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    Raiders notebook: Jones-Drew aims to silence doubters

    Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew has always been motivated by doubters, and now the former De La Salle High and Jacksonville Jaguars star is out to prove he has something left as an NFL back.  
    For Oakland Raiders, Ray Guy was no slam-dunk pick
    When Ray Guy goes into the Pro Football Hall of Fame via the veterans committee on Saturday, he will become the 22nd player in franchise history to be so honored -- and finally the league's first punter. 

    Oakland mayor says she is not concerned about Raiders look at San Antonio
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that she's not concerned about reports that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis recently met with San Antonio officials to discuss the possibility of moving the football team there.  

    Raiders fullback Marcel Reece feels good
    Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece has lost about 15 pounds since last season, which figures to make him more explosive 

    Raiders' Mark Davis confirms San Antonio visit but not talks of relocation
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis said he was already in town for a celebration of San Antonio native Cliff Branch. 

    Oakland Raiders to San Antonio?: Social media reaction
    Football fans around the Bay Area and beyond weighed in Tuesday after a newspaper report said city officials met earlier this month with team owner Mark Davis to talk relocation to south Texas 

    Sleeker Marcel Reece good for Raiders?
    Oakland's two-time Pro Bowl fullback comes into camp 15 pound slighter. 

    Raiders rookie keeps turning heads in camp
    Oakland Raiders rookie cornerback TJ Carrie has made a habit out of doing something in each of the first four days of practice that has turned the heads of coaches and teammates.

    Thompson: Playoffs!? Raiders should be content with 8-8
    Oakland Raiders should be improved with additions such as Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and LaMarr Woodley, but playoffs might be raising the bar a little too high.

    Oakland Raiders sign safety Jeremy Deering
    Jeremy Deering is a rookie free agent from Rutgers who played several positions in college, including running back, wide receiver.  

    Why Ray Guy picked John Madden to present him at Hall induction ceremony
    Former Oakland Raider Ray Guy will be the first punter inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he admitted Saturday's ceremony will be a very emotional moment for him. 

    Raiders: Receiver Greg Little glad for fresh start
    Wide receiver Greg Little, who had productive seasons but also was prone to drops with the Cleveland Browns, is making a quick impression at Oakland Raiders camp. 

    Raiders notebook: Menelik Watson avoids injury -- so far
    Second-year lineman Menelik Watson has remained healthy, in stark contrast to last year 

    Raiders notebook: Veteran Justin Tuck comfortable in leadership role
    Oakland Raiders' first practice session of training camp came in triple-digit heat. 

    Justin Tuck eager to help Raiders improve
    Veteran defensive end Justin Tuck looks to set an example for Oakland Raiders 

    Raiders rookie Mack listening to the vets
    Oakland Raiders rookie linebacker Khalil Mack, the team's first-round pick in May, cleared another hurdle Friday when he made it through his first training camp practice without incident. 

    Raiders place DJ Hayden on PUP list
    Cornerback DJ Hayden, a No. 1 pick whose rookie season was derailed by injuries, likely to miss most of Oakland Raiders training camp following surgery for stress fracture. 

    Oakland Raiders notebook: Charles Woodson expects different mentality
    Woodson said Raiders are looking to win now as players report for first day of camp 

    Raiders need DJ Hayden on the field
    Oakland Raiders second-year cornerback DJ Hayden needs to be on the field if he is to improve, veteran teammate Charles Woodson says.

    Raiders rookie Derek Carr knows his place
    The NFL learning process begins for Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr.

    Raiders training camp preview: Optimism abounds
    Oakland Raiders' Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen have reason to feel invigorated. 

    Raiders training camp questions
    Five key questions as Oakland Raiders hit the ground in Napa. 

    Raiders training camp: Breaking down the roster
    A look at the Raiders' roster, position by position heading into training camp. 

    Raiders' training camp facts
    Oakland Raiders head to Napa on Wedesday for training camp. 

    Raiders' owner Mark Davis looking for better results
    As Oakland Raiders report to training camp at the Napa Valley Marriott on Wednesday, coach Dennis Allen is on the hot seat. 

    Kawakami: Goodell suggests Raiders as Levi's Stadium tenant
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell adds a touch of Silver & Black to the 49ers' Levi's Stadium celebration.

    Oakland approves A's lease -- but with modifications
    In a move team President Mike Crowley described as 'disappointing,' the City Council voted to approve a 10-year lease extension for the A's but added several minor amendments that the A's opposed. It was unclear late Friday whether the A's would accept the tweaks. 

    Fans of A's and Raiders no fan of stadium saga
    For East Bay sports fans, stadium drama threatens to overshadow a brilliant summer of baseball. 

    Purdy: A little clarity in Oakland stadium saga
    Latest news developments clarify stadium situation in Oakland for A's and Raiders.

    Quan: Oakland can keep both A's and Raiders
    In Wednesday news conference, the mayor defended the Coliseum City development plan and urged council members to vote for the long-term lease extension proposed for the A's 

    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    (Hector Casanova/Kansas City Star)
    5 things NOT to say to your kids (and why)

    What's wrong with 'You're so smart'? Nothing, if you don't mind raising kids who are more likely to be motivated by praise than their own determination. We dissect five common parenting phrases and provide the more appropriate -- and effective -- alternatives.