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LeBron youngest to score 20K

LeBron youngest to score 20K

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- LeBron James has become the youngest player in NBA history to score 20,000 points.
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  • Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified

    Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified

    Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified On Colin handling the pressure of his first playoffs: Since he was little, he has had this unique ability to block things out and focus on the task at hand, and not let other things around him bother him. On Colin…
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  • Warriors' Curry sprains ankle, sits against Heat

    Warriors' Curry sprains ankle, sits against Heat

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry will not play against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night after spraining his twice surgically repaired right ankle.
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  • Mariners acquire Michael Morse in three-team deal involving Nat…

    Mariners acquire Michael Morse in three-team deal involving Nationals and A’s

    Despite his strong desire to avoid becoming a regular or even part-time designated hitter, Michael Morse may have little choice in the matter now that he has been traded to the Seattle Mariners in a three-team deal that also includes the Washington Nati…
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  • Giants coach Flannery to hold benefit shows for Stow

    Giants coach Flannery to hold benefit shows for Stow

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    Giants third-base coach Tim Flannery, who doubles as an accomplished musician, will continue his efforts to help Bryan Stow by performing in three upcoming northern California concerts to benefit the seriously injured man.
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  • Can 49ers pick up where Seahawks left off?

    Can 49ers pick up where Seahawks left off?

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Divisional Round: Falcons D and 49ers O The San Francisco 49ers piled up 579 yards against the Green Bay Packers during a 45-31 divisional-round victory Saturday night. They will now face an Atlanta Falcons defense that allowed 491 yards Sunday during a…
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  • Dwyane Wade wears ‘Cat in the Hat’ socks to Miami Heat practice…

    Dwyane Wade wears ‘Cat in the Hat’ socks to Miami Heat practice (PHOTO)

    yahoo.com Jan 16, 2013
    Back in August, before he had ever played an NBA game, Golden State Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes appeared before schoolchildren in Ames, Iowa decked out in full 'Cat in the Hat' garb. It was cool, it was creepy, and it was a cool offseason diversion …
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  • Bay Area's Bartkowski an Atlanta mainstay

    Bay Area's Bartkowski an Atlanta mainstay

    sfgate.com Jan 16, 2013
    Bay Area's Bartkowski an Atlanta mainstay Bartkowski, the NFL's No. 1 draft pick in 1975, launched a pass down the left side to about the 5-yard line. Though it appeared the 49ers had tackled him at least a foot shy of the goal line, the officials ruled…
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  • Tim Brown “shocked” Trestman got Bears head coach job

    Tim Brown “shocked” Trestman got Bears head coach job

    After a bad experience with him as an offensive coordinator, former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said he was “shocked” the Bears gave Marc Trestman a head coaching job. “I don’t want to say it was a joke, but I just never saw Trestman as being
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  • Arians now has inside track in Arizona

    Arians now has inside track in Arizona

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    Suddenly, only two head-coaching vacancies remain. And there’s not much mystery with the openings in Arizona and Jacksonville.  As to the latter, the widespread thinking is that G.M. Dave Caldwell is waiting for his John Carroll teammate and roommate,
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  • Harbaugh goes old school to motivate his players

    Harbaugh goes old school to motivate his players

    The 49ers might be road favorites this weekend against the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game, but coach Jim Harbaugh took a step to remind his players that many of them were underdogs not that long ago. As a motivational ploy, Harbaugh had photos pul…
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  • 2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts

    2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr. has released his initial 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. We discussed his St. Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks projections previously. We round out the conversation with a look at Kiper's thoughts for the 49ers. …
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  • Falcons' Nolan not bitter about 49ers firing

    Falcons' Nolan not bitter about 49ers firing

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mike Nolan knows a thing or two about the San Francisco 49ers. His father coached the team and he did, too. And now, he'll try to keep them out of the Super Bowl.
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  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age …

    Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Francisco

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…
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  • Kaepernick, Ryan: striking contrast

    Kaepernick, Ryan: striking contrast

    sfgate.com Jan 16, 2013
    Kaepernick, Ryan: striking contrast NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 49ers vs. Kaepernick's words seem prescient in retrospect, given the way he jetted downfield on his 56-yard touchdown run in Saturday's 45-31 playoff win over Green Bay. It was a telling snapshot…
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  • Video - LeBron's 5,000th Assist 00:10

    LeBron's 5,000th Assist

    Jan 16
    LeBron James finds Dwyane Wade for his 5,000th career assist.
  • Video - Wade Alley-oop To LeBron 00:08

    Wade Alley-oop To LeBron

    Jan 16
    Dwyane Wade alley-oop to LeBron James who finishes with the dunk.
  • Video - NFL32OT: How To Stop A Running Quarterback 02:08

    NFL32OT: How To Stop A Running Quarterback

    Jan 16
    Episode 250: Mark Schlereth breaks down how the Falcons should stop Colin Kaepernick. The NFL32 crew discuss if new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's offense will work in the NFL.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers 04:06

    'Sound FX': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Jan 16
    Listen in to hear the best sounds from the exciting NFC Divisional Game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''