NFL capsule: Raiders 1.5-point favorites vs. Bucs

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NFL capsule: Raiders 1.5-point favorites vs. Bucs

TAMPA BAY (3-4) At OAKLAND (3-4)Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOXOPENING LINE - Raiders by 1 12RECORD VS. SPREAD - Tampa Bay 4-2-1; Oakland 3-4SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 6-2AP PRO32 RANKING - Buccaneers No. 19; Raiders No. 25LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Bucs 31-24, Dec. 28, 2008LAST WEEK - Bucs beat Vikings 36-17; Raiders beat Chiefs 26-16STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders won last two meetings between teams since losing Super Bowl following 2002 season. Only three players remain from that Super Bowl: Tampa Bay S Ronde Barber and Oakland K Sebastian Janikowski and P Shane Lechler. ... Oakland facing third straight opponent with extra rest. Raiders beat Jacksonville and Kansas City off byes. Tampa Bay coming off Thursday game. ... Tampa Bay seeking franchise-record fourth straight game with at least 28 points. ... Bucs QB Josh Freeman nine TD passes and one INT last three games. ... Tampa Bay WR Vincent Jackson has TD catch in four of last five games vs. Raiders. ... Bucs allowing 3.5 ypc, third best in NFL. ... Oakland QB Carson Palmer thrown for at least 200 yards in franchise-record 13 straight games. ... Raiders scored in last 2 minutes of first half in all seven games. They have 33 points in final 2 minutes and 35 in first 28. ... Raiders WR Denarius Moore has TD catch in three straight games. Last Oakland player with four straight Tim Brown in 2001. ... Raiders scored TDs on 34.8 percent of trips to red zone, second worst in NFL. ... Oakland RB Darren McFadden coming off season-high 114 yards rushing vs. Chiefs.

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.