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Lou Spadia, ex-49ers' official, mournedUpdated Feb 18 Share Tweet
Lou Spadia, ex-49ers' official, mourned The contractor told 49ers President Lou Spadia the pilings had to go 100 feet into bedrock because the park had been built on landfill. Lou Spadia, the former office "go-fer" who rose to the top of the 4…
Share TweetColin Kaepernick gets back to work [...] Roberts was surprised last week when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick arrived nine days removed from the Super Bowl with a question: Guess which newly minted NFL glamour boy immediately began laboring with the …Share TweetThe A's everyday second baseman has yet to be identified -- and likely won't be for weeks. In the meantime, don't expect manager Bob Melvin to tip his hand, not out of secrecy, but because even he isn't sure how the situation will pan out. Evaluations o…Source: MLB.com
Delanie Walker and the 49ers' to-do listUpdated Feb 18 Share TweetThere should be little panic in San Francisco if the 49ers' top challenges in free agency consist of re-signing a safety and tight end. The franchise tag is available, if needed, to keep free safety Dashon Goldson or tight end Delanie Walker from leavin…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetNFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said in a national conference call he thought Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd could be a potential target for the Raiders with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Mayock, available in advance of this week…Source: insidebayarea.com
Second straight tag on Goldson not a sure thing for NinersUpdated Feb 18 Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers used the franchise tag on safety Dashon Goldson in 2012. With no long-term deal negotiated between player and team, the Niners may have to use it again this year. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, it’s not a certaintSource: profootballtalk.com
Tim Lincecum Had A Very Zen OffseasonUpdated Feb 18 Share TweetNow that spring training has officially kicked off, it's time for baseball writers to spend the next two months filling column space while absolutely nothing of consequence happens. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal got started today, asking various members of …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetSI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.Share TweetNFC West teams have used the franchise player designation nine times for eight players over the past five years. Only twice did the franchise tag lead to a long-term agreement between the parties. That figure could rise to three if the San Francisco 49e…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetIt's the start of draft hype season. The stakes are always high at the Combine, but in a draft short on sure-things, some have more on the line than others, Peter King writes.
Peter King: As combine hype machine revs up, two players have lots at stakeUpdated Feb 18 Share TweetSo we're at the official beginning of draft season, with the annual Scouting Combine starting later this week in Indianapolis. Here's what we know as the 333 college prospects pack for the Heartland:
Adande: Durant and how the West wonFeb 18Kevin Durant left a good impression on Houston, where Kobe Bryant kept up his newfound dishing role
Don Banks: St. Louis Rams 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 18SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
Adande: Jerry Buss: 'I love winning!'Feb 18You know how when someone dies we like to comfort ourselves by saying, "He's in a better place now"? That saying isn't as necessary for Jerry Buss, ...
Clayton's mailbag: Focus on safety not waningFeb 18Safety remains a primary concern for the league's competition committee. Plus, answers to reader questions.