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Thompson doesn't get an allowance

It turns out the story about Warriors guard Klay Thompson living on an allowance doled out by his dad, ex-NBA player Mychal, was all a big joke.

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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor: ‘I can also play and do some things well’

The Raiders have intimated that Carson Palmer is no lock to be the team’s starting QB in the 2013 season. Maybe this is because he might not be on the team by then. Or maybe because the team sees something in back-up Terrelle Pryor.  But with a door apparently, even if ostensibly, open, Pryor said on Pro Football Talk on Wednesday he is committed to doing what he can to show he...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Scuffle breaks out during Cal-Stanford basketball game (Video)

Stanford was well on its way to a blowout win over Cal in both teams’ regular season finale Wednesday night when tempers flared in a sizable altercation involving members of both teams late in the second half that resulted in five ejections. The scrap began after Cal’s Allen Crabbe, no stranger to controversy, dramatically flopped and hit the deck after being bumped by Stanford...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Melee breaks out during Cal-Stanford basketball game

Stanford was well on its way to a blowout win over Cal in both teams’ regular season finale Wednesday night when tempers flared in a sizable altercation involving members of both teams late in the second half that resulted in five ejections. We’ll update with video as soon as we can find it. But for now this GIF will have to suffice. The scuffle began after Cal’s Allen Crabbe...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders expected to release Rolando McClain

According to the Chronicle’s Vic Tafur, the Raiders are expected to release linebacker/headache Rolando McClain next week, a move several months in the making. The release can’t officially happen until Tuesday, when the NFL’s new year commences. But Tafur reports that “all indications are” pointing to an imminent split. McClain has two years, $9.81 million left on his...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Things got heated on Sharks Postgame Live after Canucks win (Video)

The Sharks eked out a 3-2 victory over the Canucks after a shootout Tuesday. It was the Sharks’ second-straight victory, which is great given that it was the first time that happened this season in a month that doesn’t end with -anuary. But, by most accounts, San Jose stole the game from Vancouver. Thanks to rare goals from, of all people, freaking Scott Gomez and Adam Burish...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Shocker: 49ers release David Akers

Previously just a report, it’s now official. The 49ers have cut ties with kicker David Akers. Here’s GM Trent Baalke on Akers: “The 49ers would like to thank David for his service, dedication and leadership over the past two years.” A sentence for each good year Akers had in San Francisco. PREVIOUSLY ON THE DAVID AKERS SAGA: David Akers calls struggles ‘a head-scratcher’...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers not very interested in Darrelle Revis

The 49ers have been named by reports as having interest in Darrelle Revis, whom the Jets reportedly have been actively shopping. But a source inside the team tells Chris Mortensen that the likelihood the All-Pro cornerback plays for the team next season are very marginal: The 49ers’ interest in Revis is “.001 on a scale of 1-10,” the source said via text message. That remains...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson says Al Davis wanted to make him the team’s GM

Former Raiders coach Hue Jackson says that Al Davis offered him the team’s GM position before he was ultimately hired to the be the team’s offensive coordinator. From SI’s Jim Trotter’s profile on Jackson: Jackson claims that before being hired as offensive coordinator in 2010, Al Davis offered him the position of general manager. Jackson says he turned it down because his...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss
HAIRY SITUATION

Reddick, WWE star in beard battle

Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick and WWE star Daniel Bryan took to Twitter to set the terms of a beard-growing competition being referred to as a "#BeardOff."

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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Cullen Jenkins to meet with Raiders

Defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins has been going on a free agency tour, meeting with potential teams across the league. This includes the 49ers, who met with the former Eagle and Packer on Tuesday. And now the Raiders appear to be interested. From NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport: After visiting the #Seahawks yesterday (went well), DT Cullen Jenkins is with #49ers today. Set to visit...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson is looking great these days (Video)

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. We’re less than a month away until the first pitch of the 2013 MLB season, but former Giants closer Brian Wilson, who’s coming off Tommy John surgery, is still without a team. So, TMZ (who else?) caught up with Wilson, disheveled beard and all, to see what his plans are. When asked if he would ever shave his trademark beard...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver spends day with LGBT group The Trevor Project (Photo)

By now you surely know about Chris Culliver’s rotten week at the Super Bowl. He started it off by making some utterly repugnant comments concerning the gay community, which he soon followed with a confusingly worded apology. To cap it all off, in true karmic fashion, he had a miserable game as the Niners lost to the Ravens. Culliver deservedly was torched by the media and the public...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers don’t franchise tag Dashon Goldson

