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  1. Remembering the 'Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic' A's of the 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    With his new book, "Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's," sportswriter Jason Turbow explores one of the most colorful teams in baseball history. Turbow, 47, has written for such publications as The New York Times, USA Today and SportsIllustrated.com, and contributes regularly to the Giants and A's official magazines.

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  2. Why the huge Hall of Fame voting surge for Barry Bonds? And will it ever be enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Peter Gammons, the pioneering baseball journalist, television commentator and Hall of Fame honoree, recently wrote about a conversation he had with Barry Bonds last spring: "He didn't say it with any hint of anger, no staccato, just a matter-of-fact sentence about his ability and his career," Gammons wrote. Gammons had not voted for Bonds the first four times that baseball's all-time home run leader appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot.

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  3. MLB Network brings back 'School of Rickey' documentary about Rickey HendersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Oakland A's Rickey Henderson looks out at his family during the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 26, 2009, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Both Henderson and Boston Red Sox Jim Rice were inducted. Rickey Henderson will be featured in all his glory on the MLB Network special "School of Rickey" at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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  4. Raiders radio voice Greg Papa got blessing from Bill KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Greg Papa, the distinctive play-by-play radio voice of the Raiders, got the greatest compliment of his professional life from Bill King, whose rapid-fire delivery was as much a part of the organization from 1966 through 1994 as the colors silver and black. Having left the Raiders when the team's radio rights were sold, there was talk of King returning when the team came back to Oakland in 1995.

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  5. Sharon Jones, popular funk/R&B singer, dies at age 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Singer Sharon Jones, seen performing with her band the Dap-Kings in 2010, died Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer. Sharon Jones, the acclaimed funk/R&B singer whose fiery delivery and stage presence won her legions of die-hard fans, died Friday in Cooperstown, N.Y., of complications from pancreatic cancer.

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