredible journey from life-threatening injury to first-round draft pick.
NFL Draft RecapApr 29Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify the teams that drafted well.
Warriors-Nuggets Game 5 PreviewApr 29Tim Legler looks ahead to the Warriors facing the Nuggets on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Toronto Raptors ramp up push to have Phil Jackson as president, sources sa…Apr 29The Toronto Raptors, emboldened by the news that the Sacramento Kings apparently won't be moving to Seattle, have ramped up their pursuit of Phil Jackson to be their new team president, according to sources close to the situation.
Nate McMillan to interview for Detroit Pistons coach, sources sayApr 29The Detroit Pistons have opened the interview process in their search for a new coach and are scheduled to sit down Tuesday with Nate McMillan, according to NBA coaching sources.
Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughtsApr 29ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.