oakland athletics

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – February 26, 2015 – Seg 3

Joe Stiglich, Oakland A’s insider for CSN California, joined the show during the third segment to discuss the massive overhaul of the Athletics’ roster, Billy Bean moving fan favorites Josh Donaldson and Brandon Moss during […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2015

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 24, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Begin Baseball’s Mandatory Domestic Violence Training

MESA, Ariz. (AP) – The Oakland Athletics started their day in a makeshift clubhouse classroom, among the first major league clubs to undergo mandatory domestic violence training. Players arrived at HoHoKam Stadium around 7 a.m. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2015

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Beane Makes Low-Risk Move, Brings Back Fan Favorite Zito

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Monday began with news of former Oakland Athletics first baseman Jason Giambi announcing his retirement and it ended with starting pitcher Barry Zito, 36, returning to the A’s. One former Athletic […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/17/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 6:  Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates with Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays after scoring off of a wild pitch by Tom Wilhelmsen #54 of the Seattle Mariners during the seventh inning of a game on June 6, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Acquire Zobrist, Escobar From Rays

By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer After spending much of the offseason dealing away stars, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane added one for a change. The A’s acquired versatile two-time All-Star infielder Ben Zobrist and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/10/2015

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2014 Year in Review: Oakland Athletics

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Year of the Rise and Fall: This past year for the Oakland Athletics was one with many ups and downs. Going into the 2014 season, there was a ton […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/23/2014

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Could This Sunday Be The Raiders’ Last Game In Oakland?

The Oakland Raiders don’t have a stadium lease for 2015, meaning this Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills could be the last one the Silver & Black play in Oakland. Where will the Raiders be playing their home games in 2015? Los Angeles? San Antonio? No one knows for sure, leaving a lot up in the air. Count on one thing, though: Whatever happens to the team, it won’t be without controversy.

12/17/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 2: Ben McLemore #23 and Rudy Gay #8 of the Sacramento Kings walk on the court against the Toronto Raptors on December 2, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Take A Second And Enjoy What The Kings Are Doing

By Anthony Bertacchi / KHTK Sports 1140 Expectations matter in sports. It’s the thing that sustains sports TV shows and talk-radio. It fuels the media and allows fans to yell at the Miami Heat in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/11/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – December 9, 2014 – Seg 4

The talk regarding the Oakland A’s and their overhauling offseason moves continued during the show’s fourth segment, Grant questioning why the A’s blow half of their roster up at the end of seemingly every season, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – November 9, 2014 – Seg 3

Joe Stiglich, Oakland Athletics’ insider for Comcast SportsNet California, joined Grant at the beginning of segment to talk about Billy Beane’s moves to this point in the offseason, Oakland’s famous front office-genius dismantling the squad […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – November 9, 2014 – Seg 2

Grant continued talking about the Josh Brent controversy with callers, prompting discourse over the media and the NFL’s “double-standard” regarding the sorts of crimes and incidents that receive attention. Billy Beane’s busy offseason was also […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

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Athletics Move On From Another All-Star

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics traded 2014 All-Star Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for second base prospect Joe Wendle. In a span of about five months, the A’s have shipped out […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

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A’s Deal Josh Donaldson To Toronto

Josh Donaldson has good memories of playing in Toronto. He made his major league debut there in 2010, striking out as a pinch-hitter. The following day he smacked a game-winning, two-run homer for his first career hit.

KHTK Sports 1140–11/29/2014

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