The longstanding practice of trading young players as soon they get good has to stop if the A’s are going to rebuild trust with fans before building a new ballpark.
by Chris De Benedetti | Nov 7, 2017
The fading reputation of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum has damaged its ability to survive, let alone compete with newer Bay Area facilities. Here's how the sports complex's image, and perhaps its future, can be salvaged.
by Chris De Benedetti | Feb 8, 2018
The facts are on his side. History will be, too.
by Chris De Benedetti | Nov 14, 2017
West may not get as much attention as Steph Curry or Kevin Durant, but the veteran player is one of the most socially conscious athletes and a role model both on and off the court.
by Chris De Benedetti | Jun 19, 2018
Chemistry between Oakland players and coaches, as well as between the franchise and East Bay fans, has been a big part of the recipe for the A’s’ resurgence.
by Chris De Benedetti | Aug 10, 2018
The Raiders franchise under Mark Davis has mostly been a dumpster fire. The solution? Davis should free the Raiders from his incompetence and sell the team to a new owner.
by Chris De Benedetti | Oct 29, 2018
Now that another October playoff has ended in heartbreak for Oakland, the A’s front office starts a pivotal offseason that will greatly affect the franchise’s plans to build a new park in The Town.
by Chris De Benedetti | Oct 8, 2018
The win-or-die playoff between Oakland and New York on Wednesday will be a true David vs. Goliath contest, as the unheralded A’s prepare to battle those damn Yankees in Gotham.
by Chris De Benedetti | Oct 1, 2018
As Oakland's soon-to-be last pro sports team, the A's are trying to land on the right side of the city's housing battles, as they aim to build a new ballpark.
by Chris De Benedetti | Sep 19, 2018
It might win some key games in the short-term, but it can also divide a clubhouse.
by Chris De Benedetti | Sep 11, 2018
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