Jeff Weisinger

Marshawn Lynch makes a big splash with return to Oakland Raiders

Members of the Raider Nation had their hearts broken in March when the National Football League approved the Oakland Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas—a move that comes after the Silver and Black had their best season since the 2002 Super Bowl run, finishing 12-4 before getting booted out of the playoffs by the Houston Texans in the AFC Wild Game in January. But the revitalized Raiders aren’t done trying to bring a Super Bowl back to Oakland before they leave….

East Bay Guardians prep for 2017 semi-pro football season

Football season doesn’t necessarily end with the Super Bowl. Semi-pro season in Northern California is set to get underway with two leagues, the Pacific Coast Football League (PCFL) and the West Coast Football Alliance (WCFA) kicking off this month throughout Northern California. The semi-pro football scene is made up of players from all ranks—former high school stars to ex-college and pro players. Most of them are playing for the love of the game, but some of them, usually the younger…

Oakland Athletics, fans celebrate start of 2017 season at FanFest

The Oakland Athletics and their fan base took to Jack London Square on January 28 to celebrate the beginning of the upcoming 2017 baseball campaign. It was the first time in nearly two decades that the A’s held their annual festival in Jack London Square, the potential home of a new A’s stadium.

Oakland’s own video game archive, the M.A.D.E.

The Museum of Digital Art and Entertainment, or the M.A.D.E.,  is a gateway to, and an archive for, video game history, showcasing consoles and games from gaming’s early days in the 1970’s to the present day. Not only does it showcase video game history, the museum also holds free classes such as beginner coding and game designing for participants of all ages. Other museums have shown limited video game exhibits, while Stanford University has its own private video game archive. The M.A.D.E.,…