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Colt McCoy hoped to play well in the 49ers' preseason game against the Vikings Sunday night for one of two reasons. He either wanted to prove that he deserved to be on the roster, or perhaps boost his trade value to a team that actually wants him. McCoy…Upvote Share Tweet
Looking back on three things discussed here before the San Francisco 49ers' third exhibition game of the 2013 preseason, a 34-14 home victory against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night: 1. Seneca's debut. Coach Jim Harbaugh had indicated that all fiv…Upvote Share Tweet
Idiots On The Field Invade SNF, And Jerome Simpson Leveled One Of Themdeadspin.com Updated Aug 25, 2013It's preseason for security staff too, as we learned tonight at Candlestick Park as back-to-back Idiots invaded the field during the Vikings-49ers matchup, with one of them getting taken down by Jerome Simpson.Read more...Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Aug 25, 2013There’s a reason few veterans want to play in second halves of preseason games, and Kevin Williams just showed why. The Vikings defensive tackle just limped off the field under his own power, after taking a shot to the right knee from 49ers backup guard…Upvote Share TweetFiled for print but expanded with additional quoted material . . . Terrelle Pryor will get his chance to show what he can do with the first team offense Thursday night when he starts at quarterback for the Raiders against Seattle in the preseason finale…Upvote Share TweetRyan Vogelsong threw eight sharp innings for his first victory in three months, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Bucs quiet, miss chance to move ahead of CardsGiants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong beguiled the Bucs on two hits for eight innings Sunday, giving San Francisco a 4-0 victory over A.J. Burnett and the Pirates in AT&T Park. Pittsburgh remained in a flat-footed tie atop the division with St. Louis.Upvote Share Tweet
Davis, Hardy pace Orioles to big win vs. A'sChris Davis had two hits and collected his 118th RBI, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs in a 10-3 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetKickoff return specialist Josh Cribbs was released by the Oakland Raiders on Sunday in a wave of team cuts.Upvote Share Tweet
How did the Pirates end up with a Cubs batting weight in San Francisco?yahoo.com Updated Aug 25, 2013Your browser does not support iframes. For those who watched Saturday night's Pirates-Giants game from in San Francisco, you probably spotted the same thing and asked yourself the same question. How did a batting weight — or donut, if you will — bearing…Upvote Share Tweet
Suzuki gets second straight start in return to A'sA's catcher Kurt Suzuki started for the second consecutive game since being traded from the Nationals, but manager Bob Melvin said Stephen Vogt will continue to get regular starts behind the plate.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL mailbag: Three-ring quarterback circusMailbag: The Jets, Bills and Raiders are putting on a three-ring circus at quarterback, writes John Clayton.Upvote Share Tweetraidersgab.com Updated Aug 25, 2013Heading into Friday’s 3rd preseason game against the Chicago Bears, The Oakland Raiders seemed pretty well set on Matt Flynn as the starting QB. After the 26-34 loss however, it seems that the Raiders may have started a dreaded “QB controversy.” Coach A…Upvote Share TweetTim Lincecum racked up eight strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings, and the Giants rode a four-run first to defeat the Pirates, 6-3, on Saturday night at AT&T Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Bucs drop into first-place tie after shaky startFrancisco Liriano absorbed a four-run first inning Saturday night from which the Pirates couldn't rebound, dropping a 6-3 decision to the Giants and slipping into a tie for first place in the NL Central.Upvote Share Tweet
Pre Week 3: Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers highlightsAug 25Despite a rough start for San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, he finishes with one touchdown pass and 72 yards in a 34-14 Week 3 preseason win over the Minnesota Vikings.
San Francisco 49ers receiver Lavelle Hawkins headbutts Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond BishopAug 25San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins picks up his third unsportsmanlike penalty of the game after he headbutts Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop.
San Francisco 49ers running back Jewel Hampton 4-yard touchdownAug 25San Francisco 49ers running back Jewel Hampton rushes right end for the 4-yard touchdown.
San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick 5-yard touchdown passAug 25San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick passes short right to wide receiver Quinton Patton for a 5-yard touchdown.
NFL mailbag: Three-ring quarterback circusAug 25Mailbag: The Jets, Bills and Raiders are putting on a three-ring circus at quarterback, writes John Clayton.