This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The Oakland Athletics, a California MLB team, piloted NFC-based ticketing earlier this year in partnership with...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball on Monday announced the Oakland Athletics recently trialled a contactless ticketing system that relies on Apple NFC assets to let customers enter the stadium with the tap of an iPhone or Apple Watch.
It took Apple long enough to embrace NFC, even though it was originally only enabled for Apple Pay. Luckily, the company has finally opened up the short-range wireless technology in iOS 11, which should lead to a host of innovative uses of NFC by third-parties. Show More Summary
Olson smashed 24 home runs in just 59 games this year and hit 15 of those home runs in a span of just 21 games, a feat never accomplished by an Oakland Athletics player before. He also went on a home run streak that lasted five games, an A’s rookie record. Show More Summary
Ron Sachs/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images Oakland Raiders players, including offensive tackle Vadal Alexander, offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse, offensive guard Gabe Jackson, and Oakland Raiders offensive guard Jon Feliciano, sit on...Show More Summary
Just before the start of Monday night’s Oakland Athletics’ game, nearly all of the 140-member Oakland Unified School District Honor Band took a knee while performing the national anthem in protest of “racism, police brutality, and the president.” OUSD Honor Band Plays the National Anthem at the Oakland A's G… Before tonight's Oakland A's game, […]
Jed Lowrie hit a go-ahead grand slam against Alex Wilson, and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-8
Matt Olson homered, Jed Lowrie drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3
Daniel Mengden was dominant in a 2-hitter, Matt Olson and Matt Joyce each hit two-run homers and the Oakland Athletics beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0
The fans hung the banner from the Green Monster.
Controversy struck tonight’s game between the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, as fans seated atop the Green Monster hung a sign reading “Racism Is As American As Baseball” during the fourth inning. According to the Boston Globe, the sign was draped on the Green Monster for a few minutes before the fans […]
Team hopes to build 35,000-seat stadium near Lake Merritt The Oakland Athletics baseball team announced Tuesday that it intends to build a new, 35,000-seat ballpark in Oakland at a 13-acre site next to Laney College, according to the...Show More Summary
The Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 last night to win their 20th straight game — tying the American League winning streak held by the 2002 Oakland Athletics. Cleveland goes for 21 this afternoon.
The Indians extended their winning streak to 20 games and matched the AL mark held by the 2002 Oakland Athletics.
Cleveland joins 2002 Oakland Athletics for second-best winning streak in MLB's modern era.
The Angels will open next season in Oakland, just like this season, and end it at home against the Athletics. Major League Baseball released its 2018 schedule Tuesday. The season starts Thursday, March 29, earlier than in past years because additional off days have been mixed in to the 162-game...
While the Cleveland Indians won their 19th consecutive game to move within one victory of tying the 2003 Oakland Athletics for baseball’s longest winning streak since 1935, the Los Angeles Dodgers made a different sort of history in San Francisco on Monday. Er, early Tuesday. The Dodgers lost, 8-6, to the rival Giants in a […]
For more than five months, the Angels stayed within four games of.500 every single day. Late Tuesday night, they emerged from the margin for the first time with a 10-inning victory over Oakland. On Wednesday afternoon, they went right back into familiar territory. A 3-1 loss to the Athletics at...
The Angels try to complete a sweep of the Athletics and maintain their tentative grip on an American League wild-card spot when they play today at Oakland. Follow it here.
Garrett Richards makes his long-awaited return to the mound when the Angels face the Athletics Tuesday night in Oakland.