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Kaepernick, 49ers conquer RG III, Skins

Kaepernick, 49ers conquer RG III, Skins

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 25, 2013
Colin Kaepernick completed 15 of 24 passes for 235 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions Monday night as the San Francisco 49ers broke a two-game losing streak with a 27-6 win over Washington.
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  • Kaepernick throws 3 TDs as 49ers hammer Redskins

    Kaepernick throws 3 TDs as 49ers hammer Redskins

    The San Francisco 49ers punished Robert Griffin III all night. The Washington Redskins couldn’t cover Anquan Boldin or Vernon Davis and Colin Kapenernick threw three touchdown passes as the 49ers cruised to a 27-6 victory on Monday night. The 49ers held…
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  • Davis facemasked, RG3 kicked in the groin, refs see neither

    Davis facemasked, RG3 kicked in the groin, refs see neither

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2013
    In the third quarter on Monday night in Washington, the officials missed two personal fouls in rapid succession, one on each team. First, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis lost a fumble — but only after his facemask was blatantly grabbed, which the officials…
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  • Concussed Rivera cleared to play Cowboys

    Concussed Rivera cleared to play Cowboys

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Rookie tight end Mychal Rivera, who took a vicious hit from Tennessee Titans free safety Michael Griffin that knocked his helmet off in the Oakland Raiders' 23-19 loss on Sunday, said he has passed his concussion tests and will play T…
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  • Athletics agree to lease extension that will keep them in Oakla…

    Athletics agree to lease extension that will keep them in Oakland at least until 2015

    The Oakland Athletics won't be playing their games in San Francisco anytime soon, as MLB threatened recently. They also won't be leaving for San Jose for the foreseeable future. The A's will play their home games at Oakland's O.Co Coliseum for at least …
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  • No stunners among 49ers' inactives

    No stunners among 49ers' inactives

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    LANDOVER, MD. -- There were no surprises on the San Francisco 49ers inactive list Monday night. Here are the team's inactives against Washington: quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, receiver Quinton Patton, cornerback Tarell Brown, guard Mike Iupati, ti…
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  • Plan still for Veldheer to debut in Dallas

    Plan still for Veldheer to debut in Dallas

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The plan is still for tackle Jared Veldheer to make his season debut Thursday in Dallas. What’s in question, though, is how much the left tackle will play for the Oakland Raiders against the Dallas Cowboys having come back from left t…
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  • Case Keenum will start against Patriots in Week 13

    Case Keenum will start against Patriots in Week 13

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2013
    A week after coach Gary Kubiak benched quarterback Case Keenum in the second half of a loss to the Raiders, Keenum went the distance in a 13-6 home loss to the Jaguars. Keenum didn’t play any better than he did the previous week, completing 18-of-34 pas…
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  • Titans' Griffin suspended for hit vs. Raiders

    Titans' Griffin suspended for hit vs. Raiders

    Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin was suspended one game on Monday for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Raiders rookie tight end Mychal Rivera on Sunday.
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  • Athletics acquire LHP Abad from Nationals

    Athletics acquire LHP Abad from Nationals

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 25, 2013
    The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Fernando Abad from Washington on Monday and sent Class A outfielder John Wooten to the Nationals.
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  • Andrew Bogut, Mo Williams suspended 1 game, 3 others fined for …

    Andrew Bogut, Mo Williams suspended 1 game, 3 others fined for roles in Warriors-Blazers fight (Video)

    yahoo.com nba.com CNNSI.com Nov 25, 2013
    After the Saturday night fireworks between the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers, it was only a matter of time before the league brought the hammer down, and the punishment came Monday afternoon. NBA President of Basketball Operations Rod…
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  • Crabtree decision looms Tuesday

    Crabtree decision looms Tuesday

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Michael Crabtree deadline continues on for at least another day. The San Francisco 49ers have one more day to activate their star receiver to the 53-man roster or shelve him for the season. And it would be a total shock if Crabtree …
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  • Raiders practice today, coach Allen speaks with media

