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Oakland Athletics News and Rumors

  • A's have deep competition for second-base job

    A's have deep competition for second-base job

    MLB.com Updated Feb 18, 2013
    The A's everyday second baseman has yet to be identified -- and likely won't be for weeks. In the meantime, don't expect manager Bob Melvin to tip his hand, not out of secrecy, but because even he isn't sure how the situation will pan out. Evaluations o…
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Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Durant and how the West won

    Feb 18
    Kevin Durant left a good impression on Houston, where Kobe Bryant kept up his newfound dishing role
  • Don Banks: St. Louis Rams 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 18
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • Adande: Jerry Buss: 'I love winning!'

    Feb 18
    You know how when someone dies we like to comfort ourselves by saying, "He's in a better place now"? That saying isn't as necessary for Jerry Buss, ...
  • Clayton's mailbag: Focus on safety not waning

    Feb 18
    Safety remains a primary concern for the league's competition committee. Plus, answers to reader questions.