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Andre Ward-Paul Smith weigh-in results & photos

Roc Nation Sports hosted the official weigh-in for the June 20 throne boxing showdown between Andre Ward (27-0, 14 KO’s) and Paul Smith (35-5, 20 KO’s) on Friday, June 19 on The Ridge at Plank at Jack London Square in Oakland, California. Check out the complete Ward vs. Smith weigh-in results, with photos of the two fighters squaring off, before Saturday night’s fights. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Motley Crew: The incredible story of the Dirty Dozen Rowing Club

The waters of the Oakland Estuary were suitably calm in the earliest hours of March 15, 1983. Only a light breeze swept across the narrow channel that separated its namesake from the island of Alameda. In the daytime, the divide represented a stark contrast. Container ships, cargo cranes and all manner of manufacturing dotted the Oakland side, with soccer fields and planned pockets...
Via Fox Olympics
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Clorox CEO Don Knauss Calls Howard Terminal ‘The Premier Site in Baseball’

Lew Wolff is not a fan of Howard Terminal, but Don Knauss sure is. The Colorox CEO and leader of the Oakland Waterfront Ballpark LLC joined Damon Bruce on 95.7 The Game to share his vision for the port terminal next to Jack London Square. “I think we could have the premier site in baseball.” Knauss also explained that he’s had an array of experts from engineering to architecture...
Via BaySportsNet
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Hit Snag in Coliseum-Extension Talks

The Oakland A’s have been in talks with the city of Oakland and county of Alameda to extend their lease at the O.Co Coliseum for another 10 years in a deal that would include the A’s investing at least $10 million into stadium upgrades, including two new scoreboards. Those talks could be over without a done deal. The A’s rejected a proposal from the Coliseum Authority in which...
Via TopSportsReport
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Could There be Room For the Warriors at Howard Terminal Too?

On Thursday, the Port of Oakland and a group of prominent local business leaders took a small step toward a potential waterfront ballpark at Howard Terminal by entering into an exclusive negotiating agreement. The port and the business group, dubbed the Oakland Waterfront Ballpark LLC, now have 10 months to begin exploring the viability and cost of building a stadium at the site...
Via BaySportsNet
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Port of Oakland Approves Exclusive Negotiating Agreement for Waterfront Ballpark at Howard Terminal

The Port of Oakland has approved a 10-month exclusive negotiating agreement for a waterfront ballpark at Howard Terminal, according to Steve Taveras of the East Bay Citizen. The Port can now lease the property to a group of Oakland business leaders, who hope to ultimately build a 38,000-seat ballpark at the site, just north of Jack London Square. The group is led by Clorox CEO Don...
Via BaySportsNet
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Klondike: We've Struck Mud!

Having recently gotten caught up on Game of Thrones, (Helloooooo, Emilia Clarke! Jared Leto knows what I'm talking about.) I saw some previews for “Klondike” and immediately noticed it was the next adventure for Robb Stark (aka Richard Madden, if you want to be annoying and refer to him by his real name), seeing as his time on Game of Thrones had ended rather violently and without...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Waterfront Ballpark Plans Unveiled; Time for Wolff to Sell Team?

The same group, led by Clorox CEO Don Knauss, that made headlines in May 2012 when they announced their “pledge” to help keep the A’s in Oakland is back at it again. Roughly a year and a half ago their news was the intent to formulate an ownership group of Bay Area businesses with a desire to keep the A’s in Oakland if Lew Wolff and John Fisher were unwilling to budge on...
Via BaySportsNet
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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