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Oakland Athletics News and Rumors

  • MLB denied A's move to San Jose in June

    MLB denied A's move to San Jose in June

    ESPN.com Updated Dec 8, 2013
    Major League Baseball's lawyers say in a court filing that the Oakland Athletics' request to move to San Jose was turned down in June by commissioner Bud Selig.
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  • Oakland brings rotation depth to annual Meetings

    Oakland brings rotation depth to annual Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 8, 2013
    With their busiest work week of the offseason seemingly behind them, the A's appear to have little to do at the Winter Meetings. But general manager Billy Beane, who swung four separate deals in two days last week, could easily strike again.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Snow, wind, ice can't slow LeSean McCoy, Eagles

    Dec 8
    PHILADELPHIA -- It speaks quite well of the Philadelphia Eagles and where they might be headed this season that they weathered this particular storm. The driving, game-altering snow that turned the game into a mini-Winter Olympics. The 14-point third-qu…
  • Don Banks: No shortage of drama on Survival Sunday; more Week 14 Snaps

    Dec 8
    PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from an impossibly snowy, memorable and frenetically-paced Sunday in the NFL, otherwise known as Week 14. ...
  • NFL - John Clayton's Last Call, Week 14

    Dec 8
    Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.