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Warriors edge Pelicans, snap 3-game skidKlay Thompson scored 22 points and tied a career high with eight assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a three-game skid with a 102-101 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
More change at No. 3 quarterbackSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The roster causality of the San Francisco 49ers activating standout receiver Michael Crabtree to the 53-man is No. 3 quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson. Thus, continues the merry-go round at the position behind starter Colin Kaepe…Upvote Share TweetDarren McFadden made it through practice Tuesday without aggravating his hamstring injury. That makes two straight days without any setbacks. If he holds up in a light practice Wednesday, he’s likely going to play against the Dallas Cowboys. How much Mc…Upvote Share Tweet
Khalif Barnes primed to move insideAs has been widely theorized, Oakland Raiders veteran left tackle Khalif Barnes is expected to make the move from left tackle to left guard, with Jared Veldheer primed to make his season debut Thursday at the Dallas Cowboys. Barnes was open to the idea …Upvote Share TweetWhile left tackle Jared Veldheer remains on track to make his season debut for the Oakland Raiders on Thursday at Dallas and running back Darren McFadden plans on playing for the first time in four games, cornerback Mike Jenkins still had a hurdle to cl…Upvote Share TweetThe 49ers now officially have another weapon in the passing game. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers officially activated wide receiver Michael Crabtree to the 53-man roster, waiving quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to create the r…Upvote Share Tweet
A Closer Look: Stephen Curry’s Under Armour Anatomix Spawn Player Exclusivedimemag.com Updated Nov 26, 2013Today, Under Armour gave us a closer look at the shoe Stephen Curry is wearing in away games this year: a Taxi/Royal/White colorway of the Anatomix Spawn. There’s no word yet whether these will ever release, according to UA earlier this year when they s…Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors' Kuzmic out six weeks after hand surgerynba.com Updated Nov 26, 2013Golden State Warriors reserve center Ognjen Kuzmic is expected to miss at least six weeks after undergoing surgery on his fractured right hand.Upvote Share TweetVeteran Jared Veldheer is working at left offensive tackle in practice today, with Khalif Barnes replacing Lucas Nix at left guard. The former was expected, the latter speculated about. Veldheer entered this season as the incumbent left tackle. However,…Upvote Share Tweet
Padres make small trades with Pirates and O'sPITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Jaff Decker and right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Alex Dickerson.Upvote Share TweetRaiders quarterback Matt McGloin spoke with the media Monday night, one day after he and the Raiders came up just short in a last-second loss to the Tennessee Titans. Here’s what McGloin had to say in a question-and-answer session in the locker room: Q:…Upvote Share Tweet
Crabtree’s return: A look inside the numbers49ersgab.com Updated Nov 26, 2013After missing the first 11 games of 2013, it sounds as if Michael Crabtree will be ready to make his season debut when the 49ers take on the St. Louis Rams in Week 13. While they took some steps forward in Week 12′s 27-6 win over the Redskins, the passi…Upvote Share TweetThe Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday signed former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Perrish Cox on Tuesday shortly after the NFL announced that cornerback Walter Thurmond had been suspended four games due to a violation of the league's substance-abuse policy.Upvote Share Tweet
Skins Fan Argues With His Lady Friend, Gets A Hot Dog To The Facedeadspin.com Updated Nov 26, 2013This video sent to us by a vigilant reader who attended last night's 49ers-Redskins game. He provides some context:Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Aldon Smith gets to 40 sacks in his 38th game49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is back. In his 38th career regular-season game, Smith picked up his 39th and 40th career sacks. They were his first sacks in more than two months, due to a leave of absence for rehab that caused him to miss five games. In t…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 26, 2013NFL teams saluting honorable citizens and groups is nothing new, and it's typically seen as a noble gesture. Somehow, this feels different to a lot of people. In the first half of Monday's Washington Redskins loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the Redskin…Upvote Share TweetAfter the San Francisco 49ers defense dominated the Washington Redskins, one of the players who helped to stymie Washington said he doesn't believe quarterback Robert Griffin III should be playing.Upvote Share TweetAfter Monday night’s 27-6 loss to San Francisco, Washington coach Mike Shanahan said the 49ers had “embarrassed” his team, and that he hadn’t seen anything like it in his four seasons as the coach. “We went against an excellent football team that domina…Upvote Share Tweet
Will Terrelle Pryor see the field in Dallas?ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Twice the Oakland Raiders unveiled the Wildcat formation on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Twice the direct snap went to fullback Marcel Reece. And twice Reece ran straight ahead into the offensive line, picking up 1 yard and th…Upvote Share TweetLANDOVER, MD. -- A review of four hot issues from the San Francisco 49ers' 27-6 win at Washington on Monday night: Kaepernick leads: The 49ers' offense was the key in this win, snapping a two-game losing streak. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the offe…Upvote Share Tweet
Harbaugh: Kaepernick’s “armadillo skin” pays offAt least one of the quarterbacks last night showed he could throw the ball. But the thing that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick displayed to his coach in a bounce-back game might be the thing that separates him from his Washington counterpart at the m…Upvote Share TweetAldon Smith had a big game Monday night, registering two sacks of Robert Griffin III. (Evan Vucci/AP) There are only a few occasions Colin Kaepernick opens up to the outside world, and early this morning, in the wake of his most encouraging performance …Upvote Share Tweet
More offensive production spurs winLANDOVER, MD. -- In the past two weeks, the San Francisco 49ers watched their stronghold on a playoff berth grow shaky after losing two games by a combined total of four points. They went from being one of the hottest NFL teams to a 6-4 club lacking an …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 26, 2013Well, we now know that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III doesn't wear a protective cup. During Monday night's Redskins-49ers game, Griffin took an unfortunate shot in the .... solar plexus? Midsection? Whatever the politically correct term is for …Upvote Share TweetColin Kaepernick was in his old, impressive form, throwing three TDs in the 49ers' rout of the Redskins.Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons become first team eliminated from playoff contentionThe Atlanta Falcons were 10 yards shy of making the Super Bowl last season. They won’t be going this year either. With the San Francisco 49ers victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night, the Falcons have become the first team to be officially …Upvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Prediction: STL-SFNov 26The NFL Live crew make their picks for St. Louis at San Francisco.
Countdown Daily Prediction: OAK-DALNov 26The NFL Live crew make their picks for Oakland at Dallas.
Preview: St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ersNov 26NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the St. Louis Rams and the San Francisco 49ers.
San Francisco 49ers celebrate big winNov 26San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh gives a stirring postgame speech to his team after their 27-6 victory over the Washington Redskins. For more go to 49ers.com.
Don Banks: Ranking the 5-6 AFC wild-card hopefuls by mojoNov 26It's tempting to view the mosh pit of mediocrity that has formed in the race for the AFC's second wild-card berth as only a curious little side show and dismiss it in terms of real relevance for the NFL's 12-team playoff field. That's the way our sports…
Clayton: Time to bag ties altogetherNov 26Getting rid of ties would be a win for everyone, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
The Tuesday MailbagNov 26Aldon Smith had a big game Monday night, registering two sacks of Robert Griffin III. (Evan Vucci/AP) There are only a few occasions Colin Kaepernick opens up to the outside world, and early this morning, in the wake of his most encouraging performance …