San Diego Padres hire Oakland Athletics' Bob Melvin as new manager, source says
Sports

San Diego Padres hire Oakland Athletics' Bob Melvin as new manager, source says

A source confirmed that Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics manager, has signed a three year contract to become San Diego Padres' manager. Although the A's
Ray Fosse, MLB catcher bowled over by Pete Rose in All-Star Game and Oakland Athletics 'franchise icon,' dies
Sports

Ray Fosse, MLB catcher bowled over by Pete Rose in All-Star Game and Oakland Athletics 'franchise icon,' dies

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Ray Fosse has died. He was a strong-armed MLB catcher who saw his career end when he was beaten by Pete Rose in the 1970 All-Star
Business

A SPAC run by Billy Beane of 'Moneyball' fame is in talks to merge with SeatGeek

Billy Beane Photo by Jane Tyska/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images RedBall Acquisition stated that it is in discussions with SeatGeek
It’s not easy to control police use of tech—even with a law
Tech

It’s not easy to control police use of tech—even with a law

Oakland passed an innovative law in 2018 that gave citizens the right to speak up about police surveillance technology use. It was hailed by the
Chris Bassitt to start for Oakland Athletics on Thursday, 5 weeks after 100 mph line drive to head
Sports

Chris Bassitt to start for Oakland Athletics on Thursday, 5 weeks after 100 mph line drive to head

OAKLAND (Calif.) -- Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt will return to the pitch, less than five weeks after he was injured by a 100 mph line drive.
Rob Rivera, co-founder of Black Hole section of Raiders fans, dies of COVID-19
Sports

Rob Rivera, co-founder of Black Hole section of Raiders fans, dies of COVID-19

LAS VEGAS -- Rob Rivera was the co-founder of the legendary Black Hole section Raiders fans who grew up in Oakland. He died this week of
Oakland A's outfielder Ramon Laureano suspended 80 games for PED violation
Sports

Oakland A's outfielder Ramon Laureano suspended 80 games for PED violation

Major League Baseball suspended Ramon Laureano, an Oakland Athletics outfielder, for 80 games without pay on Friday. He had tested positive for an
Oakland Athletics acquire Starling Marte from Miami Marlins for Jesus Luzardo
Sports

Oakland Athletics acquire Starling Marte from Miami Marlins for Jesus Luzardo

Starling Marte, a center fielder for the Oakland Athletics, was traded to the Miami Marlins by the Oakland Athletics in exchange Wednesday for Jesus
The inspiring story of Oakland A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty, a cardboard cutout and a fan living with ALS
Sports

The inspiring story of Oakland A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty, a cardboard cutout and a fan living with ALS

Oakland A's created a section of right field for ALS treatment with fan cutouts, but they never imagined the impact. (6:51). BRIAN MULHERN clicked on
Oakland Zoo Animals Receive Experimental COVID Vaccine En Masse
Entertainment

Oakland Zoo Animals Receive Experimental COVID Vaccine En Masse

A COVID-19 vaccine is making its way into the animal kingdom. It's currently being tested at a California Zoo. Oakland Zoo officials announced this