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A’s make walking off against Tigers a habit

BY RYAN LEONG In the classic movie Bull Durham, catcher Crash Davis implores rookie phenom “Nuke” Laloosh to relax and have some fun out there because baseball is a fun game… Fun g-dammit! Well the young A’s have certainly gotten back to their magical fun ways of winning games in …

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Giants home stand ends with a thud in clunker against Padres

BY RYAN LEONG The Giants second home stand of the season started out well but it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish, and it ended in disaster. Wil Myers put the nail in the coffin in the top of the 12th on Sunday with a majestic three-run blast …

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A’s arms and bats propel promising homestand

BY RYAN LEONG The A’s always seem to get off to slow starts. Granted, they’ve been a rebuilding franchise and haven’t made the playoffs since 2013. A never ending list of trades always tests the patience of the small but loyal fan base. And those die-hards have to be content …

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Moore’s eight strong innings lead Giants to win in home opener

BY RYAN LEONG The Giants have now played at the corner of 3rd and King Streets for 18 seasons. Candlestick Park, once considered the worst ballpark in America matched the brand of baseball played inside the decrepit concrete bowl. But since 2000, the Orange and Black have showcased perhaps the …

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Durant returns as Warriors stretch winning streak to 14

BY RYAN LEONG Saturday marked the long anticipated return of Kevin Durant and he did not disappoint. Without any restrictions, Durant logged a team-high 31 minutes, scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists, as the Warriors obliterated the New Orleans Pelicans, 123-101. “31 is a lot of minutes for …

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A’s show promise in season opening split with Angels

BY RYAN LEONG For any baseball team, it’s impossible to win or lose all of your games. So for the upstart Oakland Athletics, it was ideal that they split their opening four game series against the rival Los Angeles Angels. Before the first pitch of the season was thrown, there …

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Robert Randolph’s Family Band Thrills The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Talking with many in the crowd at the Fillmore in San Francisco Friday night, many had never seen Robert Randolph before and were about to experience him in concert for the first time. Nearly two hours later, Randolph and company had made an indelible impression while converting …

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Giants poised for another Championship run

BY RICK PORCARO & DANIEL GLUSKOTER As they prepare to return to the field for the first time since their heartbreaking collapse against the Cubs in the NLDS, the San Francisco Giants appear to have addressed their biggest weakness with the signing of free-agent closer Mark Melancon. The question is …

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Oakland A’s looking to the future in 2017

BY RICK PORCARO & DANIEL GLUSKOTER As the Oakland A’s prepare to return home from spring training in Arizona, many questions remain about what to expect from them in the 2017 season. While the prospects are strong for a noticeable improvement over last season’s 69-93 last place finish, the American …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Blow the Roof off Oracle

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Returning to perform in the Bay Area for the first time since their climactic appearance at BottleRock nearly a year ago, the Red Hot Chili Peppers frenetic brand of high octane alternative rock and funk proved highly satisfying for a very sold out Oracle Arena crowd in …

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