Award-winning author and columnist will get recognition named for Wendell Smith, a journalist who campaigned for baseball’s integration in the early 20th century; ceremony also features induction of other Bay Area sports legends with a special award to 97-year-old sports editor George Ross for changing the face of professional sports in Oakland.
OAKLAND — For the first time in nearly a decade, A’s co-owner Lew Wolff said Oakland might have a viable location for a new ballpark, but it’s not the waterfront site being pushed by local business leaders — it’s the Coliseum complex.
Rotor rooter tends to weage problem in A’s locker room KTVU.com and Wires OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland A’s have…
Al Davis is rightly credited with building some of the greatest teams in the history of the National Football League, and playing a critical role in helping to elevate pro football into the nation’s most popular sport. But one of his greatest contributions was helping to build an identity and a positive awareness for the city of Oakland.
Amy Trask went from being a fan of the Oakland Raiders as a Cal student to being an intern with…
SaveOaklandSports (www.saveoaklandsports.org) will hold its First Annual “Stadium Aid” fundraising drive, mixer and fan celebration at the legendary Ricky’s Sports Theatre and Grill in San Leandro on Thursday September 13th from 6-10 PM!
By Matthew Artz
Posted: 09/05/2012 12:00:00 PM PDT
OAKLAND — If somehow, some way Oakland holds on to the A’s, Raiders and Warriors, it might be fitting to celebrate at the Denny’s by the Coliseum.
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Mayor Quan – joined by regional elected officials, business leaders and sports fans – will share details on the “Oakland Loves Its Sports Teams” Week, starting with Raiders on Monday Night Football September 10 culminating with A’s hosting Orioles on September 14, 2012.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig cracked open the door Thursday for the A’s to leave the Bay Area, but the team has just one future home in mind.