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San Francisco 49ers starting cornerback Tarell Brown has voided a $2 million escalator in his contract after he chose not to participate in the team's voluntary offseason program.Upvote Share Tweet
First-round draft pick D.J. Hayden and second-round draft pick Menelik Watson were placed on the non-football-injury list today. Therefore, they likely won’t participate in the Raiders first practice at training camp in Napa on Friday. The designation s…Upvote Share Tweet
The bizarre case of the missing $2 millionThe chart we ran following Eric Wright's trade to the San Francisco 49ers requires two updates. First, we need to subtract Wright from the mix after the 49ers failed him on a physical examination, voiding the trade. Then we need to subtract $2 million i…Upvote Share Tweet
It’s all about football now for 49ers Colin Kaepernicksfgate.com Jul 25, 2013If you look at the internet, you would think that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wore nothing but a Miami Dolphins cap during the off-season — and we do mean nothing. However on the first day of training camp practice, Kaepernick was in no mood to t…Upvote Share Tweetsfgate.com Jul 25, 2013General manager Reggie McKenzie said cornerback D.J. Hayden’s medical history was “a non-issue” and not only drafted him 12th but said he would have picked him third had the Raiders not traded down. Hayden’s agent made a note of that. According to Pro F…Upvote Share Tweet
Athletics put C Jaso on 7-day concussion DLThe Oakland Athletics have placed catcher John Jaso on the seven-day concussion disabled list.Upvote Share TweetThe 49ers have activated wide receiver Kyle Williams and linebacker Darius Fleming from the active/physically unable to perform list. Both players are expected to start practicing as camp opens. The news on Williams is especially encouraging considering…Upvote Share Tweet
10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Statusdimemag.com Jul 25, 2013Remember when Steph Curry dropped 54 at MSG? Or when Paul George went head-to-head and shot-for-shot with LeBron? How about when James Harden finally made a name for himself as one of the premier players in the league? Those were all moments when great …Upvote Share TweetWhile Oakland has expressed interested in free-agent offensive lineman Travelle Wharton, he is not going to visit at this point. Oakland’s interest in the veteran makes sense because the team needs more experience at guard. But I get the sense Wharton i…Upvote Share Tweet
Frank Gore confident as camp opens for 49ers49ersgab.com Jul 25, 2013The 49ers’ veterans reported to the team’s facility in Santa Clara on Wednesday to get ready for the start of training camp. The players took their required conditioning tests as they prepare for the first practice on Thursday. The 49ers enter 2013 with…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants embracing advanced metrics movementMLB.com Jul 25, 2013Advanced metrics have obviously grown to play an integral role in front office decisions today. But they have also seeped into pop culture, due in large part to the movie "Moneyball." Some Giants players have taken note.Upvote Share TweetCharles Woodson apparently has secured the No. 24 for his return to the Oakland Raiders, but Tracy Porter said on Twitter Wednesday that he didn't give up the number willingly.Upvote Share Tweet
AT&T Park’s batter’s box was drawn noticeably crooked on Wednesdayyahoo.com Jul 25, 2013Though it didn't take long for them to get destroyed and disappear, the batter's boxes originally drawn in for Wednesday night's Reds-Giants game at AT&T Park — yes, San Francisco was officially the home team this time — may be the most crooked and …Upvote Share Tweet
Reds cruise to another victory over GiantsMLB.com Jul 25, 2013The Reds clinched Wednesday's series finale at AT&T Park by again knocking around a Giants starter in an 8-3 win to take the season series 6-1 and keep pace with the National League Central-leading Cardinals, who lead the Reds by five games.Upvote Share Tweet
Will the Seattle Seahawks unroost the San Francisco 49ers?Jul 25Michael Irvin and Willie McGinest debate if the Seattle Seahawks will usurp the San Francisco 49ers' reign at the top of the NFC West in 2013.
San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the spotlightJul 25The memory of last year's Super Bowl loss has San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick focused on improving in the upcoming season.
Steve Mariucci 1-on-1 with San Francisco 49ers QB Colin KaepernickJul 25Steve Mariucci sits down with San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick to look back at a memorable 2012 season and how the team plans on moving forward.
Raiders Give Charles Woodson No. 24Jul 25AFC West blogger Bill Williamson discusses the Raiders' decision to take the No. 24 from Tracy Porter and give it to Charles Woodson.