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Getty Images File Photo“They’re doing a better job of being disciplined and that’s kind of at the core of what we are and what we believe

Rivalry confused as Raiders get ready for Broncos

If the story lines for today’s Raiders-Broncos game have a different feel…

Getty Images File Photo“They’re doing a better job of being disciplined and that’s kind of at the core of what we are and what we believe
Matthew Emmons/U.S. PresswireStephen Drew collected four hits to help spark a nine-run outburst by the A’s on Wednesday.

A’s not out of the race for the AL West yet after another win over Rangers

Derek Norris drove in three runs and Stephen Drew had four hits…

Matthew Emmons/U.S. PresswireStephen Drew collected four hits to help spark a nine-run outburst by the A’s on Wednesday.
Getty Images File PhotoA's catcher George Kottaras hit a homer in the 10th inning to beat the Rangers 3-2

A's Kottaras belts winning homer in 10th inning against Rangers

Catcher George Kottaras hit a second-deck homer to lead off the 10th…

Getty Images File PhotoA's catcher George Kottaras hit a homer in the 10th inning to beat the Rangers 3-2
Getty Images File PhotoVeteran: Former Cal star Andre Carter will come in to back up starting ends Lamarr Houston and Matt Shaughnessey.

Raiders sign DE Carter to add line depth

Defensive end Andre Carter was signed by the Raiders, who also added…

Getty Images File PhotoVeteran: Former Cal star Andre Carter will come in to back up starting ends Lamarr Houston and Matt Shaughnessey.
Jim Cowsert/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Dan Straily (67) is relieved of his pitching duties by manager Bob Melvin (6) in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers.

A's taken down in ninth against Rangers

Adrian Beltre hit a game-tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and…

Jim Cowsert/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Dan Straily (67) is relieved of his pitching duties by manager Bob Melvin (6) in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers.
Darrius Heyward-Bey (85) of the Oakland Raiders is taken off the field on a strecher after getting hit hard in their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday's game. He was released from the hospital Monday with a concussion and neck strain.

Raiders' Heyward-Bey released from hospital

Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was released from Eden Medical Center on…

Darrius Heyward-Bey (85) of the Oakland Raiders is taken off the field on a strecher after getting hit hard in their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday's game. He was released from the hospital Monday with a concussion and neck strain.
Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIREOffensive onslaught: Seth Smith drove in four runs as the A’s were able to avoid being swept by the Tigers on Thursday.

A’s rack up 12 runs to salvage series with win

Don’t talk wild card or division title to Bob Melvin. “All I’m…

Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIREOffensive onslaught: Seth Smith drove in four runs as the A’s were able to avoid being swept by the Tigers on Thursday.
U.S. Presswire File PhotoOakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer

Palmer prepares for familiar foe in Steelers

Carson Palmer brings an AFC North rivalry to the West Coast on…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoOakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer
U.S. Presswire File PhotoRolando McClain might have to sit Sunday's game against the Steelers out because of a concussion.

Raiders in desperate need of a turnaround

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have a banged-up defense when they travel to…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoRolando McClain might have to sit Sunday's game against the Steelers out because of a concussion.
Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIREInjury strikes: Brett Anderson

Injury forces Anderson out early as A’s stumble

Justin Verlander worked six scoreless innings and Miguel Cabrera drew closer to…

Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIREInjury strikes: Brett Anderson

Raiders still believe in zone blocking scheme

The Raiders’ goal of getting off to a running start in the…

Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIREDetroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) runs the bases after hitting a two run home run off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher A.J. Griffin

A’s Griffin hammered in first loss as big leaguer

Miguel Cabrera homered twice and drove in six runs as the host…

Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIREDetroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) runs the bases after hitting a two run home run off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher A.J. Griffin
Getty Images File PhotoHead coach Dennis Allen

Poor field position haunting Raiders’ offense

The reason the goal line looks so far away to the Raiders…

Getty Images File PhotoHead coach Dennis Allen
Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesOff to the races: Reggie Bush left the Raiders in the dust Sunday

Raiders steamrolled by Bush, Dolphins

Maybe Reggie Bush can lead the league in rushing after all. The…

Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesOff to the races: Reggie Bush left the Raiders in the dust Sunday
U.S. Presswire File PhotoTough sledding: Darren McFadden and the Raiders had trouble finding the end zone in their opener and haven’t fared well against the Dolphins the past two seasons.

Raiders looking to reverse recent trend vs. Dolphins

History suggests Dennis Allen might want to have his Raiders team ready…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoTough sledding: Darren McFadden and the Raiders had trouble finding the end zone in their opener and haven’t fared well against the Dolphins the past two seasons.
Getty Images File PhotoThe Raiders will face off against the Miami Dolphins and Tommy Kelly this Sunday.

Raiders to lean on depth in Miami heat

The Raiders will rotate players on a deep defensive line as a…

Getty Images File PhotoThe Raiders will face off against the Miami Dolphins and Tommy Kelly this Sunday.
Getty Images File PhotoLocked in: A’s rookie A.J. Griffin threw eight scoreless innings before handing the game over to the bullpen in the ninth.

A’S rack up sixth straight behind Griffin

A.J. Griffin pitched eight shutout innings to become the first pitcher in…

Getty Images File PhotoLocked in: A’s rookie A.J. Griffin threw eight scoreless innings before handing the game over to the bullpen in the ninth.
Getty Images File PhotoNagging ailment: Jacoby Ford re-injured his foot

Raiders’ Ford scheduled to undergo foot surgery

Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford was scheduled to have surgery on his…

Getty Images File PhotoNagging ailment: Jacoby Ford re-injured his foot
U.S. Presswire File PhotoDerek Hagan was signed to a contract with the Raiders.

Hagan provides a boost to banged-up receiving corps

Help arrived for the Raiders’ injury-wracked corps of wide receivers in the…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoDerek Hagan was signed to a contract with the Raiders.
U.S. Presswire File PhotoDarren McFadden

McFadden confident he can succeed in zone scheme

Raiders running back Darren McFadden struggled during his first two years as…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoDarren McFadden