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Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY SportsNiners QB Colin Kaepernick showed incredible poise against the Packers and found a rhythm with targets Anquan Boldin and Vernon Davis.

Niners, Kaepernick are now more dangerous than ever

The Green Bay Packers spent the offseason learning how to slow down…

Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY SportsNiners QB Colin Kaepernick showed incredible poise against the Packers and found a rhythm with targets Anquan Boldin and Vernon Davis.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

All the bickering has caused America's Cup to lose steam

After two years of hype and promises, the 34th America's Cup will…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

A's 2013 run almost more impressive than 2012 heroics

After 137 games, the A's are tied with the Texas Rangers for…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

49ers rookie class already showing signs of promise

A.J. Jenkins skipped town before he could earn a nickname to pack…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Give new Cal football coach Sonny Dykes time to win

Jeff Tedford is the winningest coach in the history of Cal football,…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

A “Challenge” replay system not right for baseball

It's Aug. 18, 2014. The Giants are recharged and the Los Angeles…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

David Shaw ensures Stanford believes in the process

If you hang around Stanford's Dan Elliot Practice Field long enough, you're…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Giants starters finding their groove

Matt Cain put together another solid outing on Sunday, which is a…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Plenty to monitor with 49ers in preseason

The NFL preseason is the biggest tease in pro sports. It looks…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

America's Cup events have failed to live up to the hype thus far

Does The City need the America's Cup or does the America's Cup…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

A's didn't need blockbuster move at trade deadline

I hate to quote a band my parents listen to, but it's…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Are the Giants suffering from the Curse of the Dawg?

Are the baseball gods punishing the Giants for removing their most notorious…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Giants botch golden opportunity against Diamondbacks

Twelve days can seem like an eternity, especially in a game without…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

All the pieces in place for a strong second half from A's

The best story of the 2012 season is spilling over into 2013…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Lincecum's no-hitter gives Giants new hope

Tim Lincecum says he doesn't want to be traded and he bought…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Sinking Giants should turn focus to future

The champs are on the ropes, they're taking a flurry of shots…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

A's Balfour, Donaldson worthy of All-Star nods

Apparently, winning games isn't enough to earn invitations to baseball's Mid-Summer Classic.…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Warriors should steer clear of Dwight Howard

Just say no to Dwight Howard. The D12 soap opera is playing…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
AP Photo/David ZalubowskiSan Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before facing the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Monday

Rotation gives Giants a glimmer of hope

A horrendous month of June ended with a sliver of hope for…

AP Photo/David ZalubowskiSan Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before facing the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Monday
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

No picks, but still offseason work to be done for Warriors

This is usually the day Warriors fans circle on their calendars. The…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.