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The Oakland Athletics added Giovanni Soto, seen here in 2010, after the lefty was designated for assignment to make room for Kyle Schwarber. (Joel Dinda/Flickr)

A’s take advantage of Kyle Schwarber’s return, make low-risk, potentiall high-reward waiver claim

Whenever a player with a team-friendly contract becomes available, the Oakland Athletics…


Dennis Green with then Stanford athletic director Andy Geiger en route to a press conference where Green was announced as Stanford University’s new head coach. Green passed away on Thursday. (Sal Veder/AP)

Former Stanford, 49ers coach Dennis Green left his mark

Many will remember the late Dennis Green most for his postgame tirade…


San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija, right, greets Chicago Cubs players before a spring training game on Saturday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Samardzija looks season-ready vs. former team

MESA, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija, who had struggled badly this spring, retired…