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  • Manfred says Montreal needs a firm commitment for stadium
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:14:51 GMT
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday that Montreal needs a new stadium to have any chance of bringing the sport back to the city. "The key thing in Montreal would be to have a plan for an adequate facility that could support baseball over the long haul," he told The Canadian Press just a few days before Montreal hosts two exhibition games between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds at Olympic Stadium....
  • A's Own Best Spring Training Record
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:07:26 GMT
    With only six days remaining in Spring Training, the Oakland Athletics once again lead all of Major League Baseball in wins . I know I know, it's only Spring Training! For the better part of four years now, Oakland has been spectacular during Spring camp and it's carried over to the regular season....
  • Oakland Raiders Given B+ Free Agency Grade By ESPN
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:38:44 GMT
    December 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and owner Mark Davis before the game against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Failing to land a big name in 2015 NFL Free Agency, fans along with analysts were left with conflicting feelings regarding the Oakland Raiders 2015 NFL Free Agency haul....
  • Bryant sent to minors by Cubs; union threatens litigation
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:09:19 GMT
    Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from the players' association. Bryant hit .425 in the exhibition season with nine homers and 15 RBIs in 40 at-bats....
  • Last week of spring training means four live televised games
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:56:38 GMT
    They just loaded a bunch of old pictures into our photo banks, so here's Cleveland Indians catcher Ray Fosse from 1976. - Malcolm Emmons-USA TODAY Sports How to watch or listen to Athletics spring training games online....
  • ASU hoops search: 4 more names to consider
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:32:37 GMT
    Day 6 of Arizona State's basketball coaching search a Upon meeting with the news media last Tuesday, ASU Vice President of Athletics Ray Anderson ASU basketball coaching search: 4 more names to consider Day 6 of Arizona State's basketball coaching search a Upon meeting with the news media last Tuesday, ASU Vice President of Athletics Ray Anderson Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1bHBDkY Golden State Warriors associate head coach Alvin Gentry during the third quarter against t...
  • Visit Oakland Kicks off Oakland A's Spirit Week
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:11:53 GMT
    The Oakland Athletics Baseball Club , Visit Oakland , the City of Oakland , and Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce will lead off Oakland A's Spirit Week on Monday, March 30 to celebrate the start of the regular season. The celebration will last all week until Monday, April 6, which is the Opening Night for A's at the O.co Coliseum vs. the Texas Rangers....
  • The Wall Street Journal: StubHub files antitrust suit against Ticketmaster
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:08:11 GMT
    StubHub has filed a lawsuit against Ticketmaster and the front office of the National Basketball Association's Golden State Warriors, alleging that the two collaborated to cancel fans' tickets when they used StubHub to resell them. is the nation's largest ticket reseller....
  • A's Giants describe what they love about their glove
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    SAVING FOR BASEBALL MAGAZINE. San Francisco Giants' pitcher Javier Lopez's baseball glove is photographed during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale Ariz., on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015....
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland Celebrates Its 2015 Youth of the Year,...
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:22:53 GMT
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland will host its 26th Annual "Salute to Youth" Gala & Benefit Auction on Thursday, May 7th, 2015. Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland will host its 26th Annual "Salute to Youth" Gala & Benefit Auction on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center at 1547 Lakeside Drive in Oakland, CA....
  • Oakland Raiders CB Taiwan Jones Bulks Up At Jay Glazer's Gym
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:20:26 GMT
    Sep 15, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders defensive back Taiwan Jones leaves the field after the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Raiders defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 19-9....
  • Vanden girls end stellar season
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:09:37 GMT
    The season didn't end the way the Vanden High girls basketball team wanted it to, but the Vikings still made history. Coaches Allison and Jake Johnson took their squad to its first-ever NorCal Regional Championship game, where they fell to Bishop O'Dowd of Oakland, 72-66....
  • Readers cite their favorites for all-time basketball team
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:45:25 GMT
    The first thing we learned from the hundred or so letters about Thursday's all-time Bay Area high school basketball team is that many of you just read the charts and look at the pictures. There was some name-calling about leaving Bill Russell off the team even though we explained why at the beginning of the story....
  • Adidas releasing Damian Lillard Raiders inspired shoe
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:30:31 GMT
    Portand Trilblazers All Star point guard Damian Lillard's new Adidas shoe, the DLillard1, has a new design coming out which the Oakland native says was inspired by his favorite football team -- the Raiders....
  • All-Time Major League Countdown: 366. Jimmy Rollins
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:30:49 GMT
    For the next year , I'll be counting down the top 366 players in Major League history, as ordered by Wins Above Replacement . I'll be compiling this list, "warts" and all, regardless of allegations of steroids , gambling , racism , or other ethical questions....
  • Citywise: NFL asks fans to rank favorite Oakland teams
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:42:31 GMT
    As part of its process in studying the viability of the three cities at risk of losing their football teams to Los Angeles, the NFL emailed a survey to Raiders season ticket fans this week. Many of the questions focused on fan satisfaction with O.co Coliseum and their willingness to spend more for tickets at a new stadium....
  • Oakland Composite mountain bike coach 'stoked' with mission
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Coaches Scott Steinwert and Morgan Fletcher talk about the race to come with student racers in Laguna Seca in May 2014. Racer Keegan Pfeiffer and coach Morgan Fletcher talk about the race after the finish in May 2014 at Boggs Mountain in Lake County....
  • From Red "A" to Oakland "A"
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:34:17 GMT
    Nineteen years old and sitting front row behind the plate, using the season tickets my parents have had to the Arkansas Razorbacks for years. Batting leadoff in the bottom of the first inning of Arkansas' opening day game in 2005 is junior center fielder Craig Gentry....
  • O'Dowd's senior guards win 3rd title
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:31:59 GMT
    Bishop O'Dowd guard Asha Thomas attempts a three-pointer shot against Brea Olinda's Reili Richardson Sierra Bononi. Bishop OA*Dowd Dragons guard Asha Thomas takes a shot against the Brea Olinda Wildcat in a Division III girls state championship women's basketball game, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif....
  • Gonzaga fans ready for Sweet 16 redemption against UCLA
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:49:44 GMT
    The Gonzaga University men's basketball team hopes to punch a ticket to the Elite 8 Friday with a win over UCLA. For Gonzaga fans in Seattle, the game offers a little redemption, too....