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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Papelbon grabbed his crotch as he walked to the dugout and was ejected by crew chief Joe West.
6 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
St. Louis Rams Vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Live Stream Online Coverage Watch NFL Football Week 2 live streaming coverage online, live scores, broadcasting TV Channels , Apps , game time, replay, injuries, weather and more updates. Tampa Bay coach Lovie Smith aims for his first win at his new stop at the expense of one of his former teams when the Buccaneers host the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
10 hrs ago | 49ers Gab
The San Francisco 49ers 2014 regular season began under a cloud of negativity. Various off field problems weighed heavily on the organizations shoulders.
14 hrs ago | Recordpub.com
Brady will see an old friend, former backup Matt Cassel, on the other side, starting for the Vikings.
After their impressive season-opening victory over the Packers, the Seahawks go on the road for the first time in the 2014 season when they meet the Chargers in San Diego on Sunday. A look at the Seahawks' Week 2 game against the Chargers in San Diego, including five matchups that could impact the outcome: Records: Seahawks 1-0, and tied for first in the NFC West after their season-opening 36-16 victory over the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field; Chargers 0-1, and tied for last in the AFC West after their 18-17 loss to the Cardinals in Arizona on Monday night.
Repeated success in multiple fantasy leagues and skipping the "Ask Madden" option to virtual excellence often leads one to believe that they know more about x's and o's than the coaches themselves. Sometimes I'm guilty in this regard, but video games and couch-analysis aside, I usually come to the rational conclusion that coaches are professionals for a reason.
Getting to see the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders play in person can be an experience in itself. The 49ers have moved into new digs, Levi's Stadium, in Santa Clara.
After watching both teams open up their seasons on Monday Night Football, there was probably little question who is the more talented NFL time at this juncture, but unfortunately for the Cardinals they do not play the game on paper. The Cardinals are the better team as even Las Vegas would agree, having the Cardinals as a 2.5-point favorite heading into Sunday's showdown.
As the Seahawks get set to play their first real game in San Diego since 2002 - the year they returned to the NFC West after 25 years in the AFC West with the Chargers - it's almost like homecoming weekend for Russell Wilson , too. Seattle's third-year quarterback is heading back to the place where his dad flirted with an NFL career, and he also will be facing the quarterback who set the standard at North Carolina State a few years before Wilson shot to stardom there.
In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis.
Plenty has been made of the fact that Russell Wilson is undefeated against the best quarterbacks in the league over his first two-plus seasons: Aaron Rodgers , Drew Brees , Peyton Manning , Tom Brady. The Hawks, who beat Brees, Colin Kaepernick and Manning last postseason as they claimed the first Super Bowl title in franchise history, face a trio of the best QBs to start this season as well: Rodgers, Philip Rivers and Manning.
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman watches as players warm up before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Chicago.
Uffsides: Week 2 NFL picks and predictions - SBNation.com Matt Ufford and the crew preview and pick favorites for Steelers-Ravens, Patriots-Vikings, Falcons-Bengals, Bears-49ers, and Eagles-Colts. Also, someone wears a wig, and we stumble upon a Super... 49ers 101: The smash concept - Niners Nation We begin our series on the 49ers' most commonly used offensive concepts by looking at their preferred way to pick-up big chunks of yards in the passing game.
Creating the kind of home-field advantage the Seahawks enjoy is not as easy as replicating the design of CenturyLink Field. As he set about designing a new stadium for the Seattle Seahawks , architect Paul Griesemer juggled a series of requests and realities.
James asked for his release earlier this week, in part because James was beaten out for punt-return duties by fourth-round rookie Bruce Ellington. Well, if practices this week in San Francisco are any indication, the 49ers may have much more in mind for Ellington than just punt returns.
After hosting four smaller events in the last six weeks, the sold-out $1.3 billion Santa Clara stadium -- recently named the costliest in the NFL to attend -- makes its regular season debut on national TV for a prime-time game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday evening. The average advertised price across the Web was $309 on Thursday, up 18 percent from the average game last year at Candlestick Park, according to aggregator TiqIq.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:16 pm
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