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    Brandon Jacobs vows to get Jim Harbaugh fired

    “I will expose him, Michigan will fire him when I am done,” Jacobs declared Saturday on Twitter regarding Harbaugh. Before Jacobs convinces himself that he’ll do to Harbaugh what Eric Dickerson did to Jeff Fisher, it’s important to understand more about the history between the two men. Jacobs joined the 49ers in 2012, and a knee injury delayed his regular-season contributions into October.

  • LaVar Ball temporarily silenced as AAU team gets run off court by Compton squad
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    USA Today

    LaVar Ball temporarily silenced as AAU team gets run off court by Compton squad

    ORANGE, Calif. — Coach LaVar Ball took it on the chin Saturday. Ball’s AAU basketball team — the Big Ballers, which feature his son LaMelo, a high school star from Chino Hills — lost 109-57 to the Compton Magic. And the Compton Magic did something almost unthinkable — they silenced Ball. Not for long, mind you, but for all to see inside a boisterous Orange Lutheran High School at the Magic Memorial Day Festival in Southern California. When one of the Magic’s players scored on a thunderous dunk to put Compton ahead by 50 points the crowd erupted, and Ball, who’d been talking almost non-stop since tipoff, could only grin. A few minutes later, Ball opened his mouth again and told one of his players,

  • Bruce Arena calls up deep USMNT team for friendly, World Cup qualifiers
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    FC Yahoo4 hours ago

    Bruce Arena calls up deep USMNT team for friendly, World Cup qualifiers

    With three games in nine days, including crucial matches at home against Trinidad and Tobago and at Mexico, there are challenges aplenty.