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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Colin Kaepernick was on the San Francisco 49ers' injury report most of the first half of the 2013 season with a foot injury. No mystery there. But Kaepernick came clean to the Sacramento Bee Tuesday in disclosing the severity of t…Upvote Share Tweet
O-line stability could pay off big for RaidersESPN.com 3 hours agoALAMEDA, Calif. -- Continuity on the offensive line was a struggle for the Oakland Raiders last season. Thus far this preseason, the Raiders have worked with the same offensive line and it has helped build a chemistry that was missing in 2013. The coach…Upvote Share TweetThe Wrigley Field grounds crew encountered difficulty during Tuesday's game between the Cubs and Giants, leading to a four-hour, 34-minute delay that ultimately led to the game getting called early because of unplayable field conditions.Upvote Share Tweet
Tarp troubles lead to delay, shortened gameMLB.com 6 hours agoThe Wrigley Field grounds crew encountered difficulty during Tuesday's game between the Cubs and Giants, leading to a four-hour, 34-minute delay that ultimately led to the game getting called early because of unplayable field conditions.Upvote Share TweetAfter a rain delay Tuesday night exceeding 4 1/2 hours and after indications that action would resume, the Giants suddenly were dealt a 2-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs when it was decided that the game would not be restarted.Upvote Share TweetCoco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Athletics 6, Mets 2: Kazmir Leads A’s Past the Metsnytimes.com 8 hours agoScott Kazmir, a pitcher traded by the Mets in 2004, won his career-best 14th game.Upvote Share TweetM.L.B. Commissioner Bud Selig made a rare visit to the home of the Oakland A’s, sitting for his first news conference since his primary deputy, Rob Manfred, was elected to replace him.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 12 hours agoALAMEDA, Calif. -- As the Oakland Raiders prepare for the regular season, a key for starting quarterback Matt Schaub is continuing to work on his decision making, offensive coordinator Greg Olson said Tuesday. "I wasn't around Matt Schaub in Housto…Upvote Share Tweet
A's to skip Hammel in rotation against AngelsMLB.com 12 hours agoWith off-days this week on Monday and Thursday, the A's have decided to skip Jason Hammel's start originally scheduled for Friday against the Angels. Hammel is expected to rejoin the rotation during the following series in Houston.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants worry as C Sanchez concussed againESPN.com 12 hours agoSan Francisco Giants catcher Hector Sanchez might miss the remainder of the season after suffering a second concussion in a matter of weeks, and as general manager Brian Sabien told reporters, "he should be very concerned."Upvote Share Tweet
Allen has high hopes for Khalil MackESPN.com 13 hours agoALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack hasn’t been dominant yet in the preseason, however Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is not one bit concerned about the No. 5 overall draft pick. There has been some grumbling that the outside linebacker hasn’t stood out.…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders enjoying the monotony of starting same five offensive linemen after last year’s weekly fire drillinsidebayarea.com 15 hours agoFiled for print . . . Never has monotony been more welcome than on the Raiders offensive line. The Raiders lined up the same five starters at practice Tuesday that they have for every drill, every off-season team session, every training camp practice an…Upvote Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday afternoon the signing of defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through 2016, though Dorsey is recovering from a potential season-ending injury to his left biceps.Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive playerESPN.com 17 hours agoALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders spent money to get better on defense and according to our ESPN panelists, it is working. Two days into a two-week project, the Raiders have two defenders on ESPN.com's Top 100 players list. In last year's ESPN.com …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 17 hours agoSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Colin Kaepernick’s salary cap-friendly contract extension was constructed that way, in part, to help free up money for the San Francisco 49ers to lock up other key cogs on the roster. But with right guard Alex Boone’s holdout wage…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 19 hours agoSurprise and sadness lasted only a while, and no hard feelings linger for slugger Yoenis Cespedes now that nearly three weeks have passed since he was traded to the Boston Red Sox. He won't be part of a World Series winner this season in Boston, which i…Upvote Share Tweet
If something's wrong with Wright, Mets can relaxMLB.com 19 hours agoTo some degree and in a strange way, the Mets can relax. David Wright is hurting and was hurting even before Dan Straily's pitch bruised his already bruised left rotator cuff. With road series against the A's and Dodgers next on the Mets' agenda, pain i…Upvote Share Tweet
Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders, Jaguars leastyahoo.com 19 hours agoBovada has come out with its updated odds for NFL teams making the playoffs, and there are some familiar faces at the top of the list — and the bottom. Their two lowest-odds favorites to make the postseason in 2014 are the two teams that met in the 2013…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 21 hours agoBefore the 2013 NFL draft, there were reports that Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was infatuated with Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden. McKenzie reportedly liked Hayden so much, the rumor was that he was ready to take him with the third overall p…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 19 (yesterday)For the first time since April 23, the Oakland Athletics are not in first place in the AL West. The Los Angeles Angels, with a 4-2 win Monday night over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, took over sole possession of first in the division. It's only a h…Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco 49ers not worried about strugglesAug 19Ian Rapoport chimes in from Santa Clara, CA about the latest struggles from the San Francisco 49ers.
Team USA Visits West PointAug 18Team USA Basketball paid a visit to the U.S. Military Academy, coach Mike Krzyzewski's alma mater. Relive some of the highlights, including Steph Curry getting challenged to a 3-point shooting contest.
Schaub to start for Raiders Week 1Aug 18With Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr's health in question, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Matt Schaub will be the starter Week 1.
Broncos Spoil 49ers' Stadium DebutAug 17Peyton Manning threw for 102 yards and a touchdown as the Broncos defeated the 49ers 34-0.
Rose sits out practice, expected to play Wed.Aug 19Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Browns QB? Flip a CoinAug 19All along, Browns coach Mike Pettine wanted to name a quarterback entering the third week of the preseason. The third game is when all NFL teams play their first units the most all summer. In the case of a new coaching staff such as Cleveland’s, it’s th…
Final Team USA roster cut could come by ThursdayAug 18Final cuts to the Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.
Silicon Valley VictoryAug 18SANTA CLARA, Calif. — There are two words for the 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium, which opened for football Sunday afternoon: imaginative and cool. Imaginative, because the Niners, when they couldn’t get a deal done with the city of San Francisco for a new s…