Month: July 2014

Vernon Davis Reports to 49ers’ Training Camp

Dec 15, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) pumps his fist prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 15, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) pumps his fist prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

According to San Francisco 49ers safety C.J. Spillman’s Instagram account, Vernon Davis has ended his holdout and reported to 49ers’ training camp today.

Davis was greeted by several teammates, including nose tackle Glenn Dorsey, wide receiver Kassim Osgood, and defensive lineman Lawrence Okoyoe, today at the 49ers’ practice facility in Santa Clara.

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Trade Rumors: San Francisco Giants Targeting Jake Peavy?

May 18, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy (44) pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

May 18, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy (44) pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

The MLB trade deadline is quickly approaching, and the San Francisco Giants have been linked to several starting pitchers around the league. Without much cap flexibility and without many intriguing prospects, the Giants are somewhat strapped and might have a difficult time acquiring a big-name pitcher such as Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price, New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon, or Philadelphia Philles pitcher Cliff Lee.

However, the idea of the Giants trying to acquire Boston Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy has started to float around in trade rumors. A trade for Peavy would probably make more sense for the Giants than trying to trade for another starting pitcher for several reasons.

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Golden State Warriors: Nemanja Nedovic, Aaron Craft, or Seth Curry?

Jerome Miron, Brian Spurlock, Kyle Terada / USA TODAY Sports

Jerome Miron, Brian Spurlock, Kyle Terada / USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors have a decision to make. Not a big, franchise-changing decision, but there’s still a decision to be made. The Warriors will soon have to address the situation involving who their third point guard will be this upcoming season.

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San Francisco Giants: 3 Players Who Need to Step Up

Jul 11, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants congratulate each other after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants had an odd first half of the season. They experienced being the best team in baseball, and they also experienced a brutally tough downfall. We’ve seen the best of the Giants and how effective and dominating they can be, but we’ve also seen their weaknesses greatly exposed.

The Giants finished the first half of the season with a 52-43 record, and they are currently one game behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West. The Giants have a disappointing 28-25 record at home, but they have a pretty solid 24-18 road record.

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Golden State Warriors: Why Brandon Rush Is the Perfect Addition

Jan 10, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz shooting guard Brandon Rush (25) controls the ball during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at EnergySolutions Arena. The Cavaliers won 113-102. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 10, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz shooting guard Brandon Rush (25) controls the ball during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at EnergySolutions Arena. The Cavaliers won 113-102. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors made a low risk, high reward move today. They’re bringing back former fan favorite Brandon Rush on a two-year deal, and although this sounds like a pretty low-profile move, Rush could have a serious impact on this Warriors team.

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Golden State Warriors: Should Justin Holiday Make the Roster?

Apr. 9, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Justin Holiday (14) reacts on the court against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at Barclays Center. Nets won 104-83. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

Apr. 9, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Justin Holiday (14) reacts on the court against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at Barclays Center. Nets won 104-83. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

In the summer, Las Vegas is the land of opportunity for basketball players who are looking for a spot on an NBA roster or looking for more experience. Dreams can come true in the NBA Summer League.

The Golden State Warriors didn’t have a draft pick this year and there might not be any standout names on their Summer League roster, but one of those fairly unknown players is making a serious push for a spot on the Warriors’ roster for the 2014-2015 season. That player is Justin Holiday.

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