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Oakland City Council Debates A’s Lease Behind Closed Doors

July 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Oakland City Council Debates A’s Lease Behind Closed Doors

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Reid voted for it because team brings pride to the city and he feared it would move without an agreement.

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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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Cabrera Disqualified from National League Batting Title

September 21, 2012 | 1:12 pm

Cabrera Disqualified from National League Batting Title

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NEW YORK (AP) Melky Cabrera has been disqualified from the National League batting title at his own request, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. The person said Cabrera asked the players’ association to convey his desire to the commissioner’s office and that an agreement to make him ineligible was reached Friday. […]

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Commissioner’s Remarks Interpreted: ‘Selig to San Jose: Drop Dead’

May 22, 2012 | 2:28 pm

Commissioner’s Remarks Interpreted: ‘Selig to San Jose: Drop Dead’

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The way to San Jose? It ain’t through Major League Baseball, that’s for sure. Not according to Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone’s interpretation of some remarks MLB Commissioner Bud Selig made last week. Regarding baseball’s interminable process (1164 days and counting according to newballpark.org) of deciding should they stay or can they go when […]

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