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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA, OAKLAND A’S AND SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS HOST SECOND ANNUAL “BATTLE OF THE BAY ART SHOW”

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA, OAKLAND A’S AND SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS HOST SECOND ANNUAL “BATTLE OF THE BAY ART SHOW”

Open Call to Northern California Artists – Submissions: Today to July 9th

 

A’s & Giants-Themed Art Exhibit During Bay Bridge Series,

August 13-14 at Oracle Park and August 24-25 at the Oakland Coliseum

 

“The Bridge,” Trophy Awarded to Winner of A’s-Giants Bay Bridge Series,

on Public Display at Show

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 21, 2019 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California – “Home of Authentic Bay Area Sports” – and the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants today announced the second annual Battle of the Bay Art Show and an open call to Northern California artists.  The A’s and Giants-themed art exhibit takes place during the Bay Bridge Series – August 13-14 at Oracle Park and August 24-25 at the Oakland Coliseum. For video highlights and photos from last year’s art show, click HERE.

 

Northern California artists are encouraged to submit their artwork for consideration at: NBCSportsBayArea.com/BattleOfTheBayArt.  Submission dates: Today to July 9th

 

The Battle of the Bay Art Show will take place adjacent to Oracle Park’s Giants Vault (located inside the Lefty O’Doul Gate) and at the Oakland Coliseum’s Championship Plaza.  The exhibit is accessible to all fans inside the ballpark.  To purchase game tickets for August 13-14 at Oracle Park click HERE, for August 24-25 game tickets at the Oakland Coliseum, click HERE.  Admission to the art show is free with the purchase of a ticket to the game.

 

The Battle of the Bay Art Show will feature A’s and Giants-themed art, including legends, current players, mascots, stadiums and abstract representations. Art will be in various art forms: oil and acrylic paintings; graphite, ink and spray paint art; photography; and sculpture. The artists will have the opportunity to sell their artwork, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Oakland A’s Community Fund and the Giants Community Fund. 

 

Fans will have the opportunity to take a photo with The Bridge – the official trophy to be presented to the winner of the A’s and Giants Bay Bridge Series – at the Battle of the Bay Art Show.  The Bridge is made with steel salvaged from the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. 

 

Last season, the A’s were the inaugural winner of The Bridge, winning four of their six regular-season match-ups with the Giants.  The A's clinched the trophy on July 22 when Marcus Semien scored the winning run on Matt Chapman’s walk-off hit, beating the Giants 6-5 in 10 innings in the rivals' final interleague contest.

 

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ADDS 2019-20 NBA SEEDING GAMES TO SCHEDULE

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NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ADDS 2019-20 NBA SEEDING GAMES TO SCHEDULE

NBC Sports Bay Area to Air Eight “Seeding Games”

from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

 

Live Coverage Tips Off with Suns vs. Wizards this Friday, July 31 at 1 p.m. PT

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – July 30, 2020 – NBC Sports Bay Area announced today the addition of eight “seeding games” to its game schedule for the restart of 2019-20 NBA season.

 

Coverage begins this Friday (July 31) at 1 p.m. PT with a matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards in Orlando at the Walt Disney World Resort.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area’s 2019-20 NBA seeding games schedule:

 

DAY

DATE

GAME

TIME (PT)

Friday

July 31

Phoenix Suns vs. Washington Wizards

1:00 PM

Monday

Aug. 3

Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards

1:00 PM

Tuesday

Aug. 4

Dallas Mavericks vs. Sacramento Kings

11:30 AM

Wednesday

Aug. 5

Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs

1:00 PM

Sunday

Aug. 9

Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings

5:00 PM

Monday

Aug. 10

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns

11:30 AM

Thursday

Aug. 13

Game: TBD

 

Friday

Aug. 14

Game: TBD

 

 

The seeding games are part of the NBA competitive format plan, featuring the eight teams in each conference with the highest current winning percentages and the six teams that are currently within six games of the eighth seed in either conference.

 

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2020 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

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NBC Sports California

NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2020 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

NBC Sports California to Present 58 Regular-Season Games

 

Dontrelle Willis Joins “A’s Pregame Live” and “A’s Postgame Live”

 

A’s Games, “A’s Pregame Live” and “A’s Postgame Live” In-Market Streaming

on “MyTeams by NBC Sports” Mobile App and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

Comprehensive A’s and MLB News and Analysis via MyTeams

and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – July 20, 2020 – NBC Sports California today announced its coverage of the Oakland A’s for the 2020 season, which includes 58 regular-season games; Bay Area native and former MLB pitcher Dontrelle Willis joining A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live as an analyst; in-market live streaming of A’s games, A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app and NBCSportsCalifornia.com; and season-long A’s and MLB news and analysis, insider reports and video on MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com.

