Daily Madden: Harbaugh’s Confidence Booster

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Alex Smith has had two good practices this week and his distanced himself from Colin Kaepernick in the competition for starting quarterback.


Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Smith ‘Absolutely’ Expects To Be 49ers Starting Quarterback

Smith also said Thursday that his perceived feud with Michael Crabtree was “blown out of proportion” and that he called the wide receiver to apologize and clear the air. He said their relationship is fine and they’re working to find a rhythm on the field that has never developed.

CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011

Ryan Vogelsong

Solid Vogelsong Leads Giants Over Pittsburgh, 5-2

Ryan Vogelsong won while making his first start in almost seven years, pitching effectively into the sixth inning against his former team and leading the San Francisco Giants over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–04/28/2011

Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants

Giants Hand Ball To Cain For Game Two Of World Series

Their ability to win on the road in the postseason has the Texas Rangers in the World Series for the first time. Trying to continue that success in San Francisco might remain a struggle.

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010