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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – It is looking more likely that the San Francisco 49ers will enjoy a first for the 2013 season – they may have all 11 offensive starters healthy enough to play Sunday at Tampa Bay. All the 49ers need is for left guard Mike Iupati to…
Whirwind days for former SeahawkUpdated 1 hour ago Share TweetSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Ryan Seymour was on the Candlestick Park sidelines on Sunday. He walked back to the Seattle Seahawks’ locker room; he never thought he’d be back for the Candlestick Park finale Dec. 23 when the 49ers host Atlanta. “Crazy business,…Source: ESPN.comShare Tweet? Assistant coach Kelvin Sampson will run the Rockets tonight in the absence of Kevin McHale, whose mother died Tuesday night. Her memorial service is Friday. He will also miss the Rockets' Friday night game at Golden State, but could return for Sunday'…Source: nba.com
Raiders making best out of less-than-ideal situationUpdated 10 hours ago Share TweetIt’s that unmistakable time of year again, when harsh reality sets in, playoff hopes dim and suddenly things suspected for weeks, if not months, are confirmed by players and coaches. You see it in owner Mark Davis telling colleague Tim Kawamami that his…Source: insidebayarea.com
Warriors' O'Neal to have wrist surgery; no timetable yetUpdated 10 hours ago Share TweetGolden State Warriors backup center Jermaine O'Neal is scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist Friday.Source: nba.com
Vernon Davis knew he could beat Bobby Wagner for a TDUpdated 12 hours ago Share TweetThe 49ers’ only touchdown in Sunday’s win over the Seahawks came on a Colin Kaepernick pass to tight end Vernon Davis, with Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner in coverage. That was coverage Davis knew he could beat. As shown on NFL Turning Point on NBCSN,…Source: profootballtalk.com
O's complete Weeks deal, get Minor League catcherUpdated 13 hours ago Share TweetThe Orioles received Minor League catcher David Freitas from the A's on Thursday, completing the Dec. 2 deal that sent closer Jim Johnson to Oakland for second baseman Jemile Weeks.Source: MLB.comShare TweetAndre Iguodala had a target date in mind to return from a right hamstring injury. The Golden State Warriors have a different one.Share TweetHe arrived late and left early, but Billy Beane's stay at the Winter Meetings was nonetheless productive. The A's general manager made two more trades, all in two days' work.Source: MLB.com
Raiders-Chiefs game sold out, televised locallyUpdated 15 hours ago Share TweetALAMEDA – The Raiders game against the Kansas City Chiefs sold out in advance of the league deadline Thursday. Therefore, it will be televised locally. The Raiders host the Chiefs at the Coliseum on Sunday at 1:05 p.m., with their playoff aspirations on…Source: insidebayarea.comShare TweetThe Giants acquired the left-field complement they sought and added to their power supply by agreeing with free agent Michael Morse on a one-year contract Thursday morning, pending a physical examination.Share TweetAs the University of Texas does, or doesn’t, search for a new head coach, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doesn’t seem to be interested. “Are you trying to be funny?” Harbaugh said when asked by reporters about the possibility of a jump to the NCAA on Thursday…Share TweetQuarterback calls. Sometimes I think coaching in the NFL is all about quarterback calls all the time. Green Bay has to decide if its injured starter will be ready in time to save the season. Chicago has to decide if it's better to stick with the hot han…Source: CNNSI.com
Harbaugh to Texas? That’s just gobble, gobble turkey from jive turkey gobblersUpdated 18 hours ago Share TweetJim Harbaugh was not amused when asked what he thought about his name being linked to the University of Texas head coaching job. “Are you trying to be funny?” Harbaugh said. “I don’t ever talk about any job other than the one I have.” Harbaugh is in the…Source: 49ersgab.com
Seahawks fans irate at Dr. Dre after headphones commercial featuring Colin KaepernickUpdated 19 hours ago Share TweetDr. Dre apparently didn't remember that people in Seattle buy headphones, too. The "Beats by Dre" line of headphones added 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as an endorser. Finding an athlete to endorse the high-end headphones can't be tough,…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetHere's the thing about Stephen Curry: Even when you've spent three quarters shadowing him with a variety of on-ball defenders and showing him multiple schematic looks, enticing him to set up comparatively low-risk post-ups to David Lee or feed misfiring…Share TweetJets quarterback Geno Smith turned in his best performance since October in last Sunday’s 37-27 victory over the Raiders and he’s crediting it to acting more like a human being. During the week leading up to the game against the Raiders, a game that cam…Source: profootballtalk.com
Third-down defensive woes a microcosmUpdated 23 hours ago Share TweetALAMEDA, Calif. -- Trying to figure out how the Oakland Raiders' defense, which was not only the heart and soul of the team, but also its best unit, has come unglued in the three-game losing streak? Look no further than its impotence on third down the p…Source: ESPN.com
Countdown Daily Prediction: SF-TBDec 12The NFL Live crew make their picks for San Francisco at Tampa Bay.
Countdown Daily Prediction: KC-OAKDec 12The NFL Live crew make their picks for Kansas City at Oakland.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh scoffs at University of Texas rumorDec 12San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh shoots down a reporter's question about him potentially looking into taking the vacant job at the University of Texas.
Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersDec 12NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Are The Broncos Busted?Dec 13Seventeen days left in the regular season, and my Seattle-New England Super Bowl pick is looking good, with both controlling conference home field through the playoffs in the wake of San Diego’s 27-20 win at Denver on Thursday night. But the story of th…
Don Banks: NFL Week 15 picksDec 12Quarterback calls. Sometimes I think coaching in the NFL is all about quarterback calls all the time. Green Bay has to decide if its injured starter will be ready in time to save the season. Chicago has to decide if it's better to stick with the hot han…
They're Dangerous, and Knocking on the DoorDec 12They're Dangerous, and Knocking on the Door
New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors talking trade againDec 12The Raptors, fresh off the weekend deal that dispatched Rudy Gay to Sacramento, are trying to construct a trade that routes point guard Kyle Lowry to the Knicks, according to sources with knowledge of the discussions.