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

    Nov 25, 2013, 10:31 AM PDT

    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…

  2. The Oakland Raiders are tapping into animal instincts

    Nov 22, 2013, 3:00 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Nov 22, 2013, 9:14 AM PDT

    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. —…

  4. SportsNet Central Podcast: Episode 4

    Nov 22, 2013, 8:03 AM PDT

    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…

  5. TBT: Hooray for the internet

    Nov 21, 2013, 5:12 PM PDT

    Next time you squint your eyes and draw your face ever closer to the warm glow of the computer monitor to closely examine fantasy football stats, take a moment to think of the brilliant minds that made the internet a possibility on this day. Can you believe people used to manually tabulate stats and do actual…

  6. The excuses are piling up for Colin Kaepernick

    Nov 21, 2013, 4:46 PM PDT

    The excuses have continued to pile up for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He’s not running enough, he locks on to Vernon Davis and Anquan Boldin too much, the play calling is too vanilla, the other receivers are horrible, etc. Recently, the talk was that Mario Manningham’s return would help the second-year starter turn things around.…

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

    Nov 21, 2013, 4:09 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Nov 21, 2013, 9:26 AM PDT

    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…

  9. Jose Canseco’s fainting goat adventure

    Nov 20, 2013, 4:45 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Nov 20, 2013, 10:10 AM PDT

    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…

  11. Field of Links: David Lee went there

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:32 AM PDT

    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…

  12. Matt McGloin up for NFL Rookie of the Week award

    Nov 19, 2013, 5:25 PM PDT

    Sunday was a day of firsts for Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin. He threw for a touchdown on his first pass of the day — in his first NFL start — and helped deliver the Raiders their first victory in the month of November. McGloin would end up tossing a second and third touchdown pass…

  13. 49ers’ Whitner forced to withdraw ‘Hitner’ name change application

    Nov 19, 2013, 1:10 PM PDT

    “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…

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

    Nov 19, 2013, 9:58 AM PDT

    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.…

  15. Get to know Tim Hudson: Career timeline

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:23 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Nov 18, 2013, 1:20 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Nov 18, 2013, 10:09 AM PDT

    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…

  18. 49ers’ Dixon vents on Twitter after loss to Saints

    Nov 18, 2013, 9:01 AM PDT

    Anthony Dixon is one of the most entertaining San Francisco 49ers to follow on Twitter. His posts are usually upbeat, abstract and hilarious. But after the 49ers 23-20 loss to the Saints in New Orleans, in which he had zero touches on offense, he took a very different tone. The 49ers backup running back was…

  19. VIDEO: SF Batkid saves Giants’ mascot Lou Seal from Penguin

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:38 PM PDT

    Five-year-old Mile has been fighting Leukemia since the age of 1. As a result, taking down the Penguin and saving San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal wasn’t much of a challenge. See Batkid save the day as the lil’ Dark Knight became a shining beacon of light.

  20. The sports world closely followed Batkid’s rescue of Lou Seal

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:16 PM PDT

    Batkid piqued the interest of the nation while saving damsels in distress and thwarting bank robberies. But when the Penguin kidnapped San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal, the sports world clearly took exception. The news of Batkid’s heroic exploits in Gotham City traveled far and wide. It even made it into the San Francisco 49ers’ locker…

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