Raiders re-sign G Cooper Carlisle

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Raiders re-sign G Cooper Carlisle

The Raiders have re-signed guard Cooper Carlisle, the team announced Monday.

The 12-year veteran has started 79 of 80 games since joining the Raiders in 2007.

In 2011, the Raiders allowed a franchise-low 25 sacks, a figure that ranked third best in the NFL.

We are pleased to have Cooper, who has been a valued member of the offensive line, back with us," said new Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie.

The former Florida Gator was drafted by the Broncos in the fourth round of the 2000 NFL Draft.

He played seven seasons for the Raiders' bitter rival, and made 38 starts.

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.