Two days after the (expletive) hit the carpet, it finally hit the fan.
Talk to any veteran Oakland Athletics player, and the raw sewage backup that spilled into the O.co Coliseum clubhouses on Sunday was a long time coming. A similar sentiment surrounded the long-overdue antitrust lawsuit the San Jose City Council filed against Major League Baseball: Someone in this foul, festering mess preventing the A's from moving to Silicon Valley was going to get litigious. It was just a matter of when and who.
the (expletive) storm that erupted in the A's clubhouse. Whether the timing of the suit happened to coincide perfectly with the backup that serves as a perfect metaphor for the entirety of this situation is immaterial. Years of thumb-twiddling, pat-a-cake-playing obstructionism finally can yield to a substantive solution.Turns out it was Tuesday morning and a group of politicians that couldn't pass up an opportunity like
If that means the A's stay in Oakland – an unlikely outcome – fine.Read More »from San Jose lawsuit at least provides some hope in putrid A's stadium situation