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Oakland Athletics News and Rumors

  • Encarnacion Homers as Blue Jays Sweep Athletics

    Encarnacion Homers as Blue Jays Sweep Athletics

    nytimes.com Updated May 25
    Edwin Encarnacion homered, J.A. Happ won his third straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep of Oakland, beating the Athletics 3-1 on Sunday.
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  • Gibbons tossed after Blue Jays lose challenge

    Gibbons tossed after Blue Jays lose challenge

    MLB.com May 25
    Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was ejected for the first time this season following an exchange with home-plate umpire Mark Carlson in the fifth inning of Sunday's afternoon game against the A's.
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  • Video - Blue Jays Sweep Athletics 00:19

    Blue Jays Sweep Athletics

    May 25
    The Blue Jays won their sixth straight game with a 3-1 victory over the Athletics.

Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NBA playoffs: Spurs can't find killer instinct in Game 3

    May 25
    Tony Parker's Game 3 drop-off is an ominous sign for the Spurs because it was at the heart of their collapse in the 2012 Western Conference finals, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Dave Joerger to remain Memphis Grizzlies coach, owner Michael Pera tweets

    May 25
    Talks between Minnesota and Memphis over compensation for Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger to take over the Wolves hit an impasse Sunday, leading Joerger to stay with Memphis and, in effect, force the team to fire him, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Clayton's mailbag: Off-field issues in spotlight

    May 25
    Mailbag: In what's usually a quiet time for the NFL, discipline and legal matters have dominated the news, writes John Clayton.