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49ers' coach still talking Willie Mayssfgate.com Oct 5, 201249ers' coach still talking Willie Mays Jim Harbaugh was in an uncommonly expansive mood after Friday's practice - not talking football, but reflecting on Wednesday's long-awaited chance to meet Willie Mays. Harbaugh, who previously had said he longed to…Share Tweet
Giants carry 12 pitchers as they set playoff rosterThe Giants released their 25-man postseason roster Thursday, electing to go with 12 pitchers and 13 position players.Share Tweet
A.L.D.S.: Detroit's Stars Against Oakland's Bargainsnytimes.com Oct 5, 2012Detroit has Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Justin Verlander. Oakland counters with Coco Crisp.Share Tweet
Bochy prefers clinching postseason trip earlierThe Giants went 5-5 in the 10 games that were played after they clinched this season.Share Tweet
Giants go with lefty Blanco in lineup vs. CuetoWith little fanfare, and without listing players one through nine, manager Bruce Bochy named the Giants' lineup for Saturday's Division Series opener against Cincinnati.Share TweetJust two days after the sudden and heartbreaking passing of their 1-day-old son, pitcher Pat Neshek and his wife flew from their home in Florida to Detroit to rejoin the A's as they prepare to begin the American League Division Series on Saturday.Share Tweet
A's rookie Parker to face Verlander in Game 1ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012One team has the reigning MVP and another player who just won the Triple Crown.Share TweetAs Miguel Cabrera stepped to the podium Friday afternoon at Comerica Park, he was introduced as "Triple Crown champion."Share Tweet
6 NBA Players Primed To Regress Or Make Progress This Seasondimemag.com Oct 5, 2012Throughout every player’s NBA career, they’ll experience various highs and lows. Players face certain expectations based on their ability and their production from the previous year, and each time a player performs well, the public expects more. ThisShare Tweet
Palmer’s take on where Raiders stand entering byeinsidebayarea.com Oct 5, 2012Here’s what quarterback Carson Palmer had to say about where the Raiders stand through four games, what they got accomplished in practice this week, what lies ahead during the bye and the other issues surrounding the team: Q: Bye week, what accomplishedShare Tweet
Second-year umpire Barry picked for Tigers-A'sESPN.com Oct 5, 2012Scott Barry, completing just his second season as a full-time major league umpire, has been selected to work the AL division series between Detroit and Oakland.Share TweetTigers manager Jim Leyland named his entire starting rotation for the American League Division Series against the A's on Friday with the only surprise being Max Scherzer starting Game 4, if necessary, on Wednesday in Oakland.Share Tweet
Andrew Bogut says ‘things have to change’ in Golden State, up to and including fights and scary facial hairyahoo.com Oct 5, 2012It appears that Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, who we didn't see in the Olympics because of his broken ankle or the playoffs because he plays for the Warriors, has spent his offseason foraging through the woods for grub and venison and growi…Share TweetThe A's are back in Detroit, home to their last postseason appearance six years ago, when the Tigers claimed victory in the American League Championship Series. For this year's squad plenty will have to go right for the A's to keep rolling in the fashio…Share Tweet
Giants debating position player-pitcher breakdownThe Giants are continuing to mull the final details of their 25-man roster for the National League Division Series, with manager Bruce Bochy saying Thursday that a final decision will likely be announced Friday.Share Tweet
Giants officially tab Bumgarner for Game 2 startThe Giants officially named Madison Bumgarner as their starter for Sunday's Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Reds, with the 23-year-old left-hander following up ace Matt Cain, who will pitch for the Giants in Saturday's opener.Share Tweet
Adversity overcome speaks to A's talentCall the A's 2012 season what you want, just don't attribute the results to luck. This was a carefully constructed club built from scratch on talent, not chance.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: From Worst To BestOct 5Episode 201: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the success of the NFC West. Damien Woody breaks down facing Peyton Manning. The NFL crew discuss whether the Dolphins can stop A.J. Green.
'Playbook': Buffalo Bills vs. San Francisco 49ersOct 5The "Playbook" analysts discuss the improvement in the San Francisco 49ers' running game and how the defense plans to get after Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Baseball Tonight MinuteOct 5Baseball Tonight previews A's vs. Tigers and Reds vs. Giants.
Reds Vs. Giants NLDS PreviewOct 5Baseball Tonight looks ahead to game 1 between the Reds and Giants.