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Raiders Darren McFadden, Marcel Reece

Daily Madden: Raiders Need More Help Than Free Agents Can Offer

With more money to spend under the salary cap than any other team, the Raiders appeared to do little to improve on the first day of free agency Tuesday.

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Jonathan Martin. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

49ers Acquire Jonathan Martin From Dolphins

Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle who accused a Miami Dolphins teammate of bullying, was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night and will be reunited with his college coach, Jim Harbaugh.

03/11/2014

Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers runs back an interception during their game against the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Release CB Carlos Rogers, Add S Antoine Bethea, Backup QB Blaine Gabbert

The San Francisco 49ers have released cornerback Carlos Rogers after three seasons, an expected cost-cutting move as the NFL’s free agency period begins.

03/11/2014

Kicker Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks a 55-yard field goal against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half on August 16, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kicker Dawson Expected To Return For 49ers, ‘Hitner’ Appears Headed To Cleveland

Veteran kicker Phil Dawson says he’s returning to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2014 season.

03/11/2014

Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Free Agency Scramble Begins

“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball during the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on October 6, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is Michael Vick A Good Fit For The 49ers?

Michael Vick, released by the Philadelphia Eagles, may or may not find a starting quarterback position elsewhere. But some NFL analysts speculate he’ll end up as a backup QB, perhaps on a team like the 49ers.

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Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

Tommy John #25 of the New York Yankees pitches during a 1987 season game against the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Sports Medicine Pioneer Of ‘Tommy John’ Surgery Dies

Dr. Frank Jobe, whose Tommy John surgery has saved the careers of numerous athletes, died in Santa Monica Thursday at age 88.

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NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

GameDay: Is 49ers QB Kaepernick Worth A Big New Contract?

What is it with sports and contracts? Why do we always talk about a coach or player leaving when he still has time on his deal? First it was 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, now its quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

03/06/2014

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is surrounded by reporters during Super Bowl XLVII Media Availability at the New Orleans Marriott, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

49er Chris Culliver Working To Repair Reputation With LGBT Community

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl.

03/06/2014

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