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  1. Vernon Davis and the 5 best football hurdles of 2013

    Dec 2, 2013, 2:58 PM PST

    The tactic one St. Louis Rams player used to take down 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is getting a lot of attention. The way Davis found a way to rise above the Rams on Sunday is also worthy of the spotlight, though. The six-foot-three, 250 pound tight end displayed astonishing athleticism while hurdling defenders on…

  2. Case of the Mondays: Vernon Davis tackled in the worst way, Lights out in Sacramento, Hats off to Brent Burns

    Dec 2, 2013, 10:23 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – The most terrible tackle: Something very, very…

  3. TBT: The Bay Area’s All-Turkey Team

    Nov 28, 2013, 1:24 PM PST

    Bay Area sports fans have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. After spending time reflecting on everything that we are truly blessed to have in our lives, it’s time to talk turkey. Here is our 2013 All-Turkey team. It’s a list filled with athletes that entered the year with high expectations, but…

  4. Why the 49ers are thankful

    Nov 27, 2013, 3:04 PM PST

    The San Francisco 49ers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. They are in playoff contention with hopes of returning to the Super Bowl for a second consecutive year, and star wide receiver Michael Crabtree is on the mend. More importantly, they have jobs in an ultra-competitive professional sport, financial stability, a…

  5. Field of Links: New Giants t-shirt rips A’s, Why Pearl Jam dislikes Sacramento

    Nov 27, 2013, 9:02 AM PST

    A new San Francisco Giants t-shirt made by Majestic has some people in the East Bay riled up. The shirt features a Giants logo with the statement “nobody talks about the elephant in the room” written over the Oakland Athletics logo. It’s a bit surprising to see an MLB licensed piece of apparel that openly rips…

  6. Andre Iguodala has a lot of shoes

    Nov 26, 2013, 9:09 PM PST

    Professional basketball players have shoe contracts and endorsement deals. Heck, look inside any locker or cubicle in an NFL, NBA, or MLB venue and you’ll see shoes for days. Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala has taken his collection to the next level by showcasing not only his kicks, but his organization skills. The photo…

  7. Mitch Richmond is having trouble selling his mansion

    Nov 26, 2013, 4:05 PM PST

    Retired Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings star Mitch Richmond can’t unload his home.  The palatial piece of real estate located in Calabasas, has been on the market since May, and the six-time NBA All-Star just dropped the asking price from $9.4 million to $8.9 million. Don’t feel bad for Richmond, though. He stands to…

  8. The 5 best holiday-themed sports efforts of the season

    Nov 26, 2013, 3:24 PM PST

    The holiday season is a time of reflection, happiness, giving and truly awful sports crossover efforts. Every year at this time, sports franchises and players inevitably whiff wildly when trying to deliver holiday cheer. Without further adieu, here are the top five sports-holiday hybrids of the season (so far). Sadly, there will be many more to…

  9. Field of Links: 49ers abuse RGIII verbally and physically

    Nov 26, 2013, 9:52 AM PST

    Robert Griffin III had a very, very bad Monday night. He was dominated both verbally and physically by the San Francisco 49ers. After Griffin III was sacked four times and held without a touchdown, 49ers defensive end Ahmad Brooks may have dealt the harshest blow in a postgame interview. “He’s obviously a man and he…

  10. Drake is helping DeMarcus Cousins make the 2014 All-Star Game

    Nov 25, 2013, 2:49 PM PST

    Grammy Award-winning rapper Drake wants you to vote Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins into the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. “Drizzy” and “Boogie” got together to make a video featuring the official endorsement during the multi-platinum rappers’ recent stop at Sleep Train Arena. In the video, Cousins explains that he and the rapper became friends during…

  11. 49ers’ Super Bowl odds take a hit

    Nov 25, 2013, 1:11 PM PST

    The San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos were the trendy picks to meet in the Super Bowl prior to the start of the season. With Week 12 mostly in the books, let’s just say only one of those two teams is still considered a heavy favorite to get there. According to the most recent update from the oddsmakers…

  12. Case of the Mondays: Warriors brawl, Raiders fall, Kings don’t shake hands

    Nov 25, 2013, 10:31 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Wounded Warriors: The Golden State Warriors have…

  13. The Oakland Raiders are tapping into animal instincts

    Nov 22, 2013, 3:00 PM PST

    A lot of professional athletes post pictures of cars, their kids, or inspirational quotes on Instagram. The Oakland Raiders post pictures of predacious animals. A new social media trend is developing inside the Raiders locker room on game days. It started with defensive end Lamarr Houston, who fills his Instagram photo feed with images of wolves…

