AP PHOTOS: Mavericks surfing competition underway – Washington Post

Washington PostHALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Forecasters had predicted that the … Read More

Ice Bowl II? 49ers, Packers brace for brutal weather – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGREEN BAY, Wis. – Ryan Pickett isn’t concerned about looking like a tough guy Sunday. The Green Bay Packers’ nose tackle is going to be all bundled up. “I … Read More

49ers aren’t ignoring cold, just dealing with it – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleGREEN BAY, Wis. – Two years ago in the playoffs, Justin Smith memorably showed off his strength by rag-dolling Saints 320-pound left tackle Jermon Bushrod back into quarterback … Read More

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers ‘looks ready to play’ but probably won’t – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGREEN BAY, Wis. — Much of what coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday suggested Aaron Rodgers is ready to play quarterback for the Green Bay Packers this week. But the … Read More

Packers focused on next comeback: postseason – SI.com

SI.comGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – One day after matching the greatest come-from-behind victory in their 93-year history, the Green Bay Packers’ focus is on another comeback: A late-season rally that … Read More

Meet Madison Square Garden’s new franchise: Billy Joel – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOYSTER BAY, N.Y. — Madison Square Garden, home to basketball’s Knicks and Liberty and hockey’s Rangers, is adding another New York institution to its collection of franchises: Billy Joel. … Read More

NFL Draft 2012 Recap: Jacksonville, Dallas, New England, Cleveland, And Trades

NFL Draft 2012 1st Round was definitely the wildest one this blogger has experienced in eight years of covering the NFL Draft. The full recap is below, and includes about … Read More

3.6 Earthquake Located 1 Mike E of Berkeley, Felt In Oakland at 5:37 AM PDT

This Oakland-based blogger just felt an earthquake that turned out to be centered about 1 mile east of Berkeley and hit at 5:37 AM. The US Geological Survey website reports … Read More