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San Francisco 49ers training camp: Three questions facing the team

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The NFL season is inching closer. Through July, Shutdown Corner will examine three big questions for each NFL team as it heads to training camp. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Report date: July 27 for rookies and veterans Where: Santa Clara, California 1. Can Carlos

San Francisco 49ers training camp: Three questions facing the team

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The NFL season is inching closer. Through July, Shutdown Corner will examine three big questions for each NFL team as it heads to training camp. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Report date: July 27 for rookies and veterans Where: Santa Clara, California 1. Can Carlos

Joe Montana talks football while dominating his own mini golf course

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

The Hall of Fame quarterback is widely considered one of the greatest players to ever play the game of football. During his 16-year career he won four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers and was named Super Bowl MVP three times. Now in his post playing days Montana has found a new way to beat the competition, and it’s far less likely to result in a blind side hit … mini golf.

Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut. During an appearance Monday on Fox Sports 1's ''Speak for Yourself,'' Vick said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback needs

NFL: Michael Vick Says Colin Kaepernick Should Cut His Afro

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

With the NFL training camps edging ever closer, Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent. The 29-year-old opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers at the end of last season, and is yet to sign with a new team—a topic heavily debated. Michael Vick, the former quarterback who retired in 2015, doesn’t believe the lack of interest in Kaepernick is due to his iconic protest, which involved the QB taking a knee rather than standing during the U.S. national anthem last year to draw attention to racism in the U.S.

Forbes says Cowboys most valuable sports team, worth $4.2B

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys are worth $4.2 billion, making them the most valuable sports franchise for the second straight year, according to Forbes . In its annual rankings, Forbes placed the New York Yankees second — up from fourth a year ago — with a value of $3.7 billion. Next are three soccer clubs: Manchester United ($3.69 billion), Barcelona ($3.64) and Real Madrid ($3.58). The rest of the top 10 includes the New England Patriots ($3.4 billion), New York Knicks ($3.3 billion), New York Giants ($3.1 billion), San Francisco 49ers ($3 billion) and Los Angeles Lakers ($3 billion). The rankings are based on Forbes' valuations done over the last year for all NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, soccer, NASCAR and Formula

Forbes says Cowboys most valuable sports team, worth $4.2B

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys are worth $4.2 billion, making them the most valuable sports franchise for the second straight year, according to Forbes . In its annual rankings, Forbes placed the New York Yankees

49ers win Humanitarian Award

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

The 49ers were recognized as ESPNs Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year during an awards ceremony Tuesday evening in Los Angeles. Co-chair Dr. John York accepted the honor on behalf of the organization. Safety Eric Reid, who is a regular participant in the organizations community programs and events, was among the group that represented the 49ers for the announcement.

PFT preseason power rankings No. 29: San Francisco 49ers

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

The 49ers’ downward spiral that began with the ousting of Jim Harbaugh as head coach following the 2014 season has finally bottomed out. Now the 49ers are hoping they can pick up the pieces and surge back forward under new management both in the front office and on the sidelines. For the first time since the 49ers began to slip from the top of the league in 2014, there is legitimate optimism about the future of the franchise.

Michael Bennett: DeForest Buckner ‘not normal; when you’re not normal…’

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Despite recording seven interceptions in his first two seasons and being named to the Pro Bowl as a rookie, Eric Reid said he believes he is now in a role that best fits his skillset. Whereas in the past, the 49ers’ safety positions were considered interchangeable, there is a clear delineation this season under first-year defensive coordinator Robert Saleh. Reid, who is listed at 6 foot 1, 213 pounds, said he is excited to be stationed closer to the line of scrimmage for run support while free safety Jimmie Ward patrols the deep middle of the field. The 49ers offseason program concluded Wednesday, and Reid found himself in the middle of the action with an interception on a short Brian Hoyer pass over the middle.