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49ers face Super Bowl losers' tough path
sfgate.com Updated Mar 5, 2013
49ers face Super Bowl losers' tough path A few days after Super Bowl XVII in January 1983, Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann posed a delicate question to Dolphins defensive lineman Bob Baumhower as they hung out in Honolulu before the Pro Bowl. Losing …Upvote Share Tweet
Mitchell could return in 2013insidebayarea.com Updated Mar 5, 2013The Raiders apparently aren’t bent on purging everything associated to owner Al Davis in 2013. Safety Mike Mitchell, widely regarded as a major reach as a second-round pick (No. 47 overall) in the 2009 draft, is cautiously optimistic about returning toUpvote Share TweetLast month, Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie told Pro Football Talk there will be competition at the quarterback position. Which could open the door for Terrelle Pryor. And close it for Carson Palmer. With a $13 million base salary in 2013, the cap-strappe…Upvote Share TweetIn an interesting read from Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter, former Raiders coach Hue Jackson said late owner Al Davis offered him a general manager role long before Reggie McKenzie assumed the role at the behest of Davis’ successor, son Mark. Of couUpvote Share Tweet
Warriors eye playoffs heading into home stretchnba.com Updated Mar 5, 2013There's no place like home for the Golden State Warriors to finish off what they started.Upvote Share Tweet
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz ShowThe recently shot photos from inside the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium got me thinking about another NFC West team with stadium ambitions. The St. Louis Rams have to hope they're snapping similar shots at some point in the not-too-distant future. Ber…Upvote Share Tweet
Shots from inside 49ers' new stadiumThanks to San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York for passing along a few photos from inside the team's new stadium, which remains under construction. Here's a shot from field level, another toward the field from above, one looking outward from above, another …Upvote Share Tweet
Bond's future? He hopes it's with GiantsMLB.com Updated Mar 5, 2013Brock Bond was born on Sept. 11, 1985, the date Pete Rose broke the all-time hits record. Consequently, Bond said that he patterns his intense playing style after Rose's maximum-effort approach.Upvote Share TweetThe Raiders reportedly are about to jump in the mix for the services of veteran defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins, which makes sense given Jenkins’ connection to Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. Jenkins was released by the Philadelphia Eagles lasUpvote Share Tweet
Possible comings and goings in OaklandThe NFL Network reported that former Eagles defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins will visit the Raiders. He is visiting several teams. This may be the highest bidder type of deal, so if the Raiders value Jenkins, they may be able to get him. With Tommy Kelly…Upvote Share TweetAcquiring Darrelle Revis and making the cornerback one of their highest-paid players would complicate the San Francisco 49ers' efforts to manage and replenish what was the NFL's highest-priced defense last season. For that reason, and because Revis is c…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Mar 5, 2013With the Warriors (coached by Mark Jackson), Knicks (Mike Woodson) and Bulls (Tom Thibodeau) coming back to earth, is there a new favorite for Coach of the Year? -- Matthew C., Salt Lake CityUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Mar 5, 2013White Sox left-hander John Danks had a simple take on his first outing after having shoulder surgery: Phew, glad that's over. Danks threw 35 pitches, allowing a run, two hits and no walks in a 6-2 victory the Giants. He said, via the Associated Press: '…Upvote Share Tweet
A's announce 20-year agreement with city of MesaMLB.com Updated Mar 5, 2013The Athletics announced on Tuesday a 20-year agreement with the city of Mesa, Ariz., that will bring the club back to the East Valley city for Spring Training starting in 2015.Upvote Share TweetThe overall performance of the Raiders offense led to offensive coordinator Greg Knapp’s firing after one year on the job, but the year wasn’t without any highlights. Tight end Brandon Myers had 79 catches, the most of any Raider tight end since the dUpvote Share Tweet
Chris Culliver meets with LGBTQ youth groupAfter 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver generated a furor at the Super Bowl by saying that he wouldn’t accept a gay teammate, he apologized and said that he hoped to “learn and grow” from the experience. Culliver took a step in that direction on MondaUpvote Share TweetJust before the final play of the Super Bowl, with the Ravens about to kick to the 49ers, Joe Flacco walked up and down the Baltimore sideline offering a strange suggestion to his teammates: If 49ers return man Ted Ginn breaks free, they should run off …Upvote Share TweetDavid Lee had 29 points and 11 rebounds to back Andrew Bogut's strong return, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a four-game losing streak by outlasting the Toronto Raptors 125-118 on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Updated Mar 5, 2013Raiders tight end Brandon Myers happened to have the best season of his career just as his contract expired. Myers had an exquisite sense of timing with quarterback Carson Palmer and his 79 receptions (or 806 yards) were the most by any Raiders receiver…Upvote Share Tweetsfgate.com Updated Mar 5, 2013Raiders' Brisiel agrees to pay cut San Francisco Chronicle Copyright 2013 San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:21 pm, Monday, March 4, 2013 The zone-blocking …Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Live OT: Does Trading Revis To 49ers Make Sense?Mar 5Jeff Saturday and Eric Mangini discuss whether trading Jets CB Darrelle Revis to the 49ers makes sense.
Defense In PicturesMar 5Harvard researcher and MIT Sloan presenter Kirk Goldsberry shows how to protect the rim.
Revis Intrigued By 49ersMar 5Jets CB Darrelle Revis talks about what it would be like playing for the 49ers. Ed Werder examines the likelihood of a Revis trade.
Peter King: Kuechly goes back to school; Chiefs break from Pioli's way; ma…Mar 5We interrupt the never-ending hype for NFL free agency (when, by the way, is the last time a great free agent class led a team deep into that season's playoffs?) to talk about 15 weeks that no one ever talks about. But people should.
NBA Coast to Coast - Western Conference playoff matchups we're wishing forMar 5J.A. Adande runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Western Conference.
NBA Coast to Coast -- East playoff matchups we'd like to seeMar 5Israel Gutierrez runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Eastern Conference.