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Joe Flacco Wasn't The First To Consider Leaving The Sideline To…

Joe Flacco Wasn't The First To Consider Leaving The Sideline To Tackle An Opponent

deadspin.com Updated Feb 15, 2013
After the Super Bowl, it was revealed that Joe Flacco had seriously considered running onto the field from the sideline to tackle Ted Ginn if Ginn had broken off a big kick return on the last play of the game. Flacco's idea was a ridiculous one, and wou…
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  • Packers cut DB Woodson; Raiders should begin pursuit

    Packers cut DB Woodson; Raiders should begin pursuit

    insidebayarea.com Feb 15, 2013
    Now that the Green Bay Packers made official what was speculated on most of the day, the Raiders should contact Woodson’s agent and see if there’s any interest in Woodson rejoining the Raiders. Of course, it might be a futile exercise, given Woodson”
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  • Villalona reports to Giants as long journey ends

    Villalona reports to Giants as long journey ends

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Giants manager Bruce Bochy envisions few issues or distractions with the arrival of former top first base prospect Angel Villalona, who 3.5 years ago was charged with murder in his native Dominican Republic.
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  • Melky Cabrera joins Jays, admits drug mistake

    Melky Cabrera joins Jays, admits drug mistake

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Feb 15, 2013
    DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) -- Melky Cabrera has joined his new Blue Jays teammates, saying he made a mistake with drugs last year and was looking forward to playing for Toronto this season.
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  • New pact doesn't dampen Pagan's desire to win

    New pact doesn't dampen Pagan's desire to win

    MLB.com Feb 15, 2013
    Angel Pagan, the Giants' center fielder and leadoff hitter, reported to camp Friday and vowed to maintain the determined approach that benefited San Francisco during its World Series-winning 2012 season.
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  • Offensive coordinator Olson speaks for first time

    Offensive coordinator Olson speaks for first time

    insidebayarea.com Feb 15, 2013
    Here is how Raiders first-year offensive coordinator Greg Olson feels about an array of topics as he embarks upon replacing Greg Knapp. His responses came in a question-and-answer session with a handful of Bay Area writers in Alameda: Q: Taking over for…
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  • A's closer Balfour (knee) may miss 6 weeks

    A's closer Balfour (knee) may miss 6 weeks

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour had right knee surgery Thursday and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
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  • Adidas Unveils New Short-Sleeve Uniforms For McDonald’s All-Ame…

    Adidas Unveils New Short-Sleeve Uniforms For McDonald’s All-Americans

    dimemag.com Feb 15, 2013
    Well, that didn’t take long. When the Golden State Warriors executive team said they believed their new, adidas short-sleeved alternate uniform would catch on quickly, I guess they didn’t technically end the thought with “in the NBA.” Less than a
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  • Melky issues statement, says he'll say no more

    Melky issues statement, says he'll say no more

    MLB.com Feb 15, 2013
    Melky Cabrera is officially done talking about the past and is choosing to focus only on the future. Cabrera is fresh off a 50-game suspension he received last year while still a member of the Giants' organization. The suspension was imposed after he te…
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  • Raiders Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Utah DT Star Lotule…

    Raiders Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Utah DT Star Lotulelei

    raidersgab.com Feb 15, 2013
    Athleticism + 320 lbs athlete who runs and moves extremely well for his size + Built like a boulder, solid and possesses great natural strength both in the lower half and upper body + Extremely quick and agile for DT, can change direction, extremely lig…
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  • 49ers Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Utah DT Star Lotulele…

    49ers Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Utah DT Star Lotulelei

    49ersgab.com Feb 15, 2013
    Athleticism + 320 lbs athlete who runs and moves extremely well for his size + Built like a boulder, solid and possesses great natural strength both in the lower half and upper body + Extremely quick and agile for DT, can change direction, extremely lig…
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  • Video - BBTN Special: Athletics Camp 10:03

    BBTN Special: Athletics Camp

    Feb 15
    Karl Ravech, Tim Kurkjian and Curt Schilling report from Athletics spring training.
  • Video - Plenty Of Options For Melvin 04:09

    Plenty Of Options For Melvin

    Feb 15
    Oakland manager Bob Melvin talks about his young pitching staff, different lineup options, Grant Balfour's surgery, and the return of Brett Anderson. Melvin also handicaps the AL West.
  • Video - Oakland's Young Staff Gaining Experience 02:05

    Oakland's Young Staff Gaining Experience

    Feb 15
    Tommy Milone talks about how much experience Oakland's young staff gained down the stretch last season, and he looks forward to this season.
  • Video - Steph Curry On 3-Point Contest, Warriors' Success 05:31

    Steph Curry On 3-Point Contest, Warriors' Success

    Feb 15
    Stephen Curry joins "First Take" to talk about the 3-point contest, the Warriors' first-half success, and playing for Mark Jackson.

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  • The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesis

    Feb 15
    Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.