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    Oakland Raiders announce hiring of four assistant coaches

    ALAMEDA -- The Raiders announced the addition of tight ends coach Bobby Johnson and assistant special teams coach Tracy Smith on Tuesday in addition to confirming the hires of running backs coach Bernie Parmalee and wide receivers coach Rob Moore.

    By Jerry McDonald jmcdonald@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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    Jeremy Lin opens up about recent demotion by Lakers

    Two days later, the snub still stung Lakers guard Jeremy Lin.

    By Mark Medina. L.A. Daily News|

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    49ers strike out in pursuit of Rob Chudzinski

    SANTA CLARA -- Rob Chudzinski is the latest candidate to vanish from the 49ers' offensive coordinator hunt.

    By Cam Inman cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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    Time for an audible: Rob Chudzinski staying with Colts, 49ers still need offensive coordinator

    Rob Chudzinski is the latest candidate to vanish from the 49ers' offensive coordinator hunt.The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday morning that Chudzinski is returning to them for a second season, after he agreed to be named Associate Head Coach.Where 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula turns next is a mystery, with decreasing possibilities.Ten teams have already made offensive coordinator changes -- 11, if the Atlanta Falcons indeed hire Kyle Shanahan, as reported last week -- leaving only the...

    Cam Inman|

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    NFL says reported concussions down 25 percent this season

    PHOENIX (AP) The number of recorded concussions dropped 25 percent during the regular season, according to the NFL, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list rose overall.Data released by the league Thursday shows there were...

    By Howard Fendrich, AP Pro Football Writer|

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    End of an era: CCS Commissioner Nancy Lazenby Blaser announces retirement after 26 years

    Darren Sabedra|

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    Manfred: A's need new ballpark in Oakland

    NEW YORK -- New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics will be able to get a new ballpark in Oakland.

    Associated Press|

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    High schools: CCS commissioner Nancy Lazenby Blaser announces retirement

    Four days after announcing that Serra High's football team would be banned from postseason play for two seasons, longtime Central Coast Section Commissioner Nancy Lazenby Blaser said Monday that she will be retiring effective Nov. 1.

    By Darren Sabedra and Glenn Reeves Staff writers|

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    San Jose Earthquakes open camp with much-needed new look

    SAN JOSE -- The Earthquakes opened training camp Monday with a new coach, new stadium and many new faces.

    By Elliott Almond ealmond@mercurynews.com|

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    Warriors unveil Chinese New Year jersey

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Warriors on Monday unveiled their first Chinese New Year jersey, to be worn for the first of four games this season on Feb. 20 against San Antonio.

    By Diamond Leung dleung@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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