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Over the weekend, a report emerged that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants $18 million per year. Some have thereafter suggested that he wants $20 million per year. If that’s true, our advice (money-back guarantee) for the 49ers is simple: Wait a y…Upvote Share Tweet
Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and the disconnected Xbox controlleryahoo.com Updated 4 hours agoSidney Crosby had one of the worst games of his NHL career on Thursday night against the San Jose Sharks. Zero points. A career-worst minus-5, on a night in which the Sharks won 5-3. One shot on goal amidst four shot attempts. And this happened, on Patr…Upvote Share Tweet
Back spasms take Norris out of action for a few daysMLB.com Updated 5 hours agoA's catcher Derek Norris was scratched from Friday's lineup against the D-backs because of back spasms. Bob Melvin said Norris has been dealing with the issue "for a couple of days," and Norris will remain out of action through at least Saturday.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated 6 hours agoThe NFC West arms race could get very interesting this year. Last month, it was reported that the Seahawks will re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett. They haven’t. As of tomorrow, he officially can negotiate with other teams. The negotiations already a…Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agency primer: 49ersESPN.com Updated 7 hours agoKey free agents: S Donte Whitner, CB Tarell Brown, K Phil Dawson Where they stand: The 49ers are already off to a productive start to free agency. They re-signed receiver Anquan Boldin to a team-friendly two-year, $12 million extension earlier this week…Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agency primer: RaidersESPN.com Updated 7 hours agoKey free agents: LT Jared Veldheer, DE Lamarr Houston, RB Rashad Jennings, FS Charles Woodson, CB Tracy Porter, RB Darren McFadden Where they stand: With 17 remaining unrestricted free agents -- Oakland re-signed offensive tackle Khalif Barnes last week…Upvote Share TweetSan Jose and Pittsburgh had a classic tilt last night as two of the best teams in the NHL duked it out. The Sharks won 5-3, thanks in part to Patrick Marleau‘s shorthanded goal, which saw the veteran undress Evgeni Malkin while Sidney Crosby looked on. …Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking down Jim Harbaugh-49ers sagaESPN.com Updated 10 hours agoCoach Jim Harbaugh's situation in San Francisco has been one of the most talked-about stories in the league in recent weeks. If a resolution on his contract isn't reached, it will likely hover over the franchise all season and would be a major story nex…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Updated 16 hours agoSAN JOSE, Calif. - Joe Thornton scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:39 left in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks overcome a two-goal deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Thursday night. Justin Braun started the comeback with a g...Upvote Share Tweet
49ers CB Culliver continuing LGBT outreachESPN.com Updated 21 hours agoSan Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl.Upvote Share Tweet
Hudson Scoreless Again as Giants Beat Reds 3-2nytimes.com Updated 22 hours agoTim Hudson extended his spring training scoreless streak to five innings, Pablo Sandoval homered to lead off a three-run fifth and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
A's sum is greater than their partsMLB.com Updated 22 hours agoThe Oakland A's have few players manning the same position on an everyday basis, opting instead field a roster full versatile players they can call on in the right situations. The unorthodox approach has paid off to the tune of back-to-back American Lea…Upvote Share Tweet
A's, Diamondbacks Finish in 8-8 Tie in 10 Inningsnytimes.com Updated 22 hours agoSonny Gray is headed to the Oakland Athletics' rotation this year.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants starters regaining their championship formMLB.com Updated 23 hours agoGreat starting pitching was the hallmark of San Francisco's two recent World Series-winning teams and the rotation intends to be competitive again in 2014.Upvote Share Tweet
Crowd forms to fill Giants' bullpen jobsMLB.com Updated 23 hours agoFour relievers already have jobs in the Giants' bullpen, but at least 11 other pitchers have a legitimate chance to secure any of three apparent bullpen vacancies.Upvote Share TweetHere's some fun spring training shenanigans courtesy of the San Francisco Giants, who understand that people wearing comically ill-fitting clothes is always funny. Tim Lincecum, who is just 5-foot-11, traded uniforms with Kameron Loe, who is 6-foot-8. M…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers Leading Rusher NOT NAMED GORE?!49ersgab.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)By Michael Andrews That’s right, it’s going to happen… or maybe it just should? I am a long time Frank Gore supporter but there are issues I have with the 31 year old (when season starts) RB. Let me start off by saying that I am grateful for everything …Upvote Share Tweet
Tarell Brown says “nothing” happening in talks with 49ersprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)Cornerback Tarell Brown fired his agent after he missed out on a $2 million salary bump because he was unaware of a clause in his contract regarding offseason workouts and it looks like his new agents will be guiding him onto the open market. Matt Maioc…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Harbaugh hits half-court shot ... in khakisCNNSI.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)49ers' Harbaugh hits half-court shot ... in khakisUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)In his latest mock draft, in an Insider piece, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay believes the San Francisco 49ers will shore up the defensive line. He has Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III tabbed for the 49ers. Nix is a high quality player and he would …Upvote Share Tweet
Twitter study: Michael Sam would be best accepted by New York, St. Louis, Chicago fansyahoo.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)If football were not a part of the equation, then Michael Sam might hope to be drafted by the Giants, Jets, Rams or Bears. Sam might also pray he's not taken by the Titans, Raiders or Packers. For the past month, Sam's sexuality has dominated sports deb…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)OK, the headline’s a lie. For all you Illuminati conspiracy theorists, Tupac, or 2Pac or simply ‘Pac, fell off this mortal coil 18 years ago this past September. Sorry guys. But this a Tupac impersonator was at TD Garden on Wednesday night and he got an…Upvote Share Tweet
Portland fans wants to bring the Raiders to townprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)The excitement in the Pacific Northwest coming from the Seahawks’ first-ever Super Bowl win has apparently caused some folks in neighboring Oregon to dream big. According to KGW.com, a group of fans in Portland have begun a push to lure the Raiders to t…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (yesterday)In an Insider piece, ESPN analyst, and former NFL general manager, Bill Polian gives San Francisco 49ers' cornerback Tarell Brown high praise. Polian ranks Brown as the best cornerback in unrestricted free agency . Polian gives Brown the nod over severa…Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh sinks half-court shotMar 6San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh makes a half-court shot during pregame warmups at a University of Kansas basketball game.
Big Third Period Leads Sharks Past PenguinsMar 6The Sharks scored four goals in the third period to complete the 5-3 rally against the Penguins.
SportsCenter's Inside The NHLMar 5The ESPN NHL crew recaps the moves made across the league, including Thomas Vanek heading to Montreal, a number of goalies being dealt and the blockbuster trade between the Rangers and Lightning.
Whom To Fear In The WestMar 5The NBA Countdown crew breaks down the challenges of facing the Warriors and Grizzlies in the playoffs.
NBA - True or false: Free agency decisionsMar 6Our 5-on-5 crew answers the key questions about whether top free agents will opt in or out in 2014 .
Don Banks: Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this o…Mar 6As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
Don Banks: Cowboys, Rams among NFC front offices under pressure this offse…Mar 4As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
The Tuesday MailbagMar 4Three hot topics and then your mail, in a league that never sleeps: For now, the extra point’s not going anywhere, though it should. Judy Battista of the NFL Digital Media Group wrote Monday that the Competition Committee, at its Florida meeting, is con…