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Pablo Sandoval #48 of the Boston Red Sox trots around the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Angel Castro #44 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the 11th inning at O.co Coliseum on May 11, 2015 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Pablo Sandoval Homers In 11th In Return To Bay Area, A’s Lose To Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval homered leading off the 11th inning in his return to the Bay Area, where he won three championships for the Giants, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Monday night.

05/11/2015

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Lawmakers Seek To Ban ‘Redskins’ Team Name From California Schools

The state Assembly has approved legislation barring California public schools from using the Redskins name for teams and mascots.

05/04/2015

Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by plate umpire Greg Gibson after be was almost hit by a pitch thrown by Kelvin Herrera of the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning April 19, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals’ Herrera Suspended, Ventura Fined For Throwing At Athletics’ Lawrie

Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City’s Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

04/21/2015

Cody Ross #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks bats against the Washington Nationals during the MLB game at Chase Field on May 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Giants Fan Favorite, Postseason Hero Cody Ross Reportedly Set To Join Athletics

Former San Francisco Giants player and postseason hero Cody Ross may be joining the Oakland A’s, according to a national sportswriter.

04/07/2015

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers in the top of the first inning on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 6, 2015 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Pitches Gem, A’s Win First Season Opener In More Than A Decade

Sonny Gray carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before Ryan Rua broke it up with a leadoff single, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their record 10-game losing on opening day by beating the Texas Rangers 8-0 Monday night.

04/06/2015

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Facebook Fandom Map Shows Giants’ Popularity Surging Past Dodgers

Facebook has released its annual Major League Baseball fandom map showing the World Series champion San Francisco Giants increasing its fan base across U.S. counties, overtaking that of arch-rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

04/01/2015

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is tagged out attempting to steal second base by Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants during the third inning at AT&T Park on July 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s, Giants Renew Preseason Rivalry In Bay Bridge Series Ahead Of 2015 Regular-Season Openers

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — With the 2015 Major League Baseball season just days away, the Bay Area’s teams are gearing up for their annual preseason Bay Bridge series and temporary bragging rights, until the […]

04/01/2015

Stella, a 5-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback. (Eireann Dolan)

Landlord Asks A’s Pitcher, Girlfriend For Their Dog’s Resume As Part Of Rental Application

Finding an apartment in the Bay Area is hard enough nowadays, perhaps harder for professional ballplayers who may only want to be rent for less than a year, and especially if they have pets.

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

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