Raiders announce Wisniewski as assistant coach

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Raiders announce Wisniewski as assistant coach

Jan. 27, 2011RAIDERS PAGE RAIDERS VIDEO

CSNBayArea.com Staff

The Raiders announced they have hired former Pro Bowl guard Steve Wisniewski as the team's assistant offensive line coach, the team announced through Twitter Thursday.

"I'm back to my first love -- the Oakland Raiders and working with the offensive line," Wisniewski said. "I'm a Raider for life. I'm thrilled to be working for the Silver andBlack and helping to shape the future of the offensive line."

Wisniewski, 43, was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys and immediately traded to the Raiders, where spent his entire NFL career, playing in 206 games. He debuted in 1989 for the Los Angeles Raiders, and retired in 2001 with the Oakland Raiders.

Wisniewski was a two-time All-American at Penn State and eight-time Pro Bowl selection with the Raiders. He was named to the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.

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.