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  1. Case of the Mondays: Sonny shines, Government shuts down Whitner’s name change, Sewage strike across town

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:06 AM PDT

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Sonny with a chance of strikeouts: The…

  2. Which Bay Area football team charges the most for beer?

    Oct 4, 2013, 2:20 PM PDT

    People in the Bay Area pretty much accept that cost of living will be higher. But what about the cost of beer? According to a list from The Street, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers games are two of the most expensive places to buy beer in the NFL. The Oakland Raiders ranked fourth-highest on…

  3. TBT: Rating the signature songs of our Bay Area sports teams

    Oct 3, 2013, 5:45 PM PDT

    The Bay Area is rich in culture. Musical acts like Metallica, Green Day, Huey Lewis and the News, Grateful Dead, Journey and many more have local ties. In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we’re throwing it back to some songs from Bay Area sports history that we may not hold as high in regard. In…

  4. Field of Links: Did the Rangers anger the baseball gods?

    Oct 1, 2013, 9:04 AM PDT

    The Texas Rangers have completed their most recent collapse. This time it came in the 163rd game of the season at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays. They will fall short of the playoffs after leading the American League West by as many as seven games in May, and entering the final month of the…

  5. Broncos-Jaguars could soon combine for largest NFL point spread ever

    Sep 30, 2013, 2:34 PM PDT

    We could be on the verge of seeing the largest NFL point spread ever. In two weeks, the undefeated Broncos are set to take on the winless Jaguars in Denver, Co., and sports handicappers are already trying to figure out just how lopsided the beating will be. “Barring any injuries or something very dramatic occurring,…

  6. A case of the Mondays: Raiders lost without Pryor, Pence paid, all aboard A’s bandwagon

    Sep 30, 2013, 10:07 AM PDT

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here.  No. 1 – The Raiders did the right thing, got the…

  7. Why Raider Rusher is a good idea

    Sep 25, 2013, 5:09 PM PDT

    Whether you agree with it or not, Raider Rusher is here. The goofy mascot emerged straight from the frames of NFL RUSH ZONE, a kids cartoon co-produced by the NFL and Nickelodeon, to make its official debut at Raiders headquarters on Tuesday. When an image of the mascot first leaked online, the Raiders fan base was…

  8. Field of Links: Did the Broncos take the Raiders seriously?

    Sep 24, 2013, 9:05 AM PDT

    Much like a cat paws at an injured mouse before taking a bite, the Denver Broncos might have been playing games on the sideline before finishing off the Oakland Raiders. During the fourth quarter of the Broncos 37-21 victory, the running backs were reportedly playing rock-paper-scissors to determine which player would get the ball on…

  9. The Raider Rusher is very real, will debut Tuesday

    Sep 23, 2013, 3:33 PM PDT

    He’s big, powerful, and speaks with a raspy voice. He’s the Raider Rusher. The Oakland Raiders will be introducing a new member of the team on Tuesday. No, he won’t be threatening anyone’s playing time, but he is expected to be an effective player in community relations. The Twitterverse was up in arms over the…

  10. The A’s tarps are coming off

    Sep 17, 2013, 2:11 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics are lifting the tarps from the view level sections of the Oakland Coliseum for the playoffs. Postseason tickets went on sale Tuesday, and a team spokesperson tells CSN California the third deck will be open for business. The area of the stadium over the Eastside Club dubbed “Mt. Davis” will remain covered…

  11. A Case of the Mondays: Tummy trouble can’t stop the A’s, Kap’s trademark stolen, Raiders drive Jags to a dark place

    Sep 16, 2013, 9:41 AM PDT

    Tummy trouble can’t stop the A’s from toppling Texas, Kaepernicking hijacked by Johnny Football, the Raiders drive the Jaguars to a dark place, and find out which Bay Area star had the best play of the weekend. Click now to relieve your Case of the Mondays.

  12. A case of the Mondays: Flying clotheslines, raccoons and funny faces. Football is back!

    Sep 9, 2013, 10:07 AM PDT

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here.