    Raiders practice today, coach Allen speaks with media

    insidebayarea.com Nov 25, 2013
    Raiders coach Dennis Allen is scheduled to speak with the media at 1 p.m. at his weekly day-after-game news conference. It’s expected that Allen will provide more updates that usual on things such as injuries, given the Raiders play on Thanksgiving. Of …
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  • Mark Cuban thinks the NBA should study the potential benefits o…

    Mark Cuban thinks the NBA should study the potential benefits of HGH use

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2013
    It was an awful weekend on the injury front in the NBA, with Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose (right medial meniscus tear), Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (sprained left medial collateral ligament) and Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Igu…
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  • McDonald grades Raiders off loss to Titans

    McDonald grades Raiders off loss to Titans

    Beat writer Jerry McDonald doled out grades for the Raiders based on their performance against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in a 23-19 loss at the Coliseum: PASSING OFFENSE: It was a different Matt McGloin in the second half. He completed 11 of 15 pas…
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  • Good Samaritan saves woman who jumped from Oakland’s stadium de…

    Good Samaritan saves woman who jumped from Oakland’s stadium deck

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2013
    Oakland-area police say that a former Marine and current Oakland Raiders season-ticket holder helped save a woman's life by breaking her fall as she jumped from the third-level deck of the O.co Coliseum after Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.P…
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  • QB protection is key in 49ers vs. Washington

    QB protection is key in 49ers vs. Washington

    CNNSI.com Nov 25, 2013
    Robert Griffin III, Colin Kaepernick meet Monday in a battle of young stars. Protection will prove key, says Peter King.
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  • Fitzpatrick puts Titans back in playoff hunt

    Fitzpatrick puts Titans back in playoff hunt

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Kendall Wright with 10 seconds remaining to cap a mistake-free performance that put the Tennessee Titans back in playoff contention with a 23-19 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
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  • Matt McGloin will start on Thanksgiving

    Matt McGloin will start on Thanksgiving

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2013
    The Raiders chose to go with Matt McGloin as their starting quarterback in Week 12 even though Terrelle Pryor was healthy enough to be in uniform for the game against the Titans and they’ll go with him again on Thanksgiving Day in Dallas. Coach Dennis A…
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  • Man breaks fall of woman jumping from upper deck at Raiders gam…

    Man breaks fall of woman jumping from upper deck at Raiders game

    Last weekend in Buffalo, a man fell from the upper deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium while goofing around and wound up injuring someone on the lower deck who broke his fall. A man in Oakland wound up in the hospital on Sunday after a fan fell on him from abo…
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  • Video - Week 12: San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins highlights 04:15

    Week 12: San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins highlights

    Nov 25
    The San Francisco 49ers dominate on both sides of the ball as they defeat the Washington Redskins 27-6 in Week 12 of NFL action.
  • Video - 49ers Lead Redskins After 3rd Quarter 00:30

    49ers Lead Redskins After 3rd Quarter

    Nov 25
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis 1-yard touchdown 00:39

    San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis 1-yard touchdown

    Nov 25
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick finds his wide open tight end Vernon Davis for 1-yard touchdown.
  • Video - 49ers Lead Redskins After 1st Quarter 00:25

    49ers Lead Redskins After 1st Quarter

    Nov 25
    Tune to ESPN for live action.

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    Nov 25
    With one week in the books, J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss what storylines are fake, and which ones are real.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings talk Derrick Williams trade

    Nov 25
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are in advanced discussions on a trade that would swap forward Derrick Williams for Sacramento's Luc Mbah a Moute, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Derrick Rose may never be the same and the Chicago Bulls must compensate i…

    Nov 25
    Derrick Rose may never be the same and the Chicago Bulls must compensate in order to again contend in the future.
  • Life’s Bounces

    Nov 25
    Well, if you went to bed at halftime, when Denver led New England 24-0, you missed: • The Patriots scoring 31 points in a row. • Tom Brady throwing three touchdown passes into the teeth of a 22-mph wind in the third quarter. • Peyton Manning driving the…