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.
We may know sometime Monday whether a plan to build a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders in the East Bay is still in play. A San Diego developer is expected to present proposed plans for a $1 billion stadium project.
Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera crew over to Oakland Coliseum last week to speak to some self-proclaimed fans about their favorite stars, defense strategies, and players that do not exist.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is vowing to give the Raiders more “clarity” on what steps the city is prepared to take to keep the team from moving following criticism from the NFL commissioner that her city does not have a firm stadium plan.
Both ballclubs are looking at ways to conserve when it comes to watering the field and cleaning the stadium after games.
Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff said a possible move to San Jose is “not worth a nasty battle” over territorial rights with the San Francisco Giants, and is hopeful the city’s new mayor can help them get a new stadium built in Oakland.
Ever notice how BART trains slow down on certain sections of track? They do that because the 40-year-old wooden ties are so old they could come loose at higher speeds, potentially causing a train to not only derail, but go plummeting off the elevated tracks.
Scott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.
Nate Miley wants the Raiders to renovate the Coliseum, as he says a new stadium could cost taxpayers $300 million.
In a political shift that signals change at Oakland City Hall, the mayor and Alameda County appear to be on the same page to allow both the A’s and the Raiders to submit competing proposals for the Coliseum site.