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Flynn The Day One Starter At QB For The Raiders Says McKenzie

Flynn The Day One Starter At QB For The Raiders Says McKenzie

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 sa
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  • Draft review: San Francisco 49ers

    Draft review: San Francisco 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    After 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…
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  • L.A.'s Kershaw on bereavement, Ramirez active

    L.A.'s Kershaw on bereavement, Ramirez active

    CNNSI.com Apr 29, 2013
    LOS 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.
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  • Raiders add 14 undrafted free agents

    Raiders add 14 undrafted free agents

    The 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 Co
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  • College coach vouches for Oakland RB

    College coach vouches for Oakland RB

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    George 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 took
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  • Ranking AFC West teams in NFL draft

    Ranking AFC West teams in NFL draft

    insidebayarea.com Apr 29, 2013
    Every 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…
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  • Nate Montana will try out for 49ers

    Nate Montana will try out for 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    Duron 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 minica
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  • Donaldson earns first Player of Week Award

    Donaldson earns first Player of Week Award

    MLB.com Apr 29, 2013
    Following 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.
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  • Chiefs score near the bottom in annual NFL fan loyalty index

    Chiefs score near the bottom in annual NFL fan loyalty index

    kansascity.com Apr 29, 2013
    Befitting 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…
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  • Watch Stephen Curry Shock The Nuggets With An Unbelievable Thir…

    Watch Stephen Curry Shock The Nuggets With An Unbelievable Third-Quarter Scoring Run

    Last 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 had
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  • Add the 49ers to the list of teams passing on Tebow

    Add the 49ers to the list of teams passing on Tebow

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    Throw 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 b
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  • Kenneth Faried kicks hole in locker room wall after loss puts N…

    Kenneth Faried kicks hole in locker room wall after loss puts Nuggets on brink of elimination

    yahoo.com Apr 29, 2013
    Kenneth 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…
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  • When 49ers leaped past Seahawks for TE

    When 49ers leaped past Seahawks for TE

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Around the NFC West: Message received

    Around the NFC West: Message received

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    Around 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…
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  • Video - Golden State delight 07:19

    Golden State delight

    Apr 29
    Ethan Sherwood Strauss on the Warriors' electric transformation from underdog to juggernaut.
  • Video - D.J. Hayden: Dream & Miracle 08:52

    D.J. Hayden: Dream & Miracle

    Apr 29
    D.J. Hayden and Tom Rinaldi detail Hayden's incredible journey from life-threatening injury to first-round draft pick.
  • Video - NFL Draft Recap 03:31

    NFL Draft Recap

    Apr 29
    Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify the teams that drafted well.
  • Video - Warriors-Nuggets Game 5 Preview 04:14

    Warriors-Nuggets Game 5 Preview

    Apr 29
    Tim Legler looks ahead to the Warriors facing the Nuggets on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Sports Columnists

  • Toronto Raptors ramp up push to have Phil Jackson as president, sources sa…

    Apr 29
    The 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 say

    Apr 29
    The 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 thoughts

    Apr 29
    ST. 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.