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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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.

10/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – October 2, 2014 – 4p segment

Grant Napear started off the 4:00 hour talking about the Sacramento Kings outlook this season and what to expect from the team. Grant talked about the record of the team last year and how many […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – October 1, 2014

The day’s installment of the Grant Napear Show opened with criticism of the Oakland Athletics’ play in last night’s American League Wild Card play-in game against the Kansas City Royals, Grant scoffing at the A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

The Grant Napear Show

Grant Napear Interview with Ernie Johnson

Broadcasting great Ernie Johnson of Turner Sports joined Grant to describe his experience calling last night’s instant classic between the Royals and Athletics, the Wild Card play-in game Kansas City’s first postseason baseball appearance since […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

The Grant Napear Show

Grant Napear Interview with Chris Rose

Chris Rose of the MLB Network and NFL Network joined the Grant Napear Show live at 3:35 to discuss last night’s AL Wild Card play-in game between the A’s and Royals. Grant asked Chris what […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – September 30, 2014

The Grant Napear Show opened with discussion of the recent coaching change in Oakland, the Raiders firing Dennis Allen last night in favor of assistant coach Tony Sparano, who will serve as the interim head […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

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A Look Inside An A’s Fan’s Mind

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Tonight is the start of Major League Baseball’s postseason…and the Oakland Athletics made it! Barely. It’s a huge game for the players, Manager Bob Melvin, General Manager Billy Beane and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/30/2014

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