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Going through the greatest A's YouTube videos

Ready or not, San Jose Athletics appear to be coming


How ready are you for the San Jose Athletics?

From the gridiron to the diamond: Oakland's two-sport stars


From the gridiron to the diamond: Oakland's two-sport stars


Photos: 2012 A's Fanfest

So I'm back from Fanfest and the amazing tailgate afterward. All the photos, if you don't feel like clicking through, are right here.

You're the GM of the Oakland Athletics


You're the GM of the Oakland Athletics - what would you do?

A look at scenarios for the 2012 season


Some possible scenarios for the 2012 Oakland Athletics.

All-time best Athletics by the letters


Who are the best Athletics of all-time, based on first initials? Find out if Mickey Cochrane tops Mark McGwire, or if Eddie Collins bests Eddie Plank.

The Lounge: The last New Year's Day... ever!

What are your New Year's Resolutions? Mine, thanks to Hungry Hungry Homer, is to kick at least 5 percent more butt in 2012.

2011 Year-in-Review: Part I


As a sidebar, I thought about doing a post about California's recent decision to allow Sacramento to hold redevelopment agencies as ransom and what it meant for the future of the A's in San Jose...


DLD 12.28.11 / F—K the Giants

Slusser's latest report: Giants may block A's move The feeling in the Giants' camp is that the A's think if they just keep saying they're optimistic about a new stadium, it will happen. "I think...

The Lounge: Merry Hendersonmas

Avoid your relatives here.

All-time favorite A's players


Merry Christmas (Eve), everyone! Happy Hanukkah, Festivus, Saturnalia and every other holiday you celebrate. Figured we'd take a break for a bit from the Gio Gonzalez to the Nationals hoopla, and...


Gio Gonzalez traded to Washington for prospects

CONFIRMED BY SUSLU: @susanslusser I have confirmation from the #Nationals side that the deal is done. Gio to Washington. #Athletics 1:19 PM - 22 Dec 11 via web Via Keith Law on Twitter: Gio to...

Failed 2012 giveaway ideas


The Padres have just made a deal with the Reds. To Cincinnati: RHP Mat Latos To San Diego: RHP Edinson Volquez, 1B/LF Yonder Alonso, C Yasmani Grandal, RHP Brad Boxberger How does this affect the...

So who are these new guys?


BREAKING NEWS: Reigning NL MVP Ryan Bruan has tested positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs, receiving a 50 game suspension. Bruan had signed a 5 year contract extension in April 2011 for $105...

The Lounge 12-8-11: We're not allowed to have nice things

This was a crummy day for East Bay sports fans. This guy is playing for a division rival: via This guy is going to the Lakers (possibly) and not the Warriors...

Around the world: Getting to know international FA's


This time of year is a little depressing for A's fans. It's like the MLB teams have all been released into a giant candy store. Many kids can (and do) start pawing at peanut butter cups, peanut...

The Lounge: 11-29-11 edition

So, here's a lounge for you fine folks. Some topics for discussion? - Chili Davis: Hot dog topping or batting coach? - Top ten best Ndamukongs in sport history. - Wily Mo Peña-san Softbank is a...


Link Dump: Sponsored by Prozac

Lots of depressing news out there for A's fans. Let's recap! Tim Kawakami: A's reportedly received ~$30 mil in revenue sharing, Giants paid ~$40 mil 2) If the A’s get approval, they are signalling...


DLD 9.29.11 - Soxenfreude edition

So, in case you missed it, former A's first baseman Dan Johnson had a huge hand in last night's elimination of the hated Boston Red Sox. (Video) Also watch Baltimore's Robert Andino hang a BS and...


DLD 9/7/11

via Washington celebrated Strasmas last night (ESPN) Stephen Strasburg needs an equipment truck to haul his mystique and aura to the mound, so it's hard to believe the kid has such...

AN Fantasy Football League


League ID#: 281086 League Name: Athletics Nation 2011 Password: bobmelvin Custom League URL: Draft Type: Live Standard Draft Draft Time: Sat Aug 27 12:00pm PDT Max Teams: 16 Scoring Type: Head-to-Head


DLD 7.25.11

via The A's actually have some offense now... weird. SSS, I know. (LA Times) The A's are batting .308 with 98 hits and 46 runs scored in just nine games since the All-Star break...


Photos 7/17/11: A's/Angels 80s Throwbacks

Complete set here


Open Thread: Home Run Derby/All-Star festivities

Tonight is the Home Run Derby at Chase Field in Phoenix. I figured, since I didn't see one already, that maybe some ANers would like a place to discuss this. AL: David Ortiz, Boston - 19 HR Adrian...


DLD 7-7-11: Happy birthday, Satchel Paige

via (Allegedly) 105 years today (allegedly), Leroy Robert Paige was born in (allegedly) Mobile, Alabama. Be patient as I try my best Don impression.


DLD 6.27.11 - Start the week off right

Bummed about losing 2/3 to the Phillies? Don't be. You could be a fan of the Red Sox, who lost a series to the Pirates. Side note - funny piece by Grant of McCovey Chronicles/Baseball Nation: Tim...


DLD 6.10.11 - What about Bob?

Susan Slusser profiles the new skipper, who apparently, used to be an A's fan growing up. (SF Chronicle) On Thursday, Melvin became Oakland's interim manager, and he said there was no mystery...


DLD 5.10.11

Willingham came back from his suspension quite motivated. (SF Chronicle) Hours after he was suspended by Major League Baseball, Willingham took the field Monday night and made a statement to...


DLD 4.29.11 - The Big O?

Happy birthday, wacchampions! via

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