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  • Former shoe peddler tries to upend NCAA
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    There are those who would argue that Sonny Vaccaro helped create the biggest problem in college sports when he began handing out money in the late '70s to basketball coaches so players would wear Nike shoes....
  • Blame game won't bring Oakland a new stadium
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:57:23 GMT
    The A's and Raiders have shared a relic known by several names, located in an area with one of the highest crime rates in the world, for almost 20 years....
  • A's reject initial 10-year lease deal in Oakland
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:39:14 GMT
    The Oakland A's quickly rejected a lease extension offer Tuesday night that would have kept them playing at the O.co Coliseum through 2024....
  • A's shoot down 10-year O.co Coliseum lease offer
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:35:28 GMT
    The A's on Tuesday night shot down a deal to play at O.co Coliseum for the foreseeable future, saying the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority 's 10-year lease proposal doesn't meet all their requirements....
  • Oakland Raiders Close Chapter On Past, Charting A New Way Forward
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:58:44 GMT
    As I have been very openly critical of Terrelle Pryor as a quarterback, it would be completely disingenuous of me to give him a flowery eulogy or glorify his exploits now that he's been traded to the Seattle Seahawks ....
  • Coliseum Authority announces 10-year lease offer to A's
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:37:35 GMT
    Today, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority announced that it has offered the Oakland Athletics a ten year lease to remain at the O.co Coliseum site....
  • Cal Men's Swimming Recognized at Oakland A's Home Game; Dave Durden Throws First Pitch
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:04:16 GMT
    OAKLAND, California, April 22. THE members of the NCAA championships men's swimming team from the University of California-Berkeley traveled to Oakland tonight for a special appearance at an Oakland Athletics home baseball game, where head coach Dave Durden threw out the ceremonial first pitch....
  • Oakland: With Warriors gone, Coliseum City faces new hurdles
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:43:29 GMT
    The struggle for Oakland to keep its sports teams suffered a twin blow this week when the Golden State Warriors made clear they are leaving for San Francisco and the Oakland Raiders appeared to backtrack on their desire to stay....
  • Column: Former shoe peddler tries to upend NCAA
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:37:17 GMT
    There are those who would argue that Sonny Vaccaro helped create the biggest problem in college sports when he began handing out money in the late '70s to basketball coaches so players would wear Nike shoes....
  • Shin-Soo Choo still has "discomfort" in left ankle
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:14:11 GMT
    Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo hits a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum....
  • Our Communities in Brief
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:55:54 GMT
    A Vallejo man who police say caused a fatal head-on collision last month has been charged with murder, court records show....
  • Justin Tuck Media Session
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:31:02 GMT
    Tuck: "It feels weird, very weird. It was good though. It's good to get in here and start meeting the guys and putting faces with the names....
  • It's time for Jean Quan to get serious about the A's
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:30:53 GMT
    Jean Quan's tenure as Oakland mayor has seen more than its fair share of empty, meaningless rhetoric regarding the Coliseum City project and the general effort to keep Oakland's teams in town....
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    published on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    April 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo hits a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum....
  • Elvis Andrusa s funny, but effective move
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:51:29 GMT
    Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates Mitch Moreland, left, and Leonis Martin, after he scored against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fifth inning at the O.co Coliseum on April 21 in Oakland, Calif....
  • Seahawks trade for Terrelle Pryor because why not?
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:41:06 GMT
    Nov 3, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor scrambles out of the pocket during the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at O.co Coliseum....
  • Shin-Soo Choo Update
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:20:58 GMT
    April 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo hits a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum....
  • Bail denied for son in Chinatown indictment
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:58 GMT
    Although his father is free on bond while facing similar and heavier charges, the son of former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson was denied bail by a U.S. magistrate Monday while he awaits trial on murder-for-hire, firearms and drug conspiracy counts....
  • San Jose Earthquakes pick up three more players in MLS draft
    published on Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:04:21 GMT
    The Earthquakes bolstered their roster Tuesday by taking Oakland defender Devante Dubose and San Francisco goalkeeper Billy Knutsen on the second day of the Major League Soccer college draft....
  • Kawakami exclusive: Joe Lacob interview
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:29:41 GMT
    The Warriors have moved off of their long-stated plans to build an arena at Piers 30/32 in San Francisco and have bought land a little further south....