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Pirates' Cole dazzles in debut; Bucs top Giants 8-2

Pirates' Cole dazzles in debut; Bucs top Giants 8-2

CNNSI.com MLB.com yahoo.com Updated Jun 11, 2013
Pirates' Cole dazzles in debut; Bucs top Giants 8-2
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  • Notes, quotes and observations from mini camp Day 1

    Notes, quotes and observations from mini camp Day 1

    insidebayarea.com Jun 11, 2013
    If you follow me on Twitter, you know by now how the Raiders quarterbacks fared at practice today, the first day of the team’s three-day, mandatory mini camp. However, now we have feedback from coach Dennis Allen and the quarterbacks to give some contex
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  • Raiders have some offensive woes

    Raiders have some offensive woes

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    Some Oakland minicamp notes: According to several reports, the Oakland offense struggled Tuesday in its first day of minicamp. My thoughts? Check back in August. If this continues in training camp, it will be an issue. Otherwise, all it was was a bad da…
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  • Worker dies during construction of 49ers' stadium

    Worker dies during construction of 49ers' stadium

    CNNSI.com Jun 11, 2013
    An elevator mechanic was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a counterweight while working in a shaft at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium, state officials said.
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  • Giants put 3B Sandoval on DL with foot problem

    Giants put 3B Sandoval on DL with foot problem

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 11, 2013
    The San Francisco Giants put third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a strained left foot.
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  • Rod Woodson at Steelers minicamp as a coaching intern

    Rod Woodson at Steelers minicamp as a coaching intern

    profootballtalk.com Jun 11, 2013
    A candidate for the Steelers’ Mt. Rushmore is working with the team at this week’s minicamp. Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson has joined the Steelers this week as a coaching intern, a brief return to coaching for Woodson after spending the 2011 sea
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  • Bergstrom finally finds a home on the offensive line

    Bergstrom finally finds a home on the offensive line

    insidebayarea.com Jun 11, 2013
    ALAMEDA — Second-year offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom finally has a home, at left guard, after spending most of his rookie season bouncing around from guard to offensive tackle, from the left side of the line to the right, sometimes all in one day. Ber
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  • Pryor likes his progress

    Pryor likes his progress

    insidebayarea.com Jun 11, 2013
    General manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen anointed Matt Flynn the presumptive starting quarterback, if for no other reason that he is the Raiders most-seasoned option. Even so, McKenzie and Allen are quick to point out that Flynn is the lea…
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  • Jim Harbaugh on Seahawks: ‘If you cheat to win, you’ve already …

    Jim Harbaugh on Seahawks: ‘If you cheat to win, you’ve already lost’

    San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll have been tweaking each other since Harbaugh was at Stanford, Carroll was at USC, and the Pac-12 was the Pac-10. Their rivalry (which seems to go beyond the traditi…
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  • Jim Harbaugh's thoughts on Seattle, PEDs

    Jim Harbaugh's thoughts on Seattle, PEDs

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    Last season, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he thought the Seattle Seahawks' defensive backs broke rules on the field. Harbaugh offered thoughts Tuesday on some of the Seahawks' recent violations off it, notably their five suspensions since…
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  • Packers go back to school to learn how to defend the read-optio…

    Packers go back to school to learn how to defend the read-option

    yahoo.com Jun 11, 2013
    It was one of the more embarrassing defeats in the long history of the Green Bay Packers. When the Pack matched up against the San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round of the 2012 season's playoffs, and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw a pick…
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  • Alex Boone to have rhino named after him

    Alex Boone to have rhino named after him

    sfgate.com Jun 11, 2013
    49ers guard Alex Boone has been bringing kids to the San Francisco Zoo through his Alex Boone Animal Education Project for some time, and the zoo is saying thank you by naming an endangered black rhino after him. Boone (the person) met Boone (the rhino)…
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  • Video - A's Hold Off Late Charge From Yankees 00:31

    A's Hold Off Late Charge From Yankees

    Jun 11
    Derek Norris homered and drove in four runs in the A's 6-4 win over the Yankees.
  • Video - Cole Wins MLB Debut 03:14

    Cole Wins MLB Debut

    Jun 11
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Gerrit Cole struck out two and knocked in two runs in his MLB debut.

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    Jun 11
    The Night of the Unsung Spurs were set up by one of the most coveted players of the last 20 years, Tim Duncan
  • Tarvaris Jackson could sign with Seattle Seahawks in next day or two, acco…

    Jun 11
    Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, placed on waivers by the Buffalo Bills on Monday, is heading to Seattle in the next day or two to possibly sign a contract with the team, two sources say.
  • Don Banks: Multiple cities, same year: Is this the future of the draft?

    Jun 11
    The recent two-week shift of the 2014 NFL Draft that was necessitated by a scheduling conflict at New York's Radio City Music Hall could wind up being just the beginning of the changes coming to one of the league's glamor events in ensuing years.
  • Peter King: Two things make Patriots the perfect landing spot for Tebow; m…

    Jun 11
    I always figured, once the inevitability of the demise of Tim Tebow with the Jets played out, there were three teams that made sense for him: New England, New Orleans and Green Bay. And New England, which announced his signing today, was the most sensib…