Oakland Coliseum

A’s Owner Giving Up Moving to San Jose?

Since 1968, Major League Baseball has been wrestling with having two teams in the San Francisco Bay Area market. Charlie Finley moved his Kansas City A’s franchise to Oakland after the 1967 season dividing the market into two baseball

Bud Selig

Bud Selig’s Biggest Decision: 45 Years Ago

On March 16, 1970, Bud Selig made probably the most important decision in his baseball career. He told his lawyers to tell Seattle Pilots ownership to declare bankruptcy so he could get the financial stressed team without having to

A's

Countdown to Opening Day: Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics last played on September 30 in perhaps the craziest Wild Card game to date. The Kansas City Royals made a furious comeback late, and won it in the 12th on a Salvador Perez walk-off single. If

Raiders

Oakland Still Dealing With Sports Woes

Oakland has had numerous issues with sports teams. The city lost a National Hockey League team in 1976 because of poor attendance. The American Football League replaced the Minneapolis franchise that joined the league in 1959 and dropped out

NFL Combine

The NFL and City Hall More Important Than Combine

The Super Bowl is done, the NFL Scouting Combine is here and in a few weeks, free agency season starts. But, none of that really matters to the real business of the NFL, which is to make sure each franchise

Rob Manfred (l.) has worked with Bud Selig (r.) and Major League Baseball since 1998.

Manfred’s Job is to Make Baseball Money

As Major League Baseball hits the spring training fields in Florida and Arizona, there are few financially struggling teams.

Bud Selig

A’s Stadium a Big Problem as Bud Selig Departs

With just a few days left in his term as Major League Baseball Commissioner, Bud Selig has left his successor Rob Manfred a major problem. Oakland A’s ownership is still stuck in a stadium that was built in the

Commissioner Bud Selig finds out who his replacement will be on Thursday

Selig Leaves Behind Oakland and Tampa Woes

Allen H. Selig, better known by baseball fans as just Bud, Selig or some unprintable name, is leaving baseball in far better shape than when he entered the game five decades ago as the largest stockholder in the Milwaukee

Royals return to the playoffs for the first time since 1985

Big Game James Shields and the Royals are Playoff bound

Former Tampa Bay Ray “Big Game James” Shields  and the Kansas City Royals will be returning to the Major League Playoff’s after a 29 year absence. As a matter of fact back 1985 , the last time the Royals

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Breaking Down The American League Playoffs

A brief look at each World Series contender in the American League.