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The Miraculous Season: Warriors 104 Thunder 99

The Miraculous Season: Warriors 104 Thunder 99

feltbot.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
A few short days after I watched the Lakers compete hard against the Miami Heat, took a look at the Warriors schedule, and pronounced that the Warriors still have a tough road  ahead to make the playoffs, I’m ready to take it all back. This Warriors te
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  • Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harba…

    Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbau…

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbaugh brothers and the 49ers' return to glory, this Super Bowl has a lot of storylines to digest. Peter King breaks them down.
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  • The 2013 NBA All-Star Game Reserves Announced

    The 2013 NBA All-Star Game Reserves Announced

    dimemag.com Jan 24, 2013
    The results are in for the reserves for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston. In the Western Conference, coaches voted Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook, Houston’s James Harden, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, Portland’s LaMarcus Aldrid
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  • Quick snapshot: Cardinals coaching staff

    Quick snapshot: Cardinals coaching staff

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    We interrupt our steady diet of San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl coverage to check out where the Arizona Cardinals stand in filling vacancies on their coaching staff. The chart lists the team's coaches from last season and those the team announced as havi…
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  • Kaepernicking trademarking hardly a distraction

    Kaepernicking trademarking hardly a distraction

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    It was inevitable, we suppose, that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be questioned and/or criticized for filing an application for trademark protection of the term “Kaepernicking.” Skip Bayless of ESPN tweeted today that the effort to secure l
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Ahmad Brooks

    PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Ahmad Brooks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The 49ers are preparing to head down to New Orleans for the Super Bowl and we’ll get an idea about how those preparations are proceeding when linebacker Ahmad Brooks stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Brooks came up with a couple of big p
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  • Colin Kaepernick orders 15 pizzas, has them sent to 49ers’ medi…

    Colin Kaepernick orders 15 pizzas, has them sent to 49ers’ media

    San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick has just seven career starts, not nearly enough time in the spotlight yet to treat the media as the enemy (though, in fairness, Jay Cutler had that down looooong before start No. 7). As such, Kaepernick is stil…
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  • Great read on the 49ers' greatest coach

    Great read on the 49ers' greatest coach

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Bill Walsh, the San Francisco 49ers' greatest coach and perhaps the NFL's as well, agonized when the team he built won a Super Bowl without him. That is how miserable Walsh felt following his retirement from the game. That misery can be a shared one for…
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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…
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  • One area for concern for 49ers' defense

    One area for concern for 49ers' defense

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    2012 49ers vs. Passes 16+ Yds. Past LOS Deeper passes have given the San Francisco 49ers' defense more trouble than usual recently. That is a concern heading into the Super Bowl given that Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has 15 touchdown passes,…
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  • Stephen Curry Brings Back the Antoine Walker Shimmy (Video)

    Stephen Curry Brings Back the Antoine Walker Shimmy (Video)

    dimemag.com Jan 24, 2013
    Stephen Curry had it going on against the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. Actually, Steph’s had it going on all season long [Here's why he deserves to be an NBA All-Star]. Last night against the Thunder though, he was special, racking up 31 points, se
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  • Charles Haley is working with Aldon Smith

    Charles Haley is working with Aldon Smith

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    San Francisco outside linebacker Aldon Smith is preparing to play in his first Super Bowl, after getting some help from a former 49ers outside linebacker who is the only player ever to win five Super Bowl rings. Charles Haley, the Hall of Fame finalist …
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  • Buccaneers fire back at Tim Brown: ‘We killed them. We kicked t…

    Buccaneers fire back at Tim Brown: ‘We killed them. We kicked their (butts)’

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Buccaneers beat the heck out of the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII. It's not surprising that the Tampa Bay players reacted strongly when former Oakland receiver Tim Brown oddly suggested the game was rigged by his scheming head coach. Warren Sapp, a d…
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  • Find the Edge Jim; Make A Phone Call To Chris Ault

    Find the Edge Jim; Make A Phone Call To Chris Ault

    49ersgab.com Jan 24, 2013
    By Justin Bradford To survive in the NFL, teams must learn to adapt. This year’s Super Bowl teams, the 49ers and Ravens, have shown they were the best at adapting and are reaping the benefits. With the Lombardi Trophy on the line, the 49ers face the eno
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  • Sparano is Raiders' assistant head coach

    Sparano is Raiders' assistant head coach

    sfgate.com Jan 24, 2013
    Sparano is Raiders' assistant head coach Sparano was fired by the Jets after one season as offensive coordinator, and this is the second step back for the former Dolphins head coach. Before he was hired in Miami, Sparano was the offensive line coach and…
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  • Sports names: Russell, Te'o

    Sports names: Russell, Te'o

    sfgate.com Jan 24, 2013
    Sports names: Russell, Te'o The former 6-foot-6, 265-pound No. 1 pick in the 2007 NFL draft has not played a single NFL snap since the 2009 season. Russell is down from the 320 pounds he weighed this past fall and has been focusing on cardio conditionin…
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  • Joint news conference for Harbaughs

    Joint news conference for Harbaughs

    sfgate.com Jan 24, 2013
    Joint news conference for Harbaughs For the first time in Super Bowl history, the head coaches will have a joint news conference before the game. The NFL, which will conduct the conference call, released the full media schedule leading up to the game. T…
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  • 49ers stay cool under pressure

    49ers stay cool under pressure

    sfgate.com Jan 24, 2013
    49ers stay cool under pressure After wearing a suit jacket for four quarters Sunday, 49ers general manager Trent Baalke removed it after the NFC Championship Game and his cream button-down shirt was drenched with perspiration. [...] it was fitting they …
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  • Video - How they got here: San Francisco 49ers 03:10

    How they got here: San Francisco 49ers

    Jan 24
    From blowout losses to unpredictable quarterback changes, relive the San Francisco 49ers' exciting and memorable journey, which has landed them a spot in Super Bowl XLVII.
  • Video - NBA All-Star Reserves 00:31

    NBA All-Star Reserves

    Jan 24
    Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.
  • Video - Game plan for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick 01:50

    Game plan for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

    Jan 24
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a dual threat quarterback, but how will the 49ers use him in the Super Bowl? Albert Breer joins "NFL Total Access" with the answer.
  • Video - Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed, Alex Smith 02:07

    Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed, Alex Smith

    Jan 24
    John Clayton delivers the latest news in advance of Super Bowl XLVII

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…