1. Ranking the Oakland A's Postseason Starting Rotation

    Adding to a truly historic season, the Oakland A's are poised to make history by trotting out an all-rookie starting rotation this postseason. Travis Blackley , A.J...

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  2. Oakland Raiders Recap: Another 2nd-Half Road Meltdown Dooms Raiders

    The best part about this game for the Oakland Raiders is that it ended. Oakland lost 37-6 and it could have easily been worse...

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  3. Oakland Raiders Week 4: 5 Keys to Victory for Silver and Black

    Coming off an emotional, come-from-behind win over the Pittsburgh Steelers , suddenly the optimism of the 2012 NFL season has crept back in for the Oakland Raiders ...

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  4. 10 Key Home-Field Advantages the Oakland A's Will Have in the Postseason

    First things first: I am keenly aware that nothing is for certain here. Nothing has been settled for Oakland in terms of the postseason, so I know fully that I may end up falling on the sword if they happen to miss the playoffs...

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  5. Oakland Athletics: 5 Keys to Catching Texas Rangers in Last 10 Games

    So far, the A's have taken a few bumps on their 10-game road gauntlet, but having gone 2-4 thus far, remain firmly in the playoff hunt. Now, the road takes them to Texas for a four-game series against the first-place Rangers ...

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  6. Oakland Raiders Recap: Stirring Win over Steelers Could Spark Season

    Wow, where do we possibly begin with this game? Off of one of the most underwhelming performances in the last three years, the Raiders bounce back with an inspired effort to shock Pittsburgh 34-31 Sunday afternoon...

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  7. Brett Anderson to Miss Remainder of Regular Season with Oblique Injury

    The suddenly thinner Oakland A's starting rotation took another big hit on Thursday. Brett Anderson will miss the remainder of the 2012 regular season with a strain of his right ...

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  8. Oakland Raiders Week 3: 5 Keys to Victory

    At 0-2, the Raiders sit in a tenuous position as they prepare to face the always physical Pittsburgh Steelers . In the midst of a couple of poor quarters, the Raiders have not played that badly...

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  9. Steve Sabol: Looking Back at the Impact of the NFL's Great Storyteller

    Today is a profoundly sad day for anyone who loves the history of the National Football League. NFL Films President and visionary Steve Sabol passed away at the age of 69 from complications of inoperable brain cancer...

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  10. 11 Reasons the Oakland A's Should Be AL Favorites in October

    With 16 games left in the regular season, nothing is for certain in baseball. Although we are pretty sure who's going to be invited to the Octoberfest known as MLB 's postseason—there is still some room for movement...

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  11. Oakland Raiders Recap: Can't Run, Can't Stop the Run Against Dolphins

    It's beginning to look a lot like 2003-2009. The Raiders completely melted down in the second half, being outscored 28-3 and losing 35-13 to the Miami Dolphins ...

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  12. Oakland Raiders Week 2: 5 Keys to Victory

    After Oakland's ugly 22-14 loss to the Chargers on Monday night, the reaction was swift, and as expected, negative...

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  13. Oakland A's: 10 Reasons They Will Regress in 2013

    In the home stretch of one of the most surprising seasons in franchise history, perhaps I may be accused of throwing a wet blanket on Oakland A's fans by speaking ill about 2013...

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  14. Oakland Raiders Recap: Losing a Winning Way Against San Diego

    Opening week is always the time where you get most knee-jerk reactions. If I told you the Raiders would out gain their opponent by 63 yards, allow zero second half touchdowns, shut ...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 2 years ago 1,141 reads 25 comments

  15. Billy Beane Should Be MLB's Executive of the Year: 10 Reasons Why

    When people mention the name of Oakland A's general manager, Billy Beane, many adjectives follow: Overrated, brilliant, shrewd and ring-less are a few...

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  16. Proof That the A's Are More Than Just a Team That Wins Games in Extra Innings

    Every once in a while, you get a story in sports that defies all methods of logic. I am hard pressed to find one more illogical than the 2012 Oakland A's...

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  17. 5 Players the Oakland Raiders Should Target After Today's NFL Cuts

    With the NFL cut down to 53 players due for all 32 teams by 9 p.m. EST, it is a wild day for speculation and roster turnover for every team. For the Oakland Raiders , roster predictions are already running rampant by insiders ...

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  18. 5 Reasons Dan Straily Can Fill the Bartolo Colon Void for the Oakland A's

    I do not want to write this without omitting the contribution Bartolo Colon made to the 2012 Oakland A's. Whether he was clean or dirty throughout the year, no one knows, and frankly, I do not care...

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  19. 5 Prospects Who Could Push the Oakland A's into the Playoffs in September

    As the MLB season gets ready to head into the home stretch, teams look at this point of the year as a chance to see some of the younger players from the minor leagues get some big-league experience...

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  20. 3 Reasons We All Should Have Known Bartolo Colon Was Doping

    Earlier today, CBSSports.com senior insider Jon Heyman broke the news that A's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon failed an MLB drug test and is subject to a 50-game suspension ...

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  21. Oakland A's: 16 Games in August Will Determine Playoff Chances

    Do not be fooled by the logjam in the American League Wild Card standings. Although there are five teams within 2...

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  22. Oakland A'S Offense Rallies Team to 9-7 Victory over Chicago White Sox

    In a dual reversal of fortune for the 2012 season, the A's offense and clutch hitting was the difference...

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  23. Oakland Athletics 2012: 5 Keys to Making the Postseason

    As August begins to move closer towards September, the plucky Oakland A's simply continue to be the Steve Urkel of Major League Baseball: Uninvited, often clumsy and awkward looking, but damn entertaining...

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  24. Leandro Barbosa: Why Signing with the Lakers Benefits Both Sides

    Even as the Olympics are in full swing and the men's basketball tournament moves into the medal rounds, the NBA rumor mill continues to grind along...

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  25. Oakland Offense Devilish to Angels Pitching in 10-4 Rout

    What a difference a day (and night) makes. Backed by another sparkling performance by Bartolo Colon , the Oakland A's hit four home runs and thumped the Los Angeles Angels 10-4 to move back into a playoff spot in the AL wild-card race...

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