Inside the A’s Messy Divorce from Oakland
Today marks five months exactly since Oakland fans had their worst fears confirmed: The Athletics were leaving town, having reached an agreement for a shiny new stadium in Las Vegas. Fans felt betrayed and most of all, blindsided by the news. Up to that point, there had been promising talks about building a stadium in Oakland’s Howard Terminal, and A’s owner John Fisher has never explained his reasoning for killing that deal…until now.
So today, ESPN’s Tim Keown brings us his findings from his sit down with Fisher — a rarity in itself — and why there still might be a chance that the A’s stay put.
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