Raiders LS Condo added to Pro Bowl roster

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Raiders LS Condo added to Pro Bowl roster

It only seems fair, right?I mean, if Jon Condo wasn't such a good long snapper, where would that leave Pro Bowl kickers Shane Lechler and Sebastian Janikowski?Thursday, the Raiders' long snapper was added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster as a "need" player, making for Condo's second appearance in the NFL's all-star game in three years.As such, Condo will join teammates Lechler, making his seven appearance as a punter, Janikowski, his first-ever selection, and defensive tackle Richard Seymour, his seventh, in the Jan. 29 game at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium.Condo has been the Raiders long snapper since 2007 and has played in 80 consecutive games.
The Raiders also have four alternates waiting in the wings in strong safety Tyvon Branch, defensive tackle Tommy Kelly, running back Darren McFadden and fullback Marcel Reece.While it is unknown at what level -- first alternate, second alternate, etc -- the Raiders players are listed, a Baltimore victory in the AFC title game at New England would open up several Pro Bowl roster spots that might affect the Raiders alternates. Ed Reed is at free safety while Ray Rice is the starting running back for the AFC and Vonta Leach is the starting fullback. An interior defensive lineman spot will open as the Ravens' Haloto Ngata and the Patriots' Vince Wilfork are listed as the starters.

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.