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Philip Rivers ready to go after “outstanding” day in practice

Philip Rivers ready to go after “outstanding” day in practice

profootballtalk.com Updated 49 minutes ago
Quarterback Philip Rivers doesn’t miss practices often, so his absence from the field earlier this week and reports of a severe back injury led some to wonder if he might actually miss Saturday night’s game against the 49ers. Rivers’s return to practice…
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  • Source: Giants give Peavy two years, $24M

    Source: Giants give Peavy two years, $24M

    ESPN.com 42 minutes ago
    Free-agent pitcher Jake Peavy has reached an agreement on a two-year, $24 million contract with the San Francisco Giants, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
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  • A's trade another All-Star, sending catcher Derek Norris to Pad…

    A's trade another All-Star, sending catcher Derek Norris to Padres

    Billy Beane's rebuilding plan collided with A.J. Preller's rebuilding plan Thursday, as the Oakland Athletics traded another of their 2014 All-Stars while the San Diego Padres added another guy capable of hitting baseballs pretty far. The A's traded cat…
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  • Frank Gore puts in limited practice Thursday

    Frank Gore puts in limited practice Thursday

    The 49ers appear set to have at least one of their top two tailbacks in the lineup Saturday night against San Diego. Veteran Frank Gore (concussion) went through a limited practice on Thursday, according to the injury report. Furthermore, head coach Jim…
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  • Curry rallies Warriors to win over Thunder

    Curry rallies Warriors to win over Thunder

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.
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  • Tennyson, Goodrow score late to help Sharks beat Oilers 4-3

    Tennyson, Goodrow score late to help Sharks beat Oilers 4-3

    NHL.com 6 hours ago
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - Matt Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow scored within 34 seconds of each other midway through the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Logan Couture and James Shepp...
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  • Durant leaves game with ankle injury

    Durant leaves game with ankle injury

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant sat out the second half of a 114-109 loss at the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night after spraining his right ankle.
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  • Watch Steph Curry Drill 3-Pointer After Getting Hand-Off From A…

    Watch Steph Curry Drill 3-Pointer After Getting Hand-Off From Andre Iguodala

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    Do you like football? Us neither – compared to hoops, at least. But it’s still fun to see aspects of our two most popular games cross over. Watch Steph Curry drill an insanely difficult three-pointer after getting a hand-off from Andre Iguodala. Holy he…
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  • GIF: Serge Ibaka Gets Beautiful Block Of Harrison Barnes’ Dunk

    GIF: Serge Ibaka Gets Beautiful Block Of Harrison Barnes’ Dunk

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors combined for 72 points in the first quarter of tonight’s headlining matchup. Kevin Durant was red hot from beyond the arc, Stephen Curry was splashing and dishing, and Russell Westbrook was attacking w…
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  • Raiders now have NFL’s longest underdog streak

    Raiders now have NFL’s longest underdog streak

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    With the Jaguars closing as favorites vs. the Titans on Thursday night, 31-of-32 teams have been favored by oddsmakers this season. The lone exception is the Raiders, who have been underdogs in 22 consecutive regular-season games. They were one-point fa…
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  • Despite success, rookie Khalil Mack still looking to improve

    Despite success, rookie Khalil Mack still looking to improve

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack might be a strong candidate for defensive rookie of the year honors, but the Oakland Raiders' outside linebacker is far from a polished product. The fifth overall pick in this year's NFL draft, Mack has been attracting att…
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  • Report of Michigan offer to Harbaugh is disputed

    Report of Michigan offer to Harbaugh is disputed

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Just as reports that Michigan offered 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh $8 million per year had lingered long enough to be accepted as gospel truth, another report has emerged disputing those reports. Per Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports, the reports of an offer wort…
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  • Raiders rookie left guard Gabe Jackson dramatically alters disp…

    Raiders rookie left guard Gabe Jackson dramatically alters disposition as a game-day mauler

    insidebayarea.com 12 hours ago
    Filed to print . . . Don’t be fooled by Gabe Jackson’s cherubic face and easy smile. The Raiders rookie left guard undergoes a game day transformation and becomes a 6-foot-3, 336-pound wrecking ball. And an angry one at that. “I don’t know how to explai…
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  • Andrew Bogut Undergoes Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment; Out Inde…

    Andrew Bogut Undergoes Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment; Out Indefinitely

    This isn’t doomsday for the Golden State Warriors, but it’s hardly encouraging, either. After Andrew Bogut said earlier this week that he should “probably” be worried about his suspiciously balky right knee, the Aussie center underwent platelet-rich pla…
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  • A's acquire reliever De La Rosa from D-backs

    A's acquire reliever De La Rosa from D-backs

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    The Athletics have acquired left-hander Eury De La Rosa from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash.
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  • Bills-Raiders is sold out and will be televised locally

    Bills-Raiders is sold out and will be televised locally

    insidebayarea.com 15 hours ago
    The Raiders game against the Buffalo Bills was declared a sellout Thursday and will be televised locally. It is the last home game of the season for the Raiders, who sold out all seven home dates at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders played one “home” game in L…
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  • McDonald case reconfirms NFL teams do whatever they want to do

    McDonald case reconfirms NFL teams do whatever they want to do

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    So why did the 49ers stand steadfastly behind defensive lineman Ray McDonald when he was arrested but never charged with domestic violence but summarily dump him after a search warrant was served in connection with a rape investigation? Short answer: NF…
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  • Raiders DE C.J. Wilson back on practice field

    Raiders DE C.J. Wilson back on practice field

    insidebayarea.com 16 hours ago
    Defensive end C.J. Wilson was the only notable returning player to practice Thursday as the Raiders continued preparations to face the Buffalo Bills. Wilson sustained a knee injury in a 31-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs when he returned a fumble forc…
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  • Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yet

    Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yet

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have forced just 11 turnovers this season, which is tied for last in the league with the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders. The Jets are 3-11, the Raiders 2-12. Being at the bottom of the takeaway list is almos…
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  • Top 10 Vezina candidates of 2014-15: Rinne rules

    Top 10 Vezina candidates of 2014-15: Rinne rules

    thehockeynews.com 17 hours ago
    Goaltending can make or break a team’s season. Just ask the Edmonton Oilers, who for years have looked promising but have been unable to secure a goaltender to give them the big save they need. You won’t find either Oilers goaltender, Ben Scrivens or Vi…
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    KO: The NFL's Perfect Season

    Dec 18
    Getting the Ray McDonald case wrong means the NFL, its teams, and Roger Goodell have completed a perfect season. Keith Olbermann explains.
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    Dec 18
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  • Video - Warriors' Bogut Receives Plasma Therapy For Knee 01:46

    Warriors' Bogut Receives Plasma Therapy For Knee

    Dec 18
    Ethan Sherwood Strauss discusses how the Golden State Warriors' defense will be affected by the absence of center Andrew Bogut, who is recovering from a knee injury.
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    Inside Edge: Chargers-49ers

    Dec 18
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