Tag Archives: Sports

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Harlem Globetrotters Meet Youth with Disabilities, Play Wheelchair Basketball

  In advance of six games in the Bay Area, two stars of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters and youth with disabilities played wheelchair basketball Wednesday afternoon at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland.
Ava Urrea, 4.

Raiders Menelik Watson Donates Game Check to Sick 4-year-old

Raiders offensive tackle Menelik Watson donated his week 16 game check, which equates to a gross amount of more than $36,000, to a sick 4-year old girl and her family. Touchdown Dreams, a program founded [...]
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GVRD Expanding Sports Programs at Mare Island Sports Center

The Mare Island Sports Center has been providing space for athletes from around the area to participate in various sporting activities and has recently partnered with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District(GVRD) to manage the Sports [...]
Oakland Raider #77 Austin Howard participating in the Clorox "Boo To the Flu" Play 60 at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. Photo by Tony Gonzales.

Raiders Say “Boo to the Flu” During Clorox

Oakland Raiders players including defensive back TJ Carrie, guard Austin Howard and tight end Brian Leonhardt as well as former Raider Sam Williams teamed up with the Clorox Company to put on a community event [...]
The City of Oakland's proposed 800-acre “Coliseum City” is designed to rise upon Oakland’s existing Coliseum site and 550 acres of adjacent land on the other side of I-880. The plan includes nearly 6,000 units of housing, three hotels, over 500,000 square feet of retail space, and nearly 7 million square feet of science, technology, office, and industrial space.

Will Coliseum City Plan Benefit Oakland Residents?

City officials seem to be moving full steam ahead on a plan to knock down the Oakland Coliseum and replace it with a glitzy Coliseum City – which could include up to three sports areanas [...]
(left to right) Raiders Hall of Famer Willie Brown, Mayor Jean Quan, OPR Diretor Audree Tayor-Jones, Friend of OPR Executive Director iKen Luphoff and the Raiderette's accept the $200,000 check presented by Julie O'Loughlin  of Bay Area LISC.  Photo by Tasion Kwamilele.

Oakland Raiders Gives $200k to Renovate Curt Flood Sports Complex  

The Oakland Raiders – in partnership with the National Football League Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) – on Monday presented the Friends of Oakland Parks & Recreation (FOPR) a $200,000 grant to help [...]