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Ten More Years in Oakland Likely for the A’s After Latest Lease Approval

July 23, 2014 | 6:59 am

Ten More Years in Oakland Likely for the A’s After Latest Lease Approval

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Upcoming Board of Supervisors vote could guarantee another decade of A’s baseball in Oakland, probably.

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Watch Video Replay of Oakland A’s 1989 World Series Reunion

July 21, 2014 | 10:11 am

Watch Video Replay of Oakland A’s 1989 World Series Reunion

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The team marks the 25th anniversary of its last World Series title.

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Watch Yoenis Cespedes Crush Many Baseballs to Repeat as Home Run Derby Champion

July 15, 2014 | 8:10 am

Watch Yoenis Cespedes Crush Many Baseballs to Repeat as Home Run Derby Champion

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The A’s outfielder defeats the Reds’ Todd Frazier in the final round.

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Jean Quan: Still ‘Remaining Issues’ on A’s Coliseum Deal

July 4, 2014 | 9:05 am

Jean Quan: Still ‘Remaining Issues’ on A’s Coliseum Deal

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Statement by the mayor and city council president seems to indicate they want negotiations to continue.

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An A’s Analysis: Selig, Wolff Aren’t the Problem–Oakland Coliseum Is

September 27, 2013 | 9:45 pm

An A’s Analysis: Selig, Wolff Aren’t the Problem–Oakland Coliseum Is

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The baseball commissioner derides the Oakland A’s ballpark as a “pit”—and some diehard fans agree.

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Video: Watch Alex Rodriguez’s Press Conference After Suspension

August 5, 2013 | 3:45 pm

Video: Watch Alex Rodriguez’s Press Conference After Suspension

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Update: Here’s the opening of Rodriguez’s press conference, which he gave this afternoon. ESPN has more video from the press conference here. NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in […]

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Can San Jose Win Its Lawsuit Against Major League Baseball?

June 21, 2013 | 6:00 am

Can San Jose Win Its Lawsuit Against Major League Baseball?

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On Tuesday, San Jose’s impatience with Major League Baseball’s inability to solve the seemingly intractable dispute pitting the A’s and San Jose against Major League Baseball manifested itself in the city filing a lawsuit against the league in federal court. The conflict stems from the Giants’ refusal to cede the territorial rights to California’s third […]

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San Jose, Tired of Waiting, Sues MLB Over A’s Move

June 18, 2013 | 1:00 pm

San Jose, Tired of Waiting, Sues MLB Over A’s Move

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The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to sue Major League Baseball over the stalled proposal to move the Oakland A’s to a new downtown ballpark, and the city has filed suit in federal court. The lawsuit challenges baseball’s long-standing antitrust exemption. From the San Jose Mercury News … The lawsuit argues MLB’s decree that […]

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A’s Ballpark Watch 2013: Unnamed Sources Say Something Might Have Happened, Maybe

February 21, 2013 | 8:21 pm

A’s Ballpark Watch 2013: Unnamed Sources Say Something Might Have Happened, Maybe

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Back in the day, MAD magazine had a running joke about movie reviews. “This sorry excuse for a film is so awful,” a review would read, “if I had to watch it again and again I’d consider moving or even being so bold as to change my name, or some other creative way that the […]

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November 16, 2012 | 10:22 am

Video: Bud Selig Answers A’s-to-San Jose Question With a Profanity

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Here’s MLB Commissioner Bud Selig using his bully pulpit to shed some light on the ongoing A’s-to-San Jose question on Thursday, in response to a question on the matter… To catch you up on the story, which has been going on as long as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the minds of the team’s fans… The […]

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