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Kaepernick avoids topic of locker-room turmoil
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After non-reporter Deion Sanders reported that 49ers players want coach Jim Harbaugh to coach someone other than the 49ers, the team trotted out several players to debunk the report from the non-reporter. But where were the team leaders? Patrick Willis,…Upvote Share Tweet
insidebayarea.com 1 hour agoNew Raiders head coach Tony Sparano met with his players Wednesday, detailed what to expect the remainder of the season and then sent them away for four days as is the norm during a team’s bye week. Several players interviewed said they were told to exp…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' practice roll callESPN.com 3 hours agoSANTA CLARA, Calif. – A quick roll call of the San Francisco 49ers practice on Wednesday… Not practicing: Tight end Vernon Davis (back), right tackle Anthony Davis (left knee), cornerback Tramaine Brock (toe), defensive lineman Justin Smith (vet’s day o…Upvote Share TweetWith the Raiders already in the market for a head coach after the 2014 season and with former Raiders (and Buccaneers) coach Jon Gruden’s name the first to emerge, the elder brother of Washington coach Jay Gruden is saying all the right things about the…Upvote Share Tweet
Healthy Bogut ready to lift Warriors to next levelnba.com 5 hours agoAndrew Bogut saw Marreese Speights driving to the rim during a pickup game at the Golden State Warriors' practice facility a couple weeks ago and never second-guessed what to do next.Upvote Share Tweet
A's-Royals Confused The Hell Out Of Gamblersdeadspin.com 6 hours agoLast night's AL play-in game was the kind of protracted back-and-forth that makes a baseball game genuinely exciting. It also drives bettors nuts. Here are the implied winning percentages, which are modeled off of live betting on Betfair by Gambletron 2…Upvote Share Tweet
Royals puppy woman watched comeback from outfield and will get puppy after playoffsyahoo.com 8 hours agoKatie Castan will get her puppy, but she's waiting until after the playoffs to adopt. Castan was the Kansas City Royals fan spotted by TBS cameras in the middle of the fifth inning of Tuesday's wild card game between the Oakland A's and Royals holding a…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 8 hours agoEARTH CITY, Mo. -- Coach Chip Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles boast one of the league's most unique and diverse offensive schemes. It's a group capable of making things happen by ground or air. But the Eagles were grounded by the San Francisco 49ers last Su…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 8 hours agoJohn Holdzkom and left-hander Bobby LaFromboise were included on the Pirates' roster for Wednesday night's National League Wild Card Game against the Giants at PNC Park, as announced by manager Clint Hurdle. Holdzkom and LaFromboise, both September call…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Lamar Miller, Coaching hot seatprofootballtalk.com 9 hours agoThe Dolphins capped a somewhat tumultuous week with a victory over the Raiders last Sunday and now they’ve got a week off to savor it. Running back Lamar Miller will spend some of his free time with Mike Florio on Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live. We wil…Upvote Share TweetRoyals catcher Salvador Perez produced the seventh extra-inning walk-off hit in a winner-take all postseason game in the Royals' 9-8 win over the Athletics on Tuesday in an epic American League Wild Card Game.Upvote Share Tweet
Antoine Bethea named NFC defensive player of weekprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoAntoine Bethea hasn’t needed long to get used to his new surroundings. And he’s making a quick impact for the 49ers since coming over this offseason in free agency. The league announced that Bethea was named the NFC defensive player of the week for his …Upvote Share TweetThis probably wasn't how Adam Dunn imagined things would go. Dunn was traded to the Oakland Athletics from the Chicago White Sox on Aug. 31 as Oakland looked to add postseason power. It was going to be the slugger's first time in the playoffs in his 14-…Upvote Share Tweet
A's bullpen picks wrong time for rough nightMLB.com 16 hours agoAll but one of the five relievers who entered after Jon Lester exited in the eighth inning either gave up a run or allowed inherited runners to score.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 17 hours agoThere's no doubt the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco have taken two vastly different roads to reach the 2014 NL wild-card game. For the Pirates, there are 20 years of futility now firmly placed in the rearview mirror. The satisfaction of a winning …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 17 hours agoKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Salvador Perez just needed to take a pitch. A player not known for his patience at the plate, Perez was especially antsy in the late innings of Tuesday's wild-card win against the Oakland A's. With the Royals trailing 7-6 with one out…Upvote Share TweetNed Yost escaped with his job still in tact Tuesday night, after his Kansas City Royals came back three times to beat the Oakland Athletics in the AL wild-card game. For a while, it didn't look like Yost would be so lucky. He took out starting pitcher J…Upvote Share Tweet
Royals rookie Finnegan flourishes in clutch reliefMLB.com 17 hours agoRookie Brandon Finnegan helped the Royals do something they hadn't done in 29 years -- celebrate a postseason victory -- by pitching 2 1/3 clutch frames in extra innings of a scintillating 9-8 walk-off triumph in 12 over the A's in the American League W…Upvote Share Tweet
Defiant Royals Outfox A's in Wild Card Gamenytimes.com 18 hours agoThe Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in a thrilling, 12-inning do-or-die Wild Card playoff on Tuesday to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 18 hours agoA's catcher Geovany Soto was forced to exit Tuesday night's 9-8 loss to the Royals in the American League Wild Card Game in the bottom of the third inning because of a left thumb injury.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 19 hours agoSAN JOSE, Calif. - Dustin Brown snapped a tie 44 seconds into the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 in an NHL preseason game on Tuesday night. Drew Doughty, in his first appearance of the preseason, scored ...Upvote Share Tweet
NL Wild-Card PreviewOct 1Doug Glanville and Red Sox catcher David Ross preview the matchup between the Giants and Pirates and make their predictions.
Charley Casserly: Jon Gruden and Reggie McKenzie in Oakland Raiders future?Sep 30NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Media's Charley Casserly look into where the Oakland Raiders franchise could be heading after the firing of head coach Dennis Allen.
Oakland Raiders new head coach Tony Sparano: We have to remember how to win againSep 30The Oakland Raiders name former assistant coach Tony Sparano as their head coach following the release of Dennis Allen. Sparano discusses the Raiders' current state as well as how he plans to move the team forward.
Raiders' FutureSep 30John Clayton discusses the Oakland Raiders' future.
Clayton's mailbag -- NFC South, AFC East part of strange SeptemberSep 30Clayton's mailbag: September was marked by unexpected struggles in the NFC South and strange strategy with quarterbacks in the AFC East.
The Post-E.J. Period Begins—AlreadySep 30The Post-E.J. Period Begins—Already
Week 4 Twitter MailbagSep 30Read the Rest of Peter King’s Week 4 Mailbag Why we devoted a page of the Monday Morning Quarterback to Derek Jeter. Plus, the Saints’ road troubles, Cam Newton’s body language, and the future of the Titans Read Peter King’s On Further Review Column Who…
One Giant DiscoverySep 30One of the things that’s fun about the NFL is the invention of new stars. Well, sometimes they’re not stars, but just players who pop up and all of a sudden, within a week or two, they’re irreplaceable. This year, Justin Forsett of the Ravens is one of …