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Bull Whipped: The Bulls routed the Warriors 103-87 to extend th…

Bull Whipped: The Bulls routed the Warriors 103-87 to extend th…

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 25, 2013
The Bulls routed the Warriors 103-87 to extend their winning streak. An anticipated matchup between two of the best rebounding teams never materialized, writes Ben Golliver.
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  • 49ers kicker David Akers stays positive

    49ers kicker David Akers stays positive

    49ers kicker David Akers stays positive Akers' well-chronicled troubles include missing 15 of his past 38 field-goal attempts dating to Week 3 of the season, including a 38-yard attempt in the NFC Championship Game. The next day, head coach Jim Harbaugh…
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  • Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

    Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

    Criminal charges won't be filed against 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree after an alleged sexual assault in a hotel after the team's playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco's district attorney said Friday.
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  • Warriors' Jackson frustrated over Curry's snub

    Warriors' Jackson frustrated over Curry's snub

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson still can't believe his guard, Stephen Curry, was left off the Western Conference All-Star team Thursday night.
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  • Giants reach deal with Arias, avoiding arbitration

    Giants reach deal with Arias, avoiding arbitration

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Jan 25, 2013
    Infielder Joaquin Arias has agreed to a one-year, $925,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants to avoid salary arbitration.
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  • Raiders Name Bob Sanders LB Coach

    Raiders Name Bob Sanders LB Coach

    The Raiders announced on Friday they have named former NFL defensive coordinator Bob Sanders linebackers coach. Sanders joins Jason Tarver and Allen as one of three individuals on staff with NFL defensive-coordinator experience, meanwhile, three coaches…
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  • Sorry, not buying Revis-to-NFC West talk

    Sorry, not buying Revis-to-NFC West talk

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers have shown up as possible trade destinations for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. I just don't see it happening, for simple reasons. The 49ers have not made big-ticket acquisitions in free agency or v…
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  • Bochy treasures memories of Musial

    Bochy treasures memories of Musial

    MLB.com Jan 25, 2013
    An encounter before Game 4 of the National League Championship Series gave Giants manager Bruce Bochy an enduring final memory of Stan Musial, who died Jan. 19.
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  • SF taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence

    SF taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    San Francisco officials are taking tougher measures to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday when the 49ers battle the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans.
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  • Royals claim Kottaras off waivers from Athletics

    Royals claim Kottaras off waivers from Athletics

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Royals claimed catcher George Kottaras off waivers from the Oakland Athletics on Friday and designated infielder Tony Abreu for assignment.
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  • Vernon Davis knows he would have handled lack of involvement di…

    Vernon Davis knows he would have handled lack of involvement differently in the past

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    During a late-season dry spell that came after the 49ers changed from Alex Smith to Colin Kaepernick at quarterback, tight end Vernon Davis saw his production evaporate. While he mentioned to the media that Kaepernick and Davis need to develop chemistry…
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  • Former GM proud of his old team, while trying to beat them

    Former GM proud of his old team, while trying to beat them

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Next weekend, as the 49ers are preparing to play for a championship, one of the men who helped build them will be plotting their demise. Former 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan now works for the Seahawks in the scouting department, and will be sitt…
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  • People banking on Kaepernick in Super Bowl

    People banking on Kaepernick in Super Bowl

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 25, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick might just become the most-bet-on player in Super Bowl history.
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  • Bulls' Deng (hamstring) to sit out vs. Warriors

    Bulls' Deng (hamstring) to sit out vs. Warriors

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    Chicago Bulls All-Star forward Luol Deng won't play Friday against the Golden State Warriors because of a right hamstring injury that has kept him out of the past three games.
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  • NFL doesn’t always put the highest-graded officials in the Supe…

    NFL doesn’t always put the highest-graded officials in the Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    For the 49ers and Ravens, the path to the Super Bowl was clear: They won their divisions, then won their playoff games, and now they have a chance to earn the right to be considered the best team in the NFL. But the other seven men who will be on the fi…
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  • Jacobs Says No Bad Blood; Will Root For Niners In Super Bowl

    Jacobs Says No Bad Blood; Will Root For Niners In Super Bowl

    Brandon Jacobs was suspended by the 49ers last month for conduct detrimental to the team after griping on Twitter and Instagram about his lack of playing time this season, the Niners then cut Jacobs once the postseason began. By league rules, he remains…
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  • Vic Fangio has always been a big Flacco fan

    Vic Fangio has always been a big Flacco fan

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Long before he had to scheme against him in the biggest game of the year, 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was a huge Joe Flacco fan. Fangio was a Ravens assistant when Flacco was drafted, and in the early days of OTAs, Fangio told then-boss John …
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  • Pivotal plays: Bowman's breakup tops list

    Pivotal plays: Bowman's breakup tops list

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    NaVorro Bowman's fourth-and-4 pass breakup all but delivered the San Francisco 49ers to victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. The play was notable for a few reasons. Having Bowman, an inside linebacker, in coverage against a wid…
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  • Super Bowl parties - SF may limit booze

    Super Bowl parties - SF may limit booze

    sfgate.com Jan 25, 2013
    Super Bowl parties - SF may limit booze Rather than attend the Feb. 3 game in New Orleans, Lee said, he will probably stay here to oversee the city's postgame response, and he plans to ask watering holes to limit liquor sales in advance of a potential v…
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  • Eddie D. may return to scene of crime

    Eddie D. may return to scene of crime

    sfgate.com Jan 25, 2013
    Eddie D. may return to scene of crime [...] in a bit more than a week, the former Louisiana governor and soon-to-be reality TV star will attend the Super Bowl in New Orleans - where he just might be in the same place at the same time as 49ers legend Edd…
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  • Video - Bulls Roll Warriors, 103-87 00:55

    Bulls Roll Warriors, 103-87

    Jan 25
    Bulls win big over Warriors in Chicago.
  • Video - 'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you 04:47

    'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you

    Jan 25
    The "Playbook" analysts discuss why the Baltimore Ravens need to be prepared to face any play that the San Francisco 49ers have run in the last year, especially because of the improvement by QB Colin Kaepernick.
  • Video - 'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you 04:47

    'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you

    Jan 25
    The "Playbook" analysts discuss why the Baltimore Ravens need to be prepared to face any play that the San Francisco 49ers have run in the last year, especially because of the improvement by QB Colin Kaepernick.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Ravens defense will not back down 03:37

    'Playbook': Ravens defense will not back down

    Jan 25
    The "Playbook" analysts discuss the Baltimore Ravens' coverage variations, including how they will try to stop San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis.

Sports Columnists

  • The Sports Guy on Knicks-Celtics

    Jan 25
    Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures.