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Got My Mojo Working: No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading…

Got My Mojo Working: No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading into t…

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading into the playoffs. Where does everyone else stand? Kerry J. Byrne breaks down each team's momentum before the postseason begins.
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  • A's encouraged by Colon's winter ball stint

    A's encouraged by Colon's winter ball stint

    MLB.com Jan 2, 2013
    Though 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.
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who h…

    Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who has it?

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Raiders re-sign six players

    Raiders re-sign six players

    insidebayarea.com Jan 2, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Let's Revisit The Dumb Stuff Rick Reilly Wrote About David Aker…

    Let's Revisit The Dumb Stuff Rick Reilly Wrote About David Akers Last Year

    deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013
    In 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…
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  • Around the NFC West: 49ers' finishing kick

    Around the NFC West: 49ers' finishing kick

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Around 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 …
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  • Video - 2012: Best of Aldon Smith 01:43

    2012: Best of Aldon Smith

    Jan 2
    Take 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.
  • Video - Niners Sign Cundiff To Compete With Akers 02:50

    Niners Sign Cundiff To Compete With Akers

    Jan 2
    ESPN.com NFC West blogger Mike Sando discusses San Francisco's decision to sign kicker Billy Cundiff to compete with struggling veteran David Akers.
  • Video - Warriors Hand Clippers Their Second Straight Loss 01:12

    Warriors Hand Clippers Their Second Straight Loss

    Jan 2
    Warriors capture their fourth straight win, downing the Clippers 115-94.

Sports Columnists

  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.