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  • Report: Raiders sign Maurice Jones-Drew - 03/28/2014 12:16 AM PDT
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    ( Josie Lepe )
    Oakland Raiders finalize exhibition schedule

    Raiders will play Green Bay Packers in nationally televised contest 
    Purdy: Ranking the hottest NorCal-SoCal sports rivalries
    Sharks-Kings, Giants-Dodgers, Warriors-Clippers rank high on this list of intense Northern California-Southern California rivalries 

    Oakland Raiders have QB prospect Blake Bortles in for visit
    Blake Bortles considered the top quarterback in the NFL Draft by many; Oakland Raiders have fifth overall pick, and there's a chance Bortles will be available when GM Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen announce their choice. 

    Quan: Dubai prince partnering on Oakland's Coliseum City
    During an interview with Damon Bruce of 95.7 The Game, Mayor Jean Quan said that the developers working to transform the Oakland Coliseum complex into a sports and entertainment center had partnered with the future ruler of Dubai 

    Raiders open preseason on road against Vikings
    Oakland's four-game preseason schedule includes home games against the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Detroit Lions 

    Chat transcript: Inside the Raiders, Wednesday at noon
    Join Raiders writer Steve Corkran for a live chat on the team's offseason moves on Wednesday at noon PDT. 

    Raiders meet with Louisiana State quarterback Zach Mettenberger
    Oakland Raiders pushed up meeting with Mettenberger to Tuesday because quarterback is throwing at LSU's pro day on Wednesday. 

    Raiders finishing Johnny Manziel meeting, to meet with Zach Mettenberger
    Louisiana State quarterback Zach Mettenberger to meet with Oakland Raiders after Wednesday pro day 

    Johnny Manziel to meet with Raiders ahead of NFL draft
    Quarterback Johnny Manziel is scheduled to meet with the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday as part of a pre-draft visit.
     

    Raiders sign backup punter from Stanford
    Former Stanford punter Daniel Zychlinski to give incumbent Marquette King a break from all the offseason and practice punting duties. 

    Kawakami: Who's shaping the Raiders' future?
    For the Oakland Raiders, maybe it's not about what Al Davis would have done, but what Jon Gruden would advise?
     

    Raiders re-sign backup running back Jeremy Stewart
    Jeremy Stewart, mainly a special teams player, re-signs with Oakland Raiders for one tear 

    Raiders, 49ers at Jadeveon Clowney's pro day
    San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders take look at South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney 

    Oakland Raiders release guard Mike Brisiel
    Mike Brisiel released on heels of Oakland Raiders' free agent signings of Austin Howard, Donald Penn, Kevin Boothe 

    Raiders sign former 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers
    Oakland Raiders sign Carlos Rogers, second cornerback free agent addition from San Francisco 49ers 

    Raiders will talk to ex-49er Carlos Rogers
    Former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers will meet with the Oakland Raiders on Monday.
     

    Thompson: Oakland Raiders have high hopes in 2014 after reconstruction job
    Charles Woodson sees the Oakland Raiders as a playoff team in 2014 after all their additions.
     

    Maurice Jones-Drew signs with Raiders, ready to compete for starting job
    Maurice Jones-Drew signs with Oakland Raiders, ready to compete for starting job with Darren McFadden; Jones-Drew had 10,944 yards and 79 touchdowns rushing and receiving with the Jacksonville Jaguars 

    Maurice Jones-Drew officially an Oakland Raider
    Oakland Raiders sign Maurice Jones-Drew to a three-year contract; former De La Salle High star spent his first nine NFL seasons with Jacksonville Jaguars 

    Will Oakland Raiders chase receiver DeSean Jackson?
    Philadelphia Eagles released ex-Cal star DeSean Jackson on Friday, and Raiders have plenty of cash to cover any kind of contract the speedy NFL receiver might want. 

    Raiders, Jones-Drew agree to terms, ESPN says
    The Raiders and veteran running back Maurice Jones-Drew agreed to terms on a three-year contract Friday pending a physical, according to an ESPN report. 

    Report: Raiders sign Maurice Jones-Drew
    Maurice Jones-Drew is headed home to the Bay Area 

    Schaub agreed to significant salary cut with Raiders
    Numbers obtained by USA Today show deal was made only after substantial reworking. 

    Manziel workout brings Raiders out in force
    Raiders coach Dennis Allen and assistants at the pro day of top quarterback prospect Johnny Manziel. 

    Report: Oakland Raiders getting trade calls about QB Terrelle Pryor
    NFL teams have interest in trading for Terrelle Prior, who started nine games for the Oakland Raiders in 2013. 

    Raiders fullback Jamize Olawale signs his one-year contract
    Fullback Jamize Olawale on Tuesday signed the one-year contract tendered him by the Raiders in advance of free agency 

    Raiders' Davis sees conflict with A's over Coliseum
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says if the Oakland A's get the 10-year Coliseum lease extension they are seeking, the Raiders' push to get a new stadium built on the site would be severely affected.
     

    Kawakami: Raiders brass dealing with NFL reality
    Speaking frankly at NFL owners' meetings, Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen promise no miracles for Oakland Raiders.
     

    GM Reggie McKenzie suggests Raiders could release or trade Terrelle Pryor soon
    Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie discusses Terrelle Pryor's short-term future, DeSean Jackson, Jared Veldheer's negotiations and more 

    Oakland Raiders acquire quarterback Matt Schaub from Houston Texans for sixth-round draft pick
    Matt Schaub's poor 2013 is blessing for the Oakland Raiders, who acquire the veteran quarterback from the Houston Texans. 

     
     
     
     
     
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens

    As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too. 
    (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
    Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'

    Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.