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Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Nate Freiman #7 after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Fans Claim Conspiracy As Sogard Narrowly Misses ‘Face Of MLB’ Title

Call it revenge against the nerds: with just hours to go, the big-market New York Mets and star slugger David Wright staged a comeback to claim the “Face of MLB” title over surprising finalist Eric Sogard of the Oakland Athletics in a Twitter-based contest run by Major League Baseball.

02/28/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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TTYM: Bad Luck Bowler, Bubba Watson’s Major Trick And Ibanez Rivals Jepsen

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns  here. Watch Bubba Watson’s clever golf trick, a pro bowler blow a 300 game, a big guy battle a water bottle and Raul Ibanez giving Carly Rae Jepsen a run for her money. What? […]

08/12/2013

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Sandoval Streaks Into All-Star Game; Giants Top Mets 4-2

Pablo Sandoval didn’t disappoint his manager who picked him for the All-Star game or the fans who honored his accomplishment in his turnaround season.

CBS San Francisco–07/11/2011

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets connects on a second inning RBI single against the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field on June 23, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A’s Defense Stumbles In Rainy New York; Mets Win 4-1

Chris Capuano pitched six scoreless innings before leaving with a tweak on his right side, Jose Reyes took advantage of Oakland’s shaky new first basemen and the New York Mets beat the Athletics 4-1 on a dreary Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–06/23/2011