  13. A case of the Tuesdays: Raiders running with Pryor, A’s / BART win the weekend

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:40 AM PDT

    The Raiders are hoping Terrelle Pryor can run away with the starting quarterback job. How the A’s got a huge assist this holiday weekend, the Warriors show off their shoes, and 49ers great Ronnie Lott falls off a postgame set. Plus, much more. Click for a special edition of ‘A case of the Mondays.’

  14. Field of Links: The Bay Bridge Troll is safe, but distance between Oak and SF feels farther than ever

    Aug 30, 2013, 7:12 AM PDT

    Sometimes sports have to take a back seat to more important news items of the day. And what’s more important than the safety of the Bay Bridge Troll? With the Eastern span of the bridge closed and set for demolition, there was a lot of concern over what would happen to the bridge’s official guardian.…

  15. Raiders cornerback Taiwan Jones wins $200 bet by jumping over a car

    Aug 28, 2013, 3:13 PM PDT

    Oakland Raiders cornerback Taiwan Jones won $200 by jumping over a car. It might not be his most impressive leap, though. See Jones’ other freakish display of athleticism and find out where it ranks among some other notable athlete car jumps.

  16. A case of the Mondays: Candlestick Craziness, Barton, recalled Pill-to-thrill

    Aug 26, 2013, 10:28 AM PDT

    Here are the top-5 things you may have missed this weekend. Get caught up in one convenient place. Lavelle Hawkins headlines a day of craziness at Candlestick Park, the A’s fight fire with fire by calling up Daric Barton to fix their struggling offense, Brett Pill find a mentor in “The Thrill” and Peyton Manning runs “The Play.”

  17. Field of Links: Raiders rookie talent show leaves coach Allen unimpressed

    Aug 22, 2013, 8:54 AM PDT

    Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen hopes his players are far more talented than they looked during the annual rookie talent show. Allen has been coaching in the NFL since 2002, and he couldn’t believe what he saw when the Raiders’ rookies took the stage to showcase their “talents.” “They were terrible,” Allen said. “In…

  18. Field of Links: Giants and A’s switch roles for the day

    Aug 21, 2013, 9:22 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants continue on with their dueling home stands, except this time they switched roles. Call it a change-up, call it further proof that you can’t predict baseball, call it whatever you want, really. The Giants took down the first-place Boston Red Sox in the most improbable of fashions. After…

  19. Field of Links: No pie?

    Aug 20, 2013, 9:55 AM PDT

    Oakland Athletics fans were left terribly confused after salivating for a sweet treat that would never arrive. On Monday, the A’s did defeat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 in walk-off fashion when Brandon Moss clubbed a home run to centerfield, but the customary pie celebration never occurred. It has become a Pavlovian response for A’s fans…

  20. Field Of Links: No sugarcoating struggles of A’s and Giants

    Aug 15, 2013, 9:09 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants suffered a similarly cruel fate on Wednesday. Each team had victory swiped away from them by the sticky glove of a defender.

  21. New iPad playbooks enhance communication for Raiders

    Aug 14, 2013, 3:20 PM PDT

    New iPad playbooks have revolutionized the way the Oakland Raiders are communicating.

  22. Field of Links: Alex Smith’s red jersey won’t protect him this time around

    Aug 13, 2013, 9:28 AM PDT

    A red non-contact jersey used to protect Alex Smith from the stinging strikes of the 49ers defense. His new red Kansas City Chiefs jersey won’t have the same effects. Plus: all the most clickable links, images and GIFs for your entertainment.

  23. A case of the Mondays: AT&T Park was loopier than Outside Lands

    Aug 12, 2013, 9:01 AM PDT

    Here are the top 5 things you may have missed this weekend.

  24. Josh Cribbs is looking to make sweet music with the Raiders

    Aug 9, 2013, 11:24 AM PDT

    Josh Cribbs is a many of many talents. The Raiders’ new All-Pro kick returner plays both sides of the ball and is a musician that can write, produce, edit, and rap.

  25. Field of Links: Hurting for ‘Hard Knocks’ in the Bay Area

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:41 AM PDT

    HBO’s “Hard Knocks” has a way of making you care about a team that you have no rooting interest in. What would it be like to see a team you actually like involved? PLUS: All the best links, GIFs, images and nonsense of the day — including a BEAR ON A JET SKI!

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