Monte Poole: Thank you for reading all these years
10/01/2013 10:15 PM PDT
Oakland Tribune/Bay Area News Group sports columnist Monte Poole bids farewell.
Poole: Golden State Warriors win -- at San Quentin Prison
09/30/2013 09:44 PM PDT - Coach Mark Jackson and G.M. Bob Myers lead team behind bars for basketball game against San Quentin Warriors
Poole: Oakland Raiders can't expect Darren McFadden to stay healthy
09/29/2013 10:38 PM PDT - Raiders fans should expect Darren McFadden's NFL career to follow the same demoralizing script: terrific running back, cannot avoid the kind of injuries that sabotage his best intentions.
Poole: A's muted celebration a sign that they want more
09/22/2013 09:46 PM PDT - The Oakland A's clinched the A.L. West, but their sights are set much higher.
Poole: Aldon Smith needs 49ers' help
09/21/2013 08:59 AM PDT - The San Francisco 49ers should set aside football concerns and address the issue of their troubled All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith
Poole: These Oakland A's don't do pity
09/18/2013 11:05 PM PDT - Oakland A's will be tested after Grant Balfour's blown save against Anaheim Angels, but Billy Beane and Bob Melvin extol team's ability to bounce back
Poole: 49ers' Harbaugh faces first crisis
09/17/2013 12:05 AM PDT - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is in unfamiliar territory after Sunday night's shellacking by the Seattle Seahawks and arch rival Pete Carroll.
Poole: Raiders' commitment a good sign for Allen
09/16/2013 10:01 AM PDT - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen doesn't have a great team, or even a good team, but he has an energetic team -- the kind of team that responds to the coaching staff; The conversion from the seemingly apathetic and emotionally brittle 2012 team to a sturdy squad exhibiting fury on every down was evident once again Sunday in Oakland's 19-9 victory over Jacksonville at the Coliseum.
Poole: Cal needs to fix defense fast
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Poole: Ohio State game is golden opportunity for California football
09/10/2013 09:49 PM PDT - New Golden Bears coach Sonny Dykes can raise fan and recruiting interest as well as Cal's national perception with a win -- or even a strong showing --against the No. 4 ranked Buckeyes on Saturday at Memorial Stadium
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Invasive cockroach can withstand harsh winter cold
The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the United States. Full Story
Tonight's TV picks: 'The Voice' semifinals; 'The Sing-Off' smackdown
'Bonnie & Clyde' concludes. Nick Lachey returns to host 'The Sing-Off,' and reality TV's latest entry finds families battling it out over holiday light displays.
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Susan Boyle has Asperger's syndrome
The singer who became an overnight sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” calls the diagnosis “a relief” and vows to keep performing.