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8 questions parents have about today’s LAUSD teachers strike

How long will the strike last? That’s the question parents, among others, are asking as a Los Angeles Unified teachers strike gets underway Monday. At this point, it’s anybody’s guess. As classes were slated to begin Monday morning, LAUSD teachers were out picketing rather than in the classroom. In response, district officials have been planning how to keep instruction going. But there are certainly challenges: L.A. Unified is massive, comprising more than 60,000 employees and 1,000 schools acro...
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Answers to 7 questions parents may have about possible LAUSD teachers strike

Will they or won’t they? That’s the question parents, among others, have asked for the past week as a planned Los Angeles Unified teachers strike nears. The strike, currently planned for Thursday — though that could change — would mean the school district’s teachers would be out picketing rather than in the classroom. In response, district officials have been planning how to keep instruction going. But there are certainly challenges: L.A. Unified is massive, comprising more than 60,000 employees...
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​As LAUSD teachers strike nears, here are 7 things parents should know

Will they or won’t they? That’s the question parents, among others, have asked for the past week as a planned Los Angeles Unified teachers strike nears. The strike, currently planned for Thursday — though that could change — would mean the school district’s teachers would be out picketing rather than in the classroom. In response, district officials have been planning how to keep instruction going. But there are certainly challenges: L.A. Unified is massive, comprising more than 60,000 employees...
Tags: News, Education, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Athletics, Lausd, Local News, Jones, Board of Education, Los Angeles Police Department, Barbara Jones, Los Angeles Unified, United Teachers Los Angeles, Alex Caputo Pearl, UTLA


Joakim Soria gets closer bonuses in deal with Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Relief pitcher Joakim Soria gets $6.5 million this year and $8.5 million in 2020 as part of his $15 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. Soria can earn bonuses of $250,000 each for 35 and 40 games finished as part of the deal announced Dec. 21. He would get a […]
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Report: A's to re-sign RHP Fiers to 2-year deal

The Athletics and Mike Fiers have agreed to a two-year contract for the right-hander to return to Oakland, according to MLB.com.
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Athletics re-sign RHP Fiers to two-year contract

The Athletics and Mike Fiers have reached a two-year contract for the right-hander to return to Oakland.
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Report: A's bring back RHP Fiers on 2-year deal

The Oakland Athletics and free agent right-hander Mike Fiers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract, according to a report from MLB.com on Saturday. Fiers, who joined the Athletics after an August waiver trade with Detroit, went 5-2 with a 3.74 ERA in 10 games (nine starts) for Oakland. Between Oakland and Detroit, the 33-year-old Fiers went 12-8 with a 3.56 ERA in 31 games (30 starts) last season.
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Profar to A's in 3-team deal with Rangers, Rays

The Athletics have acquired infielder Jurickson Profar, who could be a replacement at second base for free agent Jed Lowrie.
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Marshawn Lynch is trying to stop Oakland from losing the Athletics too

Marshawn Lynch has never been shy about his love for Oakland. The Oakland Raiders might be playing their final game in Oakland on Christmas Eve, the penultimate game of a dark season for Jon Gruden’s 3-11 squad. The Golden State Warriors are slated to move out of Oracle Arena and across the bay to San Francisco next year.
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Watch: When the hammer throw goes wrong

Scottish hammer thrower Chris Bennett recently lost his British Athletics funding and now he's lost his footing, too...
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Report: Braves, Twins, Rangers, and Padres are in on Sonny Gray

Yankees right-hander Sonny Gray is reportedly up for grabs this season after a disappointing performance in the Bronx, and there appears to be no shortage of suitors vying for the starter’s services. In addition to the Reds, who were linked to the team by Jon Heyman earlier this month, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Athletics, Braves, Twins, Rangers and Padres have all expressed interest in the righty, though no one team has emerged as a frontrunner in trade talks yet. Gray’s ...
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Scottish Athletics explore Great Britain breakaway at European events

Scottish Athletics are exploring the possibility of competing independently as Team Scotland at European level.
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Whicker: Dodgers again refuse to fall off the edge, return to World Series

MILWAUKEE — It was win or go home for the Dodgers on Saturday, in an unfriendly ballpark, against a weaponized reliever pitcher, using the first rookie starting pitcher in 10 years to start a championship series Game 7. Their shoulder blades were attached to the wall. For them, in 2018, that’s home. Their latest postcard from the edge was a 5-1 victory over Milwaukee that sends them to their second consecutive World Series, beginning Tuesday night in Boston. The Red Sox won two-thirds of their g...
Tags: Florida, Boston, Milwaukee, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Mlb, Ufc, Athletics, Cleveland, Yankees, Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Mariano Rivera


Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup: Eyal-Cohen Reviews Schmalbeck & Zelenak's The NCAA And The IRS

