Athletics

Sketch of Oakland Coliseum Complex (CBS SF)

Coliseum City Investor Reveals Plans To Keep Oakland’s 3 Pro Sports Teams In Town

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders said Tuesday that the next six to eight weeks will be crucial in determining the project’s fate.

08/25/2015

Baseball in glove (Getty Images)

A’s Ball Boy’s Diving Catch Earns Nods, Fist Bumps From Players

A ball boy got some serious respect from the A’s with a diving catch as a foul ball flew towards the bullpen during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

08/24/2015

One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

‘Coliseum City’ Investors Submit Development Plan

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex including a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders said Friday that he’s submitted a detailed plan to city of Oakland and Alameda County officials.

08/21/2015

Former Oakland Athletic Jose Canseco (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco To Dress, Live As A Woman For A Week To Show Support For Caitlyn Jenner

Bash Brother Jose Canseco is choosing a peculiar way to show support for Caitlyn Jenner’s transition by vowing to live as a woman for a week.

07/30/2015

Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by plate umpire Greg Gibson after be was almost hit by a pitch. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

3 Takeaways From The Latest A’s Trades That Explain Why Fans Are Frustrated

I was asked to join the afternoon drive news team at KCBS to join them at 6:20 Tuesday evening to talk about the state of the Oakland Athletics, and why more and more fans are wondering if the magic of Moneyball has totally lost its direction. I jumped at the opportunity.

07/29/2015

Ben Zobrist. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Another A’s Trade: Ben Zobrist Sent To Royals

A’s general manager Billy Beane pulled off his second trade in 24 hours and third in six days.

07/28/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Frustrated A’s Fans Start Petition Demanding Ownership Starts Spending Or Sells Team

Many A’s fans saw last week’s trade of Scott Kazmir as a sign that ownership had waived a white flag on the 2015 season. Now some Oakland faithful are wondering if Lew Wolff should do the same on his tenure with the team.

07/27/2015

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Another All-Star Gone: A’s Trade Kazmir To His Hometown Astros For 2 Minor-Leaguers

Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting their summer sell-off.

07/23/2015

(Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Ticket Broker Ranks A’s Fan Base Worst In Baseball, Giants Fans 2nd

(CBS SF) — A sports tickets website claims its latest rankings of Major League Baseball fans shows San Francisco Giants fans at number two in the league – and Oakland Athletics fans dead last. Ticket […]

07/20/2015

An A's fan was hit in the forehead with a broken bat during a game in Oakland. (Courtesy: Roberta Gonzales)

Dedicated A’s Fan Gets 9 Stitches After Taking Bat To The Face During Game

A dedicated A’s fan received nine stitches after getting hit in the face with a chunk of a broken bat during a game at the Oakland Coliseum.

07/01/2015

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