Sep 27, 2016

49ers lineman Davis retires again

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis has once again retired from the NFL. Davis sat out last year in part because of concerns over a concussion before deciding to return to the Niners this summer. He suffered another concussion in practice on Sept. ...

Sep 27, 2016

LeBron offers support for Kaepernick

LeBron James says he plans to stand during the national anthem, but he supports San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel in protest. James has always been outspoken on social issues. He said Monday he intends to stand while “The Star-Spangled Banner” is ...

Sherman says message of anthem protests being lost

Sep 22, 2016

Sherman says message of anthem protests being lost

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Wednesday the public isn’t listening to the message NFL players are trying to send with their actions during the national anthem. While some fans are obsessing about whether players take a knee, raise a fist or lock arms ...

Sep 21, 2016

49ers quarterback Kaepernick reveals death threats

Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats through social media and other avenues since he began to protest during the national anthem last month. Kaepernick said Tuesday he has not alerted San Francisco 49ers team security about the threats and understood that could ...

Sep 16, 2016

Ex-49ers center Quillan dies at 60

Fred Quillan, the former San Francisco center who played on the 49ers’ first two Super Bowl champion teams, has died. He was 60. The team said Thursday that Quillan died Monday. Quillan played all 10 seasons of his NFL career with the 49ers after ...

49ers pound Rams as Kelly wins debut

Sep 13, 2016

49ers pound Rams as Kelly wins debut

The San Francisco 49ers opened the Chip Kelly era with a dominating win while the Rams are still seeking their first points since moving back to Los Angeles. Carlos Hyde ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers posted their ...

Sep 6, 2016

Kaepernick jersey sales a hot item

Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand for the national anthem apparently has made his San Francisco 49ers jersey very popular, no matter why people are buying. The league’s 33rd best seller on draft day in April, Kaepernick’s jersey has been the seventh best seller ...

49ers cut tight end Miller after reports of arrest

Sep 6, 2016

49ers cut tight end Miller after reports of arrest

The San Francisco 49ers released tight end Bruce Miller on Monday, just hours after he was arrested for assaulting two men. Miller was charged with aggravated assault, elder abuse, threats and battery after an early-morning fight at a San Francisco hotel, according to the ...

49ers keep Kaepernick

Sep 4, 2016

49ers keep Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick survived San Francisco’s roster cuts on Saturday when the 49ers determined that his ability as a quarterback more than offset any potential distraction over his refusal to stand during the national anthem. Coach Chip Kelly announced that Kaepernick will start the season ...

Sep 3, 2016

Kaepernick issue may spark boycott

The union for police officers who work San Francisco home games says its members may boycott policing the stadium if the 49ers don’t discipline Colin Kaepernick for refusing to stand during the national anthem. A letter sent to the 49ers from the Santa Clara ...

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 ...