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Friday’s Morning Mashup: 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick in Miami police report after incident with woman

04.11.14 at 8:04 am ET

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Colin Kaepernick is one of three NFL players named in a police report for an incident involving a woman who says she passed out in a Miami hotel room and woke up at a hospital with no knowledge of how she got there.

The 49ers star was with teammate Quinton Patton and Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette on April 1 at the hotel where Lockette lives. The woman, who acknowledged having a sexual relationship with Kaepernick in the past, said she was told by the men to use marijuana before drinking shots of alcohol with them. She later went to the bedroom to lie down because she was feeling lightheaded. Kaepernick allegedly joined her and undressed her, but she does not remember what happened after that, and police stressed that there are only unproven allegations at this point.

“As far as whether there was a crime committed, it’s too early to say,” police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said.

The 49ers and Seahawks issued statements only saying they were aware of the incident.

“The 49ers organization is aware of the recent media report regarding Colin Kaepernick and is in the process of gathering the pertinent facts,” 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said.

Kaepernick, 26, just completed his third season, leading San Francisco to the NFC title game a year after sparking the team’s run to the Super Bowl. He has been working out in the Miami area.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning, coming off a disappointing 2013 season, had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Thursday after rehab efforts did not relieve the discomfort, the team announced.

Manning sprained the ankle in New York’s regular-season finale. The 33-year-old finished the season with a career-high 27 interceptions and a QB rating of 69.4, his worst since his rookie season in 2004 (55.4). The Giants finished 7-9 and missed the playoffs for the second straight year.

Manning had been working out with his brother, Peyton Manning, and members of the Giants and Broncos at Duke University under the watch of Duke coach David Cutcliffe, who coached both Mannings in college.

“I’m looking forward to the start of the offseason program on the [April] 21st,” Manning said. “I will be in the weight room and in the meeting rooms so we can all learn the new offense. I got some good work in this week at Duke, and I think it’s smart to get this procedure done now so the ankle isn’t an ongoing issue. I’m eager to get to work with our new offensive coaches and system.”

— Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons will accompany a fan to Fenway Park for the Red Sox-Yankees game April 23 as part of a contest to benefit the Peter Gammons Scholars through the Foundation To Be Named Later.

Fans can enter for free via through next Wednesday. The winner will receive round-trip airline tickets (if more than 150 miles from Boston) and a one-night stay in a downtown Boston hotel, and meet Gammons on the field for batting practice prior to sitting with him to watch the game.

ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On April 11, 1998, which Red Sox pitcher recorded his 1,000th career strikeout while making his Fenway Park debut?

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Rules are rules. You can’€™€™t use pine tar. Otherwise they all would, I’€™€™ll tell you that. If a pitcher could use pine tar I guarantee they would have a pine tar rag in their back pocket. I’€™€™m not saying he did. I don’€™€™t know what that was, but if it’€™s against the rules ‘€¦” — Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes, on Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda allegedly using pine tar in Thursday’s game

STAT OF THE DAY: 50 — Assists this season for David Krejci, who reached the mark with a helper in Thursday’s 2-1 shootout loss to the Jets

‘NET RESULTS (mobile users, check the website to see the videos): Blues forward T.J. Oshie is knocked out by a hit from Wild enforcer Mike Rupp.

University of Minnesota’s Justin Holl scores a shorthanded goal with less than a second remaining to beat North Dakota in Thursday’s NCAA hockey semifinal.

From the Kontinental Hockey League playoffs, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl’s Geoff Platt takes a pass and knocks the puck into the air, taps it with his stick and then smacks it into the net for a goal against Lev Prague.

From Wednesday’s American Hockey League game in Worcester, Sharks coach Roy Sommer‘s son Marley, who has Down syndrome and autism, sings the national anthem.

Nationals star Bryce Harper goes undercover as a reporter to ask fans what they think of Bryce Harper.

Here’s a video showing highlights of Tacko Fall, a 7-foot-4 high school junior from Liberty Christian Prep in Orlando, Fla.

TRIVIA ANSWER: Pedro Martinez, who was acquired from the Expos in the offseason

SOOTHING SOUNDS: Joss Stone was born on this day in 1975.

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