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Kaepernick, Harbaugh downplay Dahl’s claim of tipped plays

Kaepernick, Harbaugh downplay Dahl’s claim of tipped plays

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jun 13, 2013
On Wednesday, 49ers safety Craig Dahl said that his old team (the Rams) went 1-0-1 against his new team last year in part because the San Fran offense was letting it be known via formations and personnel whether a run or a pass was coming. On Thursday, …
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  • Brandon Carswell tears ACL during first practice with 49ers

    Brandon Carswell tears ACL during first practice with 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    Injuries are continuing to take their toll on the San Francisco 49ers wide receiver position. With Michael Crabtree out with a torn Achilles and Mario Manningham questionable for the start of the season as he returns from a torn ACL, the 49ers signed fo…
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  • Cano upset by A's suspicion of sign stealing

    Cano upset by A's suspicion of sign stealing

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano was involved in a minor flare-up in the 13th inning of New York's 3-2 loss to the Athletics in 18 innings on Thursday when he was accused of stealing signs.
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  • Current, future 49ers will have a hard time crashing their Mt. …

    Current, future 49ers will have a hard time crashing their Mt. Rushmore

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    For more than a few teams, it’s been difficult to carve out a four-man Mt. Rushmore. For the 49ers, it doesn’t get much easier. The four choices were so clear and obvious that it’ll take a lot for any current or future 49ers player, coach, owner, or
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  • A quick look at Austin Collie and 49ers

    A quick look at Austin Collie and 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers' workout with free-agent receiver Austin Collie comes as the team moves forward without injured starter Michael Crabtree. 2009-11 Crabtree vs. Collie Collie, 27, has his own concerns. Knee surgery forced him to miss the 2012 seas…
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  • A's edge Yanks in 18 to cap 3-game sweep

    A's edge Yanks in 18 to cap 3-game sweep

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.
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  • A's walk off in 18th for 11th straight home win

    A's walk off in 18th for 11th straight home win

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    The A's won in extra innings Thursday, pulling out a 3-2 victory on Nate Freiman's walk-off single against Mariano Rivera in the 18th inning to sweep the Yankees and win their 11th straight game at the Coliseum.
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  • All eyes on Woodson these days

    All eyes on Woodson these days

    insidebayarea.com Jun 13, 2013
    ALAMEDA — All eyes are on safety Charles Woodson these days, just as they were during his first stint with the Raiders. And Woodson is well aware of the intense scrutiny Way back in 1998, people wanted to know what all the fuss was about with a player t
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  • Raiders sign another draftee

    Raiders sign another draftee

    The Raiders signed linebacker Sio Moore on Thursday, giving them seven of their 10 2013 draft picks under contract well in advance of training camp. Last week, the Raiders signed six of their draftees. Cornerback D.J. Hayden, offensive tackle Menelik Wa…
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  • Warriors' Ezeli undergoes right knee surgery

    Warriors' Ezeli undergoes right knee surgery

    nba.com Jun 13, 2013
    Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has undergone right knee surgery to reinforce two ligaments.
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  • Bryan Stow back home after insurance stops covering his live-in…

    Bryan Stow back home after insurance stops covering his live-in rehab facility

    yahoo.com Jun 13, 2013
    Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan beaten to within inches of his life outside Dodgers Stadium in 2011, is back home with his family in Santa Cruz - but that's not as good of news as it might sound. Stow was forced to leave the Bakersfield live-in
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  • Allen likes his team at the end of minicamp

    Allen likes his team at the end of minicamp

    Raiders coach Dennis Allen thought the three-day minicamp, concluded Thursday, went well, and is looking forward to seeing his players get the pads on at training camp in late July. “It was a good camp,” Allen said. “We improved. … I like this football …
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  • Security guard takes foul ball off his helmet, recovers like a …

    Security guard takes foul ball off his helmet, recovers like a champ (Video)

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Jun 13, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. "You wonder why security guards wear a helmet - you just found out." An Oakland Athletics security guard is now the walking, ball-tossing example of why Major League Baseball made a rule requiring security guards t
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  • McFadden ready to bust out in contract season

    McFadden ready to bust out in contract season

    insidebayarea.com Jun 13, 2013
    ALAMEDA — Raiders running back Darren McFadden is fresh from his worst season as an NFL player. Fortunately for McFadden, he has this season to redeem himself before he makes a pitch for a second contract. On Thursday, McFadden said he isn’t thinking
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  • Calf issue lands Burnett on disabled list

    Calf issue lands Burnett on disabled list

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    A.J. Burnett was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right calf strain that had already prompted the Pirates to scratch him from his scheduled start Friday. That opened up a spot on the active 25-man roster for Charlie Morton, while veter…
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  • Giants fan Stow returns home after 2 years

