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Should the 49ers grab a slider?

Every year some top names fall down the draft board. We break down some past hits and misses among players that slid in the draft. The San Francisco 49ers No. 2 pick in the first round is a terrible slot, unless [Read entire story]

ESPN picks solid, but odd dream draft scenario for 49ers

I’m not sure I’m fully down with that, so I’ve included my alternatives The San Francisco 49ers have a lot of options when they get on the clock with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NFL draft, and there are at least two [Read entire story]

49ers media availability for draft week

It will be a busy week in Santa Clara, and Niners Nation will have all of your coverage It’s draft week but even before the San Francisco 49ers get to Thursday there will be a lot going on in Santa Clara. The team [Read entire story]

Peter King mock draft: 49ers through Chargers all want to trade down

He goes with the herd, but thinks things could change. The 2017 NFL draft is three days away, and the first hour could get wild. The San Francisco 49ers have indicated they are open to trading their pick, and Peter King [Read entire story]

NFL draft rumors: 49ers ‘strongly considering’ a QB at No. 2

It’s safe to say the 49ers wouldn’t mind a phone call or two from other teams. The San Francisco 49ers are still considering a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick, according to NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport. [Read entire story]

Golden Nuggets: Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Eddie DeBartolo, Bill Walsh get streets named after them

San Francisco 49ers links for Monday, April 24, 2017. The San Francisco 49ers moved out of San Francisco in 2014, opening shop in Santa Clara at Levi’s Stadium. The 49ers and the city of San Francisco have worked to [Read entire story]

Montana to Clark one last time at Candlestick Point

At a ceremony Sunday afternoon to announce the naming of streets at a new housing development at Candlestick Point in honor of the sports legends who once played there, Montana stole the show. Clark, 60, recently [Read entire story]

A rash of milestones for James as Cavaliers sweep away Pacers

On yet another milestone day for basketball’s king, James’ crowning achievement was making the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:08 to play and helping the defending champions hold on for a series-clinching 106-102 [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Durant questionable for Game 4, Portland’s Nurkic out

The eight-time All-Star is questionable, a team spokesman told The Chronicle. Durant, who has missed two straight games with a left calf strain, appears to be almost completely healthy. Shaun Livingston (right index [Read entire story]

Senators, Capitals win in OT to finish series

Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Toronto goalie Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals to a series-winning 2-1 victory over the host Maple Leafs on Sunday night in [Read entire story]

Warriors ‘in great hands’ with Mike Brown

Steve Kerr watched the Warriors’ Game 3 win Saturday night with his son, Nick, at their hotel suite in downtown Portland. After Kerr’s symptoms worsened over the past five days, he announced Sunday that he will miss [Read entire story]

Sports calendar, April 24-25

Baseball Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh ESPN joined in progress MLBNet L.A. Dodgers at Giants NBCSBA+ (680) Motor sports NASCAR Monster Energy Cup: Food City 500 Channel: 2 Channel: 40 NBA playoffs Washington at [Read entire story]

49ers’ best quarterbacks weren’t taken high in draft

[...] Jeff Garcia was signed after spending five seasons in the Canadian Football League. Most teams land their franchise quarterback by using a premium draft pick, but the 49ers are an exception: Of the six QBs who [Read entire story]

Streaks by Triggs, A’s end in lopsided loss

Sunday’s 11-1 pounding by the Seattle Mariners, which halted the A’s win streak at five and wiped out Andrew Triggs’ ERA of 0.00, didn’t ruin the sense of accomplishment to date and the positive outlook going [Read entire story]

Giants unsure if Span will need to go on DL

Giants unsure if Span will need to go on DL DENVER — Center fielder Denard Span was happy Sunday that he could move his arm around and take his own shirt off. Span said he sprained the sternoclavicular joint near his [Read entire story]

Giants swept at Coors to finish ‘Bumgarner trip’ 1-4

DENVER — Manager Bruce Bochy sat in the visiting manager’s office at Coors Field after Sunday’s 8-0 loss, which completed a horrible trip to Denver on and off the field, and said, “We’re not very [Read entire story]

Steve Kerr to miss Game 4, status for rest of playoffs in doubt

Steve Kerr will miss Game 4 of the first round Monday as he continues to seek a solution to his nagging pain, the Warriors’ head coach told reporters Sunday afternoon. General manager Bob Myers was initially scheduled [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Kevin Durant still questionable for Game 4

The eight-time All-Star is questionable, a team spokesman told The Chronicle. Durant, who has now missed two straight games with a left calf strain, appears to be almost completely healthy. Additionally, Shaun [Read entire story]

Greg Cosell thinks wide receiver is a possibility for the 49ers

The NFL films producer was a guest on Murph and Mac and tossed out a few names that may go at number 2—and they aren’t quarterbacks. Senior NFL films producer Greg Cosell was a guess on KNBR’s Murph and Mac last [Read entire story]

Portland’s Jusuf Nurkic ruled out for Game 4

Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has been ruled out for Game 4 of the first round against the Warriors, Portland head coach Terry Stotts told reporters Sunday. Nurkic returned from a fractured right leg for Game 3 on [Read entire story]