SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Coverage of the San Francisco 49ers

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 07:11 AM PDT

Niners, Gabbert Have Ugly Debut

Niners, Gabbert Have Ugly Debut

When the 49ers traded for Blaine Gabbert in March, it was with the hope that the young quarterback could regain the form that seemed to erode during his time with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 01:22 PM PDT

Niners' Ward Will Make Pro Debut Thursday

Niners' Ward Will Make Pro Debut Thursday

There will be plenty for fans to watch Thursday night in the 49ers’ exhibition opener vs. the Baltimore Ravens. The game marks the pro debut of No. 1 pick Jimmie Ward, who’s received solid reviews in...

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT

Sharks, Kings to Faceoff at Levi's Stadium

Sharks, Kings to Faceoff at Levi's Stadium

The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings are going to take their rivalry outdoors and will faceoff next season under the February sunshine at Levi's Stadium.

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT

Veteran Bethea Helping 49ers Secondary Come Together

Veteran Bethea Helping 49ers Secondary Come Together

Former Colt has more NFL starts than rest of secondary combined

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 07:15 AM PDT

Candlestick Items Up For Auction

Candlestick Items Up For Auction

Nearly all of Candlestick Park is up for grabs. That includes large scoreboards and the light poles.

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 04:21 PM PDT

Police Make 2 Arrests Outside Levi’s Stadium

Police Make 2 Arrests Outside Levi’s Stadium

Two people were arrested outside of Levi’s Stadium on Saturday, the day of the first sporting event at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, Santa Clara police said Monday.

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT

Niners Are Limping Toward Exhibition Opener

Niners Are Limping Toward Exhibition Opener

Team will have to find quality performers from good roster depth to step up quickly

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 06:07 AM PDT

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Candlestick Park

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Candlestick Park

Fans had one more chance to say their final goodbyes to Candlestick Park Sunday.

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 12:03 AM PDT

Levi's Stadium Put to the Test During First Game

Levi's Stadium Put to the Test During First Game

Tens of thousands of sports fans flocked to Levi's Stadium Saturday night for the first ever game there, putting virtually every aspect of the new facility and the city of Santa Clara to the test.

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014 at 09:26 AM PDT

Fans Have Mixed Reaction About Traffic at Levi's Stadium

Fans Have Mixed Reaction About Traffic at Levi's Stadium

It was a mixed bag when it came to traffic getting into Levi's Stadium. NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro reports from Santa Clara and spoke to some fans about the traffic situation.

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49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers OLB Aldon Smith nine games for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

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Walnut Creek Cop Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

Walnut Creek Cop Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month, a police captain said Friday.

Bay Area Police Agencies Suspended from Pentagon Program

Bay Area Police Agencies Suspended from Pentagon Program

The Napa County Sheriff's Office has been suspended from a federal military-surplus program after an M-16 military rifle was stolen out of an employee's vehicle in May, information released by the...

Senate Passes Bill to Strengthen Electrical Grid Safety

Senate Passes Bill to Strengthen Electrical Grid Safety

Senate Bill 699 would require the CPUC to adopt safety rules for utilities to follow. In a press release, the bill's sponsor Jerry Hill wrote "Whatever PG&E is doing doen't seem to be

Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

A 59-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a "houseboy" at his home in Hayward last year.

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