Monday, November 4, 2013
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Failing to score in three tries from the 1-yard line in the closing seconds of regulation at Washington is going to stick with the San Diego Chargers for quite some time. San Diego had to settle for a tying field goal, and then lost 30-24 when Robert Griffin III led Washington to a touchdown on the first possession in overtime.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wide receiver Mario Manningham is back for the San Francisco 49ers, activated today from the physically unable to perform list and available for Sunday's home game against the Carolina Panthers. The 49ers also waived cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha (NAHM'-dee AH'-suhm-wah) and activated cornerback Eric Wright from the reserve/non-football injury list.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have declined to exercise their $6.5 million option for right-hander Ryan Vogelsong, but are expected to continue negotiating with him about a contract for 2014. Vogelsong went 4-6 with a 5.73 ERA in 19 starts and 103 2-3 innings during an injury-shortened season.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff says the A's will extend their Oakland Coliseum lease and "look forward to another great season." The team's managing partner was responding to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle saying Major League Baseball might get involved to help the A's play in AT&T Park if no short-term lease is reached to continue in the Coliseum.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least another five years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract today through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was named the executive chairman of Pac-12 Enterprises.