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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he visited San Antonio city officals while in town for induction of Cliff Branch into local Hall o
Filed for print and web . . . Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed a published report of a visit with San Antonio officials, but the extent of his interest in relocating his franchise there is not known. Davis, reached by phone, said he was in San Antonio…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers waive QB Kory Faulkner, add OL Michael Philippprofootballtalk.com 40 minutes agoThe only NFL club with five quarterbacks on the active roster parted ways with one of their passers on Tuesday. According to the NFL’s Tuesday transactions, the 49ers waived rookie quarterback Kory Faulkner, an undrafted free agent from Southern Illinoi…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 4 hours agoHere are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Which #stanleycup tastes better? @HockeyHallFame @NHL @lakingspr pic.twitter.com…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders fullback Marcel Reece may be lighter, but insists he is as strong as ever after losing 15 pounds in offseasoninsidebayarea.com 4 hours agoMarcel Reece came into training camp with the usual enthusiasm and zeal for all things silver and black. Yet for anyone who has observed the Raiders fullback over the past few years, something was missing, and it was evident at first glance. Reece has l…Upvote Share Tweet
NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalry Nightyahoo.com 6 hours agoNBC Sports released its 2014-15 NHL schedule last week, and the reaction was that annual combination of celebration and befuddlement. The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks getting on 13 times each? Bravo. The Columbus Blue Jackets getting one game, …Upvote Share Tweet
The 49ers are selling fans' information to interested third party companies.deadspin.com 6 hours agoThe 49ers are selling fans' information to interested third party companies. (Every team is selling fans' information, but this story is about the Niners.)Read more...Upvote Share TweetA day after Greg Maddux was enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Vance Worley nearly achieved a "Maddux" — the Internet-recognized feat of throwing a complete game with fewer than 100 pitches. But this wa…Upvote Share TweetChris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each homered behind a solid start from Brett Oberholtzer as the Astros overpowered the first-place A's at Minute Maid Park on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh denies desire to be paid like Super Bowl-winning coachprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoIt’s a given in league circles that 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has yet to sign a new contract because he wants more money than the 49ers are willing to pay. Per multiple reports (which are accurate), Harbaugh wants to be paid like a Super Bowl-winning coa…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers agree to terms with Alfonso Smithprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoWith Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James each suffering injuries this week, the San Francisco 49ers had to hit the free agent market to bolster some running back depth for training camp. According to Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group, the 49ers have a…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie is turning heads and leaning on fellow DLS alum Maurice Jones-Drew for guidanceinsidebayarea.com 20 hours agoFiled for print plus extra practice notes . . . If TJ Carrie keeps it up, his days of being under the radar are over. It happened again Monday at Raiders training camp, when Carrie perfectly played a corner route by Andre Holmes during a passing drill, …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 21 hours agoNAPA, Calif . -- A daily review of the hot topics coming of of Oakland Raiders training camp: Has Matt Schaub regained his mojo? It looked like that was the case, at least during the end-of-practice red zone drills. Schaub showed off his arm with two ab…Upvote Share Tweet
Athletics' Gentry to DL with broken handESPN.com 23 hours agoThe Oakland Athletics have put outfielder Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list due to a broken right hand and promoted outfielder Billy Burns from Double-A Midland.Upvote Share TweetNAPA, Calif. – With the Oakland Raiders a bit thin at cornerback as DJ Hayden recovers from surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, the team addressed a depth concern in the secondary. But rather than bring in another cornerback, the Raid…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers say they’ll try to extend both Michael Crabtree and Mike IupatiThe 49ers appear willing to do business with those who will do business with them. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said the team wanted to try to extend both guard Mike Iupati and wide receiver Michael Cra…Upvote Share TweetWide receiver Mario Manningham tore his ACL late in the 2012 season with the 49ers and finished last season on injured reserve because of continued knee troubles that still haven’t resolved themselves. Manningham returned to the Giants this offseason as…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders G.M.: Khalil Mack is like Clay MatthewsIt’s early, obviously. And it might be wishful thinking. But the Raiders clearly have high expectations for first-rounder Khalil Mack. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie is comparing his newest…Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Jul 28 (yesterday)It took longer than the hang time one of his punts, but Ray Guy has figured out what he will say Saturday when he is inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Busy with invitations and arrangements and scheduled to leave Tuesday for the…Upvote Share Tweet
Looney becomes the wildcard in Alex Boone holdoutAs the holdout of 49ers guard Alex Boone lingers, the team’s resolve or lack thereof will hinge on the performance of his replacement, Joe Looney. So far, so good. So the 49ers say. Coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters on Sunday that Looney has had “some ‘…Upvote Share Tweet
Logan Couture: Kings loss still hurts, Sharks don’t care about analyticsthehockeynews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Logan Couture is a good sport, but as he helped raise money for the Smashfest charitable event last week, you could tell there’s a weariness surrounding him these days when the press is around. That’s because he knows there will inevitably be questions …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 28 (yesterday)In sweeping three games at AT&T Park over the weekend, the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to have their collective head in the game more than the San Francisco Giants did. Defense made a big difference Sunday night in the series finale, won 4-3 by L.A…Upvote Share TweetExamining the San Francisco 49ers' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Colin Kaepernick Blaine Gabbert Because of heavy competition elsewhere, the 49ers will likely only carry two quarterbacks. They finished last season that way. The competition will be to see if …Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland Raiders' projected rosterESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Examining the Oakland Raiders' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Matt Schaub Derek Carr Matt McGloin Schaub is the Raiders' franchise quarterback. Period. RUNNING BACKS (4) Darren McFadden Maurice Jones-Drew Latavius Murray George Atkinson III In order to keep b…Upvote Share TweetThe good news for 49ers running back LaMichael James is that he is expected to be ready to go by Week One after suffering a practice injury on Sunday. The bad news is that the inexperienced James won’t benefit from any preseason experience. James suffer…Upvote Share Tweet
Sandoval's Diving GrabJul 27Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval extended his reach to snag a potential hit and throw to first base for the out in the fifth inning.
Pence Puts Giants On The BoardJul 27Hunter Pence hit an infield dribbler that Hanley Ramirez couldn't grab and put the Giants up 1-0 in the third inning.
Jones-Drew, McFadden Splitting WorkloadJul 27Stephania Bell breaks down the Raiders' running back competition between Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden,
Oakland Raiders rookie progressJul 27NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly is in Napa at Oakland Raiders training camp. He evaluates the Raiders' draft picks this year and gives out rookie rankings.
Five Things I Think I Think: Carolina PanthersJul 29.
Five Things I Think I Think: New Orleans SaintsJul 29.
Panthers Report: Cam Newton Might Really Have to be SupermanJul 29Grant Halverson/Getty Images On Monday I was in Spartanburg, S.C., for the fourth practice of the Panthers’ 20th season on the campus of Wofford College, the alma mater of owner Jerry Richardson. Minus first-round receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was back …
Chris Wallace hired as general manager of Memphis GrizzliesJul 29The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.