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Group wants to keep A's in Oakland

Updated: December 9, 2011, 8:25 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland leaders are making a last-ditch effort to keep the Athletics from leaving the East Bay -- apparently fearing the NBA's Golden State Warriors and NFL's Oakland Raiders could follow without suitable venues.

Oakland mayor Jean Quan said Friday a letter is being sent to baseball commissioner Bud Selig to let him know the city wants to keep the A's. Selig appointed a committee in March 2009 to evaluate the issue facing the Bay Area's two baseball teams, yet he has provided ...

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