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Kyler Murray Chooses NFL Over Baseball and A’s

MESA, Ariz. — When Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma last season, the Oakland Athletics knew there was a chance he might chose football over baseball. That is exactly what happened. "Football has been my love and passion my entire life. I w...
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Opinion: Where, Oh Where, Should the Raiders Play?

The Raiders thought they finally found a place to play next season, only to find out they're not wanted in San Francisco. Not by the mayor, and certainly not by the team that still calls itself the San Franc...
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Kamala Harris Kicks Off 2020 Campaign, Warns of Divisions

OAKLAND — Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, standing outside of Oakland's city hall, formally kicked off her campaign for the White House by presenting herself as the leader who can best unite an America that is at an "inflection point" and facing a critical ques...
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Yemeni Mom Overcomes Travel Ban to Finally Hold Dying Son

SAN FRANCISCO — A Yemeni mother cradled her 2-year-old son in her lap, pressing her face close to his and clasping his hand as a series of tubes kept his small body alive. Shaima Swileh touched the boy for the first time since winning a more than yearlong l...
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Gruden Is Back and Already Giving Back to the Game

Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn't matter what level, what age, or where. "Seeing these kids' faces light up and knowing that sports will teach them so many valuable lessons they will carry with them off the field is really special." — R...