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  1. Oakland Coliseum’s MLB to NFL conversion in one time-lapse video

    Oct 7, 2013, 3:39 PM PDT

    The specific details of the work were shared in a release from O.co Coliseum director of marketing, Kate Girotti: At 9:31 PM a crew of more than 400 workers began the task of reconfiguring O.co Coliseum from back to back baseball games to an NFL ready stadium.  The conversion was deemed “complete” at 3:00 PM and…

  2. Case of the Mondays: Sonny shines, Government shuts down Whitner’s name change, Sewage strike across town

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:06 AM PDT

    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. No. 1 – Sonny with a chance of strikeouts: The…

  3. A’s upgrade Oakland Coliseum internet in advance of playoffs

    Oct 3, 2013, 2:09 PM PDT

    People tend to take technology for granted. It’s can be easy to overlook the basic luxuries we are afforded in our daily lives until they are taken away. At the Oakland Coliseum, there was one specific luxury that was frequently ripped from the grasps of people that needed it — the internet. The signal would…

  4. Roy Steele narrates phenomenal ‘This is Oakland’ video

    Oct 2, 2013, 2:32 PM PDT

    UPDATE: MLB.com pulled the video offline. There has been no explanation as to why. If we find some details we’ll pass them along.  Roy Steele became known as “The Voice of God” because of the way his voice boomed from the Oakland Coliseum speakers and echoed through the thick cement structure. He may know the…

  5. Find out when you can start tailgating for A’s ALDS Games 1 and 2

    Oct 1, 2013, 9:52 AM PDT

    Major League Baseball announced the A’s will take on the Detroit Tigers at 6:37 p.m. on Friday and 6:07 p.m. on Saturday at the Oakland Coliseum. Shortly after the announcement, the die-hard A’s fans wanted to know when they could fire up their tailgate parties. An A’s spokesman tells Field of Teams that parking lot…

  6. What life is like in the A’s right field bleachers

    Sep 19, 2013, 4:37 PM PDT

    If you’ve ever wondered what baseball on psychedelics would be like, sit in section 149 of the Oakland Coliseum. It’s sort of like Woodstock in the stands. There are musical instruments — ranging from cowbells to drums — flying flags, popcorn and dive-bombing birds, singsong chants, people hand feeding each other, immeasurable enthusiasm, and a…

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

    Sep 19, 2013, 9:51 AM PDT

    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,…

  8. A’s magic number drops to five

    Sep 18, 2013, 8:38 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics lost 5-4 to the Los Angeles Angels in 11 innings on Wednesday. Even though they went down, so did their magic number.

    The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers 4-3 in walk-off fashion in the 12th inning, dropping the A’s magic number to clinch the American League West to five.

  9. Field of Links: Coliseum sewage strikes again

    Sep 18, 2013, 9:02 AM PDT

    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.

  10. The A’s tarps are coming off

    Sep 17, 2013, 2:11 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics are lifting the tarps from the view level sections of the Oakland Coliseum for the playoffs. Postseason tickets went on sale Tuesday, and a team spokesperson tells CSN California the third deck will be open for business. The area of the stadium over the Eastside Club dubbed “Mt. Davis” will remain covered…

  11. 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 running miles for smiles. On July 26, the first ladies of the A’s raised $23,400 for Smile…

  12. 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.

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