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TMZ report: Raiders LB Aldon Smith in rehab

TMZ report: Raiders LB Aldon Smith in rehab

NAPA _ Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has checked into a treatment center, the Web site TMZ reported Friday. Smith, currently under suspension under the NFL program for substances of abuse, was to miss a minimum of nine games and would… Continue Reading → The post TMZ report: Raiders LB Aldon Smith in rehab appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.

Report: Raiders’ Aldon Smith enters treatment center

Nearly a year after he was released by the 49ers following his latest arrest, Raiders outside linebacker Aldon Smith has entered a treatment center, TMZ reported. Smith, who was arrested four times and charged with another crime during his four-year tenure with the 49ers, missed nine games in 2013 to undergo treatment at an inpatient facility following a DUI arrest in which after he smashed his car into a tree in San Jose. The 49ers released him in August after he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run, driving under the influence and vandalism.
Oakland Tribune 2 hours ago

Harrison Barnes meets soccer stars from FC Bayern

Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins connected with Xabi Alonso and others while USA, Bayern are in Chicago.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

49ers camp preview: Chip Kelly era begins; Kaepernick vs. Gabbert begins anew

With Chip Kelly's first training camp started, who will win the QB competition: Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert?
San Jose Mercury News 7 hours ago
Former Warriors forward David Lee reportedly signs with Spurs

Former Warriors forward David Lee reportedly signs with Spurs

Lee allegedly wanted to return to Golden State but he agreed Thursday on a deal with San Antonio.

A busy day everywhere but at the plate

There's not much to add to the several thousand words already posted on the acquisition of Eduardo Nunez, the return of Joe Panik, the anticipation of Hunter Pence's return, Josh Osich going on the D.L., the elevation of Matt Reynolds,… Continue Reading → The post A busy day everywhere but at the plate appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Giants lose again in Joe Panik’s return

Giants lose again in Joe Panik’s return Joe Panik returned to the lineup Thursday night but couldn’t pull the Giants out of their funk. Hardly putting up a fight in a 4-2 loss to the Nationals, the Giants collected five hits, went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and provided little entertainment until the ninth inning. Brandon Belt hit a one-out single to open the ninth-inning rally, and Mac Williamson’s walk chased Jonathan Papelbon. Lefty Oliver Perez walked pinch-hitter Trevor Brown to load the bases, and Belt scored on Gregor Blanco’s grounder to third. Anthony...
San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Giants lose again on active day of roster shuffling

With a roster that’s changing by the day, the Giants will welcome All-Star infielder Eduardo Nuñez on Friday, a day after he was acquired in a trade from the Twins. The Giants are 2-10 since the All-Star break, their lead over the second-place Dodgers dropping to two games, the tiniest it has been since May 17. Evans vows to continue working around the clock to find a late-game reliever, still confident the Giants, who sent Adalberto Mejia (7-3, 2.81 ERA with Double-A Richmond and Triple-A Sacramento) to the Twins for Nuñez, have plenty of prospects to make it happen. Thursday’s news...
San Jose Mercury News 13 hours ago

Giants fall to Nationals

Giants lineup may be close to getting back to full strength as Panik returns and Pence is close.
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

Roark and Turner lead the way as Nats hold on to top Giants

Postgame analysis of the Nats 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night at AT&T Park.How it happened: This Trea Turner and Bryce Harper
San Jose Mercury News 15 hours ago

Bay Area soccer fans don't hold back passion

Arsenal players impressed with the enthusiasm at Avaya Stadium
San Jose Mercury News 15 hours ago

MLS no longer playing the role of pushover

The league is getting more respect from European players
San Francisco Chronicle 16 hours ago

Giants acquire infielder Eduardo Nunez from Twins

Giants acquire infielder Eduardo Nunez from Twins The Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Twins on Thursday night to improve the team’s infield depth. Pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia was sent to Minnesota. For further infield depth, the Giants expect to activate Ehire Adrianza, who’s overcoming a broken foot, from the disabled list for their series in Philadelphia starting Tuesday. Evans still is seeking a reliever and said even with the absence of Mejia, the Giants still have the prospects to fetch bullpen help.

Giants acquire speedy infielder Eduardo Nunez from Twins for Adalberto Mejia

      The Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins Thursday in exchange for minor league pitcher Adalberto Mejia.       Nunez, 29, is hitting .296 with 12 home runs, 49 runs scored, 47 RBIs… Continue Reading → The post Giants acquire speedy infielder Eduardo Nunez from Twins for Adalberto Mejia appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News 16 hours ago

Giants acquire Twins' All-Star Eduardo Nunez

Nunez, 29, was hitting .300, with 12 home runs and 47 RBIs. The Giants traded minor league pitcher Adalberto Mejia.

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