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Fantastic finish? Rams, 49ers cannot decide

Fantastic finish? Rams, 49ers cannot decide

ESPN.com Updated Nov 11, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- There were so many compelling stories waiting to be written on this confounding November Sunday at Candlestick Park. We'll have to settle for all of them. The San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams made it so, with a few assists from re…
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  • Rookies: Nuggets 107 Warriors 101

    Rookies: Nuggets 107 Warriors 101

    feltbot.com Nov 11, 2012
    “Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.” - Walsh Warriors fans have just suffered one of the most brutal weeks in history - and that’s saying something for this woebegone franchise. First we lost Brandon Rush for the season, then we got the bad news
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  • Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half;…

    Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Nov 11, 2012
    The Giants know how to get themselves out of their November slumps, and they'll have to do it again this year, says Don Banks, who goes around the league in his Snap Judgments.
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  • Rams, Niners play to NFL's 1st tie since 2008

    Rams, Niners play to NFL's 1st tie since 2008

    The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played the NFL's first tie game in four years as both team's kickers missed overtime field goals Sunday.
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  • Rams, 49ers tie 24-24 after both teams miss OT FGs

    Rams, 49ers tie 24-24 after both teams miss OT FGs

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    Rams, 49ers tie 24-24 after both teams miss OT FGs
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  • Will there be an AFC West race?

    Will there be an AFC West race?

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    The AFC West may get boring very quickly. Week 10 of the NFL season brought some clarity in the division. The Denver Broncos showed they are clearly the best team in the division, while the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders showed they are nowh…
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  • Notes and observations from Raiders-Ravens game

    Notes and observations from Raiders-Ravens game

    insidebayarea.com Nov 11, 2012
    Eight days ago, the Raiders were within striking distance of the AFC West lead. Today, they are three games behind the pace-setting Denver Broncos and one more loss away from shifting their thoughts to 2013. The quick turn of events illustrates just how…
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  • Raiders crushed by Ravens, 55-20

    Raiders crushed by Ravens, 55-20

    Raiders crushed by Ravens, 55-20 Oakland followed a 42-32 loss to the Bucs with an even worse defensive performance Sunday, tying a team record for most points allowed in a 55-20 loss to the Ravens. The Ravens (7-2) put up 55 without running the ball we…
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  • Wrap-up: Seahawks 28, Jets 7

    Wrap-up: Seahawks 28, Jets 7

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    Thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 28-7 victory over the New York Jets at CenturyLink Field in Week 10: What it means: The Seahawks improved to 6-4, keeping themselves in good position to push for a playoff spot. The San Francisco 49ers' struggles agains…
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  • Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunda…

    Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 11, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Bill Belichick emphatically challenging the officials to A.J. Green exploiting New York's defensive holes. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Alex Smith out of game with concussion

    Alex Smith out of game with concussion

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    The 49ers have had to make a change at quarterback, with Colin Kaepernick replacing starter Alex Smith. The team has announced he suffered a concussion and will not return. Smith was being checked by team doctors on the sideline, and just walked into th…
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  • Rams off to quick lead, up 14-0 on 49ers

    Rams off to quick lead, up 14-0 on 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    I think we all saw this coming. The 3-5 Rams went up 14-0 at San Francisco, running up and down the field on the league’s second-ranked defense. The Rams went up early on a 36-yard touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Brian Quick. Then Steven Jackson
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  • Rams: Knocking out Smith continues trend

    Rams: Knocking out Smith continues trend

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Looks like Jeff Fisher's addition to the NFC West as St. Louis Rams coach is having its desired effect on opposing quarterbacks. The Rams knocked out San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith with a concussion while taking a 14-7 lead …
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  • Rams scratch Jenkins, Givens for rules violation

    Rams scratch Jenkins, Givens for rules violation

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    St. Louis cornerback Janoris Jenkins and wide receiver Chris Givens are inactive for the Rams' game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers for a violation of team rules.
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  • Ravens rub it in, as they run a fake field goal for a touchdown…

    Ravens rub it in, as they run a fake field goal for a touchdown with a 24-point lead

    yahoo.com Nov 11, 2012
    The Raiders-Ravens game started to get a little chippy in the second half as Baltimore opened up a huge lead. The Raiders took their fourth personal foul penalty of the game on a late hit on Ray Rice. Oakland cornerback Joselio Hanson decided being down…
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  • Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.
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  • Raiders-Ravens underway . . .

    Raiders-Ravens underway . . .

    insidebayarea.com Nov 11, 2012
    Justin Tucker kicked a bouncer into the end zone, with Coye Francies downing it and the Raiders opening at the 20-yard line . . .
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  • Raiders inactives: Inactive for the Raiders today against the R…

    Raiders inactives: Inactive for the Raiders today against the Ravens…

    Inactive for the Raiders today against the Ravens: QB Terrelle Pryor, RB Darren McFadden, RB Mike Goodson, T Khalif Barnes, OL Lucas Nix, DE Jack Crawford, DT Richard Seymour. Ravens inactives CB/RS Asa Jackson, S Christian Thompson, RB Bobby Rainey, F-…
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  • Gallinari pushes Nuggets by Warriors in 2OT

    Gallinari pushes Nuggets by Warriors in 2OT

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    Danilo Gallinari scored five of his 21 points in the final 36 seconds and the Nuggets closed with an 11-0 run to beat the Warriors 107-101 in double overtime on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Lil Wayne With Randy Moss 02:51

    Lil Wayne With Randy Moss

    Nov 11
    San Francisco WR Randy Moss talks candidly with Lil Wayne
  • Video - Alex Smith Injured In Rams-49ers Tie 00:51

    Alex Smith Injured In Rams-49ers Tie

    Nov 11
    Alex Smith left the game early after suffering a concussion as the Rams and 49ers played to a 24-24 tie, the first in the NFL since 2008.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Rams-49ers Recap 03:11

    Sunday Blitz: Rams-49ers Recap

    Nov 11
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Rams vs 49ers game which ended in a 24-24 tie.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights 00:39

    St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights

    Nov 11
    Check out how the St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers ended in a tie.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half; more Snaps

    Nov 11
    CHICAGO -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight on Week 10 in the NFL, from a wind-swept Soldier Field...
  • Daily Dime

    Nov 11
    Mike D'Antoni is the new Lakers coach, but how he fits with Dwight Howard may be ultimate test
  • Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 11
    In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.