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    A's name new assistant general manager

    Oakland A's have hired Dan Kantrovitz to oversee statistical analysis; he spent previous three seasons in St. Louis Cardinals' organization. 
    A's acquire Ike Davis from Pittsburgh Pirates
    Oakland acquires first baseman Ike Davis and international bonus slot 86 from Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for international bonus slot 27 

    Oakland A's signing of Butler indicates they plan to compete in 2015
    Billy Butler comes over to Oakland from the Kansas City Royals, and A's general manager Billy Beane said the offseason remains fluid.
     

    A's reportedly land slugger Billy Butler
    Oakland A's reportedly has signed the free agent who was an All-Star with the Kansas City Royals in 2012 

    Former A's star Jose Canseco says reattached finger fell off during a poker tournament, posts photo
    You may have heard that former Oakland A's outfielder Jose Canseco accidentally nearly shot off his finger while cleaning his gun. 

    1974 A's championship manager Alvin Dark dies
    Former Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants manager Alvin Dark dies at age 92 of natural causes at his home in Easley, South Carolina.
     

    Kelvin Moore, former A's infielder, dies
    Former Oakland A's first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57. 

    Photos: Inside Oakland A's star Coco Crisp's Southern California mansion for sale
    Oakland A's star Coco Crisp has listed a $2.985 mil. mansion in the resort town of Rancho Mirage, Calif.  

    A's key assistant Farhan Zaidi leaving to be Dodgers new G.M.
    Los Angeles Dodgers' Andrew Friedman taking one of Billy Beane's top assistants, and Oakland's Director of Baseball Operations, and will make it official later this week  

    A's claim pitcher Taylor Thompson off waivers
    Oakland A's add former Chicago White Sox reliever Taylor Thompson off waivers 

    Oakland A's 2015 spring training schedule
    A's will open their Cactus League schedule next spring with back-to-back games against the San Francisco Giants 

    A's, Giants to open Cactus League schedule with two games
    Oakland A's announce their spring training schedule, and besides moving to a new facility in Mesa, they will play seven games against the San Francisco Giants, including the first two of the Cactus League season. 

    Oakland A's announce several coaching hires
    A's name Darren Bush as manager Bob Melvin's new hitting coach; also promote Marcus Jensen to the major league staff. 

    Jose Canseco shoots himself in accident
    Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.  

    Oakland A's name Mike Aldrete as bench coach for manager Bob Melvin
    Aldrete, a graduate of Stanford and Monterey High, had spent the last three seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals as bench coach 

    Kirk Gibson not coming to A's as bench coach
    Oakland A's have openings for a bench coach and hitting coach; Mike Aldrete or Alan Trammell could be two of the leading candidates for manager Bob Melvin's staff. 

    A's slugger Brandon Moss has hip surgery
    Oakland A's first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss won't need the more extensive microfracture surgery and could be ready for the start of spring training. 

    A's and San Jose agree on seven-year deal -- new ballpark hopes not dead yet
    The Oakland baseball club and its long-time Silicon Valley suitor have agreed on a deal that will extend negotiations on a new ballpark for up to another seven years as San Jose tries to win approval from the courts or the MLB for the A's move south. 

    New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City
    Floyd Kephart, who heads a firm that advises major investment funds, is leading a new investment team that is seeking to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland. 

    Networks encourage fans to watch their competitors
    Please watch another channel. That encouragement is popping up more and more during sports broadcasts. Viewers tuning into the National League Championship Series on Fox Sports 1 saw an ad behind the batter promoting the ALCS on TBS, and vice versa. Sure, they're helping the competition, network executives say. They also believe they're helping themselves. 

    Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum City
    The Oakland City Council will discuss extending negotiations with a development team that has brought aboard a new investor, who will take the lead in trying to build new sports stadiums at the site of O.co Coliseum and the Oracle Arena. 

    Earthquake World Series: The hero of Candlestick Park
    Fay Vincent was praised for his actions when disaster struck the 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics, but the former commissioner of Major League Baseball remembers the real hero  

    A's Vogt recuperating from foot surgery
    Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt is scheduled for a post-surgery checkup Thursday, then will fly back from Los Angeles to Washington state to begin six to eight weeks of recovery; Vogt had Dr. Kenneth Jung repair the plantar plates in his right foot Tuesday. 

    Oakland Coliseum board to pick new leader, seek new powers
    The authority that runs O.co Coliseum and the Oracle Arena is set to name its first director in over five years, while also seeking a leading role in future stadium development with the assistance of former Oakland City Administrator Robert Bobb. 

    A's hitting coach Chili Davis is candidate for same job with Yankees
    New York Yankees are looking for a new batting coach, and Chili Davis of the Oakland A's will interview for the position. 

    A's bench coach Chip Hale hired as new Diamondbacks manager
    Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin applauds the Arizona Diamondbacks' decision; now the A's will begin a search to find a replacement. 

    A's Stephen Vogt, Brandon Moss have surgery dates set
    Oakland A's Stephen Vogt to have foot surgery Oct. 14; Brandon Moss having hip surgery Oct. 21 

    A's have numerous worries heading into 2015 season
    Oakland A's should have a competitive rotation, but the team needs help at second and short 

    Oakland A's: Five issues this offseason
    A's most pressing issues will be free agency, payroll and injuries 

    A's coach Chip Hale interviewing for Arizona Diamondbacks' managerial job
    Chip Hale has received permission from the A's to interview with the Diamondbacks. 

     
     
     
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    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.