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Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game to Franklin Gutierrez #21 of the Seattle Mariners during Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 1, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Files Suit Against MLB For Stalling Oakland A’s Move

The San Jose city council has voted to file suit against Major League Baseball over the delay in allowing the Oakland A’s to move to a new ballpark San Jose.

06/18/2013

Chris Young #25 of the Oakland Athletics high fives Shane Peterson #32 after the Athletics beat the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum on April 17, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Timeline: A’s Attempts To Relocate From Oakland Coliseum

In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in federal court, the City of San Jose said Major League Baseball has been dragging its feet in having owners vote on the A’s proposed move to San Jose.

06/18/2013

Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants prepares to bat against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a Major League Baseball game at AT&T Park September 7, 2007 in San Francisco. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Analysis: Years After Bonds, Selig Finally Takes Stand In Steroid Fight

Whatever it is, it’s a major turnaround for commissioner Bud Selig who for years stood by silently as players made a mockery of the game, even going so far as congratulating Barry Bonds on breaking Henry Aaron’s career home run mark in 2007.

06/06/2013

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

Selig Won’t Commit To Resolving Dispute With Giants Over A’s Move

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday wouldn’t commit to resolving the dispute between Oakland and San Francisco on the Athletics’ desire to build ballpark in San Jose, which is part of the Giants’ territory.

04/25/2013

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (San Jose Chamber of Commerce)

Baseball Commissioner Selig Denies Meeting Request From San Jose Mayor Reed

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed Thursday expressed frustration at the lack of a decision by Major League Baseball on whether to permit the Oakland A’s to move to his city.

04/11/2013

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

San Jose Mayor Asks For Meeting With MLB On A’s-To-San Jose Move

Saying he hopes to keep the matter out of the courts, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has requested a meeting with Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss the Oakland A’s pursuit of a San Jose ballpark.

04/03/2013

United States' Adam Jones (10) celebrates his run scored against Team Canada with teammate Jimmy Rollins (11) in the 8th inning during a World Baseball Classic game on March 10, 2013 in Phoeniz, Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

KCBS Sports Fans: A Classic In Name Only

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig’s bombast to the contrary, the World Baseball Classic is little more than a transparent attempt to add some hype to the normally-lazy days of spring training (and you’ll note, I refuse to use the capital letters–Spring Training–that baseball has adopted in yet another effort to aggrandize itself).

03/11/2013

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

Selig At World Series: A’s Move ‘Still On Front Burner’

The commissioner is still working on the issue of territorial rights and determining whether the Oakland Athletics will be allowed to proceed with plans to build a new ballpark and relocate some 40 miles south to San Jose.

10/25/2012

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

SJ Leaders Getting Mixed Signals From MLB On Potential A’s Move

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said he would fly to Milwaukee if that’s what it would take to settle any lingering Major League Baseball questions about whether the A’s should move to the South Bay.

07/12/2012

Lew Wolff (L) owner and managing partner of the Oakland Athletics speaks at a press conference with Major League Baseball Commisioner Bud Selig in 2006 (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Baseball Commissioner’s Comments Dim Hope For SJ Baseball Stadium

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday it’s up to Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff to decide whether to consider additional sites for a new A’s ballpark, raising the possibility of a move outside the Bay Area.

05/17/2012

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