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Brooklyn Has A Massive Meltdown Against The Lakers; Houston Sco…

Brooklyn Has A Massive Meltdown Against The Lakers; Houston Scores 140 Points

dimemag.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 5, 2013
As much as we want to give credit to Kobe Bryant for icing the Lakers win in Brooklyn last night, L.A. should throw the Nets a bone. Brooklyn did everything they could outside of express mailing the W to Hollywood. Down the stretch, the Nets endured a c…
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  • Harbaugh chooses Smith words carefully

    Harbaugh chooses Smith words carefully

    Harbaugh chooses Smith words carefully On Sunday, ESPN reported the 49ers will attempt to trade quarterback Alex Smith in the offseason. Will the 49ers put business aside and grant Smith his release, allowing a highly respected member of the organizatio…
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  • 49ers' Goldson seeks long-term contract

    49ers' Goldson seeks long-term contract

    49ers' Goldson seeks long-term contract After delivering two straight Pro Bowl seasons, Dashon Goldson would like the 49ers to provide something in return: security. Goldson, 28, who will be a free agent, hopes to work out a long-term deal in the offsea…
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  • Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass

    Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass

    dimemag.com Feb 5, 2013
    Jeremy Lin hits Chandler Parsons with a perfect no-look pass.The post Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Montana would have used a unique approach for receivers who com…

    Montana would have used a unique approach for receivers who complained

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    It’s easy to figure out where 49ers quarterback Joe Montana comes down on the question of whether Jerry Rice or Randy Moss is the greatest receiver of all time. Still, it’s one thing to guess at what Montana would say and to hear him say it. Montana s
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  • Record 3 million stream Super Bowl online

    Record 3 million stream Super Bowl online

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The Super Bowl was streamed online by 3 million people, an increase from the 2.1 million who watched the big game online last year, according to CBS.
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  • Niners championship gear donated to charity

    Niners championship gear donated to charity

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers may have lost the Super Bowl, but items proclaiming them champions will be put to good use.
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  • Roundup: Parra avoids arbitration with D-backs

    Roundup: Parra avoids arbitration with D-backs

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Outfielder Gerardo Parra and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $2.35 million, one-year contract, settling the team's last salary arbitration case of the year.
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  • Kaepernick to start training within a week

    Kaepernick to start training within a week

    Still steaming over the Super Bowl loss, Colin Kaepernick packed up his belongings in the 49ers locker room and made plans with teammates to work out this offseason.
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  • Quirks of the Game: The Other Calls That Altered the Course of …

    Quirks of the Game: The Other Calls That Altered the Course of the Super Bowl

    nytimes.com Feb 5, 2013
    Plenty of people were discussing the Super Bowl officials' noncall on the 49ers' final play, but there were other officiating decisions that played roles in the game.
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  • Rabid Ravens fans celebrate with team at parade

    Rabid Ravens fans celebrate with team at parade

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore celebrated with its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday, with thousands of fans in purple lining the streets of Charm City and packing the team's stadium for a celebration.
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  • Oakland A’s create Coco Crisp bobblehead that does the ‘Bernie …

    Oakland A’s create Coco Crisp bobblehead that does the ‘Bernie Lean’ dance

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Feb 5, 2013
    We're all familiar with bobbleheads, but the Oakland Athletics are changing the giveaway game with something that looks more like a bobble-belly. It's a special "Bernie Lean" collectible of Coco Crisp, which sounds weird, but makes total sense…
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  • Peter King: More on two Super Bowl XLVII controversies; mail

    Peter King: More on two Super Bowl XLVII controversies; mail

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    It's the first day of the rest of our lives. Thirty-one weeks and two days until opening night at M&T Bank Stadium and the world champion Ravens host the opener of the 2013 season. Time to breathe a little bit. And by the way, if you haven't seen vi…
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  • Sizing up SB contenders already? Thoughts

    Sizing up SB contenders already? Thoughts

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    ESPN's John Clayton is listing the Seattle Seahawks second to Green Bay among teams most likely to supplant San Francisco as the NFC team in the next Super Bowl. Separately, ESPN's Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith like the 49ers' chances for winning it…
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  • Former teammate critical of Ray Lewis’ performance in Super Bow…

    Former teammate critical of Ray Lewis’ performance in Super Bowl XLVII

    yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013
    Future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis will end his NFL career with a parade through the streets of Baltimore and, later this year, a ring ceremony with his teammates. Lewis was the center of attention after the game and was a player that the 49ers tr…
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  • Superdome was warned about power months ago

