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Kyle Shanahan: C.J. Beathard will be 3rd string, 49ers will develop him

Kyle Shanahan was apparently a big fan. San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan met with the media Friday evening to discuss the team’s unexpected move up from the fourth round to select Iowa quarterback C.J. [Read entire story]

C.J. Beathard scouting reports: So, who is the 49ers newest quarterback?

Well, the 49ers have a quarterback to develop. It’s a surprising decision. Time to learn more about him. The San Francisco 49ers surprised pretty much everybody with their Friday evening decision when they traded back [Read entire story]

2017 NFL Draft: Round 3 – Live updates

Every pick, every trade in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft will be updated live. The 2017 NFL draft is through the second round, and it’s time to move on to the third round. The San Francisco 49ers dealt away [Read entire story]

2017 NFL draft results: 49ers trade up to draft QB C.J. Beathard in 3rd round

The San Francisco 49ers have come up with something surprising, trading up for a quarterback It would appear the San Francisco 49ers have found a developmental option at quarterback. The team traded up into the back end [Read entire story]

49ers draft pick Ahkello Witherspoon’s closest athletic comparison is Richard Sherman

The 49ers might have found a perfect option for their new defense. The San Francisco 49ers spent pick No. 66 on Colorado cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon, and they might have their starter opposite Rashard Robinson. The [Read entire story]

What 49ers trade of pick No. 67 means for the 2017, 2018 NFL drafts

The 49ers now have five picks in the first three rounds of the 2018 NFL draft. The San Francisco 49ers had back-to-back third round picks in the 2017 NFL draft, but after drafting Colorado cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon [Read entire story]

Bumgarner: Grade 2 sprain, no surgery, out until second half

Eight days after his dirt-bike accident in Colorado, Madison Bumgarner began a prolonged rehabilitation on Friday that will extend past midseason. The Giants’ ace was diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain in the AC joint of [Read entire story]

Warriors assistant Bruce Fraser moves up with Steve Kerr out

Over the past two playoff games, Fraser has joined acting head coach Mike Brown, as well as assistants Ron Adams and Jarron Collins, on the front row of the bench. Because he has long shouldered more responsibility [Read entire story]

Steve Kerr’s leadership allows for the team to possibly succeed without him

So how will the Warriors do with coach Steve Kerr sidelined with a painful back ailment for possibly the entire playoffs? Because of the way Kerr has laid the foundation, the Warriors are set up to succeed even if he [Read entire story]

Warriors acting coach Mike Brown has daunting challenge

In the early 1990s, as a video coordinator for the Denver Nuggets, Mike Brown put together highlight tapes of NBA draft prospects. Wade through video of nine games for each projected first-round pick, stopping and [Read entire story]

The New York Cosmos are at Kezar Stadium on Saturday

The New York Cosmos will play the San Francisco Deltas at Kezar Stadium on Saturday, but this isn’t your ordinary North American Soccer League match. “We know that when you’re playing and coaching against a team [Read entire story]

Raiders believe Conley will be cleared

Gareon Conley flew to the Raiders’ facility Friday, a day after he was the team’s first pick in the NFL draft and three days before he goes to Cleveland to talk to police about rape allegations against him. The sun [Read entire story]

A’s Sean Manaea upbeat, no plan for him yet

HOUSTON - Sean Manaea, who left his start Wednesday after just two innings because of shoulder stiffness, was encouraged with how he felt after playing catch Friday. With the new 10-day DL, however, Oakland would be [Read entire story]

Larry Bird steps down as Pacers president

Larry Bird started the week by driving an IndyCar down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to stump for the NBA’s All-Star weekend returning to Indiana. Bird coached the Pacers from 1997-2000, leading them to the NBA Finals in [Read entire story]

49ers ILB Foster: second shoulder surgery not necessary

Niners rookie inside linebacker Reuben Foster said Friday that reports he might require a second shoulder surgery “are not accurate at all” and his rehabilitation is on schedule after he underwent a procedure to [Read entire story]

Many Roses a horse worth keeping

Ellen Jackson has had 3,209 starters in her 27 years as a trainer, but her first entrant in a graded stakes race comes Saturday when the speedy Many Roses runs in the Grade 3, $100,000 San Francisco Mile at Golden Gate [Read entire story]

A’s Sonny Gray pleased with rehab outing in hometown

HOUSTON - A’s starter Sonny Gray, who is from Nashville, was still sporting a Triple-A Nashville Sounds cap on Friday when he arrived in Houston. Gray’s report from the Sounds: shortstop Franklin Barreto, who has [Read entire story]

Marshawn Lynch celebrated Raiders signing with Mistah F.A.B. and Draymond Green at private party

It might not have been a massive Oakland block party like he initially wanted, but ex-NFL retiree and new Raiders teammate Marshawn Lynch did at least get to celebrate his new football gig in his hometown. [Read entire story]

John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan discuss day 1 of the 2017 NFL draft

The 49ers GM and head coach met with the media on Thursday evening to discuss what went down in the 49ers busy first day. Transcript courtesy of 49ers PR. Watch video here. John Lynch Opening Comments: “How’s [Read entire story]

2017 NFL Draft: Start time, TV schedule, live stream, 49ers picks for day 2

Day two of the 2017 NFL Draft gets going Friday afternoon. Here is a quick look at the usual television information, and where the 49ers stand heading into round two. The 2017 NFL draft made it through a rather wild [Read entire story]