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Sports Bad behavior on social media can cost sports recruits Bad behavior on social media can cost sports recruits
As college programs increasingly use Twitter, Instagram and other social media accounts to evaluate a player's character, one wrong comment can cost a scholarship offer.
Sports San Francisco's Candlestick Park hosts final event San Francisco's Candlestick Park hosts final event (Photo Gallery)
Candlestick Park, San Francisco's cold and windy workhorse stadium, is closing after more than a half-century of hosting sports, concerts and other events. Over the years, the park was home field for the Giants and 49ers and the site of some of their greatest triumphs.
Sports Emmert says NCAA will appeal O'Bannon ruling
Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.
Sports Comeback attempt thwarted as Seahawks drop opener Comeback attempt thwarted as Seahawks drop opener (Photo Gallery)
The Super Bowl teams slogged through a preseason opener delayed by lightning and a flurry of flags Thursday night before linebacker Steven Jackson's end zone interception of Terrelle Pryor's pass sealed the Denver Broncos' 21-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks.