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Go ‘Giagers’! Area man wears hybrid Giants-Dodgers T-shirt and …

Go ‘Giagers’! Area man wears hybrid Giants-Dodgers T-shirt and cap in public

yahoo.com Updated Sep 25, 2013
Who has two thumbs and is wearing the kookiest idea for a T-shirt and cap ever? ^THIS^ guy. The San Francisco Giants, who must have been horrified, apparently found this man roaming around AT&T Park on Wednesday night and recorded to Twitter his das…
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  • Warriors GM Myers cautiously optimistic

    Warriors GM Myers cautiously optimistic

    nba.com Sep 25, 2013
    Golden State general manager Bob Myers appeared relaxed and comfortable as he leaned back in a chair, staring out into a small crowd of reporters and television cameras Wednesday.
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  • Toronto Raptors Players Team Up At Pop-A-Shot To Set High Score

    Toronto Raptors Players Team Up At Pop-A-Shot To Set High Score

    dimemag.com Sep 25, 2013
    A coterie of some of the best Raptors players, DeMar DeRozan, Amir Johnson, Quincy Acy, Aaron Gray and Rudy Gay — plus D-Leaguer Chris Wright, who played for the Warriors in the 2011-12 season — gathered around a Pop-A-Shot machine earlier tonight. Thei…
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  • Catching up on all things A's with owner Wolff

    Catching up on all things A's with owner Wolff

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2013
    Spend a little time around A's owner Lew Wolff and you discover a few things: He's deeply involved with the day-to-day operations of the club. In a lengthy interview with MLB.com this week, Wolff opened up on his role, in addition to a variety of other …
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  • Bumgarner would have preferred to pitch again

    Bumgarner would have preferred to pitch again

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2013
    As an employee, Madison Bumgarner accepted the Giants' decision to end his season one start early. As a competitor, he felt differently.
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  • Irsay says Colts need to be physical to win a championship

    Irsay says Colts need to be physical to win a championship

    profootballtalk.com Sep 25, 2013
    Colts owner Jim Irsay knows the importance of a franchise quarterback, and he knows he was fortunate to follow Peyton Manning with Andrew Luck. But Irsay believes it takes more than a good passing game to win a title. Irsay says the way the Colts played…
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  • A's stymied by Weaver in chase for AL's top record

    A's stymied by Weaver in chase for AL's top record

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2013
    A day after being shut out by lefty Jason Vargas, the A's managed just one run on five hits in seven innings against Jered Weaver, who locked up the series win for the Angels in dealing Oakland a 3-1 loss on Wednesday.
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  • Patrick Willis, Vernon Davis questionable for Thursday night

    Patrick Willis, Vernon Davis questionable for Thursday night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 25, 2013
    As the 49ers prepare to try to snap a two-game losing streak against a team they couldn’t beat in two tries last year, a couple of key players are questionable for the game. Linebacker Patrick Willis officially is questionable with a groin injury. Willi…
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  • Porter, Moore return to practice

    Porter, Moore return to practice

    ESPN.com Sep 25, 2013
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- While quarterback Terrelle Pryor (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, two other previously concussed Raiders players returned: cornerback Tracy Porter and linebacker Sio Moore. Porter and Moore were listed as limited, as was left …
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  • Terrelle Pryor: 'Woodyard should get fined'

    Terrelle Pryor: 'Woodyard should get fined'

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor said he did not lose consciousness in the aftermath of the blow he endured Monday night in Denver, even if he did not remember the exact details. Rather, he said, a delay in the onset of symptoms rev…
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  • 49ers (1-2) at Rams (1-2)

    49ers (1-2) at Rams (1-2)

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 25, 2013
    The 49ers and Rams have a historical rivalry, but on Thursday their meeting could be one-sided.
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  • Rodger Saffold won’t play on Thursday night

    Rodger Saffold won’t play on Thursday night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 25, 2013
    The Rams will be without left tackle Rodger Saffold again on Thursday night against the 49ers. Saffold has been ruled out as he continues to battle a knee sprain suffered in the team’s Week Two game against the Falcons. He has yet to return to practice,…
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  • A's could get Freiman back for final series

    A's could get Freiman back for final series

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2013
    First baseman Nate Freiman has made steady progress in his rehab from an abdominal strain in recent days, giving the A's confidence he could be available off the bench for this weekend's three-game set in Seattle.
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  • 49ers fans! Guess the final score to Thursday night’s game and …

    49ers fans! Guess the final score to Thursday night’s game and you could win the new book 100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know & Do

