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Following up: Adoption subject revisited

Following up: Adoption subject revisited

ESPN.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
The column Rick Reilly wrote about adoption during Super Bowl week encouraged San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to meet with his birth mother. The birth mother, Heidi Russo, did not speak with Reilly for the piece. Her subsequent conversa…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Brady Patriot For Life 03:26

    NFL32OT: Brady Patriot For Life

    Feb 25
    Episode 276: The NFL32 crew discuss Tom Brady's contract extension with the Patriots. Adam Schefter breaks down the trade talks involving Alex Smith. The NFL32 crew discuss Tyrann Mathieu's performance at the NFL Combine.
  • Video - Colin Kaepernick's Birth Mother 05:08

    Colin Kaepernick's Birth Mother

    Feb 25
    Heidi Russo, Colin Kaepernick's birth mother, talks to Mak Schwarz about giving Kaepernick up for adoption.
  • Video - 49ers In Talks To Deal Alex Smith 00:48

    49ers In Talks To Deal Alex Smith

    Feb 25
    Adam Schefter discusses the latest news surrounding San Francisco's trade talks involving QB Alex Smith.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impact

    Feb 25
    Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extension

    Feb 25
    Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
  • Jim Trotter: Finding right O-linemen still vital, but what does that mean …

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The deepest position in this year's draft is offensive line, where personnel people believe Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel could highlight a class in which at least six linemen are chosen on Day 1.
  • Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.