Chip Hale

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin in August of 2017. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s manager remains popular as ever despite another season of losing

OAKLAND — In the late 1980s, when Bob Brenly and Bob Melvin…

 

Jerry Jones accepts his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Two-faced NFL picks its spots as judge, jury

Many NFL team owners are reluctant to sign free-agent activist Colin Kaepernick…

 

Denard Span is tagged out after striking out in the bottom of the seventh. He stranded Angel Pagan, who had plated the Giants' only run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Putting their ace in a hole

AT&T PARK — Not even Madison Bumgarner could save the Giants from…

 

San Francisco Giants' Denard Span reacts after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the eighth inning in San Francisco on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Wild ending kills Giants’ chances against Arizona

AT&T PARK — The wild pitch gave the Giants life more than…

San Francisco Giants' Denard Span reacts after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the eighth inning in San Francisco on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
San Francisco Giants' Alejandro De Aza scores on a wild pitch as Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Andrew Chafin waits for the throw during the sixth inning  Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Giants lose another close game, 2-1 to Diamondbacks

PHOENIX — The San Francisco Giants still have time to catch the…

San Francisco Giants' Alejandro De Aza scores on a wild pitch as Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Andrew Chafin waits for the throw during the sixth inning  Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Diamondbacks hire A’s bench coach Hale as new manager

PHOENIX -- Chip Hale spent 10 seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization,…