Aug. 1, 2011
Free agent wide receiver Randy Moss, who was rumored to be a target of the Jets, Ravens, Eagles and Chiefs, has reportedly decided to retire.
According to correspondence with ESPN, Moss' agent, Joel Segal issued the following statement:
"After weighing his options and contemplating offers, he's decided to retire."
He was the Vikings' first round pick in the 1998 draft at 21st overall. He finishes his career with 954 receptions, 14,858 yards and 153 touchdowns.
Moss played for the Raiders in 2005 and 2006, starting 28 games. He finished his career in Oakland with 11 touchdowns, with 102 receptions and 1,558 yards.
The Raiders acquired Moss in a trade that sent linebacker Napoleon Harris and the Raiders' first and seventh-round picks.
Moss, 34, was from the Patriots to the Vikings last season before he was cut and signed with the Titans.
Tiger Woods' re-felted pool table is for all of Raider Nation.
To no surprise, quarterback Derek Carr approves of the new look.
The golf legend tweeted a picture of his new table where he went with silver felt and a Raiders logo right in the middle. Woods' table also has silver and black balls with the Raiders logo on them.
Woods grew up in Southern California and attended Stanford in 1994, the Raiders' last year in Los Angeles. That same year, Woods helped the Cardinal become the NCAA Division I golf champions before turning pro.
Marshawn Lynch first tasted Cassie Nickelson's food when he was nine years old while she catered out of her Oakland apartment.
"When he was 9-years-old, he came across the street to get a hamburger and French fries. 25-cent French fries and a 75-cent hamburger," Nickelson said to KTVU.
Lynch, 31, is now set to take over Nickelson's popular soul-food restaurant, Scend's Restaurant and Bar, in Emeryville. Nickelson, 79, will be retiring in August.
"I'm comfortable with him and I like him," Nickelson said.
Lynch will not become the official owner until the liquor license changes hands. Scend's, an acronym for Nickelson's children and grandchildren, is known for its seafood, fried chicken and red beans.