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Junipero Serra H.S. Football Team Banned 2 Years From Playoffs For Not Playing Consolation Game

A decision to not play in a consolation football game has landed one of the Bay Area’s top high schools some stiff penalties.

01/23/2015

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws a touchdown pass to  Rob Gronkowski #87 (not pictured) in the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Report Claims 11 Of 12 Patriots Footballs Were Under-Inflated

The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.

01/20/2015

Wide receiver Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after defeating the Oregon Ducks 42 to 20 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.    (Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Ohio State Played Old Fashioned Football To Win Title

John Madden says Ohio State Beat Oregon on Monday with a strong running game and domination on the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.

01/13/2015

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a catch over Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Initially ruled a catch, the call was reversed upon review. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Commentary: Instant Replay Is Ruining Pro Sports

Go ahead, tell me I’m wrong. Tell me how important it is to “get the call right.”

01/12/2015

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49ers Still With Plenty To Play In 2014, Playoffs And Division Still Undecided

The 49ers season is still not over. They can still make the playoffs, and even if unable to do that still need to show the rest of the NFC West where they stand. The team needs to forget about the past two weeks and focus on a strong finish as things could still fall their way before it’s all said and done.

12/10/2014

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49ers Squeak By Redskins For 17-13 Win In Santa Clara

Carlos Hyde ran for a go-ahead 4-yard touchdown with 2:59 remaining, and the San Francisco 49ers barely squeaked by the lowly Washington Redskins with a 17-13 win Sunday that kept them in the thick of the playoff chase.

11/23/2014

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No Need For 49ers To Panic

There is no reason for the 49ers to panic despite their 4-4 record. There is a big difference between 5-4 and 4-5 so a win this week should silence the panic talks. A loss though will certainly warrant a raise in concern.

11/05/2014

Juan Perez #2 of the San Francisco Giants hits a 10th inning single against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2014 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Take 10 Innings To Top Cardinals 5-4 In Game 3 Of NLCS

The San Francisco Giants have a 2-1 lead in the NLCS after a wild throw to first base led the winning run to score in the 10th inning at AT&T Park Tuesday.

10/14/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 7: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates after hitting a two-run walk-off home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium on July 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Pirates 2-0 with a walk-off home run.

5 St. Louis Cardinals You Can’t Help But Detest

In the National League, the Cardinals and Giants have been dominating postseason play in recent years, and that means fans are having a hard time choosing who to root against more. Fortunately for Giants fans, the decision is easy, not just because the Cardinals are the latest opponents, but because these teams have postseason tensions dating back to Jeffery Leonard calling St. Louis a cow town.

10/14/2014

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While Watching Giants V. Cardinals, Don’t Forget To Hate Matt Holliday

It may have been a few years and a World Series championship in the past but the ire for Cardinals Matt Holliday is still fresh.

10/10/2014

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