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There was some concern on Wednesday when it was reported that San Francisco Giants star and World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval had been hospitalized in his native Venezuela with abdominal discomfort. That concern grew a little more on Thursday when we lear…
Share TweetWarriors' Curry out indefinitely with ankle sprainShare TweetRaiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie met the media on Thursday for the first time since the end of the regular season and he was greeted with plenty of questions about his team’s offense. Running back Darren McFadden was a topic of particular interes
You called it: Fearless predictions (Week 20)Updated Jan 17 Share Tweet2008-12 You Called It Repeat Winners NFC West teams stumped the field during our "You called it" prediction competition during the NFC divisional round. CantKnockTheRussell predicted a 30-28 Seattle victory against Atlanta, but the Falcons won…Source: ESPN.com
Niners honorary captains include a pair of Hall of Fame finalistsUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetThe 49ers will have a trio of honorary captains when San Francisco squares off against the Falcons on Sunday, as the Niners stand on the doorstep of the Super Bowl. Two of them are on the doorstep of a fairly important doorstep of their own. Eddie DeBar…Share TweetCLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns named Norv Turner their new offensive coordinator on Thursday.
Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super BowlUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetThe list of coaches who made it - win or lose -- to the Super Bowl with more than one team remains shorter than the similar list in the other sports.Source: nytimes.com
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetPeter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks
One Step From New OrleansUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetThere will be little margin for error in Sunday's conference title games. Both contests look like thrillers, perhaps classics. Who will reach Super Bowl XLVII? Peter King picks.
Oakland has O-coordinator optionsUpdated Jan 17 Share TweetI’m sure it had to bother Oakland Raiders fans to see AFC West-rival Denver fill its offensive coordinator job less than 48 hours after it opened. Oakland’s search has been ongoing now for 17 days with no end in sight. But Denver’s decision to promoSource: ESPN.comShare TweetMichael Vick, arguably the most feared rushing quarterback in NFL history, has run with the ball 828 times over 12 seasons, counting playoffs. Three of those 828 rushes gained at least 50 yards. Most 50-plus-yard runs, Weeks 1-19 Now, consider this: San…Share TweetThe Packers have every reason in the world to believe in the power of the read option, after watching 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick dismantle them in the playoffs. But Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is willing to take a longer view, that the sud…
Justin Smith: I’ll be more comfortable this weekUpdated Jan 17 Share Tweet49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith made his return to the field with a partially torn triceps against the Packers last week and things went well. He played on 53 of the 58 defensive snaps, held up against double teams from the Packers and made eight t…Share TweetLeBron James has been a star from roughly the minute he entered the NBA in 2003, and over that time he's accomplished a heck of a lot. As a player who can do pretty much anything he wishes on the court, LeBron has accrued a lot of numbers over that time…
49ers keep defensive coordinator guessingUpdated Jan 17 Share Tweet49ers keep defensive coordinator guessing The last defensive coordinator to game-plan against 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was criticized by his future Hall of Fame cornerback and was posed pointed questions about his job security. No, things didn…Source: sfgate.comShare TweetThe Mariners, A's, and Nationals pulled off a three-way trade, one that likely improves just one of the three teams this year, and potentially makes o...Source: grantland.com
'Sound FX:' 2012 San Francisco 49ersJan 17Listen in to the best sounds from the NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers.
Offensive Keys On Championship SundayJan 17Ron Jaworski delivers a staple of each offense that must be stopped for defenses to be victorious on Championship Sunday
Is San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the x-factor in the NFC Championship Game?Jan 17Jeff Darlington and Jamie Dukes join "Around The League" to discuss how San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's versatility will be an issue for the Atlanta Falcons and how the 49ers are approaching the game differently this year.
USA Announces WBC RosterJan 17Jim Bowden breaks down Team USA's roster for the World Baseball Classic.
NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami HeatJan 17The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?Jan 17Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picksJan 17It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksJan 17Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks