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Giants' surge maintains Wild Card standing

Giants' surge maintains Wild Card standing

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 10 hours ago
Forced into must-win mode by victories for the Mets and Cardinals, the teams surrounding San Francisco in the National League Wild Card race, the Giants stunned the Los Angeles Dodgers with seven runs in the sixth inning Friday, including three on Brand…
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  • Turning takeaways into points again a focal point for 49ers

    Turning takeaways into points again a focal point for 49ers

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Turning takeaways into points again a focal point for 49ers
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  • Bumgarner Pitches, Hits as Giants Win, Pagan Body-Slams Fan

    Bumgarner Pitches, Hits as Giants Win, Pagan Body-Slams Fan

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner lined a key two-run double in the sixth and emphatically pumped his arms while yelling in celebration at second base, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-3 on Friday night to maintain their slim lead for the sec…
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  • Angel Pagan body slams fan on the field who approached him with…

    Angel Pagan body slams fan on the field who approached him with flowers

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Angel Pagan holds down a man who ran onto the field during Friday’s game against the Dodgers. (AP) A truly bizarre scene played out during Friday’s Dodgers-Giants game in San Francisco. During the fourth inning, the game…
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  • Eli Harold was flagged, fined for tackle that injured Russell W…

    Eli Harold was flagged, fined for tackle that injured Russell Wilson

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The sack that resulted in an MCL sprain for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn’t amount to a classic horse-collar tackle. But it fell within the scope of the recently-expanded definition of the rule. As a result, 49ers linebacker Eli Harold was fl…
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  • Dez Bryant not ruled out, but “we want to be safe”

    Dez Bryant not ruled out, but “we want to be safe”

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    The Cowboys aren’t ruling wide receiver Dez Bryant out for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, but it sounds like chances are good that he will miss the game. Bryant suffered a hairline fracture in his right knee against the Bears last Sunday and his statu…
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  • Stanley misses practice again, but Ravens won’t rule him out

    Stanley misses practice again, but Ravens won’t rule him out

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Ravens rookie left tackle Ronnie Stanley did not practice all week due to a foot injury, but Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday that he won’t rule Stanley out of Sunday’s game vs. the Raiders. “I think he still has a chance for Sunday,” Harbaugh sai…
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  • Reminder: Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson are very good at shoot…

    Reminder: Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson are very good at shooting

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 23 hours ago
    According to Anthony Slater of the Bay Area News Group, one of the big early developments of Golden State Warriors training camp has been the growth of a post-practice workout partnership between U.S. gold-medal teammates Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson.…
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  • Hunter Pence goes insane after Johnny Cueto's two-run bunt

    Hunter Pence goes insane after Johnny Cueto's two-run bunt

    yahoo.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    On Thursday night, San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence briefly lost his mind. And he had good reason to. With one bunt, pitcher Johnny Cueto turned the Giants’ one-run lead to a three-run lead. Though it wasn’t really a two-run bunt. Johnny …
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  • In Praise Of The NBA Players Who Are Far Too Talented To Start …

    In Praise Of The NBA Players Who Are Far Too Talented To Start Games

    dimemag.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Getty Image Necessity is certainly the mother of invention, but it’s been so much more than that for Steve Kerr. The circumstances surrounding Draymond Green’s promotion during the reigning Coach of the Year’s first training camp with the Golden State W…
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  • 49ers hope returning home helps them get back on track

    49ers hope returning home helps them get back on track

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    49ers hope returning home helps them get back on track
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  • Raiders DC Ken Norton Jr.: We're a developmental staff

    Raiders DC Ken Norton Jr.: We're a developmental staff

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Raiders DC Ken Norton Jr.: We're a developmental staff
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  • Anthony Davis owes 49ers $1.235 million this year, $1.5 million…

    Anthony Davis owes 49ers $1.235 million this year, $1.5 million next year

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis left the team over the weekend, without officially retiring. The designation won’t matter; he’ll owe the team the balance of the signing bonus money that he previously received in anticipation of future services. Sp…
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  • Cueto hustles to support strong mound work

    Cueto hustles to support strong mound work

    MLB.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Johnny Cueto's deceptively fast afterburners may have been the key to the Giants' 7-2 win over the Rockies on Thursday night.
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  • Giants shrug off Cardinals' disputed victory

    Giants shrug off Cardinals' disputed victory

    MLB.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    The Giants didn't seem to dwell over the St. Louis Cardinals' controversial 4-3 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday that kept them a game behind San Francisco in the National League Wild Card race.
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  • Rookies Infuse Life Into Rebuilding Padres on Last Homestand

    Rookies Infuse Life Into Rebuilding Padres on Last Homestand

    nytimes.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    The rebuilding San Diego Padres went 6-4 on their final homestand, including splitting a four-game series with the San Francisco Giants and taking two of three from the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Zunino's HR Spurs Seattle Past A's 3-2

    Zunino's HR Spurs Seattle Past A's 3-2

    nytimes.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Struggling Mike Zunino delivered the go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and Seattle held on for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night, keeping the Mariners on the edge of the AL wild card chase.
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  • Video - How many more chances will Aldon Smith get? 02:00

    How many more chances will Aldon Smith get?

    Jul 29
    The NFL Insiders crew reacts to the news that Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has entered a rehab treatment center.
  • Video - Karl Joseph is an 'absolute hammer' 00:58

    Karl Joseph is an 'absolute hammer'

    Jul 27
    Louis Riddick is expecting big things out of Raiders rookie Karl Joseph this season.
  • Video - Will Kaepernick unseat Gabbert as 49ers' starter? 00:50

    Will Kaepernick unseat Gabbert as 49ers' starter?

    Jul 27
    Adam Schefter examines if quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be able to wrest San Francisco's starting job away from Blaine Gabbert.
  • Video - Hasselbeck, Riddick split on next 49ers QB 00:57

    Hasselbeck, Riddick split on next 49ers QB

    Jul 26
    Tim Hasselbeck and Louis Riddick weigh in on if 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick can return to form and win the starting job under new coach Chip Kelly, or if the team will start the season with QB Blaine Gabbert.