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A’s Ballpark Update: Legal Moves and a Thorny Stadium Puzzle

March 10, 2014 | 6:30 am

A’s Ballpark Update: Legal Moves and a Thorny Stadium Puzzle

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A common problem: What do you do if the new place isn’t ready the day you have to leave the old one?

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Oakland A’s ‘Nerd’ Eric Sogard Falls Short in ‘Face of MLB’ Final

February 28, 2014 | 6:50 am

Oakland A’s ‘Nerd’ Eric Sogard Falls Short in ‘Face of MLB’ Final

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A’s infielder still certifiably cute, though, despite loss in fan poll to N.Y. Mets’ David Wright.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Bay Area Cameo: the A’s, Art Howe and ‘Moneyball’

February 2, 2014 | 3:27 pm

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Bay Area Cameo: the A’s, Art Howe and ‘Moneyball’

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Acclaimed actor dies at age 46, leaving behind a legacy that included one controversial baseball role.

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Former Oakland A’s Manager Tony La Russa Elected to Hall of Fame

December 9, 2013 | 12:53 pm

Former Oakland A’s Manager Tony La Russa Elected to Hall of Fame

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Former A’s manager elected on his first time on the ballot, along with Bobby Cox and Joe Torre.

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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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Oakland A’s, Raiders Agree to Lease Extensions at Coliseum

November 25, 2013 | 12:32 pm

Oakland A’s, Raiders Agree to Lease Extensions at Coliseum

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New agreement keeps the Raiders at the Coliseum for the time being as Oakland works on stadium plan.

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Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

October 14, 2013 | 6:39 pm

Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

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After seven years marked mostly by disappointment and criticism, the departing pitcher offers thanks.

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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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American League Playoff Update — Game 4 Final: Tigers 8, A’s 6

October 8, 2013 | 5:00 pm

American League Playoff Update — Game 4 Final: Tigers 8, A’s 6

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Detroit prevails in a must-win game. The series moves back to Oakland for Game 5 on Friday.

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Lighten Up, Tigers — Oakland A’s Grant Balfour Is Just a Ragin’ Kind of Guy

October 8, 2013 | 12:03 pm

Lighten Up, Tigers — Oakland A’s Grant Balfour Is Just a Ragin’ Kind of Guy

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A’s often-foul-mouthed reliever was at center of near-brawl. But his demeanor is intense, not hostile.

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