1. San Jose Sharks Get Their "Bell" Rung Against Montreal Canadiens

    The San Jose Sharks have not won in Montreal, Quebec in eight years: since December of 2002. Whether at the old Montreal Forum or the new Bell Center, the Sharks have never found much success in French Canada...

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  2. Dany Heatley's Return To Ottawa Becomes a Night of Firsts for San Jose Sharks

    To say the San Jose Sharks were exploring uncharted waters Thursday night in Ottawa would be putting it lightly...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: From Playoff Prospects to Gore's Injury, MNF Top Thoughts

    After the conclusion of play in Week 12, the San Francisco 49ers are... 4-7 on the season. In the bottom half of the league in nearly every important statistical category...

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  4. San Jose Sharks: Gritty Road Win in Edmonton a Sign of Progress?

    Ever since assuming the coaching reins from Ron Wilson, San Jose Sharks' head coach Todd McLellan has preached reliance and commitment to "the process" (long "o" for our Canadian friends) when discussing his vision for the team...

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  5. San Jose Sharks: Why Antti Niemi's Next Start Could Be Make or Break

    The San Jose Sharks faced a critical test in the young 2010-2011 season Wednesday night, and to the joy—and perhaps shock—of many fans, they passed with great aplomb...

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  6. The Ballad of Jed York: A Developing Story

    To the tune of the Beverly Hillbillies Theme Come and listen to a story ‘bout a man named Jed, A young college grad who tried to run the Gold and Red, Had big dreams, like his Uncle Eddie, But his team was far from problem-free...

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  7. San Jose Sharks Subplots Abound in 'Bout With Old 'Chums' From Chicago

    Despite how much coaches and players may try to downplay it, it is always important when you play a defending World Champion in any sport. Wednesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks will certainly fit that bill for the San Jose Sharks...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers: Another Historic Streak Gone Too Soon in Sunday's Shutout

    When I think back on the darkest days I have ever seen in my lifetime of loving the San Francisco 49ers , two seasons spring instantly to mind: 1999 and 2004...

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  9. San Jose Sharks Continue Roller Coaster Start, Logan Couture Builds ROY Resumé

    Just when you thought it was safe to start wearing teal again... Following a resounding and convincing victory over the Pacific Division leading Los Angeles Kings on Monday night, ...

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  10. San Francisco 49ers: How Can They Keep It Rolling Under Troy Smith?

    After starting the season 0-5, the prospects for the San Francisco 49ers finally ending their seven-year playoff drought looked pretty dim...

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  11. San Jose Sharks Bury Division-Leading Kings: Is This a Turning Point for 2010?

    The San Jose Sharks faced a critical barometer of their mettle Monday night when they played host to the division-leading Los Angeles Kings...

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  12. Troy Smith: Has San Francisco Truly Seen the End of the Alex Smith Era?

    The San Francisco 49ers made a bold move three weeks ago by announcing in the week leading up to their game in London against the Denver Broncos that former third-string quarterback Troy Smith would start...

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  13. San Francisco 49ers: Will They Fire Up or Flame Out in the Second Half of 2010?

    The San Francisco 49ers find themselves in all-too-familiar territory. Half way through the 2010 season, which was touted as make or break for the team as we know it, the 49ers are 2-6 and last in the fledgling NFC West...

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  14. San Jose Sharks: Definitely New, but not Necessarily Improved

    The San Jose Sharks have long struggled to shake the stigma of being a regular-season dynamo that crumbles when the postseason rolls around...

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  15. Jerry Rice and Joe Montana: Where Would They Be Without Each Other?

    Jerry Rice and Joe Montana were recently named No. 1 and No. 4 respectively on the NFL Network's list of the Top 100 Greatest Players in NFL History...

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  16. San Jose Sharks Fans Holding Their Breath Over Backup Goalie

    The San Jose Sharks have rebounded from a weak start to the 2010-2011 season. With strong scoring, a punishing power play, improved defense and reliable goaltending, they have climbed back into the mix of the Pacific Division...

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  17. Stay of Execution: Did Mike Singletary Save His Job With Win in London?

    Make no mistake about it: If the San Francisco 49ers are yet to pull their 2010 season from the brink of catastrophe and make a run toward the playoffs, they have a very long way to go...

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  18. San Jose Sharks: What Did We Really Learn in the Win Over New Jersey?

    The San Jose Sharks responded to a tough loss to the Calgary Flames by returning home and dominating Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils 5-2 Wednesday night...

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  19. Troy Smith: Can He Break the Heisman Jinx and Salvage the 49ers' Season?

    Matt Leinart, Jason White, Carson Palmer, Eric Crouch, and Chris Weinke. Before Troy Smith won the Heisman Trophy in 2006, those were the last five college quarterbacks to win the award...

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  20. San Francisco 49ers Redefining Success: What Can The Niners Accomplish in 2010?

    Much has recently been made of what the San Francisco 49ers—at 1-6 this season—can now no longer hope to accomplish. They cannot make the playoffs. They cannot improve on last year's record...

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  21. Niemi's Poor Play Could Force San Jose Sharks To 'Antti' Up Sooner Than Expected

    In the poker game that is the 2010-2011 NHL season, the San Jose Sharks find themselves as the short stack at the Pacific Division table...

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  22. Alex Smith Injury Leaves 49er Fans Asking "Dude, Where's My Carr?"

    Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco sports fans saw two huge wishes come true this weekend. First, the San Francisco Giants advanced to the World Series...

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  23. Niemi's Signing with San Jose Sharks Proving Antti-Climactic?

    It seemed like the perfect move to many. Following a sweep in the 2010 Western Conference Finals at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks, the San Jose Sharks set about dealing ...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers: Could a Radical Offensive Change Spark a Win Streak?

    If ever the San Francisco 49ers needed a win, it was Week 6 of the 2010 season at home against the Oakland Raiders ...

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  25. San Jose Sharks: Much to Discuss after Home-Opening Loss

    Saturday was a busy day for the San Jose Sharks, one which included a contract extension for their new team captain, the debut of the 2010-2011 team on home ice and the revelation of two new banners in the rafters at HP Pavilion...

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