The last few days have been rough for Oakland A’s fans. While it was clear that a rebuild would be coming, it is still painful to see that come to fruition. Chris Bassitt and Matt Olson are already out the door, and the other stars are likely to follow. If anyone does go to the Coliseum this year, they will not be able to know who the players are without a program.
COLUMBUS, GA -- No. 3 Texas Lutheran (6-2) swept through day one at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division-III Leadoff Classic on Friday, defeating 15th-ranked St. John Fisher 5-3 before topping Coe College 8-5 in a comeback victory. Texas Lutheran hit .316 over the two games including a trio...
At a meeting of OUSD teachers and students SEIU 1021 VP Brandon Dawkins opposed the building of the billionaire A's owner John Fisher's stadium at the Howard Terminal in the Port Of Oakand. Fisher is also pushing privatization of. education through his control of the KIPP and Rocketship charter school...
Oakland A’s owner Fisher, a charter school tycoon, is a leader in ‘charterizing’ public schools. Libby Schaaf connected to Fisher through funding of her education nonprofit, Oakland Promise; she calls for closing schools. By Ken Epstein. How does real estate development at the Port connect to closing...
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He was smart, had a lively personality and was willing to give a helping hand. That’s how friends and colleagues remember John Fisher, co-owner at Fisher & Watkins Funeral Home and a former broadcaster, who died last week at a hospital in Virginia Beach at 68. Fisher, who had...
On November 19, 2022 a rally was held at Oakland City Hall to oppose using any public money to build a new stadium for the A's at the Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland. The politicians in the City of Oakland including the Mayor Libby Schaaf, the Oakland City Council and the Alameda Board of Supervisors are continuing to allow negotiations to give $800 million in public funds to billionaire John Fisher who owns the A's and the GAP corporation to build a stadium at the Howard Terminal in the Port.
MISSOULA — Butte High’s fourth-place finish at the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic did not represent all of the Bulldog wrestling success Saturday. (Results) Six Butte High wrestlers won titles in their divisions at the John Fisher tournament at Missoula Big Sky. Butte High also got three second-place finishes and two third-place performances.
According to FEC filings reviewed by SFGATE, Oakland A's owner John Fisher recently donated directly to the campaign of newly elected Ohio Rep. Mike Carey, a longtime coal lobbyist and climate change skeptic who was endorsed by both former President Trump and Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski. Fisher gave...
His bio on the KSWD website mentions that John Fisher paints, abstract art. You probably know him from his voice artistry on 94.1 THE SOUND, or from the years he spun tunes on 103.7 THE MOUNTAIN KMTT. Fisher came to Seattle in 1992, from Chicago’s WLUP. John Fisher had worked nights at THE LOOP for two years. Prior to that he held down mornings at WLVQ Columbus, as well as weekends at THE LOOP. Fisher’s radio experience includes stints at WCKG Chicago (1985-1988), WMET Chicago (1981-1985), as well as an earlier stay at WLVQ, WMHE Toledo, and WIOT Toledo.
The owners in Major League Baseball would like you all to believe that the lockout is about greed. It is about curbing the players and making certain that the league and teams can remain healthy going forward. At least, that is what they would like the public to believe. The...
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (WROC) — St. John Fisher College basketball center Connor Williams took the internet by storm this weekend, as he took to the floor in the second half of an exhibition game against University of Buffalo. The loss might not have counted on Fisher’s schedule with only a handful of games under their collective […]
Rochester, NY – Putting a scare into the 25th-ranked team in the country, the Clarkson University Women's Basketball team enjoyed its best effort of the season against nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College, but it wasn't quite enough as the Golden Knights fell 66-63 on Friday evening to close out the first semester's games.
Oakland and Las Vegas are vying for the franchise. Whatever happens with Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics franchise, the outcome will be a case study for sports business management graduate students in how to perfectly play the stadium game. Athletics owner John Fisher and Athletics President Dave Kaval got Oakland and Las Vegas into a bidding war for the baseball business. Oakland and California elected officials are leaving no stone unturned to get nearly a billion dollars of taxpayer’s money to pay for infrastructure for Fisher’s business’s future home. Fisher wants to build a stadium-village on the Oakland waterfront. Fisher and Kaval have gotten a promise of free land in Summerlin, Nevada from The Howard Hughes Corporation. The group owns the Athletics Triple-A minor league affiliate, the Las Vegas Aviators, along with the baseball team’s park. Athletics officials have spent time scouting the Las Vegas market looking at sites in the city including The Strip and in Henderson. Athletics ownership, according to Kaval, also put in an offer on a plot of land in the Las Vegas Valley where it could ballpark.
WorkWeek 11-4-21 On No Public Funds For Billionaire John Fisher A's Stadium & Indy Media & Monopolization. WorkWeek covers a protest at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors where they were voting on providing over $300 million for GAP & A's billionaire owner John Fisher's new stadium in the Port of Oakland. Speakers including ILWU members attack the use of public money for billionaire developers.
We have all seen this movie before. An owner guts the team of its star players, raises ticket prices, and tries to find any excuse to move the team out of town. Back in 1989, that was essentially the plot to Major League, when fictional Indians owner Rachel Phelps pulled every trick she could to move the team out of Cleveland.
ILWU 10 members and community people rallied and spoke out on October 25, 2021 to oppose the Alameda Board of Supervisors proposed plan to give $345 million in public tax subsidies to the Oakland A's billionaire owner John Fisher for a new stadium on the Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland.