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  • 2015 Trade Deadline: Will Felix Doubront Become Relevant In Oakland?
    published on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 07:43:42 GMT
    Jul 22, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Felix Doubront throws a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Right at the deadline buzzer, the Oakland Athletics picked up pitcher Felix Doubront from the Toronto Blue Jays....
  • Oakland A's prospect watch: Dillon Overton, Raul Alcantara lead the young pitchers
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:50:59 GMT
    Before the season began, Athletics Nation voted on its annual Community Prospect List, ranking the 25-best players in the minors. With hope for the playoffs dwindling by the day, it's time for us to take a look at how those top prospects are doing....
  • A giant robot that shoots ... T-shirts?
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:36:01 GMT
    If the whole idea of creating a new sports entertainment league that will rival the UFC, WWE and NASCAR for sheer dollars, excitement and danger doesn't work out, the MegaBots can always do parties. It turns out that a MegaBot is a really good T-shirt cannon....
  • A's don't support Oakland/Alameda County buyout talks
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:22:28 GMT
    Two days after Alameda County announced it wanted to sell the city its stake in the debt-ridden Oakland Coliseum complex, some are questioning whether such a deal is feasible and whether the county's departure might actually complicate stadium negotiations with the Oakland Raiders and A's. As local leaders met Friday to discuss a city buyout of the county's share of the 120-acre site in East Oakland, A's owner Lew Wolff said he was not supportive of a buyout and did not think it would simplify t...
  • Oakland Raiders give silent treatment
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    There is still no stadium deal on the horizon, but the Oakland Raiders and city leaders took one tiny step forward this week: They actually talked. When Raiders President Marc Badain called Oakland assistant administrator Claudia Cappio, it was the first direct conversation between the team and the city in more than a month....
  • J.A. Happ Traded to Pittsburgh on Deadline Day
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:17:09 GMT
    Jul 3, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher J.A. Happ returns to the dugout after the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Just before the clock struck 1:00 pm PST, the Seattle Mariners agreed to send J.A. Happ to the Pittsburgh Pirates....
  • Trent Richardson and Rod Streater sent to NFI List, Stacy McGee and Trindon Holiday to PUP
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:14:48 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders have had a busy day making roster moves today. They have officially designated RB Trent Richardson and WR Rod Streater to the Non-Football Injury list and DT Stacy McGee and KR/WR Trindon Holliday to the Physically Unable to Perform list....
  • A's acquire lefty Doubront from Toronto, send Cook to Boston
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:20:11 GMT
    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Felix Doubront works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. The A's acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday for cash considerations....
  • A's acquire lefty Felix Doubront from Toronto
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:13:19 GMT
    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Felix Doubront works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. The A's acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday for cash considerations....
  • Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Red Sox in talks with Cleveland Indians on Carlos Carrasco
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:29:11 GMT
    Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco works against the Oakland Athletics in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. As they continue the pursuit of young, controllable starters, the Red Sox have reportedly been in talks with the Cleveland Indians for starter Carlos Carrasco....
  • Steph, Ayesha Curry celebrate anniversary at Chick-fil-A
    published on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Jun 19, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry talks with his wife Ayesha Curry during the Golden State Warriors 2015 championship celebration in downtown Oakland. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-227752 ORIG FILE ID: 20150619_pjc_bs4_064.JPG Because sometimes even millionaires and their food guru wives want their favorite fast food, Steph and Ayesha Curry celebrated their fourth anniversary with a quick bite at Chick-fil-A....
  • With Ed O'Bannon ruling set to take effect, Michigan interim AD Jim Hackett says free...
    published on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Behind the curtain of the buildup to the college football season, a seismic change to the structure of collegiate athletics is ready to resonate on Saturday. Following last summer's federal ruling that the NCAA broke antitrust laws by not allowing member universities to share broadcast and video-game revenue with athletes, schools will now have the ability to offer trust funds -- a share of those licensing revenues -- with football and men's basketball players....
  • Fan reaction mixed over Beane's latest moves
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:04:49 GMT
    What those fans aren't doing, at least not yet, is scratching the A's off their dance cards. Whether that ultimately happens will depend on how the rest of the season plays out and if the fans can be convinced the trades were worth it....
  • More
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:24:41 GMT
    Hunter Pence doubled in Matt Duffy to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Wednesday. Pence also made two sparkling defensive plays in the outfield as the Giants bounced back from their only loss on this six-game homestand to beat the Brewers for the fifth time in six games this season....
  • Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger remembered for dedication, a warriora spirit at funeral
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:05:01 GMT
    Larry Norton places a sign along A Street as the procession for Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger passes through Hayward en route to Oracle Arena for a memorial service....
  • Thousands gather to mourn slain Hayward officer
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:27:37 GMT
    Grieving police officers from around the country, Hayward community members and Gov. Jerry Brown will be among the thousands of mourners attending funeral services Thursday morning for slain Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger, who was gunned down during a traffic stop last week....
  • Monument dedicated to Alameda legend Willie Stargell
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Former professional football player Mario Mariani and childhood friend of Wilver "Willie" Stargell speaks during Stargell's baseball monument dedication event in Alameda, Calif., Saturday, July 25, 2015. Stargell, a member of the baseball Hall of Fame, grew up in Alameda and attended Encinal High School, before playing 21 seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates and wining two World Series titles in 1971 and 1979....
  • David Lee bought the Warriors staff Chipotle
    published on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Jun 19, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward David Lee waves to the crowd during the Golden State Warriors 2015 championship celebration in downtown Oakland. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-227752 ORIG FILE ID: 20150619_pjc_bs4_036.JPG The new Boston Celtic sent the Warriors employees an order of Chipotle to say thanks for their "hard work over the past five seasons" which is really the greatest thing you could send to say thanks to your former...
  • Slain Hayward police sergeant being honored
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:39:31 GMT
    Police officers stand at the entrance to the Chapel of the Chimes mortuary before the funeral procession for Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger in Hayward, Calif....
  • The double life of Sacramento skateboarders
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:38:36 GMT
    Ben Cathcart catches air; when he's not on the board you can find him playing with the Sacramento doom band Chrch. Skateboarding isn't a crime, but ask anyone who has thrown enough tricks on a board and they'll say that the aftermath of a gnarly session can leave the body feeling like it's been put through corporal punishment....