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Purdy: Cancel Bay Bridge series

The annual exhibition series between the Giants and A's should be canceled 
Oakland A's Coco Crisp likely headed to D.L.
Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp is expected to begin the season on the disabled list because of right-elbow discomfort. He would be eligible to play April 11 if the A's postdate his going on the D.L.

Girlfriend of Oakland A's pitcher Sean Doolittle tells those who want to get rid of tickets on LGBT Pride Night: We'll buy them
After seeing some negative responses on social media about the Oakland A's first ever LGBT Pride Night, Eireann Dolan, the girlfriend of A's pitcher Sean Doolittle, saw an opportunity. 

MLB Preview: The A's top trade bait
If circumstances change, A's starting pitcher Scott Kazmir could be on the move 

MLB Preview: Five A's who must shine
For the A's to get back to the postseason, they'll need solid performaces from these five players 

Death of father focused A's Sonny Gray
A's young ace was in high school when he lost his dad. Now he's forging new bonds with his own young son. 

Meet the A's fabulous bleacher creatures
Out past Josh Reddick in the right field bleachers lurks some of the game's most colorful fans. 

A's hoping new faces make for same clubhouse chemistry
The roster that the A's will trot out for opening day looks so little like the team that ended the 2014 season, names should be on the front and back of jerseys to help fans identify all the new players 

Thompson: Beane approach leaves A's to luck, prayer
Championship teams are built over time, but Billy Beane doesn't have that kind of time. 

A's play-by-play man Korach out with injured knee
Oakland A's radio play-by-play man Ken Korach will miss this week's Bay Bridge exhibition series, the first homestand against Texas and Seattle and the first road trip because of a knee injury. 

Oakland A's Drew Pomeranz has control of his temper, and his pitches
Oakland A's pitcher Drew Pomeranz broke his hand in frustration after a bad start last season; he's learned to deal better with stressful situations. 

Ask our experts about the Giants and A's prospects this season
Join in the discussion as Bay Area News Group sports writers John Hickey and Carl Steward take your questions during our discussion about the Giants and A's this season. The discussion takes place Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at AT&T Park, but your can submit questions now that may be read on the air.  

Families & fandom: Multi-generational Giants, A's clans share their stories
Everyone knows families in the Bay Area that are bound by baseball. We wanted to know more about the history and geography and geneaology that leads to such multi-generational magic. 

Giants, A's pitchers share secrets of their money pitch
From Sergio Romo's slider to Sean Doolittle's four-seam fastball, A's, Giants break them down. 

Purdy: Baseball's magic tied to cross-generational connection
Giants, A's fandom runs deep in the Bay Area because of the stories that are passed on and shared. 

MLB Preview: Rating the AL West
Can A's keep pace with Angels and Mariners? 

Is baseball battling a Tommy John epidemic?
As MLB elbow surgeries continue, experts hone in on a culture that may be pushing young pitchers too much, too soon. 

A's, Giants describe what they love about their glove
Stephen Vogt, A's CModel: All-Star Pro EliteHistory with this glove: Vogt has used this model since getting to the big leagues. 

Major league bling: A look at the World Series ring tradition
Giants, A's have collected handsomely over the years 

Oakland A's Josh Reddick to miss another opener
Oakland A's outfielder Josh Riddick is injured and will miss opening day for a fourth straight season. He is expected to return to the lineup April 11 against the Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez 

Sam Fuld hopes to stand tall for A's
Oakland A's outfielder Sam Fuld looks to measure up 

Oakland A's: Coco Crisp expected to start Tuesday
Tuesday could be a make-or-break day for A's leadoff hitter Coco Crisp. The A's have him scheduled to start in left field that day against the Angels. If he's in the lineup, there's a good chance he'll be ready to start the season.

Clippard will begin season as A's closer
Tyler Clippard will begin the season as the A's closer, manager Bob Melvin said Friday. 

A's Josh Reddick likely to start season on disabled list
Oakland A's right fielder Josh Reddick has been sidelined for much of the spring with an oblique sprain; manager Bob Melvin wants Reddick to get more at-bats before being activated, which likely will happen when the A's play the Seattle Mariners on April 11. 

Sogard leads A's past Giants 6-4
Eric Sogard drove in three runs with a sacrifice fly and a two-run triple Thursday night in leading the Oakland A's to a 6-4 win over the San Francisco Giants. 

A's: Billy Beane introduces Oakland players to former teammate Billy Bean
Bean, who played with Beane in the same outfield for Triple-A Toledo in 1988, says players and others have been reaching out to him individually 

A's notebook: Barry Zito should stick with A's, scout says
Barry Zito could generate outside interest, but he might be a great fit for the A's 

A's Sonny Gray hit hard by the Brewers
Gray, the A's opening-day starter, didn't make it out of third inning in game that ended 9-9. 

Cubs' Edwin Jackson drives to wrong stadium
Chicago Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson misses his start after initially driving to the wrong stadium, then finds right ballpark and gets pounded 

Corey Busch says San Jose made mistake by suing MLB
Corey Busch, member of committee that studied Oakland A's stadium situation, says San Jose made a mistake by filing antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball 

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Tom Hanks' son threatens Howard Stern

Feud between rapper Chet Haze and radio host goes back four years, to when Stern questioned rapper’s credentials as the son of a Hollywood legend.