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A’s Free Agency Manifesto: Part II- Our Guys (Old And New)

In Part I of Three Bridge Sports’ coverage of the A’s free agency period, the least likely candidates from Keith Law’s top 50 free agents were eliminated from contention. Of course, Marlon Byrd is no longer a viable option (although for different reasoning than I thought), and it appears as though Stephen Drew may […]

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ALDS- Tigers @ Athletics- Game 1 Preview

Three Bridge Sports is going to try to have a re/pre-view of each game of the A’s postseason with combined analysis of the previous game and the upcoming one. Since this is the first game of the A’s postseason it will not have a review section of course, which only means that the […]

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Can The A’s Get Some Hardware?

During the last decade or so, the Oakland Athletics have done pretty well in loading up their trophy case with MLB awards. Bob Melvin won Coach of the Year last season, three of the last nine AL Rookies of the Year have been A’s, and if we go back to 2002 the A’s […]

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Quick Hit: The A’s Repeat As AL West Champions

The Oakland Athletics once again reign supreme in the AL West. Yes, those A’s that sport a payroll of less than $70 million, fifth lowest in all of baseball. Yes, those A’s whose top paid player has contributed all of 0.2 rWAR through the 2013 season. Yes, those A’s whose “ace” is only paid $3 […]

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Week 14 – Pride and Prospects

Throughout the year, I have written weekly Raiders’ previews from the lens of what was needed for […]

The Real Reason For Kap’s Struggles? His Missing Eyebrow

Colin Kaepernick’s struggles at quarterback this year have been well chronicled, and there is no shortage of pundits willing […]

Jermaine O’Neal’s Play On The Court Is Almost As Important As His Leadership Off Of It

Last night’s comeback didn’t leave reporters bereft of story lines. There were any number of angles a writer could have […]

Patience Is The Key With Kaepernick

The way 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick burst onto the scene in 2012-13 made it seem like he […]

A’s Free Agency Manifesto: Part III – Intrigue

The last few days have been a crazy ride for all baseball fans, but A’s fans in […]

The Western Conference Finals We All Need

Two games. Each decided by one point. Each won on an incredible buzzer-beater. 456 points combined between […]

The Kings Win Is More Important Than You Might Think

Having lost five of their last six games, on Sunday night the Warriors were on the brink of extending […]

Where Do We Go From Here: Revamped

A few weeks ago, after the Raiders beat the Steelers to reach 3-4, I asked where the Raiders […]

The Niners Offense Is Back To Having Fun

When a player hurdles an opponent, time seems to slow down as his legs rotate and the dumbfounded defender stares […]

Quick Hit: The Sharks Are On Fire Again

Last we checked in with the Sharks, they had been struggling to win in overtime, and hating […]

Catholics vs. Nerds: Notre Dame at Stanford Preview

What a difference a week makes. Last week I was talking about Stanford’s blown opportunity at USC and […]

By The Numbers: How Do The Warriors Stick Out?

A look at some statistical categories that the Dubs stand out in. 3-Point Shooting: Their 44 percent mark from […]

Linebacker Profiles – Sio Moore

While Sunday’s loss had it’s fair share of talking points – the kicking game, the quarterback situation, the […]

Quick Hit: You Want Free Hockey? You Got Free Hockey

The San Jose Sharks started the season with an immaculate 6-0-0 record, and while they still look good, […]

49ers Second Half Outlook Part II: The Defense

Just like the offense, the 49ers’ defensive unit will be getting an upgrade as well. While the […]