Beathard's romp leads 49ers in win

/ Sep 1, 2017

Beathard's romp leads 49ers in win

The San Francisco 49ers targeted C.J. Beathard as the quarterback they wanted in the NFL draft because of his experience as a pocket passer in a pro-style offense at Iowa. Beathard showed he can do some damage with his legs, too. Beathard capped an impressive preseason ...

Fans protest Kaepernick's treatment

/ Aug 24, 2017

Fans protest Kaepernick's treatment

Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside NFL headquarters on Wednesday, demanding that he be signed ...

/ Mar 2, 2017

49ers quarterback Kaepernick to opt out of deal: agents

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will opt out of his contract, his agents said Wednesday. Kaepernick will become a free agent starting March 9, representatives Jeff Nalley and Sean Kiernan told all 32 NFL clubs, according to NFL Network and website reports. Kaepernick, 29, was ...

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 first ...

/ 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 Police ...

/ Jul 16, 2016

49ers' Lynch gets four-game ban

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch has been suspended for the first four regular-season games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. The NFL announced the suspension Friday. Lynch is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games. ...

/ Jul 12, 2016

Casson named Timberwolves' new CEO

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired San Francisco 49ers executive Ethan Casson to be the team's new chief executive officer. The team announced the hiring on Monday. Casson will replace Rob Moor, who stepped down from his post and will start on Aug. 8. Casson spent the ...

/ May 21, 2016

Former 49er Hayne to suit up for Fiji

Former rugby league and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has been drafted by a Fiji squad looking to confirm a second straight rugby sevens world series triumph this weekend. Fiji confirmed Hayne on Friday for his rugby sevens international debut, as an injury replacement for Vatemo ...

/ May 16, 2016

Hayne leaving NFL to pursue Olympic dream

Former Australian Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne's NFL experiment is over, as he announced his retirement Sunday from the San Francisco 49ers in order to join the Fiji Rugby Sevens team for the Rio Olympics. "I simply could not pass that chance up," Hayne said. ...

/ May 3, 2016

Ex-NFL lineman Stubblefield charged with rape

Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman, prosecutors announced. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said Stubblefield, a former defensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders, allegedly assaulted the woman on ...