Darting here and there ...

-- Can we go a day without a rumor or rumbling about a potential Raiders move? Apparently not. If only they'll move the football so consistently this year.

-- If Mark Davis is seriously contemplating Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, he'd better come up with some better horses.

-- It's been 20 years, but still the only realistic place to play in SoCal right now is the L.A. Coliseum, built in the early 1920s. Can you imagine that plumbing?

-- Just Wondering Dept.: Is El Segundo (where Raiders HQ was located in L.A.) still even there?

-- We can't picture the Raiders in San Antonio, that's for sure. It's simply not a proper climate for wearing giant skull heads and metallic face paint.

-- Davis assures us Oakland is still in the ballgame. But Jean Quan and Co. are on the clock, and they've already received their two-minute warning. Any more clichés you can think of?

-- Ballgame. Oh, right. No baseball analogies when it comes to the Raiders and their future at O.co.

-- New commissioner Rob Manfred wants to bring baseball into the 21st century. What, he's just going to skip over a whole century?

-- Don't know about you, but we're suspicious about any commissioner whose name is "Rob."

-- The A's were part of the minority group that voted against Manfred. We hear Lew Wolff was still holding out for Dionne Warwick.


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-- The new commish definitely has to do something about that "block the plate" rule. We suggest outlawing shin guards. That'll do it.

-- Why does Jerry Reinsdorf remind us of Karl Rove? Maybe because he's always behind the scenes but clearly pulling major strings. Come out in the light, Jerry!

-- It's either no runs or a touchdown for the Giants these days.

-- Meanwhile, with the A's, Jon Lester is getting the run support of the other four starters -- combined.

-- Still waiting to run into someone with that distinct Boston brogue to hear how he or she pronounces "Yoenis." Guessing something that sort of rhymes with "Hyannis."

-- Things are getting so dicey at shortstop for Bob Melvin that he's longingly eyeing Bert Campaneris (who still looks like he could play, by the way, at age 72).

-- Longtime A's equipment manager Steve Vucinich is on notice for forgetting to pack something important on the team's trip to Kansas City — opossums!

-- Now that the McCartney concert is over, we're hoping for one last Candlestick celebrity appearance -- Lon Simmons, on demolition day, to say, "And you can tell it GOODBYE."

-- Good to know Sir Paul played longer than 33 minutes, which was the length of the Beatles' last show at the 'Stick in 1966. Of course, it cost only $6.50 to get in back then, too.

-- We've already plotted our route into Levi's Stadium to avoid the game day traffic snarl, and just praying that the wind is right for the hang glider.

-- For the less daring, our general advice to all those driving to Sunday 49ers games at Levi's: Leave on Thursday.

-- Those haughty BART folks must be chortling over the South Bay's overstuffed little trains that maybe can't.

-- We haven't actually been to the new stadium yet and we're very intrigued by that high-rise hotel they built into it. Can we get a king-size bed with mints on the pillow near the 50?

-- Just Wondering Dept., Part II: How many husbands are getting the blank stare when they ask their wives, "Honey, shall we go see the Bob Ladouceur movie tonight?"

-- Listen, ladies, just go see it. Michael Chiklis as assistant coach Terry Eidson is worth the price of admission. And the De La Salle story told on the big screen is pretty cool, too.

-- Tiger Woods is passing on the Ryder Cup, possibly to compete in the Grey Cup. Seriously, when did Tiger become Marco Scutaro?

-- Johnny Manziel had the chicken salad and a Sprite for lunch Friday. ESPN would just like you to know.

-- Finally, enough sordid details about Robin Williams' death. We prefer to watch his monologues on golf and baseball, and at least shed some tears of laughter along with the other kind.

Contact Carl Steward at csteward@bayareanewsgroup.com. More darting on Twitter @stewardsfolly.