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49ers' Rogers backpedals on salsa Carlos Rogers' celebratory salsa dance stirred some angry emotions in Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz last year. After the 49ers cornerback picked off a pass in the teams' regular-season meeting, Rogers mimicked Cruz's…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Jacobs likely won't face Giants On Monday, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was asked why running back Brandon Jacobs was inactive for Sunday's game against the Bills. Last year, receiver Braylon Edwards didn't endear himself to Harbaugh by revealing he …Upvote Share TweetRaiders will stick to running plan The Raiders are last in the NFL at 60.8 rushing yards per game. Quarterback Carson Palmer agrees that the 1-3 Raiders need to keep giving running back Darren McFadden the ball. The Raiders have averaged 2.3, 1.6, 5.7 a…Upvote Share TweetBehind three homers and a sweet relief from Tim Lincecum, the Giants beat the Reds 8-3 to force a Game 5. Lincecum earned the win and saved San Fran's season, writes Joe Lemire.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants, 49ers fight for psychological groundESPN.com Oct 10, 2012Dan Graziano of the NFC East blog joined me Wednesday in discussing the San Francisco 49ers' matchup against the New York Giants in Week 6. The video runs about five minutes. I asked Dan if he thinks the Giants' pass rush, inconsistent to this point, wi…Upvote Share Tweet
Cespedes is a playoff rookie in name onlyMLB.com Oct 10, 2012If A's rookie Yoenis Cespedes acts like he has been in the playoffs before, it's because he has -- seven times with the world renowned Cuban national team.Upvote Share Tweet
Bullpen in 'good shape' heading into Game 4MLB.com Oct 10, 2012Engaging in yet another win-or-else game against the Tigers on Wednesday, the A's weren't planning on saving any bullets -- aside from maybe one.Upvote Share Tweet
Vernon Davis sees difference between Moss and Owensprofootballtalk.com Oct 10, 2012Receiver Terrell Owens and Randy Moss have plenty of detractors. But one NFL player is a big fan of one, and apparently isn’t a fan of the other. 49ers tight end Vernon Davis praised Moss on Wednesday, while in turn taking a bit of a shot at T.O. TheUpvote Share TweetAngel Pagan led off the game with a home run, Gregor Blanco and Pablo Sandoval connected later and Tim Lincecum came out of the bullpen to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday, evening their NL division series at 2-all…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh wants the 49ers to stay paranoidprofootballtalk.com Oct 10, 2012We got a vintage performance from Tom Coughlin on Wednesday when the coach of the defending Super Bowl champions reached into his well-worn motivational bag of tricks to opine that no one thinks his team can beat the 49ers. Jim Harbaugh has responded wi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 10, 2012Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down down the NFC match up between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET. See you there.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 10, 2012We're a little late to this, we know. But you deserve the chance to talk baseball. There's so much baseball today! Cards-Nats right now. Then Giants-Reds; Cincy has a chance to clinch. Then O's-Yanks, back in the Bronx, before Tigers-A's arrives as our …Upvote Share TweetFor the first time in the National League Division Series, there were changes in manager Dusty Baker's lineup vs. the Giants in Game 4 on Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetGiants coach Tom Coughlin believes that not many are giving the defending world champions a chance to win an NFC Championship Game rematch in San Francisco on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 10, 2012The San Francisco Giants, losing to the Reds, two games to one, will start Barry Zito in Game 4 of the division series.Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Taylor: A's extend party one more gameCNNSI.com Oct 10, 2012The A's are a party, declares Phil Taylor, and that party isn't over after a 2-0 win over the Tigers in Game 3. Unlikely hero Brett Anderson had company as their crazy season continues.Upvote Share Tweet
Speech, speech! Hunter Pence gets rah-rah, rallies Giants for NLDS Game 3For every motivational speech like the one Hunter Pence made Tuesday night, for every one that worked out where the team ended up winning and the speechmaker looked like a prophet, there are hundreds of failures. Speeches that either fell on deaf ears, …Upvote Share Tweet
Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 5Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: New England Patriots, Denver Broncos AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Minnes…Upvote Share Tweet
ALDS Game 3: A’s ride pitching and great defense to victory, force Game 4 with TigersScore and situation: You didn't think the Oakland A's were going away that easily, did you? Thanks to a great pitching performance from Brett Anderson and a pair of highlight reel catches in the outfield, they lived to fight another day with their 2-0 v…Upvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Oct 10, 2012The Cincinnati Reds just suffered one of the worst hard-luck playoff losses any team has experienced in years. Their number-one starter is hurt, won't...Upvote Share Tweet
Lincecum Doing Whatever He Can To Help GiantsOct 10Tim Lincecum talks with Bob Holtzman about coming out of the bullpen and pitching 4 1/3 solid innings for the Giants.
Pagan Sets The Tone As Giants Even SeriesOct 10Angel Pagan led off the game with a home run, and Pablo Sandoval added a massive two-run shot in the seventh as the Giants beat up on the Reds.
Giants Vs. 49ers PreviewOct 10NFL Live looks ahead to the matchup between the Giants and 49ers.
Time for a little rematch between the San Francisco Giants and New York GiantsOct 10The San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants square off this weekend for the first time since the 2011 NFC Championship Game. What are both teams saying about this week's matchup? Find out.
NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying powerOct 10The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton
NFL -- Clayton: Alex Karras' humor was his strengthOct 10Alex Karras was great on the field for the Lions but even more winning as an entertainer, writes John Clayton.
The Thunder need to pay James Harden nowOct 10The Thunder claiming they are just a poor, small-market team that can't afford James Harden doesn't work in today's NBA.