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The curious case of Giants rookie Andrew Susac's 'first' MLB hit
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Great Scott! Andrew Susac, the rookie catcher for the San Francisco Giants has altered the timeline of his rookie season, rewriting both the date of his MLB game and his first hit. It's going to take a full 1.21 gigawatts to explain this curious case of…Upvote Share Tweet
After sitting out the entirety of the preseason in a contract dispute with the team, guard Alex Boone reported for duty with the San Francisco 49ers after receiving a new contract from the team. According to the Associated Press, Boone passed his physic…Upvote Share TweetALAMEDA, Calif. -- It appears the Oakland Raiders will have two rookies starting on offense when they open the season at the New York Jets on Sunday. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said that Khalif Barnes remains at right tackle and third-round pick Gabe Ja…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies top Giants after resumed-game lossESPN.com 6 hours agoCharlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants' six-game win streak on a long day at Coors Field.Upvote Share TweetFranklin Morales spotted the Giants four runs in the top of the first inning Monday, but rather than say die, the Rockies instead stormed back for eight runs in the final three innings, including a walk-off single from Charlie Blackmon to cap off a 10-9…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 9 hours agoPhiladelphia’s Cole Hamels went six innings, striking out seven, before giving way to the bullpen in a rout of Atlanta.Upvote Share Tweet
Top prospect Walker heads Mariners' callupsMLB.com 9 hours agoMariners top prospect Taijuan Walker and first baseman Justin Smoak were among seven players added from Triple-A Tacoma on Monday as Seattle's 25-man roster was supplemented by September callups, and both saw considerable action in a 6-1 loss to the A's…Upvote Share TweetAdam Dunn is in a pennant race at last, and what an impression he made on his new team as the September stretch run began.Upvote Share TweetA former Patriots second-round pick is among 10 players signed to the Raiders’ initial practice squad. Cornerback Ras-I Dowling, whom New England took with the first pick of Round Two in 2011, is the most experienced of the 10 signees announced by Oakla…Upvote Share TweetRay McDonald, the 49ers defensive lineman who was arrested for domestic violence this weekend, spoke briefly with a local television station and said he hopes people know that he’s a good man. After he was released from jail, McDonald talked to KTVU but…Upvote Share Tweet
Umpire Gerry Davis reportedly reprimanded for making 'cry baby face' at Athleticsyahoo.com 18 hours agoWhat exactly is a "cry baby face"? We can only guess after the Oakland Athletics charged umpire Gerry Davis with making one at them in the midst of their most frustrating point of the 2014 season. A's pitcher Scott Kazmir says Davis was reprim…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys bringing in new defensive optionsprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoThe Cowboys defense has been the subject of nothing but pessimistic prognostications, but the team is working to find improvement over the players they kept on the initial 53-man roster. They’re looking to the NFC West for two additions. According to mu…Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Sep 1 (yesterday)A Bay Area News Group NFL special section was delivered to subscribers Sunday and also available at 7-Eleven stores for $4.95. It’s in a magazine format, and far and away the most impressive presentation for which I’ve been involved in some 30 years in …Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Melvin calls Athletics 'pathetic' after Angels sweep four-game setyahoo.com Sep 1 (yesterday)Your browser does not support iframes. Manager Bob Melvin verbally unloaded on his team Sunday — at least for Bob Melvin, it was unloading — after the Oakland Athletics were swept in a four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. The Athletics fell …Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies Walk Off With WinSep 1Charlie Blackmon's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Rockies past the Giants 10-9.
A's Crush MarinersSep 1Adam Dunn homered in his first at-bat for Oakland in the A's 6-1 win over the Mariners.
Report: Raiders Name Carr StarterSep 1Steve Young discusses the report that the Raiders have named Derek Carr the starting quarterback over Matt Schaub.
Raiders Name Carr Starter At QuarterbackSep 1Raiders head coach Dennis Allen discusses why Oakland named Derek Carr the starter at quarterback for week one.
Trying to Put the Instant Back in ReplaySep 1NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence PolicySep 1Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young playersAug 31John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…Aug 31With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.