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New Oakland Team Tries To Fill The Hole Left By The Warriors And Raiders

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Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Rams 8/18/2018.Marshawn Lynch plans to bring Indoor Football League to Oakland.

In East Oakland, the Raiders and A’s are planning to go in different directions, and the Dubs have bounced to the city. So, what’s next for the Oakland Arena? What happens when the big three teams in the town are reduced to only one?

We've lost big teams, but Oakland knows how to keep things moving and reinvent itself, even in sports.

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Jeneé Darden is an award-winning journalist, author, public speaker and proud Oakland native. She hosts the weekly arts segment Sights & Sounds and covers East Oakland for KALW. Jenee has reported for NPR, Marketplace, KQED, KPCC, The Los Angeles Times, Ebony magazine, Refinery29 and other outlets. In 2005, she reported on the London transit bombings for Time magazine. Prior to coming to KALW, she hosted the podcast Mental Health and Wellness Radio.