This week, Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama) reviews ) reviews Richard Schmalbeck (Duke) & Lawrence Zelenak (Duke), The NCAA and the IRS: Life at the Intersection of College Sports and the Federal Income Tax, 91 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2018). This Article is right down my alley. Athletics pretty much dominates... [Author: Mirit Eyal-Cohen]
Tags: Taxes, Alabama, Tax, Scholarship, Ncaa, Athletics, Irs, Weekly SSRN Roundup, Zelenak, Eyal Cohen, Mirit Eyal-Cohen, Intersection of College Sports, Richard Schmalbeck Duke Lawrence Zelenak


Hold my beer: A's find man doused by NYY fan

A's fan John Spencer, who was caught on video being doused with beer at Yankee Stadium, will receive a "care package" from the Athletics after they tracked him down.
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A's step in for fan drenched by Yanks fan's beer

A's fan John Spencer, who was caught on video being doused with beer at Yankee Stadium, will receive a "care package" from the Athletics after they tracked him down.
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Yankees 7, Athletics 2: Yankees Blast Away Nerves, and the A’s, for a Wild-Card Win

Aaron Judge’s first-inning homer set the tone, and Luis Severino steadied the Yankees early as they cruised past the A’s and into a showdown with the Red Sox.
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Yankees Beat Athletics to Set Up Showdown With Red Sox in A.L.D.S.

Aaron Judge hit a home run and a double to lead the Yankees past the Athletics, 7-2, in a wild-card playoff game.
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Yankees vs. Athletics: Inning-by-Inning Live Wild Card Updates

It’s win or go home for the Yankees and Athletics, who face off in a one-game wild-card matchup to advance in the playoffs. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.
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Yankees vs. Athletics: Live Inning-by-Inning M.L.B. Playoffs Updates

It’s win or go home for the Yankees and Athletics, who face off in a one-game wild-card matchup to advance in the playoffs. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.
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Yankees vs. Athletics: Live Inning-by-Inning Wild Card Updates

It’s win or go home for the Yankees and Athletics, who face off in a one-game wild-card matchup to advance in the playoffs. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.
Tags: News, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Athletics, Yankees, New York Yankees, American League, Playoff Games


Yankees vs. Athletics: M.L.B. Playoffs 2018 Live Updates

It’s win or go home for the Yankees and Athletics, who face off in a one-game wild-card matchup to advance in the playoffs. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.
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M.L.B. Playoffs 2018: Yankees vs. Athletics Live Updates

It’s win or go home for the Yankees and Athletics, who face off in a one-game wild-card matchup to advance in the playoffs. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.
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Herrmann homer lifts Mariners past A's, gives Astros AL West

Pinch-hitter Chris Herrmann's two-run homer in the 11th inning gave the Seattle Mariners a 10-8 win over Oakland, clinching the AL West for Houston and leaving the Athletics with a wild-card matchup against the New York Yankees            [Author: AP]
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Angels' Arcia 1st to catch, pitch, hit HR in game

The Angels' Francisco Arcia made MLB history in Thursday's 21-3 loss to the Athletics, when he became the first player to catch, pitch and homer in the same game.
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Wada lifts Russia’s three-year doping suspension and faces its biggest crisis

• Russian Anti-Doping Agency controversially reinstated• Move heavily criticised by athletes and anti-doping groupsThe World Anti-Doping Agency is facing the gravest crisis in its 19-year history after it lifted Russia’s suspension, despite pleas from the rest of the anti-doping community that such a decision would be unwise and premature. Related: Wada appears to have complied with Russia – wasn’t it meant to be the other way round? | Marina Hyde Continue reading...
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Kaleb Cowart’s grand slam leads Angels to comeback victory over A’s

The Angels’ Kaleb Cowart, right, is congratulated by Shohei Ohtani (17), Taylor Ward (3) and Andrelton Simmons after hitting a go-ahead grand slam during the sixth inning of Tuesday’s game against the A’s in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Oakland Athletics’...
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A’s left-hander Manaea to undergo season-ending surgery

BALTIMORE (AP) — Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea will have season-ending surgery on his left shoulder next week. The Athletics made the announcement Tuesday. The A’s hold the second spot in the AL wild-card race. Manaea has been on the disabled list since Aug. 26. The surgery to repair an impingement will be Sept. 19 […]
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Piscotty homers, A's keep rolling with 7-3 win over Rangers

Stephen Piscotty homered and Oakland rallied from an early three-run deficit to defeat the Texas Rangers 7-3, the Athletics' fourth straight win and sixth in seven games            [Author: AP]
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Mariners edge Athletics 8-7, go for series win on Sunday

Seattle trimmed the A’s lead for the second wild card down to 4 1/2 games. A win Sunday would narrow it to 3 1/2 games with a three-game series vs. the Orioles — the worst team in baseball — to follow at Safeco Field.
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