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NYC fans endure winter weather to visit WS trophy

NYC fans endure winter weather to visit WS trophy

MLB.com Updated 13 hours ago
Fans withstood the 30-degree weather to line up on the snow-covered sidewalks hours before Finnerty's sports bar in New York opened in order to secure a chance for a picture with the Giants' coveted championship hardware.
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  • Will sixth time be a charm for Raiders WR Tim Brown?

    Will sixth time be a charm for Raiders WR Tim Brown?

    insidebayarea.com 12 hours ago
    A revised version for print that ran in today’s Bay Area News Group papers but hasn’t been posted on the Web, this story examines Tim Brown’s chances at the Hall of Fame including input from his presenter and other Hall of Fame voters . . . Is the sixth…
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  • Kiffin to remain Bama OC, won't jump to NFL

    Kiffin to remain Bama OC, won't jump to NFL

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Lane Kiffin, reportedly a candidate for the San Francisco 49ers' offensive coordinator job, will return to Alabama next season as offensive coordinator, the Crimson Tide announced Saturday.
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  • A's, Abad avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    A's, Abad avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The A's have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with reliever Fernando Abad, thus avoiding arbitration.
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  • Watch Every Basket As Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record With 37 Poi…

    Watch Every Basket As Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record With 37 Points In A Quarter

    If there was any debate about the best backcourt in baskeball, Klay Thompson ended it on Friday night during a 126-101 win Warriors win over the Kings. His 37-point third quarter on 13-of-13 from the field and 9-of-9 from beyond the arc set an NBA recor…
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  • Cuban: NBA should dump fan voting for All-Star Game

    Cuban: NBA should dump fan voting for All-Star Game

    nba.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban suggests the NBA should eliminate fan balloting for the All-Star Game, saying the leading total of 1.5 million votes for Golden State's Stephen Curry was so low it was "embarrassing."
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  • A's closer Doolittle not expected for opener

    A's closer Doolittle not expected for opener

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is unlikely to be ready for the start of the season because of a slight tear to the rotator cuff in his left shoulder along with considerable inflammation and irritation in the area.
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  • Former Raiders WR Tim Brown is discovering getting to Canton th…

    Former Raiders WR Tim Brown is discovering getting to Canton through Oakland is doing it the hard way

    insidebayarea.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Tim Brown has a stock answer when asked what he would ask the 46 Hall of Fame selectors who have left him on the outside looking for each of the last five years. “I would ask them one question _ you name one receiver that wants to trade positions with T…
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  • How Raiders coaching staff is shaping up

    How Raiders coaching staff is shaping up

    insidebayarea.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    How the Raiders coaching staff is shaping up under Jack Del Rio: Head coach_Jack Del Rio. Replaces Tony Sparano. Offensive coordinator_ Bill Musgrave. Replaces Greg Olson. Quarterbacks_Todd Downing. Replaces John DeFilippo Running backs_ Vacant. 2014 co…
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  • A's, Sogard avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    A's, Sogard avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    The A's have avoided arbitration with Eric Sogard, coming to terms on a one-year deal with the infielder on Friday.
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  • Heart in SF: Vogelsong re-signs with Giants

    Heart in SF: Vogelsong re-signs with Giants

    MLB.com yahoo.com nytimes.com ESPN.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Ryan Vogelsong officially returned to the Giants on Friday, as the right-hander signed a one-year deal to remain with the team that first drafted him and to which he returned in 2011.
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  • Raiders add QB coach Todd Downing, confirm hirings of Tice, Sun…

    Raiders add QB coach Todd Downing, confirm hirings of Tice, Sunseri, Robertson

    The Raiders announced the hiring of quarterbacks coach Todd Downing Friday and confirmed the addition of three other assistants who have been reported in recent days. Downing worked with the Buffalo Bills as quarterbacks coach last season and spent thre…
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  • Alleghany County sheriff: No conflict of interest with deputy w…

    Alleghany County sheriff: No conflict of interest with deputy working for Steelers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    When 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was first arrested on suspicion of domestic violence last August, the investigation into the matter was complicated by a San Jose police officer who also worked for the 49ers and was at the crime scene before the…
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  • Perry Fewell to interview for position coach job with 49ers

    Perry Fewell to interview for position coach job with 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Perry Fewell might be switching coasts, and moving a rung down the ladder. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the former Giants defensive coordinator is headed to San Francisco today to interview for the vacant 49ers defensive backs coach job. Fe…
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  • Mel Kiper Jr. re-grades 49ers' 2014 draft

    Mel Kiper Jr. re-grades 49ers' 2014 draft

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Not many people would pass up the chance for a do-over, right? ESPN NFL analyst Mel Kiper Jr. did just that with last year's draft. He went back over all 32 teams' 2014 selections and re-graded everyone's picks. A year ago he gave the San Francisco 49er…
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  • Video - Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win 02:14

    Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win

    Jan 23
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter and finished with 52 for the game in the Warriors' 126-101 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Thompson Talks Record 01:05

    Thompson Talks Record

    Jan 23
    Klay Thompson talks about scoring the most points in a quarter, 37, in NBA history.
  • Video - Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win 01:58

    Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win

    Jan 23
    Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter and finished with 52 for the game in the Warriors' 126-101 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Too Many Choices in the West 04:07

    Too Many Choices in the West

    Jan 22
    There's a real fight to be had about how to get all the great West guards into the All-Star Game. One guy who should sit out, Thorpe says, is Kobe Bryant.

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