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Curley Culp's HOF wait might soon end

Curley Culp's HOF wait might soon end

ESPN.com Updated Jan 30, 2013
Curley Culp is the perfect senior committee nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This is his last chance to gain election into the Canton, Ohio, museum. Really though, it's the first chance of election for the dominant defensive tackle who was a k…
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  • AFC West notes: On "The Dan Patrick Show" (via Arrowh…

    AFC West notes: On "The Dan Patrick Show" (via Arrowheadpride.com…

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    On "The Dan Patrick Show" (via Arrowheadpride.com), former Kansas City general manager Scott Pioli talked publicly for the first time about witnessing Jovan Belcher kill himself at the team’s facility Dec. 1. Belcher killed himself after killing the mot
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  • Man With The Plan: Behind the NFL's most explosive postseason o…

    Man With The Plan: Behind the NFL's most explosive postseason offens…

    CNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013
    Behind the NFL's most explosive postseason offense is a coach whose plans surprise his players as much as opponents. Jim Trotter gets into the head of the Niners' Greg Roman.
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Sports Columnists

  • Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super Bowl

    Jan 30
    Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
  • Don Banks: Homegrown or imported, 49ers are loaded with blue-chip talent

    Jan 30
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching subplot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almos…
  • Super Bowl XLVII - Ray Lewis, NFL too popular to be tarnished by performan…

    Jan 30
    Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis is far too big of a brand to be damaged by performance-enhancing drug accusations.
  • Jim Trotter: Behind 49ers' offense, a creative genius who's always thinkin…

    Jan 30
    NEW ORLEANS -- When 49ers players and coaches are asked about the ingenuity of offensive coordinator Greg Roman's game plans, the response is always the same. There is a smile, a chuckle or a roll of the eyes, then a virtual shrug of the shoulders that …