Archive for the ‘Oakland Athletics’ Category

How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Deion Sanders played pro football and baseball, and ''Prime Time'' has a special place in his heart for athletes who excel at a high level in both sports. He wishes more young men had the same opportunities as Murray, but laments that youth sports coaches often encourage kids to pick one main sport at an early age. You've got some idiot in a youth league telling a kid, 'If you just focus on this one thing, you're going to be great,''' Sanders said.

Marshawn Lynch is trying to stop Oakland from losing the Athletics too

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Marshawn Lynch has never been shy about his love for Oakland. The Oakland Raiders might be playing their final game in Oakland on Christmas Eve, the penultimate game of a dark season for Jon Gruden’s 3-11 squad. The Golden State Warriors are slated to move out of Oracle Arena and across the bay to San Francisco next year.

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

NFL BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Hue Jackson's failed, flawed tenure with the Cleveland Browns is finally over. The team fired its embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility nearly unmatched in NFL history. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons

Postseason Dose: Rock On

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Follow @drewsilv and @Rotoworld_BB on Twitter. Kyle Freeland worked 6 2/3 scoreless frames and unlikely hero Tony Wolters plated the go-ahead run on an RBI single in the top of the 13th inning as the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 in the