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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The old adage is that on any given Sunday, the worst team in the league can beat the best team. Well, on Thursday night, the Oakland Raiders finally won their first game of the season, beating the Kansas City Chiefs at the Coliseum. The Chiefs were tied for the AFC West division lead and had won five straight games, while the Silver & Black had gone more than a year without winning a game. On any given Thursday?
Alvin Dark, World Series Winner As San Francisco Giants Player, Oakland Athletics Manager, Dies At 92
Dark was the 1948 Rookie of the Year and a three-time All-Star shortstop. He played alongside Willie Mays when the New York Giants won the 1954 title, and he guided Reggie Jackson and the Oakland Athletics to the 1974 crown.
Grant told the story of his day at Candestick Park on October 17, 1989 during the 5 o’clock hour of the show, recalling his experience at the World Series when the the famous Loma Prieta […]