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San Jose’s Case Against Major League Baseball Gets Another Day in Court

August 12, 2014 | 8:09 am

San Jose’s Case Against Major League Baseball Gets Another Day in Court

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City must persuade appellate panel to overturn precedents that exempt baseball from antitrust law.

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It’s A’s Over Giants, and the Fans React

July 11, 2014 | 7:00 am

It’s A’s Over Giants, and the Fans React

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Oakland prevails over San Francisco in Bay Bridge Series, an event fans take very seriously.

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Baseball’s Ban on Home-Plate Collisions: Call It ‘the Ray Fosse Rule’

December 12, 2013 | 2:43 pm

Baseball’s Ban on Home-Plate Collisions: Call It ‘the Ray Fosse Rule’

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New rule evokes collision in 1970 All-Star Game that dimmed the brilliance of a promising catcher.

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Lawyers: Baseball Officials Formally Rejected Oakland A’s Move to San Jose

December 7, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Lawyers: Baseball Officials Formally Rejected Oakland A’s Move to San Jose

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A surprise claim from baseball lawyers: A’s proposed relocation was officially rejected in June.

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San Jose Gets Split Ruling in Suit Over A’s Move

October 11, 2013 | 4:09 pm

San Jose Gets Split Ruling in Suit Over A’s Move

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Judge throws out antitrust case against baseball but allows a trial on a separate contract claim.

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Take Me Out to the Courtroom: Oakland A’s Future at Stake in Hearing

October 4, 2013 | 10:18 am

Take Me Out to the Courtroom: Oakland A’s Future at Stake in Hearing

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Judge hears arguments on city lawsuit over Major League Baseball’s delays in allowing A’s to move.

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Oakland A’s Win American League West Title

September 23, 2013 | 8:39 am

Oakland A’s Win American League West Title

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For the second year in a row the Oakland A’s are division champions, and will head to the playoffs.

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Barry Bonds’ Conviction for Obstruction of Justice Upheld

September 13, 2013 | 9:00 am

Barry Bonds’ Conviction for Obstruction of Justice Upheld

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Appeals panel rules conviction can stand for factually true statements intended to mislead or evade.

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Major League Baseball Asks Court to Toss San Jose’s Lawsuit Over Oakland A’s

August 8, 2013 | 6:00 am

Major League Baseball Asks Court to Toss San Jose’s Lawsuit Over Oakland A’s

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There’s an acronym popular among baseball fans on social media, TOOTBLAN.  It stands for Thrown Out On The Basepaths Like A Nincompoop — what happens when a runner misjudges the amount of time he has to scramble onto a base before the opposing team sees what he’s doing and tags him out. If Major League […]

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