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Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM PDT

School District Band Protests During Anthem at A's Game

School District Band Protests During Anthem at A's Game

Members of the Oakland Unified School District's Honor Band protested during its own rendition of the national anthem before Monday night's Oakland Athletics game at the Coliseum.

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 09:11 PM PDT

A's Sweep Rangers, Win Seventh Straight Game

A's Sweep Rangers, Win Seventh Straight Game

The A's offense erupted for five runs in the fifth inning as the pitching staff held the Rangers to three hits on the day, winning their seventh in a row, 8-1, on Sunday.

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 11:05 AM PDT

'Not Disrespecting My Country or My Flag': A's Catcher

'Not Disrespecting My Country or My Flag': A's Catcher

Bruce Maxwell’s gesture to take a knee during the national anthem Saturday night at the Coliseum was no knee-jerk reaction by the A’s catcher.

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 08:55 PM PDT

Davis' Back-to-Back 40-Homer Season Leads A's Over Rangers

Davis' Back-to-Back 40-Homer Season Leads A's Over Rangers

All the A's needed Saturday night was Khris Davis as his 40th home run of the night, a solo shot, provided the only run necessary in a 1-0 win over the Rangers.

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 10:30 PM PDT

A's Catcher Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem

A's Catcher Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem

Oakland Athletics' catcher Bruce Maxwell on Saturday took a knee during the playing of the national anthem, marking the first time a Major League Baseball player has performed such an act.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 01:37 PM PDT

Mengden Dazzles as A's Sweep Tigers

Mengden Dazzles as A's Sweep Tigers

Daniel Mengden pitched seven scoreless innings, and Marcus Semien homered and drove in three runs, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win and three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Lowrie's Grand Slam Powers A's Past Tigers

Lowrie's Grand Slam Powers A's Past Tigers

Trailing 8-5 in the eighth, Jed Lowrie came through with the big hit, delivering a go-ahead grand slam to push the A's past the Tigers.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM PDT

Rookie Olson Homers in 4th Straight Game as A's Beat Tigers

Rookie Olson Homers in 4th Straight Game as A's Beat Tigers

The A’s continued a nice late-season roll Monday night, and in doing so they overcame some adversity before the game even began.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 12:05 PM PDT

Oakland Leaders Support A's Plan to Build New Stadium

Oakland Leaders Support A's Plan to Build New Stadium

A coalition of community leaders, business and labor leaders and other Oakland city leaders are scheduled Monday to announce their support for the Oakland Athletics' plans to build a new downtown stadium.

Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 at 05:19 PM PDT

A's Power Past Phillies, Flex Their Way to Series Win

A's Power Past Phillies, Flex Their Way to Series Win

The A's kept on hitting the ball over the wall in Philadelphia as they secured a series win Sunday over the Phillies...

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