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Rookie tight end Celek making his own name
sfgate.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
Rookie tight end Celek making his own name The only undrafted rookie to make the 53-man roster, Celek logged 105 snaps, more than the six draft picks still with the team. Did Celek imagine he'd play more than rookie running back LaMichael James, who was…Upvote Share Tweet
Tate still says he caught the ballThe notorious “Fail Mary” play from the last game of Week Three didn’t help the Seahawks make it to the playoffs, but it did help the 49ers secure a bye week that otherwise would have gone to the Packers. As the postseason approaches, the man who waUpvote Share TweetThe New York Jets have begun their search for Mike Tannenbaum's replacement.Upvote Share Tweet
Takeo Spikes, Mike Goodson fined $7,875 each after ejectionsThe Chargers and Raiders saw their seasons come to a close last Sunday with one player from each team departing the scene well ahead of the final whistle. Raiders running back Mike Goodson and Chargers linebacker Takeo Spikes were ejected from the game …Upvote Share Tweet
49ers’ Crabtree, Gore fined $10,500 each for throwing ball in standsWhen 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree and running back Frank Gore scored touchdowns on Sunday, they decided to throw the ball into the crowd and let a San Francisco fan get a souvenir. That was an expensive decision. The NFL has fined Crabtree and Gore $…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 4, 2013ESPN's Ron Jaworski is back with his latest rankings of NFL quarterbacks. He puts Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck just ahead of Russell Wilson among rookies. He's got Sam Bradford quite a bit lower, with a chance to go higher with a stronger supporti…Upvote Share Tweetraidersgab.com Jan 4, 2013The Raiders coaching staff will coach one more game — as they will be in charge of the North squad in the Senior Bowl. “It’s a great opportunity for the Raiders,” Raiders coach Dennis Allen said of coaching the Senior Bowl. “It gives us a chanceUpvote Share Tweet
Getting on base key to Brown's path to GiantsMLB.com Jan 4, 2013Gary Brown has speed to burn and is an above-average defender, but he'll need to prove that he can get on base consistently before earning a spot with the Giants.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 4, 2013A postseason featuring two NFC West participants has just about arrived. The San Francisco 49ers earned a bye in the wild-card round. The Seattle Seahawks are on the road. Let's get right to the prediction for this 18th week of the 2012 season: Seattle …Upvote Share Tweet
Laser-pointing teen at Cards game pleads guiltyyahoo.com Jan 4, 2013He who would lase has been made to pay. The teenager caught pointing a laser from a suite inside of Busch Stadium and causing a delay of a St. Louis Cardinals-San Francisco Giants game pleaded guilty in December, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Car…Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors rookie Kent Bazemore’s bench celebrations are great (VIDEO)yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013First, it was Ronny Turiaf with the Los Angeles Lakers (and, later, the Clippers). Then, it was Robert Sacre following in Turiaf's excited forum-blue-and-gold footsteps. And now, California's other NBA team has an energetic end-of-the-bench champion all…Upvote Share Tweet49ersgab.com Jan 4, 201349ers defensive lineman Justin Smith Thursday was in uniform for the first time since his Dec. 16 triceps injury. Smith, wearing a plastic brace over his left arm, warmed up with his fellow defensive linemen and went through individual drills, Matt Barr…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Jan 4, 2013Giants right-hander Sergio Romo was cited and briefly detained by police on New Year's Day at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after arguing with authorities, according to various reportsUpvote Share TweetSan Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers revealed Thursday he has been dealing with the lingering effects of a hernia surgery throughout most of the season. According to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, Akers underwent double sports hernia surg…Upvote Share Tweet
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win bigJan 4The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundJan 4Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: