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  • 00:41

    Mike Norris Former Oakland A's Pitcher Cy Young Winner

    in News

    Former Major League Player Michael Kelvin Norris (born March 19, 1955) a right-handed starting pitcher who played with the Oakland Athletics (1975–1983, 1990).Norris is best remembered for his spectacular 1980 season. He went 22-9 with 24 complete games and a 2.53 earned run average, while also earning the Gold Glove Award. However, he was not awarded the American League Cy Young Award; Steve Stone of the Baltimore Orioles, who had a record of 25-7, was given the honor. Norris also placed 15th in the MVP voting.In 1981, Norris posted a modest 12-9 record, again earning the Gold Glove Award and also earning an All-Star berth he was denied in 1980. Norris spun a complete game shutout in the first round of the playoffs against the Kansas City Royals and pitched well in the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees despite getting hit with a loss there.Many believe[who?] that Billy Martin inflicted a heavy workload on Norris, which threw out his arm. He was never able to return to his former stature, and after the 1983 season, he played for the independent San Jose Bees. He made a brief comeback as a relief pitcher in 1990, posting an ERA of 3.00 in 27 innings. As of 2014, he is the only player to win at least one game with Oakland in three different decades.An addiction to cocaine shortened Norris's playing career. In 1999 he was diagnosed with cervical myelopathy, and he had surgery in January 2000 at the California Pacific Medical Center. After recovering, Norris took up golf as a hobby. In 2007, he appeared with Dave Stewart, Mudcat Grant, and Vida Blue in a regular season game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics.Norris was well known for his distinctive green fielding glove.

  • 00:24

    MLB Preview IV: Angels, Astros, Athletics, Giants

    in Music

    A look at the upcomingbaseball season from St. Bonaventure University journalism students who have been blogging about spring training.Students following the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants will provide commentary and analysis.

  • 02:34

    "GRAND ATHLETICS BANDQUET A CONVERSATION WITH BAND DIR. BIG BOB (BABE) CRAWFORD"

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    "GRAND ATHLETICS BANDQUET  MAY 8-9 2015"


    ( An interview with Freddie Howard  BTR H O W C May 6 2015)


    "A CONVERSATION WITH BAND DIRECTOR. BIG  MR. BOB "BABE" CRAWFORD"


    BAND DIRECTOR AT MCTS J, F. SHIELDS FROM SEPTEMBER 1957 to 1972


    Thank you for recognizing me and including me in this great event. Thank all my school and students for all the events I have been apart of while there.  Again, thank for the committee for taking the time to involve  me in this great event.


    MCTS JFS Grand Athletic Banquet Great fellowship with so many wonderful alumni of our Great School! It was so good to see each and everyone of you all.


    All pictures 


    32 Pinehill Rd


    Monroeville, Alabama


    (251) 575-4761


    We Thank CookiePics Photography


    Photos

  • 00:16

    Q&A With Director of Athletics Charlie Cobb

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    Ben Moore of PantherTalk.com is joined by Georgia State Director of Athletics Charlie Cobb to talk about Spring sports success, expectations for football and much more.

  • 01:59

    The Oakland Mckenzie's

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    CONGRATULATIONS TO MR.RAIDER TOUCHDOWN! TIMMY BROWN NOMINATION INTO THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME!


    Valentines Day  Edition! Topic being discusses today! Men switching things around, what would YOU want your significant other to get you for Valentines?


    We will be recapping the 2014 NFL year what is the most memorable memory this last season?


    How do you feel about the way Marshawn Lynch has handled the media?


    NFL Draft who do you take with the 4th over all pick?


    What is to be expected of the Jack Del Rio Raiders, did Jack Del Rio save Reggie's job? If you could land 2 major free agents who would they be?


    Which of our free agents should we keep?


    MAINT TOPIC Oakland Raider fans Vs LA Raider fans  and the on going squabble.


     

  • 01:02

    YGY 2015 Series Preview Show: Yankees-Athletics Preview (5/28-5/31)

    in Baseball

    On this episode of the Yanks Go Yard Series Preview Show, brought to you by KNODA.com, host and senior staff writer Ricky Keeler gives his takeaways from the New York Yankees three game series against the Kansas City Royals, including scoring 11 runs in the first 2 innings on Memorial Day. Plus, Ricky will react to Masahiro Tanaka's second rehab start that took place in Pawtucket on Wednesday afternoon. 


