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A's encouraged by Colon's winter ball stintUpdated Jan 2 Share TweetThough Bartolo Colon's winter ball stats equate to a small sample size, the A's are convinced that the veteran right-hander has maintained the form that helped him win 10 games for them last year.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.Source: CNNSI.com
Raiders re-sign six playersUpdated Jan 2 Share TweetThe Raiders re-signed tight end Mickey Shuler, offensive lineman Jason Slowey, guard Jason Foster, linebacker Jerrell Harris, wide receiver Travionte Session and defensive back Akwasi Owusu-Ansah. Those six players finished the season on the Raiders pra…Source: insidebayarea.com
Let's Revisit The Dumb Stuff Rick Reilly Wrote About David Akers Last YearUpdated Jan 2 Share TweetIn December 2011, Rick Reilly wrote one of his trademark telethon-monologue columns about then-37-year-old kicker David Akers, who'd overcome all manner of personal hardship to kick a bunch of field goals for the 49ers. It was basically a nice story, bu…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetAround the NFC West: Jan. 2, 2013 David Akers' performance as the San Francisco 49ers' field-goal kicker has gone from misunderstood to unacceptable -- so unacceptable that the team signed free-agent kicker Billy Cundiff as insurance. This doesn't feel …Source: ESPN.com
2012: Best of Aldon SmithJan 2Take a look at the best of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith during his impressive 2012 season in which he racked up 19.5 sacks.
Niners Sign Cundiff To Compete With AkersJan 2ESPN.com NFC West blogger Mike Sando discusses San Francisco's decision to sign kicker Billy Cundiff to compete with struggling veteran David Akers.
Warriors Hand Clippers Their Second Straight LossJan 2Warriors capture their fourth straight win, downing the Clippers 115-94.
Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…Jan 2Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.