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49ers vs. Raiders: 'Rivalry Game' Time

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Date: August 20, 2011
Time: 5:00pm PST
Location: Bill Walsh Field @ Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA
Odds Shark Spread: If you are gambling on preseason games, you don't need my help feeding the addiction!
Weather: 60 degrees, partly cloudyTV Broadcast: CBS-5, FOX-2
Radio: 107.7 The Bone, 680/1050 KNBR - Ted Robinson, Gary Plummer, Rod Brooks
Spanish Radio: KIQI 1010-AM, KATD 990-AM - Armando Botello, Jose Castro, Melvin Moran
Raiders Coverage: Silver & Black Pride

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The 49ers and Raiders meet up in their annual preseason "rivalry contest." It's kind of difficult to get wildly charged up about 49ers-Raiders in the preseason. It's all about the team's own positional battles so the rivalry lacks a certain something in that instance. And considering both teams have generally struggled for much of the last decade, it removes even more from the equation. Maybe moving into a stadium together will create more of an Oscar and Felix dynamic out of them. Who really knows.

We'll have some new open threads throughout the game as previous threads fill up. If live outside the Bay Area and are looking for coverage of tonight's game, I can't promote illegal streams but I can provide you with this $20 option: offers a service where you can view all the preseason games live. If you desperately need a fix, that's an option.