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The Warriors filled Kent Bazemore’s car with popcorn (Video)yahoo.com Apr 11, 2013There's a long history in pro sports of veterans hazing rookies, and the NBA proves no exception. While players are certainly apt to indulge in making youngsters carry backpacks made for little girls, the league's most popular prank is filling a teammat…Upvote Share Tweet
To spark offense, Trout batting secondIn an attempt to get the offense going, Angels manager Mike Scioscia made a rather drastic change for Thursday's series finale against the A's, moving Mike Trout to the No. 2 spot of the batting order.Upvote Share Tweet
Pagan, Panda persevere to back VogelsongAngel Pagan had two RBIs and played dazzling defense, and Ryan Vogelsong survived a four-run fourth inning Thursday as the Giants won their fourth consecutive game, a 7-6 decision over the Chicago Cubs.Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Davis is pleased with Reggie McKenzieAn offseason that has featured several significant moves, most notably trading for quarterback Matt Flynn and trading away quarterback Carson Palmer, has left Raiders owner Mark Davis pleased with the work of General Manager Reggie McKenzie. “EverythingUpvote Share Tweet
Raiders taking a pass on Wallace for nowMaybe the Raiders weren’t talking to Seneca Wallace, but just to a guy who stole his wallet. At any rate, it doesn’t appear they’re signing the backup quarterback, after reports yesterday that they were. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco CUpvote Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders have signed safety Reggie Smith and running back Rashad Jennings to free agent contracts.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders keep working on their secondaryThe Raiders have signed three new defensive backs this offseason, but they don’t appear to be done making changes to a unit that did not perform well last season. The team announced Thursday that they have signed safety Reggie Smith. Smith was a third-rUpvote Share Tweet
Selig won't meet San Jose mayor about A'sESPN.com Apr 11, 2013San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's request to sit down with Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss the Oakland A's pursuit of a San Jose ballpark has been rejected, a newspaper reported.Upvote Share TweetSometimes, a guy who doesn’t get it suddenly gets it after he has been cut. If that’s the case with former Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain, the Ravens will have gotten a steal. If it isn’t, they’ll be able to move on with minimal expense. McClaUpvote Share Tweet
Moss' five-RBI night fuels A's seventh straight winFirst baseman Brandon Moss, who was a double shy of hitting for the cycle, matched a career high with five RBIs in Oakland's seventh straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Win Fourth StraightApr 11The Giants hold off the Cubs 7-6.
Vince Young works out for Oakland RaidersApr 11Ian Rapoport has the latest on quarterback Vince Young's workout in front of Oakland Raiders personnel.
AFC West draft outlookApr 11Brian Billick breaks down what each of the AFC West teams' needs are heading into the 2013 NFL Draft.
A's Win Eighth StraightApr 11A's crush Angels 8-1.
Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- sourceApr 11Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.