2:49 AM EDT, Wed October 01, 2014
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago
Thompson: A's collapse mirrors season pattern

Thompson: A's collapse mirrors season pattern

Tuesday's loss to the Royals in the American League wild-card playoff was a microcosm for the A's season, right down to the snatch-your-hopes-right-out-your-heart ending.
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

San Jose Sharks rookies shaky in exhibition loss to Los Angeles Kings

San Jose Sharks use the exhibition game to experiment with personnel against the Kings.
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago
Royals beat A's in wild-card game

Royals beat A's in wild-card game

Royals beat A's, will play Angels in A.L. Division Series

A’s wild swing of a season ends in wild-card loss to Royals

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Mo. – If you missed Oakland’s regular season, you got to see the condensed version at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday. For the 2014 A’s, nothing was ever easy. Ever. And a 9-8 loss in 12 innings in the American League wild-card game pounded that home, especially with the team losing two players, catcher Geovany Soto and center fielder Coco Crisp, to injuries before the end of the game. For a time, the A’s looked like the carefree, win-any-old-way team of May and June. Brandon Moss, quiet for two months, belted two...
Oakland Tribune 2 hours ago

Cal could face Title IX suit with field hockey now homeless

Women's field hockey team at Cal has no practice or game facility, as previous field is being converted to a practice field for football; field hockey now practices twice a week at Stanford
Sacramento Bee 2 hours ago
A's, Royals tied in extras in AL wild-card game

A's, Royals tied in extras in AL wild-card game

The Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals were tied 7-7 after 11 innings Tuesday night in a dramatic AL wild-card game. Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields collects himself after allowing a two-run home run by Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss during the first inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester throws during the first inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. In this image taken...
Oakland Tribune 3 hours ago

A's playoff notes: Oakland looks to keep Royals bullpen out of it

Oakland A's wary of hard-throwing Kansas City bullpen heading into A.L. wild-card game

Raiders fixed a symptom, not the source

This is my Tuesday column on the firing of Dennis Allen. WARNING: This is a Raiders column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. ALAMEDA — Unfortunately, Dennis Allen was not the Raiders’ biggest problem. Yes, he is a bad head coach. And, yes, he deserved to get fired. But he didn’t deserve to […]
Sacramento Bee 5 hours ago

A's Soto leaves AL wild-card game with injury

Athletics catcher Geovany Soto has left Tuesday night's AL wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals with an apparent injury that he sustained in the second inning.
San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

Warriors' Steve Kerr oversees first practice as team's coach

Warriors' Andrew Bogut says coach Steve Kerr stressing fundamentals with Golden State

Notes: Players support Harbaugh; Davises in doubt; James signs with Miami

On Tuesday, two linebackers tackled what’s been a popular question this season: How do the 49ers feel about Jim Harbaugh?
WILD CARD NOTES: Posey and McCutchen were once teammates; Bochy discusses roster choices; Another great Pence moment

WILD CARD NOTES: Posey and McCutchen were once teammates; Bochy discusses roster choices; Another great Pence moment

For another month, Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen are the last two National League MVPs. It’s a small club, but it turns out these two aren’t strangers. Posey said he played with McCutchen on the 2004 USA Junior Olympic Team… Continue Reading → 
Sacramento Bee 6 hours ago
Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

Edinson Volquez gets a chance to continue his remarkable resurgence Wednesday night when the Pittsburgh Pirates host the San Francisco Giants in the NL wild-card game. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner answers questions during a news conference in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Baumgarner is scheduled to get the start Wednesday night against Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez in the National League wild card baseball game in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez answers questions during a press conference at...
Sacramento Bee 6 hours ago

Madison Bumgarner's bat makes the Giants' lefty a dual threat

PITTSBURGH - Vin Scully's voice jumped and he let out a short gasp as Madison Bumgarner viciously swung through a 92 mph fastball at the letters.
San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

Earthquakes coaching speculation doesn't surprise Mark Watson

Coach Mark Watson not surprised by speculation about being replaced by San Jose Earthquakes after disappointing season

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