1. Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics: 6 Biggest Matchups in Game 4 of ALDS

    The Oakland Athletics defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of the ALDS , forcing at least one more game. But if they want to succeed again and keep the dream alive, certain A's will have to come out victorious in their matchups ...

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  2. 5 Players Who Must Step Up for the Oakland A's to Shock the Tigers Back Home

    After a terrible offensive showing by the Oakland Athletics , it's easy to say everyone in the lineup needs to step up. While that may be true, certain players must do more in order for the A's to once again come from behind to shock the baseball world..

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 1,004 reads 4 comments

  3. 2012 ALDS: 9 Reasons Oakland Athletics Fans Have No Reason to Panic

    The Detroit Tigers took Game 1 of the 2012 ALDS, beating the Oakland Athletics 3-1. Though the team is down one game in a five-game series, there's no reason for worry—yet...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 1,583 reads 7 comments

  4. Oakland Athletics: Should Owner Lew Wolff Remove 3rd-Deck Tarps for Playoffs?

    Oakland Athletics co-owner Lew Wolff announced Oct. 5 he will not be removing the third-deck tarps for postseason home games, according to Carolyn Jones of SFGate .com ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 369 reads 2 comments

  5. Jerry Lawler: Should He Stay out of the Ring Even If His Doctor Clears Him?

    Thank goodness. Jerry Lawler has recovered enough from his on-air heart attack in mid-September to return to his home. "The King" is hoping to return to announcing—and possibly to the ring—in November...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 4,776 reads 44 comments

  6. WWE: Has It Come Time to End the Divas Division?

    Though WWE 's Divas division is treated as a joke by much of the WWE Universe, WWE officials must try revamping it. If they don't, or efforts at a restructure don't work, then some will call for it to be removed...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 12,979 reads 119 comments

  7. Oakland Athletics: Should Jarrod Parker Start 1-Game Wild Card Playoff?

    If the Oakland Athletics obtain a postseason berth as the Wild Card, Jarrod Parker should be the guy to pitch in a one-game playoff. He's the clear best option. If the A's stick to the order, it's Dan Straily...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 817 reads 3 comments

  8. Predicting the Full 2012 Postseason Roster for the Oakland A's

    Bob Melvin may preach one game at a time to a young team yet to officially clinch a playoff spot, but someone within the system should be preemptively planning the 25-man roster just in case ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,380 reads 11 comments

  9. WWE: Why CM Punk Is a Weak Champion

    The respect WWE champion CM Punk demands is not deserved for a weak champion who walks out on matches and loses more frequently than any champ in recent history. Punk claims he's the best in the world...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 16,644 reads 332 comments

  10. WWE: Kane and Daniel Bryan Are Only a Short-Term Fix for the Tag Team Division

    The duo of Kane and Daniel Bryan have certainly brought the spotlight to a tag team division barely staying afloat, but the pairing is nothing more than a band-aid on a wound that needs reconstructive surgery...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 4,635 reads 26 comments

  11. Analyzing the Impact of Brett Anderson's Injury on the Oakland A's Playoff Run

    Brett Anderson may just be one player on the Oakland Athletics roster, but his recent injury will prove to be the straw that breaks the camel's back. In this case, that camel is Oakland's playoff hopes...

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  12. Does Melky Cabrera's Noble Action Pave the Way for Return to the Giants in 2013?

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera asked to be removed from eligibility for the 2012 NL batting title on Wednesday, according to CSNBayArea.com ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 5,023 reads 23 comments

  13. Oakland A's: Grading Billy Beane's Moves in Creating Overachieving Squad

    Through six free agent signings, seven trades, two waiver wire pickups and one outright contract purchase, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane once again proved his wizardry ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 5,143 reads 22 comments

  14. WWE Night of Champions 2012: 6 Twists the CM Punk-John Cena Match Could Take

    On Sept. 16 at WWE Night of Champions 2012 , John Cena challenges CM Punk for the WWE Championship. Having fought a few times before, Cena and Punk need to pack a little extra punch—or ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 10,555 reads 92 comments

  15. WWE Night of Champions 2012: Why You Should Care About the Divas Match

    Typically, Divas matches at pay-per-views are joked about as "bathroom breaks," but at Night of Champions 2012, the Divas Championship match between Layla and Kaitlyn will be worth your attention...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,816 reads 25 comments

  16. 11 Reasons Oakland A's Are Legit AL Playoff Contenders

    The Oakland Athletics entered the 2012 season with little hope of playing in October, yet one month away from playoffs, they find themselves as legitimate contenders for postseason baseball...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 149 reads 16 comments

  17. WWE Night of Champions 2012: 7 Additional Matches We Need Added Now

    WWE Night of Champions 2012 is less than two weeks away, and there's still only three matches on the card. There will likely only be a maximum of eight matches, leaving plenty of room for numerous bouts to be added...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 10,440 reads 67 comments

  18. Oakland A's: Bob Melvin's Keys to Success in September

    Before the second of a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox , Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin sat down to speak with reporters about his message to players, what ...

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  19. Oakland A's: Ranking Their 10 Biggest Surprises of 2012

    For a team that had little to no expectations, the Oakland Athletics have provided many shocking moments and feats in 2012. At the halfway point, the surprises continued to throw many into disbelief...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,917 reads 20 comments

  20. CM Punk: How Likely Is a WrestleMania Match with Steve Austin for WWE's Champ?

    For those of you holding your breath in hopes of a WrestleMania 29 dream match between CM Punk and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, please stop now before you pass out. It's not going to happen...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 8,288 reads 165 comments

  21. WWE: 6 Reasons Why Alberto Del Rio Will Defeat Sheamus

    In a half dozen chances, Alberto Del Rio has failed to defeat Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Championship. But at Night of Champions, Del Rio will finally capture his destiny and dethrone the Great White...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,654 reads 66 comments

  22. Oakland A's: 12 Biggest Keys to Making and Winning in the Playoffs

    The Oakland Athletics are just a half game back in the wild-card standings, but if they want to secure a postseason spot and stay longer than the first round, they'll need key guys to step up, rivals to falter and even a little luck along the way...

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  23. WWE SummerSlam 2012 Results: 10 Big Questions Heading into Night of Champions

    Pay-per-views are meant to provide answers and while typically they do, they add new questions in the process. SummerSlam 2012 was no different. There was much to wonder heading into SummerSlam...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 13,201 reads 88 comments

  24. WWE SummerSlam 2012 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    SummerSlam is the second-biggest pay-per-view of the year. It is expected to set fans up for the final storylines and feuds of the year...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,843 reads 21 comments

  25. Power Ranking the Members of the Oakland A's Bullpen

    Ryan Cook might have been the Oakland Athletics All-Star representative in July, but if the bullpen arms were ranked today, he wouldn't be No. 1. There are currently eight relievers...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 221 reads 0 comments