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MLB.com Updated Nov 15, 2012Three Giants fans made the most of their World Series experience during Game 2 on Oct. 25, when they starred in episode 29 of the hit MLB.com game show "Bucks on the Pond."Upvote Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler missed practice on Thursday and his playing status remains in question because of a concussion.Upvote Share TweetEarlier this week, Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn said he’d been cleared to play after suffering a concussion against the Raiders last month. The next day, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said otherwise. Now, the player and the team apparently are on the sUpvote Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher still says he would lie to cover up a concussion.Upvote Share TweetSAN FRANCISCO (AP) 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs has posted advice on Twitter with a reference to never working "in a place where you hate your boss so much." The hash tag: "YouLiveAndYouLearn."Upvote Share TweetOn Wednesday, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith was cleared to practice after suffering a concussion against the Rams on Sunday. On Thursday, Smith returned to practice, on a limited basis. Then again, practice for a quarterback is always limited, given tha…Upvote Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers began on-field preparations for Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears without head coach Jim Harbaugh, who underwent surgery at Stanford Hospital for an irregular heartbeat on Thursday, the club announced. "Coach Har…Upvote Share Tweet
Many key Raiders questionable vs. SaintsThe Oakland Raiders are dealing with several injuries as they prepare to host New Orleans on Thursday. Safety Tyvon Branch, one of the team’s better defenders, missed his second straight day of practice Thursday with a neck injury. Fellow starter Matt GUpvote Share Tweet
Purple Drank Popular Among Teenagers, Jim Marcus Russell, Says Stupid Websitedeadspin.com Updated Nov 15, 2012iVillage.com seems like the kind of website that moms are supposed to read. Really lame moms, based on the fact that it runs articles that are as hilariously pearl clutch-y as this one. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders doing their part to fight hungerinsidebayarea.com Updated Nov 15, 2012The Oakland Raiders are partnering with the Alameda County Community Food Bank to help their neighbors in need as the region braces for a spike in need during the winter and holiday season. Staff and families of the Raiders organization are sorting, scr…Upvote Share Tweet
Deadspin NBA Shit List: Antawn Jamison, Captain Of Failuredeadspin.com Updated Nov 15, 2012A celebration of the NBA's most infuriating players, both past and present. Read other NBA Shit List entries here. More »Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Updated Nov 15, 2012If the Raiders are going to beat the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, it appears as if they’re going to have to do so without a handful of key players. Running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, defensive tackle Richard Seymour, strong safety Tyvon BrUpvote Share Tweet
David Lee explains being unkindly compared to FEMAyahoo.com Updated Nov 15, 2012David Lee will never be able to win. That doesn't mean you should feel sorry for him, not with another decade to enjoy in his NBA career and a six-year $80 million contract to currently have and to hold, but no NBA fan that is aware of his reputation or…Upvote Share TweetA's pitcher Brandon McCarthy has completed an amazing comeback after being struck in the head by a line drive in September.Upvote Share Tweet
Can the 49ers make the Super Bowl?We're singling out one team from each division for Super Bowl consideration with seven weeks remaining in the 2012 regular season. The San Francisco 49ers have for some time been the only NFC West team worth our consideration on that subject. Recent eve…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the questionThe biggest comeback in Broncos history did not begin with a touchdown. It began with a pre-game coin flip.Upvote Share Tweet
Bears' corners want 49ers to step outsideThe San Francisco 49ers' passing offense faces a special challenge against Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings and the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Tillman and Jennings have led a Bears secondary that has feasted on opponents, especially on perimeter throws…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Week 11 picksThe Chargers are playing for more than their last playoff hopes this week, they're playing for jobs. Can San Diego beat Denver to stay alive in the AFC West? Peter King makes his picks.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT’s Week 11 picksThat five-game lead over MDS has grown to seven, with seven weeks left. If anyone is capable of blowing this lead, I am. This week, we disagree on three games. Last week, we were 10-3-1 and 8-5-1, respectively. (I would have predicted the Rams-49ers wUpvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Moss' humble rootsAround the NFC West: Nov. 15, 2012 A couple items stand out this morning as ones to address off the top: Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com traveled to Randy Moss' hometown of Rand, W. Va., to profile the San Francisco 49ers' receiver. The first part of his…Upvote Share TweetSt. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins and wide receiver Chris Givens were surprise scratches from last Sunday’s game with the San Francisco 49ers. The pair was suspended for the game by Rams head coach Jeff Fisher for an unspecified violation of teaUpvote Share Tweet
Raiders' health in a black holeRaiders' health in a black hole Defensive tackle Richard Seymour (hamstring) and starting safeties Tyvon Branch (neck) and Matt Giordano (concussion) were also out Wednesday. Right tackle Khalif Barnes (back from a groin injury) took most of the first-t…Upvote Share TweetRaiders' Allen has fan in Saints' coach Maybe when Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt is done giving his team a pep talk, and making sure they're ready for the Raiders on Sunday, he could go to the Oakland locker room. Vitt worked with Oakland head coac…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers-Bears rivalry renews, with a twist49ers-Bears rivalry renews, with a twist Monday night's Bears-49ers game at Candlestick Park brings together two of the NFL's most storied franchises - one a hallmark of punishing defense, historically, and the other a beacon of offensive sophistication…Upvote Share Tweet49ers QB Smith looks ready for Monday The signs suggest 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will make his 27th straight start Monday night against the visiting Bears after he sustained a concussion in Sunday's 24-24 tie against the Rams. Smith, who was cleared…Upvote Share Tweet
Level Of Concern With CampbellNov 15Lomas Brown discusses what the Bears need to do in order to help Jason Campbell succeed in their offense.
Buster Posey On Winning NL MVPNov 15Buster Posey stops by SportsCenter to talk about winning the NL MVP.
Buster Posey Named NL MVPNov 15Buster Posey wins NL MVP, first NL catcher to win since 1972.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-49ersNov 15The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at San Francisco
Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles LakersNov 15Marc Stein xxxx.
Weekend Dime -- Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni get a second chanceNov 15After four years apart, Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni are back on the title hunt in Los Angeles. Marc Stein has that and all the latest buzz from around the league in the latest Weekend Dime.
Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 15This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
Zach Randolph and Kendrick Perkins confrontation being looked into by NBANov 15The NBA is investigating Wednesday night's reported confrontation involving Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, according to a league spokesman.