  14. Field of Links: Shaq slips and falls on set, Barkley hates the Bay Area, Burns is back

    Nov 22, 2013, 9:14 AM PST

    Shaquille O’Neal is the newest member of the Sacramento Kings ownership group. That is great news, because when he does goofy stuff, it’s now a local story. On Thursday, Shaq slipped and fell on the TNT basketball set. Seeing an aging seven-footer fall is scary at first, then absolutely hilarious. Just ask Chris Webber. —…

  15. SportsNet Central Podcast: Episode 4

    Nov 22, 2013, 8:03 AM PST

    Did you know Ahmed Fareed’s dog has a Facebook page? In this episode of the SportsNet Central Podcast, find out what extreme measures David Feldman would take to avoid looking at the aforementioned page. Check out the latest and greatest episode from Comcast SportsNet’s anchormen as they tackle several relevant topics aside from animals on…

  16. Manny Ramirez Jr. signs with University of San Francisco

    Nov 21, 2013, 4:09 PM PST

    The University of San Francisco just landed a legendary name for their baseball program. On Thursday, the Diamond Dons announced that Manny Ramirez Jr. — the son of 12-time MLB All-Star Manny Ramirez — is one of eight recently recruited prospects to sign with the school. He transferred from Central Arizona College. In this case, the…

  17. Field of Links: Ray Lewis has a check for Ahmad Brooks, Rangers’ marketing mistake

    Nov 21, 2013, 9:26 AM PST

    Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is new to this television analyst thing and it will cost him. On Monday, Ray Lewis whipped out his credit card and said he’d pay half of Ahmad Brooks’ eventual fine for hitting Drew Brees. Well, Brooks was indeed fined for a total of $15,750 on Wednesday and Lewis isn’t backing down…

  18. Jose Canseco’s fainting goat adventure

    Nov 20, 2013, 4:45 PM PST

    G.O.A.T. is often used as an acronym for “greatest of all time.” This would not be one of those cases. Well, maybe it is. Who knows? On Tuesday, former Oakland Athletics outfielder and current social media sideshow, Jose Canseco, officially began his “fainting goat adventure documentary(!!??).” Check out our utube channel for our upcoming fainting…

  19. WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan shaves Josh Reddick’s beard

    Nov 20, 2013, 10:10 AM PST

    Two proud bearded contenders entered Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, but only one left with facial hair intact. There can only be one true King of Beards, after all. The beard-off between WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan and Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick has been decided. It was Reddick’s scruff that hit the mat and…

  20. Field of Links: David Lee went there

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:32 AM PST

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will miss his own bobblehead game with a concussion. Upon hearing the news, we were all thinking it, but David Lee tweeted it. Is that ironic that @StephenCurry30 is missing his own bobble head night because of head trauma??? — David Lee (@Dlee042) November 20, 2013 There are just…

  21. 49ers’ Whitner forced to withdraw ‘Hitner’ name change application

    Nov 19, 2013, 1:10 PM PST

    “Hitner” is no more — for now. The 49ers safety will remain with his given name of Donte Whitner until the NFL offseason. I had to withdraw the name change until after the season. Judge wouldn't allow it without me being present… — DonteHitner (@DonteWhitner) November 19, 2013 Whitner is still very committed to the…

  22. Field of Links: Another Curry injury scare, Ray Lewis whips out his credit card for Ahmad Brooks, LamBEARghini

    Nov 19, 2013, 9:58 AM PST

    Stephen Curry is the Golden State Warriors’ most valuable player by a mile. With that in mind, it’s always terrifying for Dubs fans when Curry hits the floor. On Monday, Curry suffered a mild concussion when he took a hard blow to the head as Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams fell on top of him.…

  23. Get to know Tim Hudson: Career timeline

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:23 PM PST

    Tim Hudson spent the first six seasons of his big league career in the Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics. He will be back for a couple more after agreeing to sign a two-year deal with the San Francisco Giants. Hudson, 38, is a three-time All-Star with 205 wins and a career 3.44 ERA. He won…

  24. Josh Reddick and Daniel Bryan face off during beard-off

    Nov 18, 2013, 1:20 PM PST

    Lately it feels like every Major League Baseball player is rocking a WWE Championship belt. There is one man, however, that started the trend. Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick has been showing off his high-quality replica strap since the 2012 season. Known to be a huge wrestling fan, Reddick always uses WWE entrance music as…

  25. Case of the Mondays: 49ers robbed? Tiger Woods betrays the Raiders, Weird local World Records

    Nov 18, 2013, 10:09 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Did the 49ers get robbed?: This was without…

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