    49ersgab.com Sep 25, 2013
    49ers Gab is holding a contest in which the winner will receive the new book from Daniel Brown, 100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know & Do Before they Die. How to enter: Prior to the start of Thursday night’s game against the St. Louis Rams, 49er fans w…
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  • Violence still an issue at Candlestick Park

    Violence still an issue at Candlestick Park

    profootballtalk.com Sep 25, 2013
    When the 49ers move from Candlestick Park to the Field of Jeans, the franchise surely hopes fans no longer will try to hit each other with candlesticks. Or any other weapons. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday’s 27-7 loss to the Colts incl…
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  • NFL Nation Buzz: San Francisco 49ers

    NFL Nation Buzz: San Francisco 49ers

    ESPN.com Sep 25, 2013
    ESPN.com team reporter Bill Williamson on the San Francisco 49ers' hot topics as they begin preparations for Week 4.
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  • NFL Nation Buzz: Oakland Raiders

    NFL Nation Buzz: Oakland Raiders

    ESPN.com Sep 25, 2013
    ESPN.com team reporter Paul Gutierrez on the Oakland Raiders' hot topics as they begin preparations for Week 4.
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  • Brian Wilson after mixed reaction at AT&T Park: ‘You’re not…

    Brian Wilson after mixed reaction at AT&T Park: ‘You’re not going to get a rise out of me’

    yahoo.com Sep 25, 2013
    In his first appearance Tuesday night at AT&T Park since leaving the San Francisco Giants for the dreaded Los Angeles Dodgers, uniquely odd right-hander Brian Wilson received a mixed reaction from the crowd. They all used to love him, or at least mo…
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  • Broncos Rewind: Offense

    Broncos Rewind: Offense

    ESPN.com Sep 25, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Broncos opened division play with a focused, well-appointed effort against the Oakland Raiders Monday night. And after a long look at the video from Monday's win, here are some thoughts on the Denver Broncos offense: There are ti…
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  • John Fox: Coaches decide who plays, not rock, paper, scissors

    John Fox: Coaches decide who plays, not rock, paper, scissors

    profootballtalk.com Sep 25, 2013
    After Monday night’s victory over the Raiders, Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman told reporters that winning a round of rock, paper, scissors against the team’s other backs led him to get the ball for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. Hillman said he…
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  • Frank Gore says he has “no issues” with Jim Harbaugh

    Frank Gore says he has “no issues” with Jim Harbaugh

    profootballtalk.com Sep 25, 2013
    The report that 49ers running back Frank Gore was angry at coach Jim Harbaugh has been disputed by Gore himself. “I like Coach Harbaugh a lot. No issues,” Gore told the San Jose Mercury News. “No, I’m cool with Harbaugh. That’s not me.” Gore didn’t get …
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  • Pair of long homers power Ryu, Dodgers

    Pair of long homers power Ryu, Dodgers

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2013
    Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings and rode home runs from outfielders Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp as the Dodgers edged the Giants Tuesday night, 2-1.
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  • Angels' Vargas shuts out playoff-bound A's

    Angels' Vargas shuts out playoff-bound A's

    ESPN.com Sep 25, 2013
    Jason Vargas earned his second shutout of the season with a four-hitter and Howie Kendrick homered, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
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  • A's miss chance to tie Sox for AL's best record

    A's miss chance to tie Sox for AL's best record

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2013
    The A's had a chance to end Tuesday night tied with the Red Sox for best record in the American League, but Oakland watched its sweltering offense go mute in a 3-0 loss at Angel Stadium.
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  • Video - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis: 'It's not how you start it's how you finish' 06:19

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis: 'It's not how you start it's how you finish'

    Sep 25
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about the team's early season struggles and what they need to do to turn the season around.
  • Video - Woodson sees weakness in RGIII 05:41

    Woodson sees weakness in RGIII

    Sep 25
    Charles Woodson says Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is struggling with the mental side of injury recovery and his Oakland Raiders will expose it on Sunday.
  • Video - Woodson sees weakness in RGIII 05:41

    Woodson sees weakness in RGIII

    Sep 25
    Charles Woodson says Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is struggling with the mental side of injury recovery and his Oakland Raiders will expose it on Sunday.
  • Video - Can Colin Kaepernick bounce back from his struggles? 02:01

    Can Colin Kaepernick bounce back from his struggles?

    Sep 25
    With the offense struggling to move the ball can San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick regain control and get this offense back on track?

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    Sep 25
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    Sep 25
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