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GM Lynch’s first loss? 49ers’ rookie Solomon Thomas still unsigned

Three months after John Lynch earned plenty of praise for a 10-man draft that began with Stanford defensive tackle Solomon Thomas, the 49ers rookie general manager is giving himself a poor grade. Thomas, Titans wide [Read entire story]

Unleashed: 49ers’ Reuben Foster medically cleared for camp

Great news for 49ers linebackers coach Johnny Holland: Rookie first-round pick Reuben Foster has been medically cleared to participate in the first practice of training camp Friday. For much of the offseason program, [Read entire story]

Heck of a honeymoon: 49ers raving about Kyle Shanahan

Before we get to the 49ers gushing over rookie head coach Kyle Shanahan’s brilliance, let’s get this out of the way: In other words, it’s customary for athletes to initially exalt the new leader who controls their [Read entire story]

49ers’ Elvis Dumervil faces old question

Age can be a sensitive topic for anyone — especially world-class athletes. On Tuesday, the 49ers’ newly signed pass rusher met Bay Area reporters for the first time, and he stopped a reporter in mid-question after [Read entire story]

49ers’ offense racing to be ready by September

The offense being installed by head coach Kyle Shanahan is known for its graduate-level complexity, and players have noted that defensive coordinator Robert Saleh’s scheme is fairly easy to digest. [Read entire story]

A’s Hahn exits DL, snaps losing streak in 4-1 win

A day after coming off the disabled list, the A’s right-hander who had been sidelined with a strained triceps didn’t allow an earned run in six innings to headline a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night at [Read entire story]

Sean Doolittle nearing return from lengthy DL stint

When asked whether Sean Doolittle’s rehab appearance Monday was an indication that the left-handed reliever was progressing well, manager Bob Melvin smiled. Doolittle (shoulder) struck out the side on 14 pitches (OK, [Read entire story]

John Lynch aggressively embracing 49ers’ past

Shortly after he became the 49ers general manager in January, Lynch reached out to what he termed the franchise’s “Mount Rushmore:” Players such as Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Ronnie Lott and Steve Young. The [Read entire story]

49ers sign injury plagued CB Will Davis

The 49ers have signed cornerback Will Davis, a 2013 third-round pick who has sustained two torn ACLs in a career that includes one interception and five pass breakups in 20 games with the Dolphins and Ravens. In October [Read entire story]

49ers’ defense counting on disappointing Aaron Lynch to rush passer

Because 2-14 teams can’t address all their problem areas in one offseason, the 49ers might rely on a player with a track record of unreliability to play a vital spot in 2017. The position: the so-called “Leo” [Read entire story]

49ers’ NaVorro Bowman on competition: ‘I won’t be on the sideline’

In March, the 49ers signed inside linebacker Malcolm Smith to a five-year contract with $11.5 million guaranteed. In April, they used a first-round pick on Alabama inside linebacker Reuben Foster. [...] in May, head [Read entire story]

Draftees, trade acquisitions, free agents to test 49ers’ starters

The offseason purge, however, hasn’t included many of the draft picks made by general manager Trent Baalke from 2010 through ’16: [...] as the 49ers hold their first OTA practice of the offseason Monday, several [Read entire story]

Buried treasure? Undrafted Hikutini could stick with 49ers

When asked Tuesday if he had a few favorites in the 49ers’ 10-man draft class, vice president of player personnel Adam Peters ticked off several players. The 49ers think Hikutini, who grew up in Sacramento and spent [Read entire story]

Lynch, Shanahan: 49ers haven’t been ‘shopping’ Bowman

The 49ers’ new regime says it doesn’t want one of the most decorated defensive players in franchise history to be history. On Thursday morning, general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan issued a joint [Read entire story]

49ers sign three tryout rookies; release RB Harris, WR Cannon

The 49ers have signed three players who were invited to last week’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis and released running back DuJuan Harris and two rookie free agents they signed after the draft to make room on their [Read entire story]

49ers’ recent RB moves make DuJuan Harris expendable

Running back DuJuan Harris, one of the few inherited players the 49ers’ new regime re-signed this offseason, has been released, he indicated on Twitter. Harris, 28, who said he was “blessed for the memories,” [Read entire story]

Huge talent of 49ers picks Foster, Williams comes with issues

Did the blinding talent of two draft picks cloud the vision of rookie general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan? Lynch, a physical safety during his 15-year NFL career, said Foster is the type of player he [Read entire story]

New 49ers quarterbacks are a tough act

New 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan likes a little linebacker in his quarterbacks. Meet C.J. Beathard, the 49ers’ third-round pick from Iowa whom they traded up to select last week. Beathard hobbled through the season [Read entire story]

Short and not so sweet: 49ers WR Taylor runs angry

Short and not so sweet: 49ers WR Taylor runs angry “I had Louisiana Tech -- that was my only offer coming out of high school,” Taylor said. Taylor had an impressive debut at the first day of the 49ers’ rookie [Read entire story]

49ers’ Shanahan on Foster’s shoulder: ‘No one can tell the future’

Niners head coach Kyle Shananhan expressed confidence Reuben Foster’s injured shoulder isn’t a long-term issue, but he didn’t rule out a “worst-case scenario” in which the inside linebacker needed a follow-up [Read entire story]