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  • Thompson: A's bullied Oakland with empty threat
    published on Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:33:32 GMT
    The only thing worse than being bullied is being bullied by an empty threat. That's what the A's and Major League Baseball just did to Oakland....
  • System of overseeing Coliseum must change, officials say
    published on Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:39:16 GMT
    If anything was clear from the chaos that ushered in a 10-year lease at O.co Coliseum for the Oakland Athletics , it's that the system needs to change, Oakland and Alameda County officials say....
  • Golden State Warriors' new coach Steve Kerr surrounds himself with experienced staff
    published on Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:44:29 GMT
    Steve Kerr won championships playing for Phil Jackson and Gregg Popovich, and now as a rookie coach with the Warriors, he knows he has a lot to learn from his right-hand men....
  • Coliseum Lease Vote May Decide Raiders' Future in Oakland
    published on Mon, 14 Jul 2014 01:03:58 GMT
    Dec 29, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders fans arrive before the game against the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum....
  • Purdy: A little clarity in Oakland stadium saga
    published on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:08:37 GMT
    Bob Melvin, who manages the Oakland A's, is a tactful and intelligent fellow. He puts out small ego fires daily....
  • Samardzija making friends, pushing baseball overseas
    published on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:11:43 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija works against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Oakland, Calif....
  • Game Thread #95: A's at Seattle
    published on Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:47:09 GMT
    First of all let me heartily commend you on your good taste, eschewing soccer for this game, this thread....
  • Life as the other Earhart, Bieber and even Honest Abe
    published on Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:11:47 GMT
    Amelia Rose Earhart said she gained a new respect for the woman with whom she shares a name after she flew over tiny Howland Island in the Pacific Ocean....
  • Oakland Tech teacher to be honored at All-Star baseball game
    published on Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:59:52 GMT
    Fans chose an Oakland Technical High School special education teacher to represent the Oakland A's with Major League Baseball's All-Star Teachers program....
  • NCAA's Emmert calls for 'scholarships for life'
    published on Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:20:00 GMT
    NCAA president Mark Emmert testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the NCAA's treatment of athletes Wednesday in Washington, D.C. / Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP WASHINGTON - NCAA president Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports 'scholarships for life' and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a ... (more)...
  • Athletics, Raiders have different vision for O.co Coliseum
    published on Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:42:18 GMT
    Oakland, CA, United States - The Oakland Athletics and the Raiders have different vision for O.co Coliseum, the lone facility shared by a Major League Baseball club and a National Football League squad....
  • Life as the other Amelia Earhart, Justin Bieber and even Honest Abe
    published on Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:13:00 GMT
    She hadn't yet become a TV personality, received thousands of dollars in donations or made her flight plan - and so she hated her name....
  • Oakland City Council should sign A's Coliseum lease
    published on Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Oakland City Council members should end their public posturing and sign the deal extending the A's lease at O.Co Coliseum....
  • Trial highlights NCAA changes already underway
    published on Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:08:35 GMT
    Sonny Vaccaro already feels like a winner, no matter how a federal judge rules in the antitrust lawsuit he helped bring against the NCAA....
  • NCAA President calls for a scholarships...
    published on Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:18:05 GMT
    NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."...
  • Tigers: Big hopes for new guard
    published on Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:10:06 GMT
    The 5-foot-8, 165-pound junior transfer from City College of San Francisco arrived at Pacific having proven wrong everyone who told him he was too small to play at the Division I level....
  • With sale deadline looming, Clippers trial delayed
    published on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    In this April 27, 2014 file photo, Shelley Sterling, estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, watches from a court side seat during the second half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif....
  • Oakland City Council to hold special meeting on A's lease deal Wednesday
    published on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:54:28 GMT
    The Oakland City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday night to consider a lease agreement that would keep the Oakland A's at the O.co Coliseum for another 10 years....
  • A's trade Francis to New York Yankees
    published on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:21:23 GMT
    The A's, faced with the likelihood of losing Jeff Francis to a waiver claim, traded the left-handed pitcher to the New York Yankees on Friday....
  • When everybody already knows your name
    published on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:00:52 GMT
    She hadn't yet become a TV personality, received thousands of dollars in donations or made her flight plan - and so she hated her name....