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NFL
Report: Niners unlikely to pick up Smith's '15 option
Report: Niners unlikely to pick up Smith's '15 option
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Darren Sharper denied bail, stays jailed in Arizona
Darren Sharper denied bail, stays jailed in Arizona
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Jets pick up 2015 option for rising DT star Wilkerson
Jets pick up 2015 option for rising DT star Wilkerson
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Ravens exercise 2015 option on cornerback Smith
Ravens exercise 2015 option on cornerback Smith
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Saints re-sign WR Meachem to one-year contract
Saints re-sign WR Meachem to one-year contract
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Report: Niners put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
Report: Niners put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
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McNabb served day in jail after December DUI arrest
McNabb served day in jail after December DUI arrest
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Draft talk: Bridgewater could tumble out of first round
Draft talk: Bridgewater could tumble out of first round
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Report: Texans exercise option on Watt's contract
Report: Texans exercise option on Watt's contract
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Chad Johnson gets fresh start with CFL's Alouettes
Chad Johnson gets fresh start with CFL's Alouettes
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Ravens reinstate LB McClain from reserve/retired list
Ravens reinstate LB McClain from reserve/retired list
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Reports: NHL reviewing Quenneville's crude gesture
Reports: NHL reviewing Quenneville's crude gesture
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Lightning rookie Palat likely to miss Game 2 vs. Habs
Lightning rookie Palat likely to miss Game 2 vs. Habs
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Blues rally late, then get past Blackhawks in third overtime
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
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Stastny's goals late in third, OT propel Avalanche past Wild
Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night.
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Rangers score three goals in third, top Flyers in opener
Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1 in the playoff opener on Thursday night to stretch their home-winning streak over the rival Flyers to nine games.
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Sharks build five-goal lead, defeat Kings in series opener
Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.
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Getzlaf likely for Game 2 after deep face laceration
Getzlaf likely for Game 2 after deep face laceration
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Jets give Maurice four-year deal, stick with Pavelec
Jets give Maurice four-year deal, stick with Pavelec
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Panthers to get first pick after winning draft lottery
Panthers to get first pick after winning draft lottery
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Stanley Cup playoffs: First-round schedule, TV listings
Stanley Cup playoffs: First-round schedule, TV listings
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Report: 49ers not expected to pick up Aldon Smith's 5th-year option


May 3 is the deadline for picking up fifth-year options for players taken in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Aldon Smith is a curious case for the 49ers but they reportedly won't pick up his option.