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Giants, Romo agree to two-year, $9 million deal

Giants, Romo agree to two-year, $9 million deal

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 6, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Reliever Sergio Romo and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $9 million, two-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
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  • Ravens Fans Storm M&T Bank Stadium After Super Bowl Parade

    Ravens Fans Storm M&T Bank Stadium After Super Bowl Parade

    deadspin.com Feb 6, 2013
    As we have come to learn, Baltimore was pretty fired up for the Ravens victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl 47. The zeitgeist continued Tuesday as most of Baltimore attended a victory parade and later spilled into M&T Bank Stadium for a rally. More »
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  • Police: Crash kills Delanie Walker's aunt, uncle

    Police: Crash kills Delanie Walker's aunt, uncle

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A fiery crash hours after the Super Bowl killed relatives of San Francisco 49ers tight end Delanie Walker, Louisiana State Police said Wednesday.
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  • Raiders To Block Off Seats In O.co Stadium

    Raiders To Block Off Seats In O.co Stadium

    As part of a stadium “capacity adjustment” for the 2013 NFL season, the Raiders are going to block off the top of Mt. Davis on the east side of the O.co Coliseum - sections 335 through 355 - as well as upper deck sections 300 through 303 on the so
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  • Romo, Giants avoid arbitration with two-year deal

    Romo, Giants avoid arbitration with two-year deal

    MLB.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Giants agreed to a two-year deal Wednesday with right-hander Sergio Romo, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing with their likely closer.
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  • 49ers Block Saints Request To Interview Ed Donatell For DC Job

    49ers Block Saints Request To Interview Ed Donatell For DC Job

    The Saints contacted the 49ers in an attempt to interview secondary coach Ed Donatell for their vacant defensive coordinator position, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network and NFL.com. This according to a source with knowledge of the Saints’ plans. However, Dona
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  • Packers' Driver officially retires at special event

    Packers' Driver officially retires at special event

    CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Donald Driver rewrote the Green Bay Packers record books and on Wednesday morning, the wildly popular wide receiver might've rewritten the book on how a player should call it a career.
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  • Hue Jackson adds another title in Cincinnati

    Hue Jackson adds another title in Cincinnati

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    Former Raiders coach Hue Jackson hasn’t been able to find a new job outside of his current team this offseason.  But he has landed two of them in Cincinnati. Jackson, who became the running backs coach last week, has now been named a “special assista
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  • Mayor defends New Orleans after power outage

    Mayor defends New Orleans after power outage

    CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans' mayor defended his city days after a power outage plunged the Super Bowl into 34 minutes of darkness, while authorities still baffled by the cause announced they were bringing in a consultant to help investigate.
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  • 49ers' Whitner predicts Super Bowl title in '14

    49ers' Whitner predicts Super Bowl title in '14

    Donte Whitner has no doubt that the San Francisco 49ers are ready to become Super Bowl champions.
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  • Why 49ers might have to adjust approach

    Why 49ers might have to adjust approach

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith is expected to need two or three months to recover from triceps surgery scheduled for this week. That gives Smith ample time to ready himself for the 2013 season. 2011-12 DL Snaps Counting Playoffs One ques…
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  • A.J. Jenkins promises to return as a totally different player

    A.J. Jenkins promises to return as a totally different player

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    The 49ers made it all the way to the Super Bowl this season despite getting next to nothing from first-round pick A.J. Jenkins. Jenkins played just three games during the regular season and caught no passes even though the 49ers lost wide receivers Mari…
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  • Watch Houston Make A Record-Tying 23 Three-Pointers In One Game

    Watch Houston Make A Record-Tying 23 Three-Pointers In One Game

    dimemag.com Feb 6, 2013
    Golden State had a pretty good offensive night. As we mentioned in Smack, they lit it up for 62 points in the first half against Houston… and yet trailed by 15. The Houston Rockets would go on to make 23 of 40 threes, tying a NBA record. On Monday night
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  • Rockets sink 23 treys to tie NBA record in rout

    Rockets sink 23 treys to tie NBA record in rout

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Houston Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 win over Golden State on Tuesday night.
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  • Pivotal plays: Super Bowl's top five

    Pivotal plays: Super Bowl's top five

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    We have at various times ranked NFC West plays by how much they changed a team's chances for winning, based on swings in win probability. The chart ranks the five most pivotal five plays from Super Bowl XLVII regardless of whether they helped or hurt th…
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  • Stairway to heaven: Polo Grounds steps coming back

    Stairway to heaven: Polo Grounds steps coming back

    MLB.com Feb 6, 2013
    The John T. Brush Stairway, by which fans made their way to the Polo Grounds from Coogan's Bluff, will be restored and renovated in this, its 100-year anniversary, thanks to a New York City project to which MLB, the Mets, Yankees and Giants contributed.
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  • Candlestick Park slated for demolition in early 2014

    Candlestick Park slated for demolition in early 2014

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    Candlestick Park, the stadium that hosted Jerry Rice, Joe Montana and Steve Young in their primes, the site of The Catch and the home field for the 49ers for more than four decades, is slated for implosion within weeks of the 49ers’ last home game next
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  • Warriors intentionally foul to stop the Rockets from breaking N…

    Warriors intentionally foul to stop the Rockets from breaking NBA record for 3-pointers (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Houston Rockets put on a historically great shooting performance on Tuesday night, defeating the Golden State Warriors 140-109 at home. Houston tied an NBA record with 23 3-pointers on 40 attempts, with three players making at least four triples and…
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  • Video - Thunder Win Second Straight 00:52

    Thunder Win Second Straight

    Feb 6
    Thunder roll Warriors, 119-98.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels 03:21

    'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels

    Feb 6
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made things interesting with his rushing touchdown early in the fourth quarter. Take a look at what both teams were saying as the 49ers pulled within two points.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels 03:21

    'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels

    Feb 6
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made things interesting with his rushing touchdown early in the fourth quarter. Take a look at what both teams were saying as the 49ers pulled within two points.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Lights go out in New Orleans 06:47

    'Sound FX': Lights go out in New Orleans

    Feb 6
    The Baltimore Ravens grabbed all the momentum to start the second half after a Jacoby Jones touchdown, but then the lights went out. Get a sneak peek at what players and referees were saying during the blackout.

Sports Columnists

  • Mike Krzyzewski still being courted by Team USA basketball, according to s…

    Feb 6
    Team USA basketball still is holding out hope that Mike Krzyzewski will remain the team's coach, according to sources.
  • NFL mailbag - Recovery drugs might be worth a look

    Feb 6
    The NFL might be able do more when it comes to helping players recover from injury. Plus, answers to reader questions.