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Mariners acquire Ryon Healy from Athletics

We have our first trade of the hot stove season, and wouldn’t you know it, Jerry Dipoto was involved. The Seattle Mariners acquired corner infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland A’s on Wednesday. Healy hit.271/.302/.451 with 25 home runs...Show More Summary

Plan was tailor-made for Dodgers outfielder Chris Taylor

Tim Leary pitched 13 years in the big leagues and had his best season in 1988, going 17-11 with a 2.91 ERA in 35 games to help the Dodgers win the World Series over the Oakland Athletics. Now 58 and living in Santa Monica, Leary is serving as a guest analyst for the World Series between the Dodgers...

Oakland Athletics’ Bruce Maxwell showed signs of intoxication during arrest, police say

The MLB player — the only one in the league to kneel during the U.S. anthem this year — is being accused of pointing a handgun at the head of a woman.

Bruce Maxwell: Oakland A’s Catcher And Only MLB Player To Take A Knee Arrested In Alleged Gun Incident

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, the only MLB player to kneel this season during the national anthem, was arrested yesterday in Arizona for allegedly pulling a gun on a female. Cops reportedly charged him with aggravated assault...Show More Summary

Police: A's Catcher Pointed Gun at Delivery Person

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested in Arizona after a food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her, AP reports. Maxwell was the only player in Major League Baseball to take a knee this year during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. Scottsdale police said officers...

Big Shock: Marshawn Lynch High School Practice Violated California High School Athletics Rules

Earlier this week, Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch showed up at a local high school football practice and went Beast Mode on a bunch of kids. Then he posted the video on Instagram. Obviously the kids from Oakland Tech thought it was great. Who wouldn’t want to say they tackled Marshawn Lynch? Unfortunately, Lynch’s […]

Restaurant Claims MLB’s Bruce Maxwell Lied About A Pro-Trump Waiter Refusing Service Because He Kneeled

The restaurant Bruce Maxwell claimed to have refused him service because he kneeled during the playing of the National Anthem during the regualr season is calling BS on his entire story. The Oakland Athletics rookie catcher stated he was recognized by a waiter at an Alabama restaurant after the protest and the guy said he was Trump […]

Players union director talks about expansion, pace of play

Tony Clark, the executive director of the players’ union, said the possibility of expansion has been a popular topic among baseball leadership in recent months. If the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays can get a new ballpark in their market — still a big if, in each case — the league could add...

‘It’s BS’: MLB player who knelt during national anthem denied service at Alabama restaurant

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Bruce Maxwell was barely home in Huntsville, Ala., when he met a rude welcome. Out to lunch with Huntsville city councilman Devyn Keith and another friend, a waiter recognized Maxwell, the catcher for the Oakland Athletics who knelt during the national anthem, and refused his table service. Maxwell ordered a beer with his meal, and […]

Black baseball player says pro-Trump waiter in Alabama refused to serve him over kneeling during anthem

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Bruce Maxwell, a catcher for the Oakland Athletics who knelt during the national anthem to protest police violence against black Americans last month, is claiming that a white waiter in Alabama refused him service over his decision to take a knee. TMZ reports that Maxwell, an African American who...

Major League Baseball pilots contactless baseball tickets

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

MLB testing iPhone, Apple Watch NFC technology for contactless ticketing

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.

Oakland Athletics reportedly test NFC-powered MLB tickets

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

Parkview High graduate Matt Olson is making noise in the MLB

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

This Student Band That Kneeled to Play the Anthem Understands Racial Injustice Better Than Trump

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, […]

Lowrie's slam helps A's rally from 4 down, beat Tigers 9-8

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

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        

Olson, Lowrie lead Oakland to 8-3 win in Detroit

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Matt Olson homered, Jed Lowrie drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3        

Mengden tosses 2-hitter, A's beat Phillies 4-0

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

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        

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