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49ers WR Crabtree tears Achilles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – San Francisco 49ers leading wide receiver Michael Crabtree has had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon. Crabtree was operated on Wednesday, one day after suffering the injury during an organized team activity. Coach Jim Harbaugh would not speculate when Crabtree might return to play, but the injury is not...
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Oakland Raiders

Woodson overwhelmed by Raiders fans

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Charles Woodson had gotten word that Oakland fans had mobilized through social media to hold a rally at his free-agent visit to the Raiders. Even Woodson was blown away by the reception that included more than a hundred fans decked out in Raiders gear and costumes waiting at the team facility for...
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Dodgers beat Brewers; Ethier benched

MILWAUKEE – Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical of his slumping team. For at least one day, everything was all right with the embattled Dodgers. Carl Crawford and Scott Van Slyke drove in two runs each and Ramon Hernandez hit his first home run in the Dodgers’ 9-2 win over the Milwaukee...
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San Francisco Giants

Nats’ Harper makes game-saving catch

SAN FRANCISCO – This time, Bryce Harper made the catch. And yeah, it was a relief. Harper made a game-saving grab in right field and had a couple of big hits at the plate to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in 10 innings on Wednesday. San Francisco had runners on...
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Angels

Wilson superb as Angels defeat Seattle

ANAHEIM, Calif. – C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels celebrated Arte Moreno’s 10 years as owner by cruising to another easy victory over the slumping Seattle Mariners. Wilson struck out 10 in eight innings, Josh Hamilton had a two-run single and the Angels beat the Mariners 7-1 on Wednesday for their season-high fourth straight...
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Are M’s headed for a breakthrough?

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Catcher Kelly Shoppach said that a number of Mariners were talking on Tuesday, saying that if they had won their four-game series in Cleveland instead of getting swept, they would have been the talk of baseball, not the Indians. Wishful thinking? Perhaps. But the Mariners arrived in Cleveland as winners of five...
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Bonanza softball resurgence culminates in postseason bid

After missing the state playoffs the last seven years, the Bonanza Antlers softball team not only made the field this season, but are a host team. Bonanza finished the conference season 10-0 and welcomes in Regis in the opening round of the OSAA 2A/1A Softball State Championships at Bonanza High School today.  Link: Follow...
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Oakland Raiders

Woodson heading back to Oakland

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Charles Woodson, FOXSports.com has learned. Woodson, who spent his first eight seasons in Oakland, agreed to a seven-year deal with the Green Bay Packers in 2006. In February, the cornerback was released. Since then, Woodson has visited with a handful of teams including...
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49ers thrilled to have Super Bowl come to town

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Only a Colin Kaepernick deep ball away from the San Francisco 49ers’ practice field, Levi’s Stadium is taking shape in a hurry. The constant noise around team headquarters is a combination of cranes, hammering and coaches’ whistles. San Francisco’s players got back to formal offseason work with organized team activities Tuesday...
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Seattle waives backup QB Josh Portis

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have waived backup quarterback Josh Portis a day after news surfaced of his arrest for driving under the influence earlier this month. The Seahawks announced the decision to cut Portis Tuesday morning. Portis was on the field and an active participant during the Seahawks’ first OTA workout Monday.
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