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Aaron is an author, journalist and blogger originally from Connecticut who now lives on the West Coast. He is the managing editor of the college football website, founder of and has also had work published for Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated and Slam Magazine. He published his first book, "The Unlikeliest Champion" in December 2011.

Two Warriors will play in Rising Stars Challenge

Two Golden State Warriors players will participate in Friday night's NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes will both play for Team Shaq.

Running backs key in this year's Rose Bowl

When Wisconsin and Stanford hit the field for this year's Rose Bowl, they'll bring very similar offensive approaches. Each team likes to run the ball often, with both averaging over 170 yards per game rushing this year.

Sanders Jr. mimics Montee Ball at Badgers practice

In the lead-up to this year's Rose Bowl, Stanford Barry Sanders Jr. has mimicked Wisconsin running back Montee Ball in practice. The two teams will play in the Rose Bowl on Tuesday afternoon.

Could Alex Smith end up in Arizona?

If the San Francisco 49ers release Alex Smith this off-season, look for NFC West rival Arizona to make a push to try and sign him. Smith recently lost his starting job to second-year player Colin Kaepernick.

49ers' DeMarcus Dobbs won't need surgery on knee

The San Francisco 49ers learned on Tuesday that tight end DeMarcus Dobbs won't need surgery on his injured right knee. Dobbs suffered the injury December 9 against Miami.

A's Melvin named AL Manager of the Year

On Tuesday, the Oakland A's Bob Melvin was named the AL Manager of the Year. He won the award by edging out Baltimore's Buck Showalter.

Giants' Bochy finishes third for award

It was announced on Tuesday that Giants manager Bruce Bochy finished in third for National League Manger of the Year voting. Washington's Davey Johnson took home first place.

49ers' Smith seeking second opinion on concussion

After receiving a concussion last Sunday, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is seeking a second opinion which might allow him to play this weekend. San Francisco hosts the Chicago Bears on Monday night.

Raiders, 49ers headline Week 11 NFL schedule

Both the Raiders and 49ers will host key games in the Bay Area this weekend. Oakland will play New Orleans on Sunday afternoon, while San Francisco will face off with the Bears on Monday night.

San Jose State still looking to improve the run

Despite winning 42-13 Saturday, San Jose State still has concerns with its run game. Although the Spartans are 7-2 on the season, their rushing offense is ranked 114th nationally.