Monday was the last day NFL teams could bestow the franchise tag to players, but by the time the 1 p.m. deadline passed, 49ers safety Dashon Goldson, previously considered a potential franchise target, was left untagged. That’s just fine with Pro Bowler, who held the 49ers franchise tag a year ago and has been clamoring for the security of a long-term deal this go around (after...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Lew Wolff issues statement about reports of legal action by San Jose for A’s move

A’s owner Lew Wolff sent out a statement on Monday to respond to a report over the weekend about the City of San Jose potentially filing a lawsuit against the Giants to help facilitate the A’s proposed move to a downtown stadium, which thanks almost entirely to MLB has been stuck in limbo for nearly four years. Here’s the statement via John Shea: “We are a part of the MLB...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers to release David Akers?

The 49ers are expected to release kicker David Akers, according to The Sideline View’s Adam Caplan. After a record-breaking year in 2011, Akers had a turbulent 2012 season that led to the Niners bringing in Billy Cundiff before the playoffs to compete for his job. Cundiff was waived a few weeks later. Akers is slated to make $3 million next season.
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Blunder initially costs Campolindo spot in state basketball tournament

The brackets for California’s state high school basketball tournament were released on Sunday. But after the fields were first revealed, North Coast Section commissioner Gil Lemmon found himself with egg on his face. It turns out Lemmon inadvertently screwed one school out of competing for the men’s state title while an undeserving school benefited from the gaffe. With Oakland’s...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose lawsuit coming against Giants to facilitate A’s move?

San Jose city councilman Sam Liccardo quite understandably is getting pissed off about the handling of the A’s proposed move to San Jose. After all, it’s been four years since Bud Selig commissioned a “Blue Ribbon Panel” to look into the move. Meanwhile, the Giants continue to further complicate the matter by refusing to concede San Jose’s territorial rights to their Bay...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Havlat’s status in doubt for Sharks’ upcoming 2-game road trip

Sharks winger Martin Havlat left Saturday’s win over the Predators with an injury and it sounds like he could be missing additional time: #SJSharks are saying Marty Havlat is day-to-day with a lower body injury. — David Pollak (@PollakOnSharks) March 3, 2013 That would put the chances Havlat playing in the Sharks’ upcoming two-game trip to Canada in jeopardy. It’s not clear...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Randy Moss tweets goodbye to the 49ers

49ers receiver Randy Moss is about to hit the free agent market. He’ll be looking for a team this offseason to give him that “straight cash, homie.” But the Niners likely aren’t going to be that team. It looks like both sides don’t really want to be homies anymore. Here was Moss on Twitter Saturday afternoon: Wished we could’ve finished the job!!thanks for the opportunity...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers likely to part ways with Randy Moss

49ers receiver Randy Moss is about to be a free agent, meaning this offseason he’s looking for a team that’s willing to pay him that straight cash, homie. But it’s sounds as if the Niners don’t really feel like being his homies anymore. From Mike Florio: Per a league source, the Niners were making it clear at the Scouting Combine that they intend to steer clear of Moss in...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers considering Cullen Jenkins?

With the possibility of losing both Isaac Sopoaga and Ricky Jean Francois to free agency, the 49ers are looking for some insurance on the defensive line. According to Adam Schefter, the 49ers are expected to meet with ex-Eagles defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins on Tuesday. Jenkins reportedly is also scheduled to meet with the Seahawks and has already visited the Giants. Jenkins,...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss
SOBERING TRUTH

Proctor opens up about alcoholism

Scott Proctor is trying to make it onto the San Francisco Giants. He opened up about his alcoholic past, which he says derailed his career.

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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks GM Doug Wilson wants team to shoot more

Let’s face it. The Sharks stink right now. They went 2-6-4 in February thanks to some pretty atrocious goal-scoring numbers and have fallen completely out of a playoff spot. Something obviously needs to change if this team wants any chance at playing in the postseason. So what needs to change? The coach? Player? Pregame menu? According the Sharks GM Doug Wilson, it’s how the...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

What people said about Stephen Curry’s 54 points at Madison Square Garden

After Stephen Curry’s historic 54-point performance against the Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, the praise coming in from others has been relentless. Here is a collection of what has been said about Curry’s big night: Jarrett Jack: “Incredible by Steph. I have never been a part of anything like that in my life. He was uncanny. Unbelievable.” Mark Jackson: ...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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