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Kaepernick avoids topic of locker-room turmoil

Kaepernick avoids topic of locker-room turmoil

profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
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,…
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  • Raiders players talk about Allen’s firing, Sparano’s hiring

    Raiders players talk about Allen’s firing, Sparano’s hiring

    insidebayarea.com 1 hour ago
    New 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…
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  • 49ers' practice roll call

    49ers' practice roll call

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    SANTA 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…
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  • Jon Gruden says the predictable thing about Raiders job

    Jon Gruden says the predictable thing about Raiders job

    With 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…
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  • Healthy Bogut ready to lift Warriors to next level

    Healthy Bogut ready to lift Warriors to next level

    nba.com 5 hours ago
    Andrew 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.
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  • A's-Royals Confused The Hell Out Of Gamblers

    A's-Royals Confused The Hell Out Of Gamblers

    deadspin.com 6 hours ago
    Last 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…
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  • Royals puppy woman watched comeback from outfield and will get …

    Royals puppy woman watched comeback from outfield and will get puppy after playoffs

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    Katie 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…
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  • Something must give up front when Rams play Eagles

    Something must give up front when Rams play Eagles

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    EARTH 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…
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  • Hurdle opts to fortify 'pen for Wild Card roster

    Hurdle opts to fortify 'pen for Wild Card roster

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    John 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…
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  • PFT Live: Lamar Miller, Coaching hot seat

    PFT Live: Lamar Miller, Coaching hot seat

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • MLB Notebook: Perez is latest hero catcher

    MLB Notebook: Perez is latest hero catcher

    Royals 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.
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  • Antoine Bethea named NFC defensive player of week

    Antoine Bethea named NFC defensive player of week

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Antoine 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 …
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  • After Oakland's wild-card loss, Adam Dunn says he plans to reti…

    After Oakland's wild-card loss, Adam Dunn says he plans to retire

    yahoo.com MLB.com ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    This 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-…
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  • A's bullpen picks wrong time for rough night

    A's bullpen picks wrong time for rough night

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    All 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.
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  • NL wild card preview: Pirates look to battle past playoff-teste…

    NL wild card preview: Pirates look to battle past playoff-tested Giants

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    There'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 …
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  • Salvador Perez rebounds from struggles at the plate with game-w…

    Salvador Perez rebounds from struggles at the plate with game-winning hit

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    KANSAS 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…
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  • Pedro Martinez rips Ned Yost after Royals' wild-card win

    Pedro Martinez rips Ned Yost after Royals' wild-card win

    yahoo.com deadspin.com 17 hours ago
    Ned 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…
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  • Royals rookie Finnegan flourishes in clutch relief

    Royals rookie Finnegan flourishes in clutch relief

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Rookie 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…
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  • Defiant Royals Outfox A's in Wild Card Game

    Defiant Royals Outfox A's in Wild Card Game

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    The 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.
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  • A's Soto leaves Wild Card Game with injured thumb

    A's Soto leaves Wild Card Game with injured thumb

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    A'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.
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  • Brown's 2nd-period goal snaps tie, Kings top Sharks 4-1 in pres…

    Brown's 2nd-period goal snaps tie, Kings top Sharks 4-1 in preseason action

    NHL.com 19 hours ago
    SAN 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 ...
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  • Video - NL Wild-Card Preview 02:30

    NL Wild-Card Preview

    Oct 1
    Doug Glanville and Red Sox catcher David Ross preview the matchup between the Giants and Pirates and make their predictions.
  • Video - Charley Casserly: Jon Gruden and Reggie McKenzie in Oakland Raiders future? 04:55

    Charley Casserly: Jon Gruden and Reggie McKenzie in Oakland Raiders future?

    Sep 30
    NFL 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.
  • Video - Oakland Raiders new head coach Tony Sparano: We have to remember how to win again 02:41

    Oakland Raiders new head coach Tony Sparano: We have to remember how to win again

    Sep 30
    The 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.
  • Video - Raiders' Future 01:08

    Raiders' Future

    Sep 30
    John Clayton discusses the Oakland Raiders' future.

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