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When Charles Woodson returned to the Raiders in May, he said he was hoping to get his old No. 24 jersey from Tracy Porter, who was assigned the number when he signed with the Raiders in April. Now Woodson has succeeded in getting No. 24. And Porter does…Upvote Share Tweet
The Oakland Raiders have signed second-round pick Menelik Watson. The tackle from Florida State was the final second-round pick to sign in the NFL. It is important that he got signed before the beginning of Oakland’s camp. The Raiders’ first practice is…Upvote Share Tweet
Woodson gets his jersey No. 24, other notes (updated)sfgate.com Jul 24, 2013Raiders players checked into the Napa Marriott for three and a half weeks of training camp on Wednesday and found out who their roommates were for training camp. Backup running backs Jeremy Stewart and Latavius Murray dodged a bullet as Rashad Jennings …Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders trickling into Napainsidebayarea.com Jul 24, 2013Let the record show that kicker Eddy Carmona was the first player off the bus Wednesday afternoon when the initial wave of Raiders players descended upon Napa for training camp. Three years ago, much was made about veteran defensive tackle Richard Seymo…Upvote Share Tweet
Atlanta Hawks rookie Dennis Schroder dazzles with great passes that didn’t lead to assists (Video)Warning: Video contains a few NSFW words. MVP Jonas Valanciunas and the tournament champion Golden State Warriors garnered most of the broad media attention afforded to the NBA's recently concluded Las Vegas Summer League, but one rookie stood out as a …Upvote Share TweetSafety Donte Whitner has already spoken to San Francisco 49ers teammate Ahmad Brooks ahead of training camp about the importance of making smart decisions off the football field.Upvote Share Tweet
Whitner on Brooks: ‘He’s tremendously sorry’sfgate.com Jul 24, 2013Nearly seven weeks after his alleged attack of teammate Lamar Divens, 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks wasn’t made available to the media on the first day of training camp. Safety Donte Whitner, however, has spoken to Brooks about the incident and …Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Jul 24, 2013The Raiders waived linebacker Travis Goethel and cornerback Coye Francies as they positioned themselves to kick off training camp with the players they envision having a realistic shot of making the 53-man, opening-day roster. Neither move registers as …Upvote Share Tweet
Back in Silver and BlackCNNSI.com Jul 24, 2013PETER KING: You played your first eight seasons in Oakland. When you left for Green Bay in 2006, did you ever think you’d be back? CHARLES WOODSON: Never. But when I was flying in for my [May free-agent] visit, the plane comes off the water into the Oak…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 24, 2013Detroit has picked up some veteran depth at wide receiver. Chaz Schilens, a five-year veteran who has previously played for the Raiders and Jets, signed a one-year contract with the Lions today. A seventh-round pick of the Raiders in 2008, Schilens show…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros win after Athletics make comical mistakesThe Houston Astros tied the Oakland Athletics in a simple way in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night, with Matt Dominguez hitting a two-run home run against All-Star closer Grant Balfour. That gets right to the point. However, explaining how th…Upvote Share Tweet
Colin Kaepernick warns people to not eat their veggies: ‘They make you weak!’Those biceps San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kisses after touchdowns are made my steak, eggs and absolutely nothing green. And he is set on all of America becoming hard-core carnivores too. In an Instagram photo, Kaepernick captioned a …Upvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Riling up Packers?ESPN.com Jul 24, 2013The things quarterbacks say tend to reverberate, such as when the San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick told fans he'd wear whatever he wanted, even a rival team's hat, no matter what they thought. Around the NFC West: July 24, 2013 One more example: Ka…Upvote Share Tweet
Teams beginning to report to campESPN.com Jul 24, 2013The 2013 NFL season is coming in full force in the AFC West on Wednesday. The Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers report to training camp Wednesday. Denver and San Diego starts preparing for the upcoming season in earnest Thursday wit…Upvote Share Tweet
Trent Baalke: “Always a possibility” Eric Wright joins 49ersprofootballtalk.com Jul 24, 2013The 49ers failed cornerback Eric Wright on his physical Sunday, which rescinded the trade with the Buccaneers that brought Wright to San Francisco and led to Wright’s release by the Buccaneers. Some speculated that the 49ers failed Wright on the physica…Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco Giants play as visitors in home ballparkIt was opposite day at AT&T Park on Tuesday night. The San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds switched places in the second game of a doubleheader because of issues rescheduling a rained-out game from earlier this season at Great American Ball Par…Upvote Share Tweet
Bochy's 1,500th win comes 'on road' in SFMLB.com Jul 24, 2013Bruce Bochy recorded the 1,500th victory of his Major League managerial career as the Giants outlasted the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader for a 5-3 "road" win in San Francisco.Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland Raiders training camp previewJul 24The Oakland Raiders report to the first day of training camp Thursday. Be sure to keep up with "Inside Training Camp" for all the latest news on Raiders training camp as Dennis Allen begins his second season as head coach. For more go to Raiders.com.
Crisp Lifts A's Past AstrosJul 24Coco Crisp's two-run homer carried the A's over the Astros 4-3.
NBA -- Kevin Durant's summer not all chills and thrillsJul 24Kevin Durant to keep playing for Team USA.
Sources: Wall, Wizards talk $80M extensionJul 24LAS VEGAS -- The Washington Wizards are in advanced talks on a contract extension with star point guard John Wall on a deal expected to land in the five-year, $80 million range, according to sources close to the process.
Mike Miller decides to join Memphis Grizzlies, according to sourcesJul 24The Memphis Grizzlies have won the race to sign free-agent sharpshooter Mike Miller.
Back in Silver and BlackJul 24PETER KING: You played your first eight seasons in Oakland. When you left for Green Bay in 2006, did you ever think you’d be back? CHARLES WOODSON: Never. But when I was flying in for my [May free-agent] visit, the plane comes off the water into the Oak…