Oakland Athletics Waterfront Ballpark
December 16, 201335

New A’s ballpark on the Oakland Waterfront? Yes, please!

I’m not exactly an expert on anything other than maybe pizza or running shoes (weird combination, I know), but I’m especially deficient in the areas of city politics, environmental impact

December 10, 20132

A’s “turn back the clock,” ship Brett Anderson to Rockies

When looking back at Brett Anderson’s career with the Oakland A’s, you can either see him as a hot prospect who still hasn’t reached his full potential and could be

December 04, 20136

A’s keep making moves, acquire Gentry and Gregerson

The Oakland Athletics kept their revolving door spinning on Tuesday, making two more trades to acquire outfielder Craig Gentry from the Rangers and relief pitcher Luke Gregerson from the Padres.

December 02, 20132

A’s spend big, bring in Kazmir and Johnson

The Oakland Athletics are not used to spending money on free agents or taking on big contracts via trade, but they just did both in a day. The A’s reportedly

Candlestick Park
November 28, 201312

Ten things I’m thankful for (2013 edition)

The last time I did one of these was back in 2009. The last paragraph looked like this: That’s the thing with stuff you’re most thankful for: it’s rarely permanent.

Hunter Pence Giants World Series Parade
November 14, 201313

Predicting the next Bay Area title team

It’s not that the Bay Area’s major pro teams haven’t been good over the past few years. There have been a lot of playoff games and things are certainly a

October 14, 201326

The Wave was born in the Bay — it should die here, too

Yesterday’s 49ers game wasn’t a pretty affair. Nor did it move quickly. The first two quarters took an hour and 45 minutes to complete, because each team possessed the ball

October 13, 20139

The Official League Championship Series Bingo Card

Unfortunately, October means TBS, Fox, and the dynamic duo known as Joe Buck and Tim McCarver. That doesn’t mean your postseason experience has to be muted while you frantically try

Oakland A's Reddick Crisp clinch AL West
October 09, 20132

BASGcast (Episode 62): Elimination in Oakland, Josh Gordon to 49ers?

The A’s are still playing in October, but Oakland will have to beat Justin Verlander twice in the series with game five coming up. Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay

October 07, 20130

A’s hit three HRs, rage past Tigers in Game 3

If the first two games of the ALDS between the Tigers and the A’s were all about the pitching, this was all about the hitting. After scoring only three runs

a's fan tased
October 07, 20138

Cops tase unruly “fan” during Oakland A’s playoff game

“Now we’re in Oakland,” said a nearby fan as a man who fought multiple cops and security personnel was led up the stairs during one of the two playoff games

Ryan Theriot World Series winning run
October 06, 20135

5 postseason tips through GIFs from the reigning World Series Champions

The postseason is exciting, even if your team isn’t a part of it. I’ve been having a great time rooting against the Dodgers (even if it makes me tolerate the

October 06, 20132

ALDS Game 2: A’s win pitcher’s duel on Vogt walk-off

It was the kind of game any baseball fan would love.  A battle of the pitchers, nail biting, questionable calls, bases loaded, a walk-off, and of course, pie. Who doesn’t

Jim Harbaugh A's fan
October 05, 20133

Five reasons why Oakland A’s fans shouldn’t panic

If you’re at all the type of fan I am, you wanted to curse, throw things, and lay in a ditch, screaming obscene things at the Baseball Gods for allowing

Yoenis Cespedes Oakland A's
October 04, 20135

A’s strike out 16 times, Tigers take Game 1 despite homer/triple night for Cespedes

Maybe we can blame Bartolo Colon’s first inning on the start time. Game 1 of the American League Divisional Series started almost 40 minutes earlier than a usual night game.

Oakland A's AL West Champions
October 03, 20133

A’s vs. Tigers ALDS tickets at O.co start at $43 on secondary market

We’ve enlisted the help of Nick Tranfaglia of TiqIQ to provide some information on ticket prices for the Oakland Athletics’ upcoming American League Divisional Series against the Detroit Tigers.  *** For

September 28, 20130

Colon stakes his claim to ERA title, A’s beat Mariners 8-2

It was a tale of two pitchers. Oakland A’s Bartolo Colon  entered the game tied for the AL’s best ERA — 2.64 — and tied for second in the league

September 25, 20130

Weaver stays dominant against A’s, Angels win 3-1

This is the debut post from Nicole Whatley, otherwise known as @Darling_Nikki49. *** Before today’s game, the Oakland Athletics had only beaten the Los Angeles Angels’ Jered Weaver once in

Duane Kuiper Giants World Series Parade
September 21, 201327

Vote to put Duane Kuiper or Bill King (or both!) on the Ford C. Frick ballot (contest post)

Generally these Amici’s contest posts run something along of “Here’s a question — give us your hot sports take and you can win some free hot pizza!” This time instead

ESPN 49ers
August 19, 20136

ESPN hires Paul Gutierrez as new Raiders beat writer, Bill Williamson to cover 49ers

ESPN sent out a press release titled, “ESPN.com Expands NFL Nation Network with Sites for All 32 NFL Teams” today, and there were a couple of local surprises. Paul Gutierrez, who was

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