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Field of Links: Kap pitches in, Alex Smith tees it up with 49ers, Sharks and Warriors struggling

Feb 5, 2014, 10:17 AM PST

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his favorite charity “Camp Taylor” have teamed up for a new fundraising effort. A $30 donation to the camp gets you one of these Kaepernick t-shirts. Camp Taylor helps the families of kids with heart disease.

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— Kaepernick’s predecessor, Alex Smith, once again competed as a member of the 49ers during the Chevron Shoot-Out at Pebble Beach. The shoot-out is an annual charity golf event in which members of the 49ers take on the Giants. The Giants won this round, and raised $30,000 for their community fund in the process.

— A day after a dud by the Sharks, the Golden State Warriors also fell flat on their faces on their own turf. It seems like the Warriors often play down to their competition. What say you, Warriors insider Monte Poole?

— Now, this is how you commit to Stanford. Solomon Thomas, by the way, is a five-star defensive end.

DeMarcus Cousins called Mike Dunleavy Jr. a clown. The only things that would have made Dunleavy’s response better? A pie and some face paint.

Time for some links…

Field of Links:

— Things appear to be a mess in Sochi, but the Sharks say they are confident in the Olympic security.

— The best way to gear up for the Olympics: A family in Minnesota made a backyard luge track.

— The slopestyle course in Sochi is considered treacherous. See why.

— The only thing more dangerous than the slopestyle course in Sochi? The snow leopards.

— RIDICULOUS NEWS: DMX is going to fight George Zimmerman in a celebrity boxing match. What? Was Kimbo Slice too busy?

— EVEN MORE RIDICULOUS NEWS: Police say a Santa Ana woman was killed for photobombing.

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