Cornerback Eric Wright has failed his physical with the San Francisco 49ers and will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coach Jim Harbaugh declined to say specifically what portion of the physical Wright failed.
Multiple reports link the Oakland Raiders and GM Reggie McKenzie to trade-down possibilities. It’s no surprise they’re speeding down that avenue. McKenzie’s rebuilding effort will occur on a steep incline with no second-round pick as payment for now-former QB Carson Palmer.
The Oakland Athletics have bought outfielder Casper Wells from the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Cardinals gave up a conditional 2014 draft pick and swapped one of their sixth-round picks this year for Oakland’s seventh-round selection.
The Pittsburgh Penguins continued to bolster their roster for a Stanley Cup run, acquiring San Jose defenseman Doug Murray on Tuesday for a pair of second-round picks.
The Milwaukee Brewers acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Darren Byrd on Wednesday.
The San Francisco 49ers made their trade of quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs official on Tuesday, nearly two weeks after the two sides agreed to it. Officials also confirmed Monday’s reported deal to add receiver Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens.
On Monday, the Ravens pulled off a stunner of a deal when they traded wideout Anquan Boldin to the 49ers for a sixth-round pick.
The San Francisco 49ers have obtained Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin in a trade, according to the Baltimore Sun and ESPN.
A conservation group claims that Google has something in common with illicit ivory traders in China and Thailand: It says the Internet search giant is helping to fuel a dramatic surge in ivory demand.