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  1. MLB - Oakland A's Billy Beane a different Moneyball script

    Jim Caple

    Our Hollywood sleuths have discovered the secret script for "Moneyball 2," and guess what? A's general manager Billy Beane is singing a different tune this time around.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  2. Oakland A's still need a postseason hero

    Howard Bryant

    The Oakland A's keep failing in the MLB postseason because no one steps up to save them -- propelling himself and the team to greatness, Howard Bryant writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  3. A's must bottom out to get better

    Jim Bowden

    There's a fine line between trying to contend and trying to rebuild. Oakland Athletics president and general manager Billy Beane understands this dilemma all too well. Indeed, it is counterintuitive for anyone competing at the highest level of a s...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  4. GMs who helped their teams long-term

    Jim Bowden

    In examining those teams that are built to win now, conversely there are those teams for whom it will take some time to become competitive again. In several instances, they are the very teams that just emptied their big league clubs to those "win now...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  5. MLB: The Oakland A's 2011 fate and 2012 prospects

    Baseball Prospectus, Jim Bowden and Dan Szymborski

    Jim Bowden, Baseball Prospectus and Dan Szymborski have combined for the Kiss 'Em Goodbye series, a look at every team's 2011 fate -- once it's eliminated -- with a look ahead to 2012 and beyond. This is the entry for the Oakland A's.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  6. How Moneyball affected the industry

    Jim Bowden

    I am really looking forward to tomorrow night at midnight when I get to see the movie "Moneyball" on the big screen. Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane was a colleague as well as a friend during my baseball career and I am so happy for not...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  7. A's GM Beane, team president Crowley get 7-year deals

    Athletics general manager Billy Beane, the architect behind Oakland's four division titles since 2000, was rewarded with a seven-year contract extension Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2007
  8. Cockcroft: Oakland Athletics preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft previews the 2007 Oakland Athletics from a fantasy angle.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2007
  9. Beane manages to sustain his 'genius' label

    Jim Caple

    A "genius" label is difficult to sustain in baseball, but A's GM Billy Beane manages to remain on top of the sport's Mensa list, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2006
  10. New A's unconcerned about the past

    John Shea

    Eric Chavez and Barry Zito remember the past and believe these A's can finally deliver a first-round knockout punch.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2006
  11. Former ChiSox slugger agrees to 1-year deal with A's

    The Oakland Athletics and longtime Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas have agreed to a one-year deal. He will be introduced in a news conference Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2006
  12. Three-way calling

    Mychael Urban

    Throughout the long season, former A's teammates Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder and Barry Zito still manage to stay connected.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2005
  13. Barton may reach Oakland next year

    Jayson Stark

    If Daric Barton turns into the OBP machine he appears to be, A's GM Billy Beane gets another check in the genius column for the Mark Mulder deal.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2005
  14. Beane also gets extension through 2012

    The Oakland Athletics got two more new owners on Friday: general manager Billy Beane and team president Michael Crowley.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2005
  15. Haren, Blanton, Meyer ready to deliver

    Buster Olney

    The Athletics' Big Three are history, but the new guys – Danny Haren, Joe Blanton and Dan Meyer – also look a lot like money.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2005
  16. A's look like 90-win team

    Rob Neyer

    Just looking at the Oakland Athletics' roster, you might not guess it. But Billy Beane is playing moneyball again.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2005