Monday, May 25, 2020

Oakland A’s refuse to pay their rent because the Coliseum is a ‘piece of...

The Oakland A's have refused to pay their annual $1.2 million rent for their stadium. Some have speculated that the refusal of payment is because of the financial struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but Oakland’s owner, John J. Fisher cleared things up to reporters Thursday.

Wellness Check Podcast: Haymarket Books author/publicist & former Army Ranger Rory Fanning

Today's Wellness Check is with Rory Fanning, who has many extremely interesting stories to tell. Listen here!

Second-Best Sports Town Update: Philly, Detroit, Denver & Atlanta advance

We’ve reached the Isolated 8 and things are getting intense! Atlanta edged Oakland for the last spot. Now it’s time to see who’s going to make the Furloughed Four!

Jimmy Garoppolo hopes Super Bowl berth will help him finally do well with women

Jimmy Garoppolo might be a starting QB in the NFL, but he says it's never been enough to help him with the opposite sex. He's hoping the 49ers' Super Bowl berth will change all that.

Generous family pays off layaway debts for JaMarcus Russell

Russell's list of layaway items included a PlayStation 4 with a copy of Madden 2020, a ninja blender, two 20-pound dumbbells, and an unopened audio book copy of "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People."

Cavs, Warriors agree to end series early to avoid invitations to White House

“We’ve already won a few,” said Warriors guard Steph Curry, “so we’re good with just packing it in now. We love our fans and it’d be great to add another ring to this hand but I’d rather eat one of LeBron’s socks after an OT loss than have to go to D.C. these days.”

Trump bars Raiders and Texans from returning to U.S. from Mexico

President-elect Donald Trump followed through with his campaign promise of deportation on Monday night by barring the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans from returning to the U.S. following their game in Mexico City.