 

MyTeams is available for download on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  DOWNLOAD now.

 

NBC Sports California’s regular-season coverage begins on Opening Day as the A’s host the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, July 24 at 7 p.m.

 

2020 Oakland A’s on NBC Sports California:

 

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Friday

7/24

vs

Los Angeles Angels

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/25

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/26

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Monday

7/27

vs

Los Angeles Angels

12:30 PM

Tuesday

7/28

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:30 PM

Wednesday

7/29

vs

Colorado Rockies

12:30 PM

Friday

7/31

at

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/1

at

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/2

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Monday

8/3

at

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Tuesday

8/4

vs

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Wednesday

8/5

vs

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Thursday

8/6

vs

Texas Rangers

12:30 PM

Friday

8/7

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Saturday

8/8

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/9

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Monday

8/10

at

Los Angeles Angels

6:30 PM

Tuesday

8/11

at

Los Angeles Angels

6:30 PM

Wednesday

8/12

at

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Friday

8/14

at

San Francisco Giants

6:30 PM

Sunday

8/16

at

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Monday

8/17

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Tuesday

8/18

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

3:00 PM

Wednesday

8/19

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Thursday

8/20

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Friday

8/21

vs

Los Angeles Angels

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/22

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/23

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Monday

8/24

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Tuesday

8/25

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Wednesday

8/26

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Friday

8/28

at

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Saturday

8/29

at

Houston Astros

4:00 PM

Sunday

8/30

at

Houston Astros

11:00 AM

Tuesday

9/1

at

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Wednesday

9/2

at

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Thursday

9/3

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Friday

9/4

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

Saturday

9/5

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/6

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Monday

9/7

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Tuesday

9/8

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Wednesday

9/9

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Thursday

9/10

vs

Houston Astros

12:30 PM

Friday

9/11

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Saturday

9/12

at

Texas Rangers

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/13

at

Texas Rangers

11:30 AM

Tuesday

9/15

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

9/16

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Friday

9/18

vs

San Francisco Giants

6:30 PM

Saturday

9/19

vs

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/20

vs

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/22

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Wednesday

9/23

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Thursday

9/24

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Friday

9/25

vs

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Saturday

9/26

vs

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/27

vs

Seattle Mariners

12:00 PM

 

58 regular-season games

Schedule as of 7/20/20; Dates and times subject to change

 

NBC Sports California’s A’s telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Glen Kuiper (play-by-play) and Ray Fosse (color analyst).  Former A’s pitcher Dallas Braden will join Kuiper for select telecasts. Road games will be called virtually from the Oakland Coliseum.

 

A’s Pregame Live, A’s Postgame Live: Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews and an in-depth game preview on A’s Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, A’s Postgame Live will give viewers a complete game breakdown with stats and highlights, interviews and a preview of the next game. The shows are anchored by Brodie Brazil, with analysis from Dontrelle Willis, Dave Stewart, Bip Roberts and Shooty Babitt.

 

Willis, a World Series champion (2003) and two-time All-Star pitcher (2003, 2005), played for nine seasons in the Major Leagues. In 2000, he was selected in the 8th round of the MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs before being traded to the Florida Marlins. As member of the Marlins (2003-2007), Willis won NL Rookie of the Year honors in 2003 and was instrumental in the Marlins’ World Series championship run. In 2005, he became the 12th African American pitcher to win 20 games in a season, joining the exclusive “Black Aces” club, a group of black pitchers who have won at least 20 games in a single season. Willis also played for the Detroit Tigers (2008-2010), Arizona Diamondbacks (2010) and Cincinnati Reds (2011). In 2015, he joined FOX Sports as an MLB studio analyst, and he will continue his duties with that network. Willis was born in Oakland and attended Encinal High School in Alameda.

 

In-Market A’s Streaming: NBC Sports California offers live in-market streams of A’s games to NBC Sports California subscribers, along with its game-day shows A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live, via MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com. The live in-market streaming service is available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports California subscribers. For more information about MyTeams, click here.

 

MyTeams, NBCSportsCalifornia.com: MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com deliver complete A’s and MLB coverage – showcasing Scott Bair, Jessica Kleinschmidt and Brodie Brazil – all season long, featuring in-depth news and analysis; daily insider reports; interviews and press conferences; a robust line-up of on-demand video; and content from the network’s news programming.

 

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