    Then, Joseph Declercq of Swingin A's joins Ricky to help preview this weekend's series between the Yankees and A's as New York begins a seven game West Coast trip. They will talk about the A's disappointing start, should manager Bob Melvin be on the hot seat, what moves Billy Beane could make before the July 31 deadline, and the emegerence of players such as catcher Stephen Vogt and shortstop Marcus Semien. Plus, Ricky and Joseph will breakdown the four pitching matchups and give you their players to watch in this series. 


    As always, you can interact with the LIVE show at anytime by calling us at (347)-324-5455 or tweeting us: @YGYRadioShow. 

  • 01:02

    American Tennis with Coach Chuck Kriese - Guests Coaches Chad and Bill Simpson

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    American Tennis with Coach Chuck Kriese - Broadcast of July 29, 2015;  Coach Kriese interviews Chad Simpson of Point University in Georgia and Coach Bill Simpson of Coker College in South Carolina on his show today.  These young coches talk about  multiple issues of the collegiate coaching world in regrd to training and motivation and the political issues that seem to burden all teachers and coaches today.  They talk passionately about tennis in the United States today and why they were led to this profession as a vehicle to mentor and to direct young people.  Listen to Coach Chuck Kriese each Wednesday at noon on the UR10S network.  

  • 02:02

    Kenwood Oakland Community Organization Celebrates 50 Years of Successful Service

    in Women

    Many communities strive to address issues of poverty and economic development, but the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization (KOCO) has actively maintained a vibrant community despite the infusion of drugs, guns, unemployment, and home foreclosings. This week it celebrates 50 years of success in motivating residents to remain actively involved in the lives of youth, elders, and all residents who desire a clean, safe, self sustaining community with good schools. Jeanette Taylor Ramann discusses some of the work that KOCO is doing in reaching out beyond its borders to connect with children abroad and spread the success that comes with cooperation between neighbors. 

  • 02:09

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show: Who Is Oakland?

    in Art

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forbearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!

    1. Tarell Alvin McCraney, playwright, actor, MacArthur Genius re: Head of Passes April-May at Berkeley Rep & Choir Boy at Marin Theatre Company in June

    2. Stephen Vittoria, dir., Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu Jamal rebroadcast interview with director

    3. Chris Johnson, co-curator and Jose Garcia, participating artist re: New Innovative Exhibition at Oakland Museum of CA: Who Is Oakland? featuring 10 Oakland-based artists April 11-July 12

    4. Safiya Fredericks (Ann) & Lauren Spencer (Rachelle) join us to talk about Idris Goodwin's play Blackademics at Crowded Fire Theatre April 9-May 2 at Thick House in SF.

     

  • 01:23

    NSR RADIO/Rod Steater WR Oakland Raiders II

    in Podcasting

    The NSR Sports Radio provides a new and fresh, interactive online radio experience to the listeners. Join your host Coach P as we tackle the trending topics in football from youth to the pros. today’s Topics:



    Trending NFL,NCAA and High School Topics
    The evolution of the WR position in youth football
    Health Tip (Provided by Meal preps)


    Special guest appearing Via the Life by Wisdom Hotline include:



    Rod Streater –WR Oakland Raiders
    Dr Phil Mitchel – Emergency Medicine (Parker Adventist Hospital)
    Coach Dwayne Savage - Camden HS (Camden NJ)


    NSR Baller Sport Light!!!!!



    Ron Johnson Jr- DE/TE Camden HS (Camden NJ) C/O 2016


    6'4", 240lbs
    JR Stats: 115 Solo, 144 Total Tackles, 6.9 Tackles Per Game, 14 Sacks, 3 Caused Fumbles, 2 Fumble Recoveries.
    http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3386916/highlights/184248392/v2


    Henry Mercado  QB C/O 2022 (Chicago Ill)

    Threw 14 TDs 2 Ints ran 12 TDs , 3 INTs on defense
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbFPzeQfE7g&feature=youtu.be
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W75ZNfJKwZE&feature=youtu.be




    AS usual with us every week is Coach David “the Duck” Riley, Speaker coordinator for the Glazier Clinic and founder of the unsigned Senior showcase to answer you sports related questions in our “Ask the Duck” Segment. NSR is also proud to welcome Former NFL Quarterback Akili Smith to round out the crew. 

  • 01:33

    Bears LiVE- Hertford County High School Athletics Mar. 26

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    Listen to a program about Hertford County High School Athletics LIVE on Blogtalkradio!

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