1. Alex Smith: Why He Has It Tougher Than Any Other San Francisco 49ers QB

    They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. Such has certainly long been the case with respect to the quarterback situation for the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  2. Thomas Greiss of San Jose Sharks Clears Waivers, No Defensive Trade Seems Imminent

    The San Jose Sharks opened the regular season this past weekend with two games at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: Time to Play Like There's Nothing Left to Lose

    Halloween is right around the corner, and the San Francisco 49ers have been getting into the spirit for more than a month. No, that is not some joking reference to the horror that has beset 49er fans week in and week out so far in the 2010 season...

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  4. San Francisco 49ers Using Brian Westbrook To Replace Michael Robinson

    When second-year running back Glen Coffee shockingly announced his retirement from the San Francisco 49ers and the NFL in August, former special teams captain Michael Robinson ...

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  5. San Jose Sharks: From Captains to Rookie Surprises, Final Roster Taking Shape

    The San Jose Sharks announced on Thursday how they plan to replace retired Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake in the captain’s role. The final decisions should come as little surprise to most...

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  6. Oh and Four-Lorn: 49ers Week 4 Loss To the Falcons Their Toughest Ever?

    Nothing went right for the San Francisco 49ers this past week. Last Sunday, they had their worst effort on the young season looking absolutely pathetic in every facet of the ...

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  7. Michael Lewis Saga Is a Perfect Example of Bay Area Media Hyperbole

    The San Francisco 49ers 2010 season took another interesting turn over the last couple of days, when news broke that disgruntled starting free safety Michael Lewis had left the team, would not return, and was requesting his release...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers: Mike Johnson Set to Try on Jimmy Raye's Dress

    New San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike Johnson's first press conference is in the books. How did he do? It is somewhat difficult to say...

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  9. San Jose Sharks: Big Questions Remain After Exhibition Games

    The next week should be very interesting for the San Jose Sharks . Aside from the fact that they are set to wrap up a stretch of five games in four different countries and across ...

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  10. Curse of the Golden Bears: How To Fix San Francisco 49ers in Five Easy Steps

    The San Francisco 49ers have not made the postseason since 2002 and since then have been mired in a continuous downward spiral of horrid quarterbacks, draft day blunders, and idiotic coaching hires...

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  11. Raye of Hope? Firing Jimmy Raye a Best Case Scenario for San Francisco 49ers

    So much for continuity at offensive coordinator! On Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers suffered their second defeat of embarrassing proportions in the course of an 0-3 start to the 2010 season...

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  12. San Jose Sharks Start Preseason 1-3, Reassign 11 Players

    The San Jose Sharks are 1-3 on the 2010 preseason, but unless you are among the most ardent of Sharks fans, or happen to live in Canada where hockey is taken seriously, you would never know it...

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  13. San Francisco 49ers Poised for Another Long Season?

    Just when you thought it was safe to jump back on the San Francisco 49ers bandwagon, the red and gold travel to Kansas City and lay another egg, losing to the Chiefs 31-10...

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  14. High Treason: San Francisco 49er Legends Fraternizing with the Enemy

    What do Jerry Rice and Ronnie Lott have in common? Both are Hall of Fame players and NFL legends. Both were drafted by legendary Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh...

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  15. San Francisco 49ers: What Did the Faithful Really Learn on Monday Night?

    The San Francisco 49ers definitely showed their fans and the NFL something in their Monday Night loss to the New Orleans Saints...

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  16. Call Me AL: Andreas Lilja to Join the San Jose Sharks As Training Camp Tryout

    For some time now there has been growing concern over the state of the San Jose Sharks blue line as the twentieth year of Sharks hockey draws ever closer...

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  17. San Francisco 49ers: Why Cries To Fire Mike Singletary Are Out of Line

    In the wake of the San Francisco 49ers' embarrassing gaffe in the season opener against the Seattle Seahawks, two all-too-common cries have reemerged in earnest among Bay Area media and residents (and purported 49er "fans")...

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  18. Anthony Dixon: Switching To No. 24 a Good Idea for the San Francisco 49ers RB?

    Little more can be said about the San Francisco 49ers' Week One drubbing at the hands of the division rival Seattle Seahawks...

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  19. False Start: Lack of Emotional Control Buries San Francisco 49ers in Opener

    The season opener could not have gone much worse for the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon in the Emerald City of Seattle...

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  20. Vernon Davis: Record-Setting Deal Shows 49ers Commitment To Winning With Class

    Just 24 hours before the San Francisco 49ers kick off what they hope will be a very special season, they made another very substantial investment in their future...

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  21. Gaudy in Goal: What If the San Jose Sharks Keep Both Niemi and Niittymaki?

    Just over one week has passed since the somewhat surprising news broke that the San Jose Sharks had signed former Chicago Blackhawk goaltender Antti Niemi to a one-year, $2 million deal...

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  22. San Francisco 49ers' Alex Smith: Newfound Captaincy Indicator He Has Arrived?

    Two years ago, San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis was “asked” by his head coach (then interim) Mike Singletary to leave the field in the fourth quarter of a home game against the Seattle Seahawks...

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  23. Troy Smith: San Francisco 49ers Stockpiling Former Buckeye Stars

    As late as a day ago, many in the San Francisco 49ers community considered second-year Ball State alumnus Nate Davis to be the future of the team at the quarterback position...

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  24. 2010 San Francisco 49ers: Less Is More; How Fantasy Busts Could Be a Real Boom

    San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary says that the 2010 roster is the most talented group of 53 players that he has seen in his six years with the 49ers...

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  25. NFL Cuts: The Very Best 53 Men for San Francisco 49ers in 2010

    Throughout the offseason, the brass of the San Francisco 49ers have preached their approach of using the offseason to improve the roster. Everyone would earn his position and nothing would be taken for granted...

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