Report: USC's Gilmore named Raiders WR coach

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Report: USC's Gilmore named Raiders WR coach

The Oakland Raiders have hired former USC wide receivers coach Ted Gilmore to the same position, according to Footballscoop.com.

The report has been confirmed by the Los Angeles Times.

Gilmore spent just one season with the Trojans, and helped turn Robert Woods into an All-American, and Marqise Lee into a freshman All-American.

The 44-year old Gilmore played two years at the University of Wyoming and earned second-team All-Western Athletics Conference honors as a senior.

Prior to USC, Gilmore spent six seasons as Nebraska's wide receivers coach, and was the Huskers' recruiting coordinator his final four years in Lincoln.

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.