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Colin Kaepernick says foot issue old news

Colin Kaepernick says foot issue old news

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 3 hours ago
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Colin Kaepernick was on the San Francisco 49ers' injury report most of the first half of the 2013 season with a foot injury. No mystery there. But Kaepernick came clean to the Sacramento Bee Tuesday in disclosing the severity of t…
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  • O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

    O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Continuity on the offensive line was a struggle for the Oakland Raiders last season. Thus far this preseason, the Raiders have worked with the same offensive line and it has helped build a chemistry that was missing in 2013. The coach…
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  • Tarp troubles lead to long delay, shortened game

    Tarp troubles lead to long delay, shortened game

    MLB.com ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    The Wrigley Field grounds crew encountered difficulty during Tuesday's game between the Cubs and Giants, leading to a four-hour, 34-minute delay that ultimately led to the game getting called early because of unplayable field conditions.
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  • Tarp troubles lead to delay, shortened game

    Tarp troubles lead to delay, shortened game

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    The Wrigley Field grounds crew encountered difficulty during Tuesday's game between the Cubs and Giants, leading to a four-hour, 34-minute delay that ultimately led to the game getting called early because of unplayable field conditions.
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  • Giants handed rain-shortened loss after lengthy delay

    Giants handed rain-shortened loss after lengthy delay

    MLB.com nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    After a rain delay Tuesday night exceeding 4 1/2 hours and after indications that action would resume, the Giants suddenly were dealt a 2-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs when it was decided that the game would not be restarted.
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  • Crisp snaps out of slump as A's stop skid at 5

    Crisp snaps out of slump as A's stop skid at 5

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
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  • Athletics 6, Mets 2: Kazmir Leads A’s Past the Mets

    Athletics 6, Mets 2: Kazmir Leads A’s Past the Mets

    nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Scott Kazmir, a pitcher traded by the Mets in 2004, won his career-best 14th game.
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  • Roundup: Selig Addresses Tedious Play and Oakland’s Decrepit Pa…

    Roundup: Selig Addresses Tedious Play and Oakland’s Decrepit Park

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    M.L.B. Commissioner Bud Selig made a rare visit to the home of the Oakland A’s, sitting for his first news conference since his primary deputy, Rob Manfred, was elected to replace him.
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  • Decision-making vital for Matt Schaub

    Decision-making vital for Matt Schaub

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- As the Oakland Raiders prepare for the regular season, a key for starting quarterback Matt Schaub is continuing to work on his decision making, offensive coordinator Greg Olson said Tuesday. "I wasn't around Matt Schaub in Housto…
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  • A's to skip Hammel in rotation against Angels

    A's to skip Hammel in rotation against Angels

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    With off-days this week on Monday and Thursday, the A's have decided to skip Jason Hammel's start originally scheduled for Friday against the Angels. Hammel is expected to rejoin the rotation during the following series in Houston.
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  • Giants worry as C Sanchez concussed again

    Giants worry as C Sanchez concussed again

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    San Francisco Giants catcher Hector Sanchez might miss the remainder of the season after suffering a second concussion in a matter of weeks, and as general manager Brian Sabien told reporters, "he should be very concerned."
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  • Allen has high hopes for Khalil Mack

    Allen has high hopes for Khalil Mack

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack hasn’t been dominant yet in the preseason, however Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is not one bit concerned about the No. 5 overall draft pick. There has been some grumbling that the outside linebacker hasn’t stood out.…
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  • Raiders enjoying the monotony of starting same five offensive l…

    Raiders enjoying the monotony of starting same five offensive linemen after last year’s weekly fire drill

    insidebayarea.com 15 hours ago
    Filed for print . . . Never has monotony been more welcome than on the Raiders offensive line. The Raiders lined up the same five starters at practice Tuesday that they have for every drill, every off-season team session, every training camp practice an…
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  • 49ers sign DT Dorsey to 2-year extension

    49ers sign DT Dorsey to 2-year extension

    The San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday afternoon the signing of defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through 2016, though Dorsey is recovering from a potential season-ending injury to his left biceps.
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  • Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive player

    Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive player

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders spent money to get better on defense and according to our ESPN panelists, it is working. Two days into a two-week project, the Raiders have two defenders on ESPN.com's Top 100 players list. In last year's ESPN.com …
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  • Kaepernick: Boone pact up to front office

    Kaepernick: Boone pact up to front office

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Colin Kaepernick’s salary cap-friendly contract extension was constructed that way, in part, to help free up money for the San Francisco 49ers to lock up other key cogs on the roster. But with right guard Alex Boone’s holdout wage…
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  • Yoenis Cespedes pulling for Oakland A's to 'win the World Serie…

    Yoenis Cespedes pulling for Oakland A's to 'win the World Series'

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    Surprise and sadness lasted only a while, and no hard feelings linger for slugger Yoenis Cespedes now that nearly three weeks have passed since he was traded to the Boston Red Sox. He won't be part of a World Series winner this season in Boston, which i…
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  • If something's wrong with Wright, Mets can relax

    If something's wrong with Wright, Mets can relax

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    To some degree and in a strange way, the Mets can relax. David Wright is hurting and was hurting even before Dan Straily's pitch bruised his already bruised left rotator cuff. With road series against the A's and Dodgers next on the Mets' agenda, pain i…
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  • Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders,…

    Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders, Jaguars least

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    Bovada has come out with its updated odds for NFL teams making the playoffs, and there are some familiar faces at the top of the list — and the bottom. Their two lowest-odds favorites to make the postseason in 2014 are the two teams that met in the 2013…
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  • Raiders 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden might start season on…

    Raiders 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden might start season on PUP

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    Before the 2013 NFL draft, there were reports that Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was infatuated with Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden. McKenzie reportedly liked Hayden so much, the rumor was that he was ready to take him with the third overall p…
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  • The Grand Slam: Angels win, claim sole possession of first plac…

    The Grand Slam: Angels win, claim sole possession of first place in AL West

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    For the first time since April 23, the Oakland Athletics are not in first place in the AL West. The Los Angeles Angels, with a 4-2 win Monday night over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, took over sole possession of first in the division. It's only a h…
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  • Video - San Francisco 49ers not worried about struggles 02:03

    San Francisco 49ers not worried about struggles

    Aug 19
    Ian Rapoport chimes in from Santa Clara, CA about the latest struggles from the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Video - Team USA Visits West Point 01:50

    Team USA Visits West Point

    Aug 18
    Team USA Basketball paid a visit to the U.S. Military Academy, coach Mike Krzyzewski's alma mater. Relive some of the highlights, including Steph Curry getting challenged to a 3-point shooting contest.
  • Video - Schaub to start for Raiders Week 1 01:25

    Schaub to start for Raiders Week 1

    Aug 18
    With Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr's health in question, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Matt Schaub will be the starter Week 1.
  • Video - Broncos Spoil 49ers' Stadium Debut 01:06

    Broncos Spoil 49ers' Stadium Debut

    Aug 17
    Peyton Manning threw for 102 yards and a touchdown as the Broncos defeated the 49ers 34-0.

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