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49ers' Brown loses $2M for skipped workout

49ers' Brown loses $2M for skipped workout

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.
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  • First- and second-round draft picks shut down

    First- and second-round draft picks shut down

    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…
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  • The bizarre case of the missing $2 million

    The bizarre case of the missing $2 million

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    The 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…
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  • It’s all about football now for 49ers Colin Kaepernick

    It’s all about football now for 49ers Colin Kaepernick

    sfgate.com Jul 25, 2013
    If 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…
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  • Raiders top pick Hayden signs contract

    Raiders top pick Hayden signs contract

    sfgate.com Jul 25, 2013
    General 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…
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  • Athletics put C Jaso on 7-day concussion DL

    Athletics put C Jaso on 7-day concussion DL

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    The Oakland Athletics have placed catcher John Jaso on the seven-day concussion disabled list.
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  • Kyle Williams activated, Michael Crabtree placed on PUP list

    Kyle Williams activated, Michael Crabtree placed on PUP list

    The 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…
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  • 10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Status

    10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Status

    dimemag.com Jul 25, 2013
    Remember 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 …
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  • AFC West notes: Raiders look at guard

    AFC West notes: Raiders look at guard

    While 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…
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  • Frank Gore confident as camp opens for 49ers

    Frank Gore confident as camp opens for 49ers

    49ersgab.com Jul 25, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Giants embracing advanced metrics movement

    Giants embracing advanced metrics movement

    MLB.com Jul 25, 2013
    Advanced 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.
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  • Raiders take Porter's 24, give it to Woodson

    Raiders take Porter's 24, give it to Woodson

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    Charles 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.
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  • AT&T Park’s batter’s box was drawn noticeably crooked on We…

    AT&T Park’s batter’s box was drawn noticeably crooked on Wednesday

    yahoo.com Jul 25, 2013
    Though 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 …
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  • Reds cruise to another victory over Giants

    Reds cruise to another victory over Giants

    MLB.com Jul 25, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Video - Will the Seattle Seahawks unroost the San Francisco 49ers? 01:43

    Will the Seattle Seahawks unroost the San Francisco 49ers?

    Jul 25
    Michael 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.
  • Video - San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the spotlight 01:36

    San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the spotlight

    Jul 25
    The memory of last year's Super Bowl loss has San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick focused on improving in the upcoming season.
  • Video - Steve Mariucci 1-on-1 with San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick 05:05

    Steve Mariucci 1-on-1 with San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick

    Jul 25
    Steve 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.
  • Video - Raiders Give Charles Woodson No. 24 03:11

    Raiders Give Charles Woodson No. 24

    Jul 25
    AFC West blogger Bill Williamson discusses the Raiders' decision to take the No. 24 from Tracy Porter and give it to Charles Woodson.

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