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Chargers WR Floyd suffers strained knee

SAN DIEGO – Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd strained his right knee in a collision with cornerback Shareece Wright during practice on Monday. The team confirmed the injury on Monday night, but didn’t release any other details. It’s believed the injury isn’t as serious as the one that sidelined the team’s other starter, Danario Alexander,...
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Stanford to lean on QB Kevin Hogan more this year

STANFORD, Calif. — Kevin Hogan leaned back on the fence that surrounds the Stanford practice field late Monday afternoon, cracked a smile and laughed at the difference between how he feels now versus a year ago. ”I’m more comfortable,” he said. Entering his first full year as the starting quarterback, Hogan sure looks that...
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A’s win on getaway day in Toronto

TORONTO – Alberto Callaspo is quickly turning into quite the deadline acquisition for the Oakland Athletics. Callaspo hit a tiebreaking two-run double in Oakland’s four-run ninth inning, leading the Athletics to a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday. Callaspo, who was acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels on July...
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Oakland Raiders

Fantasy Team Preview: Raiders

Overall outlook: Heading into 2013, only three teams do not have a returning quarterback, running back, or wide receiver that finished 2012 ranked inside the top 25 in yards at their position: Jaguars, Jets, and Raiders. This is depressing news for Raider nation. Carson Palmer ended last year ranked 10th among QBs in passing...
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Corvallis defeats Klamath Falls to close out Gems season

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems finished out the 2013 season with a series-ending 12-3 loss to the Corvallis Knights on Sunday afternoon at Kiger Stadium. With the loss, the Gems finish with a 25-28 record, one win short of the franchise’s best record, which was set in 2012. Klamath Falls lost...
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San Diego Chargers

Chargers LB Te’o sprains foot

SAN DIEGO – Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te’o will sit out this week with a sprained right foot and miss San Diego’s game at Chicago on Thursday. Te’o wore a walking boot while watching Saturday morning’s practice. “Manti has a foot sprain and he will be out this week and I will give you any...
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Stanford starting training camp later than most

STANFORD, Calif. – David Shaw has been telling his players for months to put last season’s Rose Bowl victory behind them and go for greater success next time they take the field. That time has finally arrived. Stanford’s prolonged offseason will officially end Monday, when the defending Pac-12 Conference champions begin preseason practice. The Cardinal...
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Oakland Raiders

Raiders rookie Sio Moore impresses early

NAPA, Calif. – At 6-foot-1, 240 pounds, Oakland rookie linebacker Sio Moore is far from an ideal matchup to put his hand down and rush against a 300-plus pound NFL offensive tackle. Moore is not one to back away from any challenge and relishes the role the Raiders are using him in for certain passing...
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49ers still searching for receiving options

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – A bumpy preseason opener didn’t provide many answers for the San Francisco 49ers regarding their muddled situation at wide receiver. Except for maybe one. In limited playing time, newcomer Austin Collie appeared healthy and effective while emerging as a veteran who could step up and climb up an uncertain depth chart...
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49ers sign CB Wright after all

SAN FRANCISCO – Jim Harbaugh still believes in Eric Wright. And Wright has joined the San Francisco 49ers after all. The free agent defensive back signed a one-year contract Thursday and was placed on the non-football injury/illness list while he handles a personal matter, the 49ers said. San Francisco released cornerback Lowell Rose to clear...
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