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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of April 5th-April 12th

Poetry slam, best spots for wildflowers, baseball is back, and kites are just some of the (often free) things you can do in the Bay Area this week!

03/31/2015

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A’s Closer, Girlfriend Buying Tickets To Fill Stands For LGBT Pride Night

The Oakland A’s will be hosting their first LGBT Pride night in June and the girlfriend of A’s closer Sean Doolittle wants to make sure the stands are packed.

03/31/2015

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KCBS Sports Fans: Forget Your Formula – A’s And Giants Fans Are The Best

The good people at Forbes clobbered together some kind of mathematical mumbo-jumbo to “prove” that San Francisco Giants fans are only the fifth-best in baseball (tied with Milwaukee Brewers fans), and that A’s fans don’t even make the top 10.

03/26/2015

A general view during Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Forbes Lists Giants Fans Among Best In Baseball; Team Doubles In Value To $2 Billion

A report rating the best fans in Major League Baseball has found the San Francisco Giants, fresh off their third World Series title in five years, tied for fifth in the league, while the Oakland A’s fans did not make the top ten.

03/25/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Alameda County Supes Working With Oakland, Development Firm To Keep A’s, Raiders, Warriors In Town

Alameda County supervisors hope new negotiations between the county, the city of Oakland and a development firm yield a plan to keep all three Oakland sports teams at the existing Oakland Coliseum site without spending taxpayer money on stadium construction, the supervisors said at their meeting Tuesday.

03/24/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Oakland, Alameda Co. Enter Negotiating Agreement With Developer That Could Keep Sports Teams In The East Bay

Oakland City Council members unanimously voted to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement to build the proposed Coliseum City project. It could be the step needed to keep the A’s, and Raiders in the East Bay.

03/20/2015

Will Ferrell throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field on July 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Will Ferrell To Play Ball In Pre-Season Games With A’s, Giants

The comedy star might not be known for his killer pitch (see above) or his precise batting skills, but Ferrell is still going to attempt a major athletic feat: he wants to play all nine positions in the Cactus League.

03/11/2015

NEW YORK - AUGUST 5:  Pitcher Barry Zito #75 of the Oakland Athletics delivers against the New York Yankees during the game at Yankee Stadium on August 5, 2004 in the Bronx, New York. The Yanks won 5-1. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s, Zito Agree To Minor League Deal

Former A’s ace Barry Zito will be returning to the Bay area on a minor league contract according to the San Francisco Chronicle. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says the deal has a base salary of $1 million and Zito can earn up to an additional $175,000 in incentives.

02/17/2015

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team

The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.

01/27/2015

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game against Nyjer Morgan #6 of the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A’s

The city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.

01/15/2015

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