Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Athletics’

On the Say Hey Kid’s 80th birthday, Kate and Nick are talking baseball, Sharks hockey, NBA playoffs, NASCAR, the Kentucky Derby, the Pac-12’s huge television deal, and Brett Favre’s latest wish. And you thought he was gone for good …

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Kate and Nick are back! The duo’s talking Sharks v. Red Wings, Giants and A’s baseball, the NFL Draft, and the Warriors letting Keith Smart go after just one season. Happy Friday, all!

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On this gorgeous Monday in the Bay Area, Kate and Nick are talking MLB’s opening weekend, Stanford’s heartbreak, Cal baseball’s latest hope and most importantly, the proper way to apply a congratulatory butt slap. Click here to listen to today’s show!

Kate and Nick can barely contain their excitement. Sure, no Bay Area men’s team made it to the dance this year, but the Stanford women are in the Elite Eight, the Santa Clara men are in the CIT Championship, and opening day is just three days away! So put down that busted bracket and get excited, dammit.

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March Madness continues and Kate and Nick’s brackets have yet to bust. That’s why the duo’s talking hoops, hoops, and more hoops! Then it’s a Sharks and Warriors end of the season update, a Barry Bonds perjury trial preview, a spring training check-in, and the very latest on Nick’s crusade to get a big couch into his little apartment. Click here to listen!

After a massive 2008 season, during which Jackson hit .300, scored 85 runs and knocked in 75 as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the former Cal star fell victim to a nasty foe … the disabled list. Valley fever took away Jackson’s 2009 season and a hernia and strained hammy ruined his 2010 campaign. So, instead of working on something baseball related this offseason, Jackson instead focused on improving his karma.

Hey, you gotta love a guy that worries about his positive energy, right? Especially one that’s a former Bear and current Oakland Athletic. Click here to read the full story.

Great news from down in the desert! Inside Bay Area is reporting that Bishop O’Dowd alum, Tyson Ross, is in the mix to be the Oakland Athletics fifth starter this season. The 6’6″ fireballer was a 2nd round draft choice of the A’s back in 2008, which had to be pretty exciting, seeing as Ross was born in Berkeley and played college ball at Cal.

I had the chance to interview the big man during his time with the Bears and he seemed like a great kid. Polite, humble, and one hell of an athlete. Here’s hoping he’s able to parlay a great spring into a regular spot in the Oakland rotation!