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  1. The late R.C. Owens' legacy endures

    Mike Sando

    Testing R.C. Owens' legacy 48 years after his 1964 retirement was easy. Me: What's an alley-oop? My 7-year-old son: "It's when someone throws the ball up and then someone else dunks it." The phrase originating with Owens' leaping grabs from ...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. Around the NFC West: Alex Smith's appeal

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' decision to re-sign quarterback Alex Smith heading into the 2011 season made sense for a lot of reasons. It was not a slam dunk, however. New coach Jim Harbaugh needed to know a few things about Smith first. The more he...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  3. Cardinals' defense getting the short end?

    Mike Sando

    Spooney from Phoenix recently graced the NFC West mailbag with a theory about his Cardinals. "Seems to me that most teams tried to follow the dink-and-dunk blueprint against the Cards' defense that San Francisco beat them with in Week 1," he wrote...

    Blog | December 14, 2009