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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

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders congratulates James Jones #89 after he scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Any Given Thursday? Raiders Finally Win First Game Of 2014

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?

KHTK Sports 1140–11/21/2014

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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.

11/13/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – October 17, 2014 – Seg 6

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 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/20/2014

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