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Someone Keeps Hacking Donte Whitner's Twitter Account

Someone Keeps Hacking Donte Whitner's Twitter Account

deadspin.com Updated Apr 4, 2013
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…
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  • 49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseason

    49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseason

    sfgate.com Apr 4, 2013
    49ers 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…
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  • 49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseason

    49ers to face Smith, Chiefs in preseason

    sfgate.com ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    49ers 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…
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  • A's send LHP Blackley to Astros for minor leaguer

    A's send LHP Blackley to Astros for minor leaguer

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 4, 2013
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics have traded lefty Travis Blackley to the Houston Astros for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert.
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  • Reddick, Cespedes power A's past Mariners

    Reddick, Cespedes power A's past Mariners

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 4, 2013
    Josh 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.
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  • Report: “Good chance” JaMarcus Russell gets another shot

    Report: “Good chance” JaMarcus Russell gets another shot

    profootballtalk.com Apr 4, 2013
    The 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’s
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  • 49ers' Asomugha has 'something to prove'

    49ers' Asomugha has 'something to prove'

    ESPN.com sfgate.com Apr 4, 2013
    Nnamdi 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.
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  • Raiders healing process starts for real in '14

    Raiders healing process starts for real in '14

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    The 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 prog
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  • Giants waste no time making opening statement

    Giants waste no time making opening statement

    MLB.com Apr 4, 2013
    Six 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.
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  • Two homers help Lincecum, Giants grind out win

    Two homers help Lincecum, Giants grind out win

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    Tim 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.
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  • Asomugha says he feels at home in S.F.

    Asomugha says he feels at home in S.F.

    sfgate.com Apr 4, 2013
    Asomugha 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…
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  • Warriors 98 Hornets 88 - Open Thread

    Warriors 98 Hornets 88 - Open Thread

    feltbot.com Apr 4, 2013
    Apologies 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 nearly
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  • Lowrie leads charge as A's secure first win of season

    Lowrie leads charge as A's secure first win of season

    MLB.com Apr 4, 2013
    Houston 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.
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  • Video - Inside the Huddle: More Movin' & Groovin' 02:23

    Inside the Huddle: More Movin' & Groovin'

    Apr 4
    John 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.
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    Apr 4
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