University of Hawaii sports programs are again projecting a deficit and plan to cut spending on operational budget items by about 5 percent.

New Mexico State announced Wednesday that Athletics Director McKinley Boston will step down at the end of the year.

A roadside bomb in Afghanistan left Israel Del Toro Jr. with third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body. He underwent 130 surgeries to reconstruct his body and face. After the grueling rehabilitation, he made peace with the fact that there were many things he would never do again.

The Oakland A's have been pretty much waiting since the All-Star break for a big Coco Crisp breakout, and he finally might have struck the kind of blow Tuesday night that fires up some long-overdue hot Coco.

Scott Kazmir struck out six over six innings strong innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing skid with a 6-2 win over the New York Mets.

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."

The Oakland Athletics try to put the brakes on a five- game losing streak on Tuesday when they welcome the New York Mets to O.co Coliseum for a quick two-game series.

Mike Minor struck out seven Athletics in seven innings and the Atlanta Braves were 4-3 winners over Oakland in the finale of this three-game interleague series.

Chris Johnson went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI as the Atlanta Braves handed the suddenly slumping Oakland Athletics a fourth straight loss, a 4-3 setback at Turner Field.

A pair of talented but struggling hurlers square off on Saturday night when the Oakland Athletics and Atlanta Braves resume their three-game set at Turner Field.

Behind four home runs, including a three-run shot from Freddie Freeman, the Atlanta Braves slugged their way to a much- needed 7-2 win over the Oakland Athletics.

The Oakland Athletics have placed infielder Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right index finger.

The Oakland Athletics and Atlanta Braves will get a rare up-close look at one another on Friday when they begin a three-game interleague series at Turner Field.

The Kansas City Royals didn't let Jarrod Dyson's defensive miscue slow them down on Thursday.

The Kansas City Royals are gunning for their seventh straight series win when they wrap up a four-game set Thursday with the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium.

Jason Vargas tossed his first complete game of the season and the surging Kansas City Royals bounced back from Tuesday's loss to defeat the Oakland Athletics, 3-0, in the third of four games at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday.

The Oakland Athletics' combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals.

Josh Donaldson homered twice and the Oakland Athletics defeated the surging Kansas City Royals, 11-3, in the second of four games at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday.

The first curveball froze him. The second curveball fooled him into taking an unsightly swing. It was the third curveball that Alcides Escobar saw in the seventh inning of the Royals' eighth victory in a row that vindicated him and helped transport him and his teammates into first place.

OAKLAND, Calif.-It took awhile, but August is starting to look a little more like June and July to the Oakland A's.

The Oakland Athletics got a glimpse of just how dominant Jon Lester can be his last time out. Now he'll try to win his third straight game in an A's uniform and attempt to slow down the red-hot Kansas City Royals in the second test of a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium.

Alcides Escobar singled in Nori Aoki with the tie-breaking run in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals moved into first place in the AL Central with a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

It is one of many new rules passed by the NCAA this year. And for student-athletes, there are two key words.

The Kansas City Royals eye an eighth straight win and perhaps the top spot in the American League Central on Monday when they begin a four-game set with the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium.

Major League Baseball's best team will try for a four- game sweep on Sunday afternoon, as the Oakland Athletics play host to the Minnesota Twins.

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