Barely Missing Massacre, A's Pitcher Sets Up Fund for His Stricken Alma MaterAn Oakland A's pitcher who recently graduated from the Florida high school where a gunman opened fire last week was supposed to be on campus that same day. Now he wants to do something for the school and athletic program that helped launch his career.
A's Maxwell Will Not Kneel During National Anthem This SeasonOakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem as he did last season as a rookie, when he became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players.
Former Pitcher Braden Says A's Stadium Setback Isn't Like BeforeBraden followed all the East Bay professional sports franchises growing up in Stockton. Even though the Raiders are moving to Las Vegas and the Warriors are bolting for San Francisco, Braden sees the exodus as an opportunity for the A's.
A's Trade For Pleasanton Native Stephen Piscotty After Mother's ALS DiagnosisPleasanton native Stephen Piscotty has been traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Oakland Athletics for two infield prospects, allowing the outfielder to be near his family's home in following his mother's diagnosis with Lou Gehrig's disease.
A's Distance Team From Former Star Canseco After Questionable TweetsThe Oakland Athletics issued a statement Tuesday afternoon distancing the team from former slugger Jose Canseco after the retired A's player unleashed a string of questionable tweets.
Peralta College District Halting Talks With A's On Proposed BallparkThe Peralta Community College District board of trustees directed its chancellor to halt a community engagement process with the Oakland A’s on a proposed stadium near the district’s offices and Laney College.
Laney College Groups Oppose A's Stadium ProposalGroups representing faculty, staff and students at Laney College in Oakland say they have taken official positions strongly opposing plans by the Oakland A's to build a new baseball stadium near the college.
A's Announce Design Firms For New Oakland StadiumThe Oakland A’s announced Thursday that they have hired four design firms to lead the design process for their plan to build a new baseball stadium near Laney College.
Oakland A's Catcher Maxwell Pleads Not Guilty To Assault ChargesOakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Maricopa County, Arizona to charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct with a weapon, a court spokesman said.
A's Catcher Bruce Maxwell Arrested In Arizona On Gun ChargeMaxwell was the only player in major league baseball to take a knee this year during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
Oakland A's Step Up Big For Young Fan Who Lost All In WildfireNine-year-old Loren Smith and his family lost everything, including his treasured collection of baseball cards and other memorabilia, when wildfires ripped through Santa Rosa.
Bay Area Sports Teams Donate $450K To Wildfire ReliefSeveral Bay Area professional sports teams have combined to donate $450,000 in support of North Bay wildfire relief efforts.