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NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Raiders receiver Andre Holmes was suspended Saturday for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.Upvote Share Tweet
Dog Days v.2013: The great flurry of activity surrounding the draf…feltbot.com Jul 27, 2013The great flurry of activity surrounding the draft and the opening of free agency has now died down, and I think the Warriors have emerged clear winners. They have not only addressed every single critical hole or misconstruction in their roster that I h…Upvote Share TweetNAPA — Several key players went down with injuries Friday that turned out to be of the season-ending variety. The news came one day before the Raiders throw on pads for the first time and ratchet up the intensity. Don’t expect coach Dennis Allen to chan…Upvote Share TweetPinch-hitter Derek Norris belted a two-run homer to put the A's on top Saturday in one of the better starts of the season for left-hander Tommy Milone, a 3-1 victory over the Angels.Upvote Share Tweet
LBs Maiava, Moore among four players injured at practiceLinebackers Kaluka Maiava an Sio Moore were among four players that suffered injuries during practice Saturday. Coach Dennis Allen said he didn’t envision any of the injuries being too serious, though he hadn’t received detailed updates when he spoke wi…Upvote Share Tweet
Matt Flynn suggests his style didn’t mesh with Pete Carroll’sprofootballtalk.com Jul 27, 2013As quarterback Matt Flynn embarks on his career as the Raiders presumed starter, Flynn has reflected on his inability to go from presumed starter to actual starter in Seattle last year. And while Flynn concedes that Russell Wilson won the job based on h…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 27, 2013Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who is in the final year of his rookie contract, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a noncontact drill.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 27, 2013With the proliferation of young, mobile quarterbacks who run the read-option, teams now have some interest in having quarterbacks on the roster who can run the formation for the scout team. As explained by Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers h…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27, 2013<br /> The Baltimore Ravens were hoping tight end Dennis Pitta could be a reliable possession receiver this season, filling a hole left when Anquan Boldin was traded to the San Francisco 49ers. Those plans hit a snag when Pitta dislocated his hip …Upvote Share Tweet
Super Bowl? This time, Asomugha is serioussfgate.com Jul 27, 2013Nnamdi Asomugha is talking about winning the Super Bowl this season. And this time, for the first time in his loss-filled, 10-year NFL career, he’s not lying through his teeth. In his first meeting with the media during training camp, the 49ers cornerba…Upvote Share TweetNAPA — Now that the Raiders made official the signing of offensive lineman Andre Gurode, we’re left figuring out what it means in the long run. Coach Dennis Allen likely will shed some light on the situation later this afternoon, once the Raiders conclu…Upvote Share Tweet
Anderson simulates game warmup in rehab sessionA's left-hander Brett Anderson, working his way back from a stress fracture in his right foot, threw 51 pitches in a bullpen session Saturday morning at O.co Coliseum.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jul 27, 2013The Buffalo Bills are preparing to open training camp minus Jairus Byrd. And with contract talks at a stalemate, the team has no indication when the two-time Pro Bowl safety plans to report.Upvote Share TweetAlbert Pujols was out of the Angels' lineup and back in Southern California for Saturday's game against the Athletics, having his nagging left foot evaluated after aggravating it Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Some clarity, direction up front for ArizonaESPN.com Jul 27, 20132008-2012 Cardinals OL The San Francisco 49ers have all five starters returning along their offensive line. There's no drama at the position unless you're into swing tackles, left guard contracts or developing young depth at center. The situation is dif…Upvote Share Tweet
New WR Boldin also helping 49ers defenseESPN.com Jul 27, 2013With so much talent returning on defense, several San Francisco 49ers players have taken advantage of an intriguing new resource in training camp: newcomer Anquan Boldin.Upvote Share TweetJed Lowrie homered and compiled three RBIs on a three-hit night to lead the A's to a 6-4 victory over the Angels on Friday night. Oakland ace Bartolo Colon recovered after a shaky first inning to tie for the Major League lead in wins.Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs rally in ninth with help from Giants' errorBefore Friday's game, Cubs manager Dale Sveum talked about how Anthony Rizzo needed to deliver with runners on. The first baseman did that in the ninth, with an assist from Giants first baseman Brandon Belt. Two runs scored on an error by Belt with two …Upvote Share Tweet
Athletics Rally Past AngelsJul 27The Athletics scored three runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Angels 3-1.
Cubs Hold Off GiantsJul 27Nate Schierholtz's solo home run was all the offense the Cubs needed to top the Giants 1-0.