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This Is How A's Fans Are Taunting Justin Verlander

Posted 10.11.2013 | Sports

Some Oakland Athletics fans walked into Coliseum for Game 5 prepared to taunt Detroit ace Justin Verlander.. with giant images of Kate Upton's fa...

TIME LAPSE: Stadium Converts From MLB To NFL

Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

The Oakland A's are still playing in October, which means that the Raiders aren't the only ones who get to call Coliseum home this month. Of cour...

OUCH! Cops Take Down Rowdy A's Fan With Stun Gun

Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

Security guards and police officers at Oakland's Coliseum tried to detain an Athletics fan sitting in the front row near home plate during an ALD...

WATCH: MLB Player Disappears, Still Makes Catch

Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson disappeared and somehow made an amazing catch on Tuesday when he tracked a pop fly in foul territory. Donaldson d...

Rays Closer Locked In Bathroom

Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports

Rays closer Fernando Rodney had a tough time on Friday night trying to get out of the dugout bathroom at Coliseum....

WATCH: Broken Bat Takes Out Shortstop

Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

Oakland A's shortstop Eric Sogard was able to keep his focus in the line of fire on Thursday....

WATCH: Walk-Off HR Robbery

Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

Oakland's Chis Young thought he had just hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Wednesday night against the Houston Astros. That's when Robbie ...

Garza Goes On Twitter Rant About A's Player & His Wife

Posted 08.04.2013 | Sports

Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Garza went on an angry Twitter rant directed at Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard and his wife, Kaycee, following an i...

Why San Jose Sued Major League Baseball -- And Wrote Its Own Declaration of Independence

Sam Liccardo | Posted 08.19.2013 | San Francisco
Sam Liccardo

San Jose is already the largest city in Northern California. We provide a home to the world's most talented, diverse workforce, and to hundreds of great companies. Every American industry, that is, except Major League Baseball.

MLB Prospect Lashes Out At Former Coach

Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

Oklahoma pitcher Dillon Overton had a few choice words for his former coach, Sunny Golloway, and posted them on Twitter. The Sooners’ left-hande...

WATCH: MLB Umpire Forgets Count

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Well, this is certainly embarrassing… During the Yankees/Athletics game yesterday—an 18-inning affair tha...

WATCH: Mariano Makes a Surprise Delivery

Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

Many food delivery persons are prompt. But how many have 631 career saves? As of Wednesday, there is at least one. Legendary Yankees closer Maria...

WATCH: Teenager Captures Heart, Throws First Pitch Via Robot

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

Thirteen-year-old Nick LeGrande, a young Kansas City native battling a rare blood disease, suited up with the Oakland Athletics to toss the first pitc...

Baseball Analyst Makes Bold Claim About Umpire

Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

MLB's instant replay system, however limited, will only work if the same people who made the mistakes are willing to admit them. They may not be. ...

For A's Fans, the Return of an Old Friend to the Pressbox: John Hickey

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.01.2013 | San Francisco
Steve Kettmann

John knows the game, knows the people, knows how to tell a story -- and has a very Bay Area point of view. To welcome this colorful newspaper veteran back to the Bay Area, here's a short Q and A.

A Golden Age for Baseball in the Golden State

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball has been experiencing an interesting power shift over the last few years. Just as complaints about east coast bias in baseball coverage became widespread, east coast baseball began to get a lot less interesting.

WATCH: Feel Good Sports Stories Of 2012

Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports

With his arms spread wide and his smile nearly as expansive, Mo Farah was the first man across the finish line in the men's 5,000-meter final at the L...

Baseball or Béisbol? (Part 2)

Cheech Marin | Posted 02.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Cheech Marin

Just as the demographics of America are shifting, so is the percentage of Latino ballplayers. There is one interesting question that hangs in the air, though. Are the new players going to be counted as Latino or black? What box did Manny Ramirez check on his census form?

WATCH: Oakland A's Teach 'Bernie Lean'

Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

If the Oakland Athletics can extend their postseason run deep into October then Gangham Style's status as the dance routine of the moment may be in je...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Bay Area lives! The San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's both stayed alive last night, but both still trail the Reds and Tigers two games to one in their best of five series.

Coco's Catch Robs Prince

Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

Dang! What a catch! With the Oakland Athletics fighting to avoid elimination at the hands -- and arms and bats -- of the Detroit Tigers, Coco Cris...

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Glenn Burke

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Glenn Burke became the first former professional baseball player to come out of the closet when he discussed his sexuality in 1982 in an Inside Sports...

WATCH: Coco's Error Costs A's

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

The play that cost the Oakland Athletics their late lead in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers was nowhere near as sweet as the moniker of ...

LIVE: Tigers vs. A's

Bleacher Report | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

Game 1 of the American League Divisional Series between the AL West champion Oakland Athletics and Central Division champion Detroit Tigers is tonight...

MLB Playoffs Schedule

Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

The 2012 MLB Playoffs have arrived. After a grueling 162-game season, each of the remaining teams have distinguished themselves from the crowd. The ac...