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The Pirates won their fourth straight game on Thursday, catching a lucky break in a win over the Red Sox to keep their playoff hopes alive.
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'Next man up' philosophy may produce a new weapon; 49ers thought process on shorthanded O-line; the spotlight turns to cornerback Chris Culliver.
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Derek Carrier had a solid performance against the Bears last Sunday night, and offensive coordinator Greg Roman is excited about the tight end's future.
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Colin Kaepernick was not on the 49ers' Wednesday injury report, but his name surfaced on Thursday...
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Nick Roach has been limited in practice for nearly three weeks and hasn’t played since suffering a concussion on Aug. 22. Is there something serious going on?
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Sonny Gray allowed five runs over five innings and the A's suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of Major League Baseball's worst team.
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The Raiders hope to have Maurice Jones-Drew available Sunday, but the concern is whether his hand can handle the rigors of his position.
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Jimmie Ward allowed three touchdowns to Brandon Marshall last Sunday but 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio isn't discouraged with the first round pick's progress.
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The Sharks open their 2014 training camp on Friday, Sept. 19. Insider Kevin Kurz provides the eight biggest questions facing the team.
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Joe Staley did not take part in most of Wednesday's practice due to a minor knee condition, while Justin Smith returned after a day of rest.
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Omri Casspi is back. The Kings announced they are bringing the NBA's first Israeli-born player back to California.
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