Halftime report: Steelers 17, Raiders 14

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Halftime report: Steelers 17, Raiders 14

OAKLAND -- The Raiders played penalty-free football for a half and traded turnovers with the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday.The result at halftime, a 17-14 lead for the Steelers after a 33-yard field goal by Shaun Suisham at the gun.Pittsburgh had the first takeaway of the game when safety Ryan Clark picked off Carson Palmer on the Raiders' first offensive play of the game. Palmer was targeting Denarius Moore, but Moore slipped and fell on the infield dirt and the ball sailed into Clark's chest for the pick.Darren McFadden, who entered the day averaging 2.1 yards per carry, finally broke out a long run with a 64-yard dash for a touchdown with 10:33 to play in the first quarter. On five other carries, though, he has just four yards.The Raiders' first takeaway of the season came in the second quarter when Desmond Bryant's hit of Jonathan Dwyer was recovered by Joselio Hanson at the Pittsburgh 30-yard line.Six plays later, Palmer found Darrius Heyward-Bey in the right corner of the end zone on a fade from three yards out to tie the game at 14-14 with 1:54 left in the half.Pittsburgh, though, drove downfield for the field goal at the half.Tight end Heath Miller had a pair of four-yard TD catches for the Steelers, who had 235 yards of total offense, compared to the Raiders' 105 yards. Plus, Pittsburgh was five of nine on third-down conversions while the Raiders were 0-4. The Steelers also had six penalties for 40 yards.

Derek Carr approves of Tiger Woods' new pool table

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Derek Carr approves of Tiger Woods' new pool table

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.

After eating her food as kid, Lynch purchasing restaurant from 79-year-old

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After eating her food as kid, Lynch purchasing restaurant from 79-year-old

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.