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Owners, execs descend on Chicago for meetings
CNNSI.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
CHICAGO (AP) -- While the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays worked on a blockbuster trade with far-reaching implications, major league owners and executives descended on Chicago on Wednesday for the first of two days of meetings.Upvote Share Tweet
Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut will be in the Los Angeles area during part of the team's upcoming road trip to rehabilitate his surgically repaired left ankle.Upvote Share TweetWhen Raiders running back Darren McFadden suffered a sprained ankle on November 4 against the Buccaneers, the Raiders were tight lipped regarding the anticipated duration of his absence. Jay Glazer of FOX reports that the Raiders expected McFadden to m…Upvote Share TweetSAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeremy Affeldt wanted some job security -- and the reliable reliever got it.Upvote Share TweetA few thoughts on where NFC West teams and players stand -- or do not stand -- in ongoing fan balloting for the Pro Bowl: The San Francisco 49ers have an NFC-high 17 players ranking among the top five in balloting at their positions. Green Bay (12), Chi…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Whether it was the first opinion, second opinion or one somewhere further down the line, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith got the clearance he needed on Wednesday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that Smith passed his first round of concussion tests and Cam …Upvote Share Tweet
Melvin set to welcome back Colon next seasonBartolo Colon will be welcomed back to the Oakland Athletics with no hard feelings -- at least by newly crowned AL Manager of the Year Bob Melvin.Upvote Share Tweet49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who suffered a concussion Sunday against the Rams, has passed concussion tests this week and is on track to start Monday night against the Bears, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share TweetIt’s not shocking that Oakland running back Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson are not practicing. They both suffered high-ankle sprains in Week 9 and they missed Week 10. High-ankle sprains are difficult to come back from and they often can take three toUpvote Share Tweet
HOF announces memorabilia for Giants exhibitMLB.com Updated Nov 14, 2012The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Autumn Glory exhibit, which honors World Series champions, opens Friday with numerous artifacts from the Giants' road to their 2012 World Series title.Upvote Share Tweet
You called it: Fearless predictions (Week 11)2008-12 You Called It Repeat Winners The Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers combined for a 24-24 tie on Oct. 3, 1954. The franchises did it again Sunday, this time with the Rams representing St. Louis. The outcome marked the seventh time in Rams h…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 14, 2012KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday against Cincinnati because Brady Quinn still has not been cleared to play following a concussion.Upvote Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers have improved their offense through diversification. That was the plan when the team added receivers Randy Moss and Mario Manningham as free agents. There was also some expectation, since realized, that the 49ers' offensive line …Upvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Long stepped upChris Long's performance for the St. Louis Rams during their Week 10 tie against San Francisco bears revisiting. The fifth-year defensive end had been critical of his play against Green Bay a few weeks earlier. The Rams were going to need better from hi…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Giants Look To Regain MomentumNov 14Episode 223: New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford assesses where his team is this season and the challenges that are ahead. The NFL32 crew discuss which back up quarterback has the best chance to win.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-SFNov 14Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-49ers
Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-OAKNov 14Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Saints-Raiders
Harrison Barnes' Best NBA GameNov 14Harrison Barnes posts a career-high 19 points and 13 rebounds in Warriors' 92-88 win over Hawks.
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Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.