Ray Ratto

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Adam Wainwright’s “misquote heard ’round the world” made this All-Star Game particularly stupid, and the interview in which his backtrack was essentially extorted was genuinely idiotic.

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The Steve Kerr Era began with a

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Identify this major league baseball owner.

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The biggest problem with both the A’s and Raiders leaving is this: Without a team, we'll be stuck with the people who operate the city.
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If you are considering Brazil as a vacation destination, you may want to give the next Summer Olympics a tumble. Service is likely to be a little spotty for the next few . . . uhh, months, maybe?

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As the national spotlight focuses on the A's, it will be key to the team's success to ignore the question, "Who deserves more credit?"
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Oakland is now the hot item on the menu, and as the Bay Bridge Series opens Monday, the A’s rather than the Giants are the lure.
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Jeff Samardzija is the best All-Star ever because he plans to sneak across enemy lines between the National Anthem and the first pitch.

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The blockbuster trade pulled off by the A's is all about ending a World Series drought and has nothing to do with the ongoing stadium issue.
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On July 4, Billy Beane defied his own character, pushing all his chips to the center of the table to help maximize the A's terrific 2014 season.
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Okay, so where would the A’s have gone if the Oakland City Council hadn’t blinked, rubbed its eyes, voted and fallen back asleep?

Well, we’re waiting.

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Bud Selig's play on Thursday left a lasting impression: "The A’s don’t have much leverage about where they play, but Oakland has less.”
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Jimmy Graham has been condemned to tight end-hood by arbitrator Stephen Burbank and will lose in the neighborhood of $5 million per year as a result.

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The A’s know the city has to crack, and the city knows the A’s have to crack. And they, of course, are both right while being spectacularly wrong.

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