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  1. The top 5 quotes from Shaq’s introductory presser

    Sep 24, 2013, 1:27 PM PST

    The Sacramento Shaq-ramento Kings introduced a new member of the ownership group on Tuesday. Shaquille O’Neal sat at a table alongside owner Vivek Ranadive and fellow investor Mark Mastrov and discussed his vision for the Kings and how he can make an impact on the franchise. The new “O’wner” was in vintage Shaq form as he made the…

  2. Field of Links: Oakland Coliseum metal detectors set for baseball debut, etc.

    Sep 19, 2013, 9:51 AM PST

    The Oakland Coliseum metal detectors will make their baseball debut today. Add that to the list of non-baseball stories that have been oozing out of the ballpark in Oakland. Fans are encouraged to arrive early as the new security procedures get under way. The A’s should be one of the best stories in baseball, instead,…

  3. Field of Links: Coliseum sewage strikes again

    Sep 18, 2013, 9:02 AM PST

    The sewage at the Oakland Coliseum is sort of like the White Walkers in Game of Thrones. Repulsive, deadly, and resurfacing only at convenient moments to drive the storyline.

    On Tuesday, the Oakland Athletics defeated the Angels 2-1 in walk-off fashion to drop their magic number to six. They did so while avoiding certain areas of the dugout after sewage bubbled up through the drains.

  4. A case of the Mondays: Flying clotheslines, raccoons and funny faces. Football is back!

    Sep 9, 2013, 10:07 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here.

  5. Warriors forward Harrison Barnes is paying it forward

    Sep 6, 2013, 12:57 PM PST

    Harrison Barnes is an NBA forward that’s paying it forward. The Golden State Warriors’ first-round pick last season has emerged as one of the league’s top rookies, but he hasn’t forgotten what helped make him an up-and-coming star. Prior to embarking on his second season with the Warriors, Barnes spent some time at Boys & Girls…

  6. Gary Payton thinks the Warriors will make it to the NBA Finals

    Sep 3, 2013, 3:32 PM PST

    The Glove is giving the Warriors some love. Oakland native and soon-to-be Basketball Hall of Famer Gary Payton went on the record with his love of the Dubs during his media rounds on Tuesday. Payton believes the Warriors have what it takes to make it to the NBA Finals. The more experienced San Antonio Spurs…

  7. Field of Links: Move over MLB, football season is here

    Aug 29, 2013, 10:01 AM PST

    Soon, America’s pastime will be pushed aside and forced to hail to the new king. Football is here. The pigskin push couldn’t come sooner for fans of the San Francisco Giants. The Oakland Athletics will be clinging to the remaining attention from Bay Area baseball fans as they make their pennant push on a pitted outfield and an infield with the faded marks of the gridiron.

  8. Oracle Arena gets upgrades as new arena plans reportedly lag

    Aug 26, 2013, 11:31 AM PST

    After one of the most memorable seasons in franchise history, the Golden State Warriors are sprucing up Oracle Arena. This news comes on the heels of a report that indicates the Warriors’ plans for a new arena in San Francisco are lagging and over budget. A recent report by the San Francisco Chronicle states that the…

  9. Field of Links: Why trade for Kurt Suzuki?

    Aug 23, 2013, 10:22 AM PST

    One of the most widely respected Oakland Athletics is back. The A’s have officially re-acquired catcher Kurt Suzuki in a trade with the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-handed pitcher Dakota Bacus. The A’s also receive cash considerations in the trade. Suzuki was hitting .222 with three home runs and 25 RBI in 79 games…

  10. Field of Links: Giants and A’s switch roles for the day

    Aug 21, 2013, 9:22 AM PST

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants continue on with their dueling home stands, except this time they switched roles. Call it a change-up, call it further proof that you can’t predict baseball, call it whatever you want, really. The Giants took down the first-place Boston Red Sox in the most improbable of fashions. After…

  11. Curry comes clean about ‘Harden Soul’

    Aug 19, 2013, 3:47 PM PST

    You’ll be happy to know that NBA stars Stephen Curry and James Harden are sticking to basketball after their recent Footlocker commercial. The ad that went viral on YouTube recently, features Harden as a singer and Curry as a music producer. The Warriors’ guard was blunt with his comments when asked recently if Harden has…

  12. A case of the Mondays: This could be a monster year for Vernon Davis

    Aug 19, 2013, 9:21 AM PST

    Welcome to the latest edition of ‘A case of the Mondays.’ Here are the Top 5 things you may have missed over the weekend. Find out why Vernon Davis is primed to have a huge year, what Yoenis Cespedes’ strange critique of his bobblehead was, how Hunter Pence exorcised his demons, and why you should NEVER golf with Brent Burns.

  13. Field of Links: Bochy and Melvin both embrace MLB’s new instant replay rules

    Aug 16, 2013, 9:47 AM PST

    Bud Selig may not have the technical capacity to work an email account, but he is about to unleash some far more impactful technology on Major League Baseball. In what Selig dubbed “a historic day,” MLB passed a widely accepted proposal to expand instant replay in 2014. Under the replay proposal, managers will get up…

  14. A case of the Mondays: AT&T Park was loopier than Outside Lands

    Aug 12, 2013, 9:01 AM PST

    Here are the top 5 things you may have missed this weekend.

  15. Field of Links: Bay Area’s MLB teams are leaking oil at the wrong time

    Aug 7, 2013, 10:25 AM PST

    The Bay Area’s baseball teams may be struggling at the worst time, but the images, links, and GIFs in this post will cheer you up. Hey Look! A skateboarding mouse!

  16. Video: Steph Curry’s grueling offseason workout

    Aug 6, 2013, 10:49 AM PST

    Warriors guard Steph Curry reveals part of his special offseason training regimen.

  17. A case of the Mondays: The A’s got groovy while the Raiders did pushups

    Jul 29, 2013, 9:18 AM PST

    Here are the top 5 stories you may have missed this weekend. Find out how the A’s got groovy, the Giants met their enemy, why the Raiders dropped and gave 10, and why Steph Curry had the most interesting weekend ever.

  18. A case of the Mondays: Colon’s CG, Sharknado won’t go away

    Jul 22, 2013, 9:22 AM PST

    Here are the top 5 things you may have missed this weekend. Find out why a tummy ache couldn’t stop Bartolo Colon, how the Giants made another big mistake, why the Sharknado won’t die, and how Justin Bieber tarnished an NHL dressing room.

  19. A case of the Mondays: What you may have missed this weekend

    Jun 17, 2013, 12:02 PM PST

    Welcome to what we’re calling ‘A case of the Mondays.’ Here you can catch up on the top five things you may have missed while you were doing more important stuff over the course of the weekend.

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