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Posted on: Friday, February 19, 2010

Winter Olympics: Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis arrives at curling


By JANIE McCAULEY
AP Sports Writer

VANCOUVER, British Columbia ó Vernon Davis is in the house.

The Pro Bowl tight end from the San Francisco 49ers has arrived at Vancouver Olympic Center to cheer on the winless American menís curlers against France on Friday and serve as their honorary captain for two matches.
The opportunity came about after Davis gave curling a try in November and loved it, capturing the attention of USA Curling officials in Wisconsin. The 26-year-old Davis recently participated in some public service announcements for the sport following a career year on the football field and his first Pro Bowl selection.