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49ers not on MNF for first time since 2006

The 49ers are no longer a marquee team. If last year’s 2-14 eyesore didn’t hammer the point home, this year’s schedule serves as another reminder: For the first time since 2006, the 49ers won’t play a game on [Read entire story]

49ers’ John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan seeking more from Carlos Hyde

The general manager and head coach are on the same page when it comes to running back Carlos Hyde. Last month, at the NFL combine, they parroted each other as they described the 2014 second-round pick as a promising [Read entire story]

49ers’ John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan seeking more from Carlos Hyde

The general manager and head coach are on the same page when it comes to running back Carlos Hyde. Last month, at the NFL combine, they parroted each other as they described the 2014 second-round pick as a promising [Read entire story]

Return of 49ers’ Bowman could help make Saleh prophetic

By mid-April, some baseball teams have received their first dose of harsh reality, but those in the NFL remain blissfully optimistic. On Monday, rookie defensive coordinator Robert Saleh indicated he’d be overseeing a [Read entire story]

New culture and coach greet 49ers players on their return

On the first day of the offseason program Monday, running back Carlos Hyde was greeted by a new coach and new decor at the 49ers’ facility. On Friday, head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch took [Read entire story]

Perfect 10: Warriors keep streak alive with win over Rockets

Three weeks ago, after the Warriors staggered to the finish of their eight-city, 13-day tour of America, head coach Steve Kerr explained why he rested four top players for the final stop on the odyssey, the oft-debated [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Kerr lobbies for Iguodala as NBA’s top substitute

[...] he’s played so brilliantly that he’s making a late push for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award. At least that’s the opinion of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, who made a lengthy pregame pitch Friday for [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Kerr stumps for Iguodala to win Sixth Man of Year award

Andre Iguodala is averaging 7.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists a game. Not impressed? Kerr began his lengthy and umprompted push for Iguodala by noting how he’s stepped up since Kevin Durant went down on Feb. [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Stephen Curry Q&A: ‘We have things to play for’

Warriors’ Stephen Curry Q&A: ‘We have things to play for’ The Warriors are on a nine-game winning streak, own a 3-½ game lead on the Spurs for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and play six of their last [Read entire story]

Productive placeholder? Stats suggest 49ers QB Hoyer could shine

Productive placeholder? Stats suggest 49ers QB Hoyer could shine The quarterback who is probably just keeping the seat warm has quietly been fairly hot the past two seasons. Yes, Brian Hoyer, the 49ers presumptive [Read entire story]

Report: 49ers host Tampa Bay pass-rusher Smith

The 49ers, who have just one player on their roster with more than 14 career sacks, hosted Buccaneers defensive end Jacquies Smith on Friday, the NFL Network reported. Smith, 27, is a restricted free agent who had 13.5 [Read entire story]

Report: 49ers host Tampa Bay pass-rusher Smith

The 49ers, who have just one player on their roster with more than 14 career sacks, hosted Buccaneers defensive end Jacquies Smith on Friday, the NFL Network reported. Smith, 27, is a restricted free agent who had 13.5 [Read entire story]

Webb, Hansen reconnect at Cal’s rainy pro day

Less than two years ago, Cal quarterback Davis Webb didn’t have a starting job and wide receiver Chad Hansen didn’t have a scholarship. An excellent chance to be early round NFL draft picks. [...] it was fitting [Read entire story]

Christian McCaffrey, Solomon Thomas perform on Stanford pro day

On Thursday, midway through Stanford’s pro day, running back Christian McCaffrey soared near the sideline to snag an errant pass, a nifty bit of athleticism that drew applause. [...] McCaffrey’s former college [Read entire story]

49ers teammates rally around Dwight Clark

49ers teammates rally around Dwight Clark Dwight Clark revealed he had ALS on Sunday night and his announcement on former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.’s website included a host of statements from many of those [Read entire story]

49ers’ brass goes on the road in search of a QB

General manager John Lynch will lead a group to get an up-close look at the top quarterback draft prospects: Lynch, vice president of player personnel Adam Peters, senior personnel executive Martin Mayhew and [Read entire story]

49ers: Dwight Clark announces he has ALS

Dwight Clark, the wide receiver who played the starring role in “The Catch,” the most famous play in 49ers’ history, announced Sunday night that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The disease has progressed to [Read entire story]

49ers sign ILB Dekoda Watson

Watson, 29, a seven-year veteran, is familiar with 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, who was his position coach during his nine-game stint with the Jaguars in 2014. Since the start of free agency on March 9, [Read entire story]

Raiders sign tight end Jared Cook, near deal with QB EJ Manuel

[...] Jared Cook. The eight-year veteran becomes the latest playmaker for an offense that ranked sixth in the NFL last year, had two 1,000-yard receivers and added wideout Cordarrelle Patterson on Tuesday. In the [Read entire story]

49ers DT Jones earns return on one-year deal

Defensive tackle Chris Jones won’t be swept away as part of the 49ers’ extensive offseason house-cleaning. Jones had 17 tackles and helped steady the NFL’s 32nd-ranked run defense. In 2014, he had three sacks, [Read entire story]