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I had the great pleasure of meeting and talking with Dave Kaval, President, of the San Jose Earthquakes. “Enthusiastic!” That’s the word. If allowed just one word to describe Dave, it would be “so very...

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I had the great pleasure the other day of meeting and talking with Chris Wondolowski, the San Jose Earthquakes and MLS (Major League Soccer) Striker and Star Player. I have met many “famous” people /...

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Holy Toledo! Nobody could ever say it like Bill King! Nobody! The life and times of Bill King … a trip down memory lane … unlike any other … a great man who transcended sports...

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Ken Korach has been living the life of a dream come true. For the past 19 years he has been and is the radio voice of the Oakland A’s. He was born in Los Angeles...

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We met in what was a different day and age. Yet, it seems like yesterday. I remember the team arriving … It was amid a lot of excitement back then. It was 1962. Professional basketball...

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His phone rang. “Hello Bob, this is Billy Beane.” That’s how it all started … which leads us to this article and the conversation I would have with Bob Melvin, the Manager of the Oakland...

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SVT: Where do you work and what do you do? TM: I am working as an Assistant Athletic Director at the University of Maryland, College Park. I generate revenue through private and corporate donations for...

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A Look Back At — Tom Flores

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tom Flores the quarterback ranks sixth on the Raiders all-time passing list with 11,635 yards and 92 touchdown passes. Flores the head coach led the Silver and Black to two World Championships of Professional Football...

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A Look Back At — Rich Gannon

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quarterback Rich Gannon played with the Raiders from 1999-2004. During his six years, he was voted to the Pro Bowl four times, where he was named Pro Bowl Most Valuable Player twice (2001-02) – an...

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A Look Back At—Jim Plunkett

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jim Plunkett won the Heisman Trophy in 1970 at Stanford and was the #1 overall selection in the 1971 NFL Draft. He joined the Raiders in 1978 and led the Silver and Black to two...

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