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McCaffrey scores 2 TDs in win

Sep 3, 2016

McCaffrey scores 2 TDs in win

Christian McCaffrey had two long touchdown runs and Ryan Burns threw a scoring pass in his first career start to lead No. 8 Stanford to a 26-13 victory over Kansas State on Friday night. With the Wildcats focused on stopping McCaffrey after he set ...

49ers win after Kaepernick kneels for anthem

Sep 2, 2016

49ers win after Kaepernick kneels for anthem

Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night, continuing the quarterback’s preseason protest of American racial injustice and minority oppression. Kaepernick and Reid dropped to one knee while a naval officer sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” and ...

Brown, Redskins beat Bucs in rain

Sep 1, 2016

Brown, Redskins beat Bucs in rain

Mack Brown ran for 149 yards and a touchdown in the rain to lead the Washington Redskins to a 20-13 preseason-closing victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday night. With Tropical Storm Hermine approaching Florida’s Gold Coast, the game — played in mostly ...

Vikings QB Bridgewater to miss year at least

Aug 31, 2016

Vikings QB Bridgewater to miss year at least

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to miss at least the next season while recovering from a dislocated left knee and torn anterior cruciate ligament after a freak practice injury on Tuesday. Bridgewater was taken by ambulance to a hospital after crumpling to ...

Aug 30, 2016

Eagles rookie Tavarres backtracks on anthem boycott vow

Philadelphia Eagles rookie Myke Tavarres pledged Monday to emulate Colin Kaepernick by refusing to stand for the U.S. national anthem, only to backtrack on the issue hours later. Tavarres, 23, said he planned to sit during the anthem when the Eagles host the New ...

Chargers rookie Bosa ends holdout, signs four-year deal

Aug 30, 2016

Chargers rookie Bosa ends holdout, signs four-year deal

Defensive end Joey Bosa ended his monthlong holdout Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. The team announced the signing five days after the two sides went public in their nasty spat over payment of Bosa’s $17 million signing ...

Kaepernick faces scrutiny over anthem protest

Aug 30, 2016

Kaepernick faces scrutiny over anthem protest

From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick’s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the U.S. national anthem reached far beyond football. Many aren’t thrilled with the 49ers quarterback’s strong words about why he is ...

Top teams' problems leave AFC race open

Aug 29, 2016

Top teams' problems leave AFC race open

No Manning. No Brady, for the first four games. No clear-cut favorite in the AFC. With the regular season about to kick off, it’s anybody’s guess who’ll be the conference’s representative at the Super Bowl in Houston in February. The defending champion Denver Broncos ...

Niners' Kaepernick protests by sitting during U.S. anthem

Aug 28, 2016

Niners' Kaepernick protests by sitting during U.S. anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team’s bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host ...

Packers get past 49ers 21-10

Aug 27, 2016

Packers get past 49ers 21-10

After just two drives, Aaron Rodgers is ready to begin the season for the Green Bay Packers. San Francisco coach Chip Kelly still needs a bit more time to figure out who his starting quarterback will be once the games count next month. Rodgers ...

Cal routs Hawaii in Sydney

Aug 27, 2016

Cal routs Hawaii in Sydney

Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football’s season opener at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium. Khalfani Muhammad had 94 yards rushing and ...