Dedicated to the premise that life would be better if we all took ourselves a little less seriously. @gheorghetheblog
The San Francisco 49ers enter Sunday's contest against the St. Louis Rams at almost full strength. The only San Francisco player officially out for Sunday is tight end Demarcus Dobbs.
Three San Francisco veterans restructured their own contracts to allow the team to extend linebacker NaVorro Bowman for five years and $45.25 million.
Jerry Palm of CBS Sports currently sees the Stanford Cardinal playing TCU in the Holiday Bowl, and San Jose State facing Marshall in the Hawaii Bowl.
Despite the controversial loss to Notre Dame on Saturday, the 4-2 Cardinal find themselves at No. 20 in the first BCS standings of the season.
The Raiders, still dealing with injury woes, seemingly once again snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in a 23-20 loss on Sunday to Atlanta, the league's only undefeated team.
The San Francisco Giants fell behind the St. Louis Cardinals early in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series. The Giants could never dig out of the six-run deficit and dropped the series-opener, 6-4.