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Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREScary moment: Brandon McCarthy is checked over by an A’s trainer after he was

Oakland A’s falling on hard times

If the Los Angeles Angels were looking for proof positive they can…

Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREScary moment: Brandon McCarthy is checked over by an A’s trainer after he was
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesDid his job: Jarod Parker coughed up two earned runs through seven innings of work

A’s battered by division-rival Angels

Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings to win his third consecutive start…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesDid his job: Jarod Parker coughed up two earned runs through seven innings of work
U.S. Presswire File PhotoMoving west: Cornerback Joselio Hanson was shocked after being cut by the Eagles

Oakland taps Hanson to fill CB spot

The Raiders finished sweeping out the cornerback position Monday when they signed…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoMoving west: Cornerback Joselio Hanson was shocked after being cut by the Eagles
Courtesy PhotoRescue: Rain Dove

Woman braved angry mob to stop attack, witness says

A 22-year-old Oakland woman is being called a hero after saving the…

Courtesy PhotoRescue: Rain Dove
Getty Images File PhotoRaiders will go up against the Seattle Seahawks and their rookie starting quarterback

Jobs on the line in Raiders’ final preseason tilt

After the sounding of tonight’s final preseason whistle in Seattle, a mere…

Getty Images File PhotoRaiders will go up against the Seattle Seahawks and their rookie starting quarterback
Jason Miller/Getty ImagesGoing yard: The A’s Brandon Moss stretched his hitting streak to seven games with a two-run home run in the second inning off Indians pitcher Zach McAllister.

Middle of lineup goes to town as A’s blank Indians

Brandon Moss homered and had three RBIs to back six scoreless innings…

Jason Miller/Getty ImagesGoing yard: The A’s Brandon Moss stretched his hitting streak to seven games with a two-run home run in the second inning off Indians pitcher Zach McAllister.
Getty Images File PhotoRoscoe Parrish joined the Raiders a day after being released from the San Diego Chargers.

Parrish plucked by Raiders after being cut

Wide receiver and kick returner Roscoe Parrish agreed to a one-year deal…

Getty Images File PhotoRoscoe Parrish joined the Raiders a day after being released from the San Diego Chargers.
REUTERS/Beck DiefenbachOakland A's pitcher Bartolo Colon delivers a pitch during the sixth inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Aug. 2. Colon was suspended Wednesday for testing positive for testosterone

A’s look to regroup quickly from Colon suspension

Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon, the former Cy Young award winner and…

REUTERS/Beck DiefenbachOakland A's pitcher Bartolo Colon delivers a pitch during the sixth inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Aug. 2. Colon was suspended Wednesday for testing positive for testosterone
Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (21) returns to the dugout against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum.

A’s belt four homers, entire lineup collects a hit in rout of Angels

Bartolo Colon allowed one run in seven innings to win his third…

Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (21) returns to the dugout against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum.
Ed Szczepanski/US PRESSWIRESlinging it: Quarterback Carson Palmer throws a pass during the team's first full-squad practice in Napa on Monday.

Allen ready to put his footprint on Raiders

With drama at a minimum as the Raiders officially opened training camp…

Ed Szczepanski/US PRESSWIRESlinging it: Quarterback Carson Palmer throws a pass during the team's first full-squad practice in Napa on Monday.
Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics third baseman Brandon Inge (7) scores the game winning run against Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton (21) during the fifteenth inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in fifteen innings.

Oakland's latest walk-off win overshadows club-record 21 whiffs

The Oakland A's won Monday night -- well, really Tuesday morning, after…

Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics third baseman Brandon Inge (7) scores the game winning run against Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton (21) during the fifteenth inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in fifteen innings.
Kelley L. Cox/US PRESSWIREAll-Star closer Ryan Cook and the rest of the A’s bullpen are a key reason the team has been red hot of late.

A's young bullpen keeping pace with rotation

The A’s just might be the best story in baseball right now.…

Kelley L. Cox/US PRESSWIREAll-Star closer Ryan Cook and the rest of the A’s bullpen are a key reason the team has been red hot of late.
LARRY DOWNING/ReutersPresident Obama came to San Francisco immediately following his visit to Aurora

President Obama lands in Bay Area early after unscheduled stop to mourn Aurora victims

President Barack Obama touched down in San Francisco Sunday evening for a…

LARRY DOWNING/ReutersPresident Obama came to San Francisco immediately following his visit to Aurora
getty images file photoImmediate impact: A.J. Griffin has allowed three hits or fewer in each of his three starts this year.

A’s look to keep hot streak going after break

After a dismal start, the A’s have moved into contention for a…

getty images file photoImmediate impact: A.J. Griffin has allowed three hits or fewer in each of his three starts this year.
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesJemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single

Surging A’s finish off sweep

Coco Crisp burned his former team for the second day in a…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesJemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single
Getty Image File PhotoFormer NFL player Ben Davidson

Raiders' Ben Davidson was a true class act

Ben Davidson, who died Tuesday, was a true original. Davidson came to…

Getty Image File PhotoFormer NFL player Ben Davidson

Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis Jr. still up, with a way

The only “Wedding Bell Blues” for Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.,…

Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRESwiped: Brandon Inge contributed a two-run double to the A’s three-run ninth to run away with the win Wednesday.

A’s put on power show at Coors

Brandon Inge had three RBIs, including a two-run double to cap a…

Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRESwiped: Brandon Inge contributed a two-run double to the A’s three-run ninth to run away with the win Wednesday.

Time for A's owner to give up on San Jose pipedream

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s comments last week about the A’s and their…

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The way to San Jose becoming bitter battle for A's

PHOENIX -- The dynasty started 40 years ago in 1972. The A’s…

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