The 49ers’ sturdy defense relies on a basic principle: Do not allow the big play. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio generally prefers pressure on the quarterback to come from a four-man pass rush, rather than leave the team vulnerable in coverage with exotic blitz packages...
Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds as the Grizzlies defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 109-99 on Tuesday night.
Alan Gordon scored in the 95th minute secured a 1-1 draw for San Jose in the opening match of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal against Toluca.
Five different Sharks, led by two goals from Joe Pavelski, scored in the Sharks 6-2 win over the Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Although he only played tackle in Miami, Jonathan Martin's clearest path to eventually earning a starting role with the 49ers could be at guard.
Jordan Crawford led all scorers with 19 points and the Warriors' bench contributed a season-high 59 points in a 108-85 win over Dallas.
The Raiders signed left tackle Rodger Saffold Tuesday afternoon, and added right tackle Austin Howard on Tuesday evening.
A league source provided CSNBayArea.com the breakdown of Roger Saffold’s blockbuster deal with the Raiders. It also is known what his position will be with Oakland.
Free agent Austin Howard, who started all 32 games for the Jets the last two seasons, will reportedly visit the Raiders in search of a deal.