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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he visited San Antonio city offic…

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he visited San Antonio city officals while in town for induction of Cliff Branch into local Hall o

insidebayarea.com profootballtalk.com Updated 19 minutes ago
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…
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  • 49ers waive QB Kory Faulkner, add OL Michael Philipp

    49ers waive QB Kory Faulkner, add OL Michael Philipp

    profootballtalk.com 40 minutes ago
    The 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…
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  • Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offsea…

    Jets re-sign Frolik; Reimer on return; Sharks' troubling offseason (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Here 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…
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  • Raiders fullback Marcel Reece may be lighter, but insists he is…

    Raiders fullback Marcel Reece may be lighter, but insists he is as strong as ever after losing 15 pounds in offseason

    insidebayarea.com 4 hours ago
    Marcel 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…
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  • NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalr…

    NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalry Night

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    NBC 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, …
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  • The 49ers are selling fans' information to interested third par…

    The 49ers are selling fans' information to interested third party companies.

    deadspin.com 6 hours ago
    The 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...
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  • The Grand Slam: Vance Worley shuts out the Giants in exactly 10…

    The Grand Slam: Vance Worley shuts out the Giants in exactly 100 pitches

    A 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…
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  • Astros belt four homers to top first-place A's

    Astros belt four homers to top first-place A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Chris 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.
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  • Jim Harbaugh denies desire to be paid like Super Bowl-winning c…

    Jim Harbaugh denies desire to be paid like Super Bowl-winning coach

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    It’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…
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  • 49ers agree to terms with Alfonso Smith

    49ers agree to terms with Alfonso Smith

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    With 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…
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  • Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie is turning heads and leaning on fe…

    Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie is turning heads and leaning on fellow DLS alum Maurice Jones-Drew for guidance

    insidebayarea.com 20 hours ago
    Filed 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, …
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  • Raiders Camp Report: Day 4

    Raiders Camp Report: Day 4

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    NAPA, 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…
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  • Athletics' Gentry to DL with broken hand

    Athletics' Gentry to DL with broken hand

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    The 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.
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  • Raiders add safety Jeremy Deering

    Raiders add safety Jeremy Deering

    NAPA, 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…
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  • 49ers say they’ll try to extend both Michael Crabtree and Mike …

    49ers say they’ll try to extend both Michael Crabtree and Mike Iupati

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    The 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…
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  • Mario Manningham still lacking confidence in knee

    Mario Manningham still lacking confidence in knee

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Wide 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…
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  • Raiders G.M.: Khalil Mack is like Clay Matthews

    Raiders G.M.: Khalil Mack is like Clay Matthews

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    It’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…
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  • First punter in Hall of Fame Ray Guy looking forward to Saturda…

    First punter in Hall of Fame Ray Guy looking forward to Saturday’s induction ceremony in Canton

    insidebayarea.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…
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  • Looney becomes the wildcard in Alex Boone holdout

    Looney becomes the wildcard in Alex Boone holdout

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    As 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 ‘…
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  • Logan Couture: Kings loss still hurts, Sharks don’t care about …

    Logan Couture: Kings loss still hurts, Sharks don’t care about analytics

    thehockeynews.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 …
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  • The Grand Slam: Gordon's speed leads to Dodgers sweep of Giants…

    The Grand Slam: Gordon's speed leads to Dodgers sweep of Giants in Peavy debut

    yahoo.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…
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  • San Francisco 49ers' projected roster

    San Francisco 49ers' projected roster

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Examining 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 …
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  • Oakland Raiders' projected roster

    Oakland Raiders' projected roster

    ESPN.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…
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  • LaMichael James likely to miss preseason with dislocated elbow

    LaMichael James likely to miss preseason with dislocated elbow

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    The 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…
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  • Video - Sandoval's Diving Grab 00:14

    Sandoval's Diving Grab

    Jul 27
    Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval extended his reach to snag a potential hit and throw to first base for the out in the fifth inning.
  • Video - Pence Puts Giants On The Board 00:18

    Pence Puts Giants On The Board

    Jul 27
    Hunter Pence hit an infield dribbler that Hanley Ramirez couldn't grab and put the Giants up 1-0 in the third inning.
  • Video - Jones-Drew, McFadden Splitting Workload 02:00

    Jones-Drew, McFadden Splitting Workload

    Jul 27
    Stephania Bell breaks down the Raiders' running back competition between Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden,
  • Video - Oakland Raiders rookie progress 01:39

    Oakland Raiders rookie progress

    Jul 27
    NFL 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.

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