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For all that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has accomplished on the field, what is arguably even more impressive is how he has stayed above the fray. It's how he has played the game of baseball and has lived his life. And it's how the A's wished Jeter we…Upvote Share Tweet
Athletics 10, Yankees 5: High-Scoring A’s Punish Yankees in a Matchup of Fill-In Startersnytimes.com Jun 15, 2014Oakland bruised Vidal Nuno for eight runs in three innings in a 10-5 rout, to improve to 42-27. The Yankees, who are only two games over .500, scored once in six innings against Jesse Chavez.Upvote Share Tweet
Ejection adds to Donaldson's recent run of frustrationOakland third baseman Josh Donaldson should be enjoying himself right now. But he can't. Donaldson is in the worst slump of his career. The slide reached 0-for-31 with four more hitless at-bats in the A's 5-1 victory over the Yankees at O.co Coliseum on…Upvote Share Tweet
Kazmir stays hot, cools off Yanks as A's even seriesLike his home park, Scott Kazmir was lights-out Saturday night. Nevermind a 38-minute delay sparked by an issue with the left-field bulbs. The A's lefty survived it without any lingering effects, coming back out for the fourth inning and ultimately comp…Upvote Share TweetYankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was scratched from Saturday's lineup against the Athletics with left rib cage tightness.Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees managed just three hits off Athletics starter Scott Kazmir in a loss that included a 38-minute delay caused by a partial power outage at O.co Coliseum.Upvote Share Tweet
Lighting malfunction causes 38-minute delay at O.co Coliseumyahoo.com Jun 15, 2014Your browser does not support iframes. On the bright side of things, there were no flooding or sewage issues at O.co Coliseum in Oakland on Saturday. The weather was nice and the field conditions were ideal. On the not so bright side, the A's were hosti…Upvote Share Tweet
2014 NBA draft -- Kristaps Porzingis of Latvia pulls out of draftJun 15Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis withdrew from the 2014 NBA draft on Sunday his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN.
Daily Dime: Spurs earn fifth crown, historic riseJun 15The Spurs' dismantling of the Heat demands a rethinking of the pecking order of the great modern franchises, J.A. Adande writes.
There's big money in nickel and dime defenses - Clayton's mailbagJun 15Mailbag: Pass-rushers and defensive backs are cashing in as teams invest in their nickel and dime defenses, writes John Clayton.