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deadspin.com Updated Jan 14, 2013
We pretty much know as much as you do on this one. All we have to go on are the exclusive details that were posted in the free agent outfielder's timeline in the last half hour or so. Well, that and Morgan's avatar now appears to show him kissing the wo…Upvote Share Tweet
Gallardo, Maldonado slated to play in ClassicMLB.com Updated Jan 14, 2013Mexican-born Brewers right-hander Yovani Gallardo and catcher Martin Maldonado of Puerto Rico are expected to appear later this week on their homelands' preliminary rosters for the World Baseball Classic, separate sources said.Upvote Share TweetJohn Dorsey called becoming the general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs the "perfect storm." The word "serendipity" may have been more appropriate.Upvote Share Tweet
Cracking Down on Malevolence at CandlestickFan behavior in San Francisco has led to an increased police presence at 49ers games; 92 people were ejected from the game against the Packers on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks' Jennings, Thunders' Durant named Players of Weeknba.com Updated Jan 14, 2013The Milwaukee Bucks' Brandon Jennings and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, Jan. 13.Upvote Share Tweet
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekBest N.B.A. games this week pit the Lakers and Bucks, the Rockets and Pacers and the Warriors vs. the Spurs.Upvote Share Tweet
Free Head Exam: Green Bay PackersAfter the Green Bay Packers' 45-31 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, here are three issues that merit further examination: We utilized plenty of cyberspace discussing a defense that allowed 323 rushing yards, and a total of 571 offensive yards in the los…Upvote Share Tweet
Jermichael Finley: Hopefully, I’m here foreverprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 14, 2013The end of the Packers season accelerated thinking about whether or not wide receivers Donald Driver and Greg Jennings would return to the team for the 2013 season. They aren’t the only Aaron Rodgers targets with an uncertain future in Green Bay. TightUpvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Can Anyone Stop These Guys?The sum total of the weekend's four N.F.L. games: 3,598 yards, 35 touchdowns and that whole defense-wins-championships canard takes one right in the kisser.Upvote Share Tweet
2013 NFL draft order: Packers at No. 26Thanks to NFC West blogger Mike Sando for passing along this chart of as much of the 2013 draft order as we can get at the moment, with four teams remaining in postseason play. As you can see, the NFC North has the No. 5, the No. 20, the No. 23 and the …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 14, 2013Colin Kaepernick, quarterback, San Francisco 49ers: Much of the talk in the week leading up to the 49ers' divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers centered on how Kaepernick would handle his first playoff game in the NFL. After all, Alex Sm…Upvote Share Tweet
We Went There: 49ers-Packersgrantland.com Updated Jan 14, 2013Kevin Greene walked through the tunnel, hands in pockets, eyes fixed on his feet. As some players jogged and some players sulked, the coach of the Pac...Upvote Share Tweet
About Last Weekend: Kaepernick Runs Over Packersgrantland.com Updated Jan 14, 2013In case you were busy trying to concoct a homemade flu vaccine out of common household spices, here's what you missed in sports last weekend. The Sa...Upvote Share Tweet
NFL mailbag -- Running QBs have leg up, for nowJan 14The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.
Peter King: Offensive outburst, meeting of legends set up conference final…Jan 14DENVER -- Ray Lewis was sick Saturday night, 90 minutes after the Ravens had stunned the Broncos here, and he was waiting in a stadium anteroom to be connected with Deion Sanders for an NFL Network interview. "Flu?'' someone asked him. He nodded in…