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Yes, you read that correctly. 49ers rookie wide receiver Quinton Patton, eager to begin work with his new team, flew from Nashville to San Francisco at his own expense Monday to work out with the club. However, head coach Jim Harbaugh sent the fourth-ro…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Raiders not considering Vince YoungThe Raiders are no longer a potential suitor for free-agent quarterback Vince Young, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday. The Raiders added Tyler Wilson to their QB depth chart on the final day of the NFL draft, and Wilson’s arrival closes tUpvote Share TweetMark Trumbo hit a home run for the third consecutive day, Howie Kendrick and Mike Trout also homered and the Los Angeles Angels ended a four-game losing streak, beating the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders re-sign long-snapperinsidebayarea.com May 1, 2013The Raiders turned to Nick Guess early last season after regular long-snapper Jon Condo suffered a concussion, and backup long-snapper Travis Goethel showed that he wasn’t ready for game action. Well, Guess is back again as a member of the Raiders rosteUpvote Share Tweet
Enter Zitoman! Barry Zito jams with Metallicayahoo.com May 1, 2013The San Francisco Giants have a Metallica-themed night Friday, and to grease the wheels for that, they sent their most musically-inclined player over to Metallica Headquarters. Yes, there's a Metallica Headquarters. No, it's not the former Napster build…Upvote Share Tweet
Projected lineup for Raiders 2013 regular-season openerinsidebayarea.com May 1, 2013For an idea of just how much the Raiders have changed in a short time, we took at look at the starting lineup for the Raiders regular-season opener in 2012 and the regular-season finale, then projected the starting lineup for the 2013 regular-season ope…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC West scouts have each other coveredESPN.com May 1, 2013NFL coaching and scouting can be itinerant work. The San Francisco 49ers' announcement Wednesday that they had made promotions within their scouting department brought into focus crossover within the division. Matt Malaspina, promoted to college scoutin…Upvote Share TweetOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp and left-hander Brett Anderson have been put on the 15-day disabled list.Upvote Share Tweet
Niners hand out front-office promotionsThe 49ers have become one of the very best organizations in football. So it’s time for the team to start handing out new titles. The 49ers have announced the following promotions: Joel Patton, previously the Director of College Scouting, will serve as DUpvote Share TweetAs pointed out in my last post, the result of this Game 5 between the Warriors and the Nuggets was predictable. It was a give-up and rest-up road game for the Warriors, and the home Nuggets had their backs to the wall, and played like it. Or did this ga…Upvote Share TweetCarson Palmer has been in the NFL for a decade and played for the Bengals, Raiders and now the Cardinals, and he says he has never seen any reason to believe that an openly gay player would run into discrimination on an NFL team. Asked in an interview w…Upvote Share TweetWe posted this video of last night of a super-frustrated Stephen Curry getting into it with a Nuggets fan after Golden State lost a physical game in Denver. Check out this video from a different angle: You will see Carl Landry backing up his guy by ripp…Upvote Share TweetOlympic discus finalist Lawrence Okoye has never played football but after signing with the San Franciso 49ers, he said he believes through hard work he can make an impact in the NFL.Upvote Share Tweet
The Juice: Atlanta’s Tim Hudson homers in 200th career win, Panda powers Giants past D-backsyahoo.com May 1, 2013The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Tim for the win: With his wife and family watching at Turner Field on Wednesday …Upvote Share Tweet
Yoenis leads A's to third straight winMLB.com May 1, 2013Yoenis Cespedes had a double and a triple with four RBIs and Seth Smith doubled in three runs as the A's snagged their third straight win with a 10-6 victory over the Angels on Tuesday night at the Colisem.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders interested in Vince Young?May 1Ian Rapoport has the latest on quarterback Vince Young's NFL comeback.
Niners Sign OlympianMay 1ESPN.com NFC West blogger Mike Sando reacts to the news that San Francisco signed Olympic discus finalist Lawrence Okoye, who has never played football.
Nuggets Playing Dirty?May 1Is Mark Jackson right that the Nuggets "sent hit men" after Stephen Curry? Can't the NBA prevent that kind of thing? David Thorpe and Henry Abbott discuss.
NBA RewindMay 1Check out the top action from the past week in the NBA.
2013 NBA playoffs: James Harden, Houston Rockets roll in Game 5May 1James Harden and the Rockets have stolen momentum away from the Thunder, writes Marc Stein.
Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…May 1The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…