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profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 17, 2013
The conventional wisdom around the league right now is that teams looking for quarterback help in the offseason aren’t going to have much to choose from. There’s no standouts coming out of college, no one’s sure what the 49ers and Seahawks will do wUpvote Share Tweet
Cespedes more at ease for sophomore seasonHaving never completed a round of batting practice with Yoenis Cespedes that didn't involve a single ball clearing the fence, A's manager Bob Melvin finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel on Sunday afternoon following a few home run-free pitches…Upvote Share Tweet
Seeing A's as a fluke would be a mistakeIn every corner of the A's spring clubhouse, there's a determination to repeat the feat of 2012, but also a pride in having already accomplished something almost no one on the outside thought possible.Upvote Share Tweet
Bochy believes Giants will hit more homers in '13At times last year, it seemed as if the Giants said bye, bye, baby to the home run. But as a new season beckons, so do the outfield barriers, which manager Bruce Bochy believes his hitters can clear more frequently.Upvote Share Tweet
Weeks' comeback in 2013 a family affairBoth Weeks brothers are back for 2013, Rickie having further cemented his role as the Brewers' starting second baseman with a strong finish to 2012, and Jemile back in A's camp trying to win back his old job.Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Smith decision looms for 49ersprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 17, 2013More than 20 years after the 49ers made a difficult decision regarding their starting quarterback, they’ve now got a difficult decision to make regarding their backup. The Niners have three options when it comes to the first overall pick in the 2005 draUpvote Share Tweet
Spring Headlines: Pablo Sandoval weight concerns resurface; No arbitration hearings in MLByahoo.com Updated Feb 17, 2013Regardless of how well he's playing or how healthy he appears to be at a given time, Pablo Sandoval's weight issues will always be a source of concern for the San Francisco Giants. Right now, though, it sounds like they're well past concerned and are le…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA First Half Top PlaysFeb 17Take a look back at the top 10 plays from the first half of the NBA season.
Los Angeles Clippers, utah Jazz to talk Eric Bledsoe for Paul Millsap, sou…Feb 17There is a level of mutual interest between the Clippers and Utah Jazz in exploring a deal that would feature Eric Bledsoe as the headliner in a trade package for Jazz forward Paul Millsap, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.