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Oakland Athletics News and Rumors

  • Unlike last year, Colon around for A's stretch drive

    Unlike last year, Colon around for A's stretch drive

    MLB.com Updated Aug 8, 2013
    The A's were without Bartolo Colon's services down the stretch last year while he served a 50-game suspension, but this season, the right-hander will be around to help Oakland's playoff push.
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  • Claimed on waivers, Rosales returns to A's

    Claimed on waivers, Rosales returns to A's

    MLB.com Aug 8, 2013
    A little more than a week after being designated for assignment by Oakland and being claimed by the Rangers, Adam Rosales was claimed off waivers by the A's on Thursday.
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Sports Columnists

  • NFL - Chip Kelly's first Philadelphia Eagles training camp full of intrigu…

    Aug 8
    Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Philadelphia Eagles' training camp.
  • The Pieces All Remain

    Aug 8
    The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
  • Drafting Themselves Out of a Corner

    Aug 8
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — In this week’s edition of Heresy Thy Name Is Thomas Dimitroff, we bring you the Atlanta Falcons’ 2013 draft. It’s counter to what is taught in general managers school, but the Falcons, in Dimitroff’s sixth draft, went for need inst…
  • Everything's Bigger in Dallas

    Aug 8
    PETER KING: You’ve played at a small college in Michigan. You’ve played in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs. Then you go to the Dallas Cowboys for one year. What’s the difference with the Dallas Cowboys—their fans, their following—to where else you’v…