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Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig ‘Frustrated’ Over Unresolved A’s Ballpark Situation, Reiterates Need For New Stadium

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.” The Oakland Athletics still don’t have the new ballpark he says he believes they desperately need.

08/19/2014

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

Appeals Court Judges Appear Dubious Of San Jose’s Bid To Lure Oakland A’s

A federal appeals court panel at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared dubious of a bid by the city of San Jose to reinstate an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

08/12/2014

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Gets Day In Court With MLB Over Antitrust Claim In Planned A’s Move

A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.

08/12/2014

Stephen Vogt

Jump On Tomorrow: A’s San Jose Lawsuit, Westboro Church Protests Tech

On Tuesday, lawyers representing the City of San Jose will take their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court.

08/11/2014

Courtroom sketch

Federal Judge In San Francisco Rules Against NCAA In Student Athletes’ Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can’t stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over.

08/08/2014

Ed O’Bannon, forward for the UCLA basketball team, dribbles the ball during their game against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, January 26, 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images)

NCAA Antitrust Lawsuit Gets Underway In Oakland Federal Courtroom

The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.

06/09/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after striking out with less than two outs and a runner on third against the Detroit Tigers in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 29, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Date Set For San Jose’s Antitrust Case Against Major League Baseball

A date has been set for arguments in San Jose’s antitrust case against Major League Baseball (MLB).

06/02/2014

An artist's rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

KCBS In Depth: Clock Ticking On San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB, Giants Over Oakland A’s Move

The start of the 2014 Major League Baseball season marks five years since the league began looking into the possibility of allowing the Oakland A’s to relocate to San Jose.

03/31/2014

Coco Crisp, Josh Donaldson

San Jose Appeals Ruling On Baseball’s Anti-Trust Exemption In Battle Over A’s

San Jose’s five-year court battle to bring the A’s from Oakland took another legal turn Wednesday when the city filed a federal appeal to the anti-trust case dismissed by a judge last year.

03/06/2014

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB Over Possible A’s Move Put On Fast-Track

The city of San Jose won its request to a federal appeals court in San Francisco Thursday for a fast-track handling of its lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

02/20/2014

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