49ers pregame: No Goodwin, Ward but Breida, Sherman all clear

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin’s and cornerback Jimmie Ward’s leg injuries will sideline them today when the 49ers host the Arizona Cardinals, but all starting offensive linemen, running back Matt Breida and cornerback Richard Sherman are cleared to play.Breida, the NFL’s leader at 7.6 yards per carry, is playing through shoulder and knee issues while Sherman returns from a 1 1/2-game absence caused by a calf strain.Left tackle Joe Staley, right tackle Mike McGlinchey, center …last_img read more

What helps Klay Thompson play at his best: meditation, classical music & nature sounds

first_imgKlay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!OAKLAND – To be at his best, Klay Thompson’s routine used to be so simple. He simply took a bunch of shots and focused on his footwork.To snap shooting slumps and prolong shooting streaks, Thompson has also incorporated something new this season into his routine.“I try to play some classical [music] on Pandora or some nature sounds. I can’t listen to rap or hip …last_img read more

Panthers’ Rivera still pledges allegiance to Cal, balks at word ‘Stanford’

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Ron Rivera is 36 years removed from his days as a Cal linebacker and that’s still not enough time for him to warm up to their bitter rival, Stanford.Or, “The Farm,” as he can only refer to the Cardinal.Never mind that it’s a former Stanford star, Christian McCaffrey, who is leading the Carolina Panthers (4-2) into Sunday’s visit to the undefeated 49ers (6-0).Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera gestures during their game against the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter …last_img read more

Jaundice scare grips Cuttack city again

first_imgSupply of contaminated drinking water in most parts of the city through broken pipes has once again brought the city under the grip of jaundice. Tulasipur area covering at least three municipal wards of the civic body is the worst affected as over 75 persons here have been hospitalised for jaundice in last few days.District Collector N. C. Mishra on Friday visited the affected areas and ordered for random sample collection of all water sources to ascertain the cause and source of jaundice. Most households here entirely depend upon PHD pipelines for potable water and the pipelines have broken at many places.last_img read more