    Superdome was warned about power months ago

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Superdome officials warned just months before the Super Bowl that the venue's electrical system could suffer a power outage and rushed to replace some of the equipment ahead of the big game.
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  • Ted Ginn’s father wants him out of San Francisco

    Ted Ginn’s father wants him out of San Francisco

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    During Super Bowl week, Ted Ginn passed on a chance to air grievances about his lack of a role in the 49ers offense. The man who shares his name wasn’t quite so magnanimous while speaking with Tim Warsinskey of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Ted Ginn Sr.,
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  • Twenty players will make more individually in 2013 than the ent…

    Twenty players will make more individually in 2013 than the entire Astros team combined

    yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013
    Four Philadelphia Phillies will make more money in 2013 than the entire Houston Astros team. So will three New York Yankees, three Los Angeles Dodgers, three Detroit Tigers and three San Francisco Giants. All total, 20 deep-pocketed players are set to e…
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  • Better hand Randy Moss a butterfly net

    Better hand Randy Moss a butterfly net

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Feb 5, 2013
    Four-time Super Bowl winner Bill Romanowski blasted San Francisco 49ers receiver Randy Moss for showing "alligator arms" on the pass Baltimore intercepted in the second quarter Sunday. Upon review, I don't think Moss could have caught that pas…
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  • Around the NFC West: Two strong takes

    Around the NFC West: Two strong takes

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Good morning. The NFL offseason is officially here, but the San Francisco 49ers' experience in Super Bowl XLVII will remain a topic for discussion this week, I am sure. We've got some strong takes to run through this morning. Around the NFC West: Feb. 5…
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  • Recapping Strategic Calls in Super Bowl

    Recapping Strategic Calls in Super Bowl

    nytimes.com Feb 5, 2013
    Two statistical analysts agreed that 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh made some tactical and mathematical blunders against his brother.
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  • What to do with Darrius Heyward-Bey?

    What to do with Darrius Heyward-Bey?

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Oakland Raiders are over the salary cap, and will likely have to cut some players to help get under the cap. Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly is a top candidate to be cut, and quarterback Carson Palmer, who is due to make more than $13 million, will lik…
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  • Justin Smith to undergo surgery, rehab expected to last three m…

    Justin Smith to undergo surgery, rehab expected to last three months

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith is expected to undergo surgery this week to repair a partially torn triceps suffered in December. According to Matt Maiocco of Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area, it is expected to be a three-month rehabilitation f…
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  • A's and Astros Make Each Other Better

    A's and Astros Make Each Other Better

    grantland.com Feb 5, 2013
    The A's and Astros pulled off a five-player trade yesterday, one that strengthens Oakland's status as a contender and upgrades Houston's already vastl...
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  • Video - The San Francisco 49ers cope with Super Bowl XLVII loss 01:37

    The San Francisco 49ers cope with Super Bowl XLVII loss

    Feb 5
    Ari Wolfe joins "NFL Total Access" with a report from Santa Clara, California about how the 49ers are dealing with their Super Bowl loss, and what their biggest offseason priority is.
  • Video - The San Francisco 49ers cope with Super Bowl XLVII loss 01:37

    The San Francisco 49ers cope with Super Bowl XLVII loss

    Feb 5
    Ari Wolfe joins "NFL Total Access" with a report from Santa Clara, California about how the 49ers are dealing with their Super Bowl loss, and what their biggest offseason priority is.
  • Video - Jim Harbaugh on Alex Smith 01:19

    Jim Harbaugh on Alex Smith

    Feb 5
    San Francisco 49ers head coach talks about quarterback Alex Smith's contract situation and how he will address the situation going forward.
  • Video - Jim Harbaugh on Alex Smith 01:19

    Jim Harbaugh on Alex Smith

    Feb 5
    San Francisco 49ers head coach talks about quarterback Alex Smith's contract situation and how he will address the situation going forward.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: More on two Super Bowl XLVII controversies; mail

    Feb 5
    It's the first day of the rest of our lives. Thirty-one weeks and two days until opening night at M&T Bank Stadium and the world champion Ravens host the opener of the 2013 season. Time to breathe a little bit. And by the way, if you haven't seen vi…
  • Coast to Coast - Who can beat the Miami Heat in East?

    Feb 5
    Our experts discuss what teams in the Eastern Conference could challenge the Heat in the playoffs?
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    Feb 5
    February 5 is now a holiday. In less than an hour this morning, we learned Gus Johnson is calling the 2018 World Cup, Keith Law's annual list of the t...