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  1. See the A’s wives and girlfriends run miles for smiles

    Aug 16, 2013, 3:34 PM PDT

    The smiles weren’t limited to those in attendance when the A’s wives and girlfriends hopped on a treadmill positioned in the left field BBQ Terrace at the Oakland Coliseum. The ladies weren’t merely showing off their fitness, they were┬árunning miles for smiles. On July 26, the first ladies of the A’s raised $23,400 for Smile…

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

    Aug 16, 2013, 9:47 AM PDT

    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…

  3. WWE Superstar announces he is gay, receives overwhelming support

    Aug 15, 2013, 12:44 PM PDT

    On Thursday morning, a TMZ cameraman got more than he bargained for when he asked WWE Superstar Darren Young if openly gay athletes would be welcomed in the WWE. Young, a member of the Prime Time Players tag team, decided the time was right to announce that he is gay. At that moment, he became…

  4. TBT: After losing his arm and career, Dave Dravecky had to find himself

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:44 AM PDT

    “I was cruising, back in the saddle. We were winning and I’m feeling great. All of a sudden I go out in the sixth inning, rear back to throw a fastball to Tim Raines and my left arm snaps in half. My career was over.”

  5. Field Of Links: No sugarcoating struggles of A’s and Giants

    Aug 15, 2013, 9:09 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants suffered a similarly cruel fate on Wednesday. Each team had victory swiped away from them by the sticky glove of a defender.

  6. New iPad playbooks enhance communication for Raiders

    Aug 14, 2013, 3:20 PM PDT

    New iPad playbooks have revolutionized the way the Oakland Raiders are communicating.

  7. A’s right fielder Josh Reddick channels Brad Pitt

    Aug 14, 2013, 2:15 PM PDT

    Josh Reddick and the MLB Fan Cave knock this spoof of Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 commercial out of the park.

  8. Forbes ranks NFL teams by value — Find out where 49ers and Raiders land

    Aug 14, 2013, 9:58 AM PDT

    Forbes released their annual list that ranks the values of every NFL franchise. See where the 49ers and Raiders landed on the list.

  9. Field of Links: Kap gets the GQ Magazine treatment

    Aug 14, 2013, 9:20 AM PDT

    Who doesn’t like seeing their favorite macho sports hero in funny, yet fashionable, clothes? Colin Kaepernick became the latest Bay Area sports star to get the GQ Magazine treatment and the results were as predicted — magnificent.

  10. Josh Reddick and WWE star Daniel Bryan exchange words over beard-off

    Aug 13, 2013, 2:26 PM PDT

    WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan ambushed A’s right fielder Josh Reddick on 95.7 The Game on Tuesday. Clearly, this beard-off has just escalated into a hairy situation.

  11. Mark Ellis believes MLB needs to do something about the Oakland Coliseum

    Aug 13, 2013, 11:24 AM PDT

    Former Oakland Athletics second baseman and fan favorite Mark Ellis believes something needs to be done about the O.CO Coliseum.

  12. Comic book legend Stan Lee turns Sergio Romo into a superhero

    Aug 13, 2013, 10:47 AM PDT

    See why legendary comic creator Stan Lee decided Giants closer Sergio Romo was worthy of a super hero transformation.

  13. Field of Links: Alex Smith’s red jersey won’t protect him this time around

    Aug 13, 2013, 9:28 AM PDT

    A red non-contact jersey used to protect Alex Smith from the stinging strikes of the 49ers defense. His new red Kansas City Chiefs jersey won’t have the same effects. Plus: all the most clickable links, images and GIFs for your entertainment.

  14. Red Sox players watched the A’s defeat the Jays from the crowd

    Aug 12, 2013, 3:13 PM PDT

    Why several Red Sox players were in the crowd as the A’s defeated the Blue Jays in Toronto.

  15. Did you know there’s a bowling alley inside AT&T Park?

    Aug 12, 2013, 10:01 AM PDT

    There’s a secret two-lane bowling alley inside AT&T Park. That’s not the only hidden surprise in the stadium.

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

    Aug 12, 2013, 9:01 AM PDT

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

  17. When rugby champs and baseball champs collide

    Aug 9, 2013, 7:31 PM PDT

    See what happens when Rugby champs and baseball champs collide at AT&T Park. Hint: It’s worth clicking to see Pablo Sandoval punting.

  18. Josh Cribbs is looking to make sweet music with the Raiders

    Aug 9, 2013, 11:24 AM PDT

    Josh Cribbs is a many of many talents. The Raiders’ new All-Pro kick returner plays both sides of the ball and is a musician that can write, produce, edit, and rap.

  19. Field of Links: 49ers snap judgements, Giants given something to play for, A’s are the hunted

    Aug 9, 2013, 9:35 AM PDT

    It’s easy to jump to conclusions after one preseason game — but you probably shouldn’t. Bruce Bochy wisely gave the Giants something to play for. The A’s have gone from hunter to hunted. All that and the greatest collection of links, GIFs, images, and videos of the day.

  20. Throwback Thursday: 756

    Aug 8, 2013, 12:25 PM PDT

    On this week in Bay Area sports history, Bonds hit his 756th home run and was figuratively crowned as Major League Baseball’s home run king.

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