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Oakland shooting victim identified

A man who was fatally shot in Oakland on Thursday night has…

Rich Pedroncelli/APSnappy: Quarterback Carson Palmer and the Raiders offense were able to generate quick points — two touchdowns and a field goal — by going no-huddle Sunday.

Raiders getting production out of no-huddle offense

Raiders coach Dennis Allen likes the production his team is getting out…

Rich Pedroncelli/APSnappy: Quarterback Carson Palmer and the Raiders offense were able to generate quick points — two touchdowns and a field goal — by going no-huddle Sunday.
Rich Pedroncelli/APTurning point: Raiders defensive back Joselio Hanson celebrates after recoving a fumble by Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts during the first possession of overtime.

Raiders pull out win with OT field goal to beat Jaguars 26-23

Carson Palmer wasn’t going to apologize for a mistake-filled win by the…

Rich Pedroncelli/APTurning point: Raiders defensive back Joselio Hanson celebrates after recoving a fumble by Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts during the first possession of overtime.
U.S. Presswire File PhotoLight duty: Rolando McClain was taken out of the nickel package and will only be a fill-in linebacker for the time being.

Raiders' linebacker McClain adjusts to limited role

Rolando McClain arrived in Oakland two years ago expected to be the…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoLight duty: Rolando McClain was taken out of the nickel package and will only be a fill-in linebacker for the time being.
Getty Images File PhotoWorking: Darren McFadden has been unable to become the force the Raiders have hoped for despite oozing potential.

Top backs don’t equal success for Jaguars, Raiders

Maurice Jones-Drew looks at the Raiders’ Darren McFadden and sees a running…

Getty Images File PhotoWorking: Darren McFadden has been unable to become the force the Raiders have hoped for despite oozing potential.
Getty Images File PhotoAaron Curry returned to practice with the Raiders after dealing with an injury since May.

Linebacker Curry returns to practice for Raiders

Linebacker Aaron Curry has returned to practice with the Raiders for the…

Getty Images File PhotoAaron Curry returned to practice with the Raiders after dealing with an injury since May.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesOn the right path: Raiders coach Dennis Allen has seen his team improve during the first five games

Improvement not enough as Allen, Raiders seek victories

Dennis Allen has seen improvement on just about every part of his…

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesOn the right path: Raiders coach Dennis Allen has seen his team improve during the first five games
Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesAll she wrote: Raiders QB Carson Palmer only threw one interception

Palmer takes blame for Raiders loss, points to his lone interception

Quarterback Carson Palmer didn’t want to hear that the Raiders nearly came…

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesAll she wrote: Raiders QB Carson Palmer only threw one interception
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesManager Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics takes out pitcher Jarrod Parker in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers in Game Five of the American League Division Series.

A's magic finally fades with elimination from playoffs

The A’s finally encountered the one hurdle too tough to overcome in…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesManager Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics takes out pitcher Jarrod Parker in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers in Game Five of the American League Division Series.
Getty Images File PhotoStalled out: Darren McFaddden

Raiders hope week off will remedy their issues

Coming off their bye week, it’s business as usual for the Raiders…

Getty Images File PhotoStalled out: Darren McFaddden
AP File PhotoTall task: Cornerback Michael Huff and the rest of the Raiders’ secondary will have their hands full Sunday with Falcons QB Matt Ryan throwing their way.

Raiders secondary facing huge hurdle in Falcons QB

Raiders cornerback Michael Huff hasn’t had much time to rest since changing…

AP File PhotoTall task: Cornerback Michael Huff and the rest of the Raiders’ secondary will have their hands full Sunday with Falcons QB Matt Ryan throwing their way.
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesA’s lefty Brett Anderson threw six scoreless innings.

Anderson on top of his game in helping A’s avoid elimination

These A’s never count themselves out — down and doubted is their…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesA’s lefty Brett Anderson threw six scoreless innings.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoDisturbing the peace: A window at the Mission Police Station was broken when a May Day protest turned ugly. See a list of some of the protesters at the end of the article.

Self-described anarchists revealed after violent weekend protest in San Francisco

Twenty people believed to be associated with the Black Bloc anarchist group…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoDisturbing the peace: A window at the Mission Police Station was broken when a May Day protest turned ugly. See a list of some of the protesters at the end of the article.
AP File Photo“If there’s ever a good day to do that

A’s set to clash with equally hot Tigers

No one saw this coming but the A’s themselves. On Wednesday, Oakland…

AP File Photo“If there’s ever a good day to do that
AP File PhotoThe A's became just the third team to only spend one day in first place and have a shot at the World Series.

Plenty of obstacles stood in way of A's making playoffs

It only took the A’s 162 games to grab sole possession of…

AP File PhotoThe A's became just the third team to only spend one day in first place and have a shot at the World Series.
Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREBrandon Inge

A’s complete sweep of Rangers to steal away AL West title

The A’s captured the AL West with another improbable rally in a…

Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREBrandon Inge
Courtesy PhotoDespite DNA evidence linking him to the victim

DNA evidence fails to convince jury of man’s guilt in 1983 killing

A retrial is expected in a San Francisco cold case murder in…

Courtesy PhotoDespite DNA evidence linking him to the victim
AP File PhotoDarrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time on Tuesday since his injury during the Raiders' bye week.

Heyward-Bey back at practice for Raiders

Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time Tuesday since being…

AP File PhotoDarrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time on Tuesday since his injury during the Raiders' bye week.
Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesRaiders coach Dennis Allen hopes to regroup his team during their bye week.

Raiders look to use bye week to fix problems

For the Raiders, the bye is coming at just the right time.…

Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesRaiders coach Dennis Allen hopes to regroup his team during their bye week.
Getty Images File PhotoTight end Brandon Myers (83) of the Oakland Raiders

Myers standing out in Raiders’ tight-end corps

Brandon Myers may be getting most of the looks, but the Raiders…

Getty Images File PhotoTight end Brandon Myers (83) of the Oakland Raiders