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NFC West Q&A: Was 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick exposed last se…

NFC West Q&A: Was 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick exposed last season?

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NFC West Q&A: Was 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick exposed last season?
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  • Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask hopes Sarah Thomas gets booed

    Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask hopes Sarah Thomas gets booed

    profootballtalk.com 54 minutes ago
    Sarah Thomas has gotten widespread support, as she prepares to go to work as the NFL’s first full-time game official. But one of the highest-ranking females in league history hopes she hears it from fans immediately. Former Raiders executive Amy Trask w…
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  • Mets 3, Giants 0: Jon Niese Throws a Gem as the Mets Blank the …

    Mets 3, Giants 0: Jon Niese Throws a Gem as the Mets Blank the Giants

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    The Mets had only three hits against Chris Heston, who no-hit them last month, but Niese’s strong outing and Johnny Monell’s ninth-inning double helped the Mets win in San Francisco.
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  • Pence looks great in BP, nearing return

    Pence looks great in BP, nearing return

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Giants right fielder Hunter Pence, who has been on the disabled list retroactive to June 3 with left wrist tendinitis, was scheduled to meet with team doctors Monday to determine if he will be able to return to the lineup later in the week, manager Bruc…
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  • Raiders OL Coach Tice Likes What He Sees From Teams Line

    Raiders OL Coach Tice Likes What He Sees From Teams Line

    raidersgab.com 23 hours ago
    Mike Tice was part of the Raiders’ organizational restructure this offseason, hired to coach up the team’s offensive line. As an offensive mind with nearly two decades of experience coaching in the NFL, Tice already likes what he’s seeing in Oakland, CS…
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  • Chris Borland says money was never a factor in retirement call

    Chris Borland says money was never a factor in retirement call

    profootballtalk.com Jul 6 (yesterday)
    Former 49ers linebacker Chris Borland has been widely supported for his decision to walk away from the NFL after a year because of long-term health concerns. But when he talks to people, he hears a common refrain, wondering how he could step away fro NF…
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  • Nationals' battery leads club to Sunday night win over Giants

    Nationals' battery leads club to Sunday night win over Giants

    yahoo.com Jul 6 (yesterday)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The Washington Nationals played with nine fielde…
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  • Ramos Homers, Drives in 2 as Nationals Defeat Giants 3-1

    Ramos Homers, Drives in 2 as Nationals Defeat Giants 3-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings and the Washington Nationals beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday night, completing a three-game sweep.
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  • Montgomery Solid Into 6th, Mariners Beat Athletics

    Montgomery Solid Into 6th, Mariners Beat Athletics

    nytimes.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start, pitching the Mariners past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Sunday.
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  • Smith's RBIs give Mariners a lift over A's

    Smith's RBIs give Mariners a lift over A's

    MLB.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Mike Montgomery couldn't duplicate his back-to-back shutouts, but the Mariners rookie southpaw won his third straight start Sunday as Seattle topped the A's, 2-1, to split a four-game series at the Coliseum.
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  • Raiders take out full-page ad to support U.S. women’s team

    Raiders take out full-page ad to support U.S. women’s team

    profootballtalk.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    As the U.S. national women’s soccer team prepares to face Japan in the final match of the World Cup, the Raiders have issued something far more significant than the perfunctory tweet in support of the effort. Via the Sunday Night Football twitter page, …
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  • Felix takes rare loss in Oakland

    Felix takes rare loss in Oakland

    MLB.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Even on a bad day, Felix Hernandez s good enough to keep his team in a game. But even the King needs a little help, and he didn't get any on Saturday as the Mariners fell to the A's, 2-0, to end his string of 13 straight games without a loss at the Coli…
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  • Rookie Graveman outduels King Felix in win

    Rookie Graveman outduels King Felix in win

    MLB.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    A's rookie Kendall Graveman outdueled Mariners ace Felix Hernandez on Saturday as Oakland won a Fourth of July afternoon showdown, 2-0, at the Coliseum.
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  • Roundup: In Defeating Padres, Cardinals Halt Their Longest Skid…

    Roundup: In Defeating Padres, Cardinals Halt Their Longest Skid of the Season at 4 Games

    nytimes.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Jhonny Peralta’s sacrifice fly in the eighth inning broke a 1-1 tie, and Carlos Martinez threw six and two-thirds innings for St. Louis.
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  • Strasburg exits early with left-side tightness

    Strasburg exits early with left-side tightness

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's 9-3 win over the Giants in the fourth inning because of tightness in his left side and was replaced by right-hander Tanner Roark.
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  • Nats' bats provide Fourth of July fireworks

    Nats' bats provide Fourth of July fireworks

    MLB.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    The Nationals displayed their own set of fireworks in the batter's box and defeated the Giants, 9-3, in Saturday's Independence Day matinee at Nationals Park. Michael Taylor and Bryce Harper homered and Tyler Moore had four RBIs for Washington. Giants l…
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  • A's End Home Skid Against King Felix, Beat Mariners 2-0

    A's End Home Skid Against King Felix, Beat Mariners 2-0

    nytimes.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Rookie Kendall Graveman pitched seven innings to help hand Seattle ace Felix Hernandez his first loss in Oakland in nearly seven years, as the Athletics beat the Mariners 2-0 on Saturday.
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  • Video - Tuck thinks Raiders are headed in right direction 02:24

    Tuck thinks Raiders are headed in right direction

    Jul 1
    Raiders DE Justin Tuck discusses expectations for the team this season and how rookie WR Amari Cooper has performed so far.
  • Video - Justin Tuck talks DeSean Jackson 01:04

    Justin Tuck talks DeSean Jackson

    Jul 1
    Raiders DE Justin Tuck reacts to Redskins WR DeSean Jackson's comments that the Eagles engaged in a "smear campaign" against him after his release.
  • Video - How does the rest of the division regard 49ers coach Jim Tomsula?... 02:13

    How does the rest of the division regard 49ers coach Jim Tomsula?...

    Jun 29
    ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez says coach Jim Tomsula provides a breath of fresh air for the franchise.
  • Video - Raiders need to develop trio 00:35

    Raiders need to develop trio

    Jun 26
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson talks about Derek Carr, Amari Cooper and Khalil Mack as the future of the franchise.

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    Jul 6
    J.A. Adande names the Los Angeles Clippers the biggest loser in free agency so far. "The Clippers had no fallback plan for DeAndre Jordan's departure,...
  • What's the next step?

    Jul 4
    J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past...
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    Jul 4
    J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past...
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    Jul 4
    After losing out for LaMarcus Aldridge and Greg Monroe, the Lakers have learned it has nothing to do with presentation.