Michael Jordan passed on MLB contract from Oakland A’s so he could ‘do the baseball thing from the ground up’

Michael Jordan’s foray into baseball is considered a blip on the radar of his Hall of Fame career, but it could have gone much differently. Jordan shocked the sports world before the 1993 NBA season by abruptly announcing his retirement from basketball, then made jaws drop even further the following Read more

Oakland Athletics all-time team: Bash Brothers, Rickey Henderson, Reggie Jackson headline prolific roster

We’re all in this together. We need to avoid going stir crazy here with the coronavirus having shut down most of our everyday lives. Given that this is a sports website and I write on the baseball side, here’s me doing my part. We’re going to have a 30-day series Read more

Michael Jordan turned down MLB offer from Oakland A’s so he could ‘do the baseball thing from the ground up’

Michael Jordan’s foray into baseball is considered a blip on the radar of his Hall of Fame career, but it could have gone much differently. Jordan shocked the sports world before the 1993 NBA season by abruptly announcing his retirement from basketball, then made jaws drop even further the following Read more

Oakland Athletics minor league manager taken off ventilator as he recovers from coronavirus

Webster Garrison, a former major-league player and current minor-league manager with the Oakland Athletics, has resumed breathing completely on his own and no longer requires a ventilator as he continues to recover from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), his fiance, Nikki Trudeaux wrote on Twitter. Garrison has been hospitalized with COVID-19 Read more

Coronavirus: Oakland A’s minor-league manager hospitalized with COVID-19

Webster Garrison, a former major-league player and current minor-league manager with the Oakland Athletics, is hospitalized in Louisiana and on a ventilator with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), his fiance, Nikki Trudeaux, told the Associated Press.  Trudeaux said Garrison is “turning the corner” in a social media post on Tuesday night. Read more

Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs. Oakland odds: 2020 college basketball picks, Feb. 21 predictions from proven model

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies and the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers are set to square off in a Horizon League matchup at 8 p.m. ET Friday at the Athletics Center Orena. The Golden Grizzlies are 10-17 overall and 5-5 at home, while Wisconsin-Milwaukee is 12-14 overall and 4-6 on the road. Oakland enters Read more