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Someone Keeps Hacking Donte Whitner's Twitter AccountUpdated Apr 4 Share Tweet
On Tuesday, Nnamdi Asomugha agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers. On Wednesday, Niners safety Donte Whitner tweeted out "Fuck nnamdi." A few minutes later, he deleted the tweet and said "somebody hacked me again." He lat…
49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseasonUpdated Apr 4 Share Tweet49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseason The 49ers open the preseason at Candlestick Park against the Broncos sometime from Aug. 8 to 11, and will close out the exhibition season at home against the Vikings and in San Diego against the Chargers. Oakland…Source: sfgate.comShare Tweet49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseason The 49ers open the preseason at Candlestick Park against the Broncos sometime from Aug. 8 to 11, and will close out the exhibition season at home against the Vikings and in San Diego against the Chargers. Oakland…Share TweetOAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics have traded lefty Travis Blackley to the Houston Astros for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert.Share TweetJosh Reddick and Yoenis Cespedes gave Brandon Maurer a rude welcome to the big leagues by hitting two-run homers off the Seattle rookie that led the Oakland Athletics to an 8-2 victory over the Mariners on Thursday.
Report: “Good chance” JaMarcus Russell gets another shotUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetThe Raiders cut former No. 1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell three years ago, and since then no other team has brought him in. So if you figure you’ve seen the last of Russell on an NFL roster, that seems like a reasonable conclusion. But there’sSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetNnamdi Asomugha said Wednesday that he's always played with a chip on his shoulder, but after his troubles in Philadelphia, he'll have added motivation in 2013 in his first season with the 49ers.
Raiders healing process starts for real in '14Updated Apr 4 Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders’ salary-cap troubles have been well documented. But after paying the price for years of wild spending, the Raiders will be paroled from salary-cap jail. Next year, after shedding several contracts and being unable to build their progSource: ESPN.com
Giants waste no time making opening statementUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetSix months later, megadeals and bold headlines and declarations aside, not much has changed. The Giants rolled into L.A. and took two of three games, leaving the Dodgers and their fan base deflated and perhaps more than a little agitated.Source: MLB.comShare TweetTim Lincecum was flawed, matching a career high by walking seven, but he also was tough in beating the Dodgers, 5-3, on Wednesday with help from homers by Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence.Share TweetAsomugha says he feels at home in S.F. Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha said Wednesday that he has something to prove every season. Asomugha is not taking any guaranteed money in the deal, and can make $1.65 million in incentives on top of his $1.3 million sa…Source: sfgate.com
Warriors 98 Hornets 88 - Open ThreadUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetApologies for the extended absence, which unfortunately will extend to this weekend. I’m back from my peregrinations, but somehow failed to locate the broadcast of this game until the final minutes. What was that sport being shown on CSN? It was nearlySource: feltbot.com
Lowrie leads charge as A's secure first win of seasonUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetHouston transplants Jed Lowrie and Nate Freiman, the latter making his Major League debut, combined to drive in four runs in a 6-2 victory over the Mariners on Wednesday night.Source: MLB.com
Inside the Huddle: More Movin' & Groovin'Apr 4John Clayton's Inside the Huddle breaks down four fascinating factors brought on by free agency and team trades: Carson Palmer to the Cards, Matt Flynn to the Raiders, Darrius Heyward-Bey becomes a Colt and the NFC South has a cornerback crisis.
McShay Mock DraftApr 4Todd McShay discusses his latest NFL mock draft.