    Giants fan Stow returns home after 2 years

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Jun 13, 2013
    A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage after a beating at Dodger Stadium has returned home after two years in hospitals and rehabilitation centers.
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  • A's keep recovering Cespedes, Crisp out of lineup

    A's keep recovering Cespedes, Crisp out of lineup

    MLB.com Jun 13, 2013
    The A's went for a three-game sweep over the Yankees on Thursday afternoon without the help of outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Coco Crisp, who remain sidelined by injuries.
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  • The 49ers begin training camp (Photos)

    The 49ers begin training camp (Photos)

    The 49ers begin training camp (Photos) 49ers work out at training camp Share this gallery: if(gallery_images == undefined) var gallery_images = new Array(); if(gallery_images[13172101] == undefined) gallery_images[13172101] = new Array(); imgArray['capt…
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  • Sick boy throws first pitch at A's game -- from KC

    Sick boy throws first pitch at A's game -- from KC

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Sick boy throws first pitch at A's game -- from KC
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  • Quarterbacks, coordinators and continuity

    Quarterbacks, coordinators and continuity

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    We have rightfully focused at times over the years on coordinator continuity for NFC West quarterbacks. Alex Smith famously played with coordinators Mike McCarthy, Norv Turner, Jim Hostler, Mike Martz, Jimmy Raye, Mike Johnson and Greg Roman while with …
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  • PFT Live: 49ers talk with Matt Maiocco, Rams talk with Jim Thom…

    PFT Live: 49ers talk with Matt Maiocco, Rams talk with Jim Thomas

    profootballtalk.com Jun 13, 2013
    The Mt. Rushmore series is moving to the NFC West and we’ll set the stage for the unveiling of two of the teams during Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area will be on hand to discuss the finalists for the 49ers, a group that in
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  • Janikowski Wants To Kick Another 7-8 Years, End Career With Rai…

    Janikowski Wants To Kick Another 7-8 Years, End Career With Raiders

    Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski said he intends to play seven or eight more seasons, if not longer, and he is hopeful that he finishes his career with the team that selected him in the first round of the 2000 NFL draft, Steve Corkran of Bayareanewsg…
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  • Smith Not Sure If Career With Niners Is Nearing End

    Smith Not Sure If Career With Niners Is Nearing End

    49ersgab.com Jun 13, 2013
    49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith says his surgically repaired triceps is “almost 100 percent,” Cam Inman of Bayareanewsgroup reports. The looming question now is whether his 49ers career is almost complete. Smith, the mainstay of the 49ers’ defensiv…
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  • Moss' homers back Straily as A's top Yanks

    Moss' homers back Straily as A's top Yanks

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    Brandon Moss homered twice and Dan Straily turned in a gem as the A's secured their first season-series win against the Yankees with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night at the Coliseum, Oakland's 20th win in its last 25 games.
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  • Chris Long: 528 days since 49ers beat Rams

    Chris Long: 528 days since 49ers beat Rams

    ESPN.com Jun 13, 2013
    ST. LOUIS -- The San Francisco 49ers have won back-to-back NFC West titles, but they haven't defeated the St. Louis Rams since Jan. 1, 2012. That's a span of 528 days (well, 529 if it's already June 13 in your time zone). Defensive end Chris Long, who f…
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  • Video - Giants Blank Pirates 00:31

    Giants Blank Pirates

    Jun 13
    The Giants cruised past the Pirates 10-0.
  • Video - A's Edge Yankees In 18 02:19

    A's Edge Yankees In 18

    Jun 13
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The A's beat the Yankees to complete the three-game sweep.
  • Video - Austin Collie Works Out With 49ers 02:35

    Austin Collie Works Out With 49ers

    Jun 13
    John Clayton discusses whether WR Austin Collie would be a good fit with the 49ers.
  • Video - Dahl: 49ers Were Tipping Plays 02:40

    Dahl: 49ers Were Tipping Plays

    Jun 13
    Former Rams safety Craig Dahl says the 49ers tipped offensive plays during the 2012 season.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- San Antonio Spurs struggle with Miami Heat's smallbal…

    Jun 13
    San Antonio struggled with Miami's smallball approach in Game 4, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Seattle Seahawks, Tarvaris Jackson agree to one-year deal, according to so…

    Jun 13
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached a one-year deal with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton. Jackson passed his physical Thursday and then accepted the Seahawks' offer.
  • Sources: Rivers, Clips have mutual interest

    Jun 13
    The Clippers have not formally requested permission to interview Celtics coach Doc Rivers in the wake of widespread reports about Rivers' potential departure from Boston, but there is strong mutual interest between the parties, according to sources.