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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 3:05 p.m.

Vice President Pence walks out of Colts game over 49ers’ national anthem protests

Pence, the former governor of Indiana, left Lucas Oil Stadium, tweeting early Sunday afternoon that he “and @POTUS (President Donald Trump) will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

Protests muted week after NFL responds to Trump criticism

The San Francisco 49ers played on Thursday last week, before President Donald Trump lashed out at NFL players for not standing during the national anthem.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:15 p.m.

Seahawks wrap-up: Victory over 49ers, 12-9

Save for a pair of long, herculean carries by 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, Seattle bested its NFC West rival by nearly every metric Sunday.

Seahawks vs. 49ers: Halftime report

Through the first six quarters of their respective campaigns, the Seahawks and 49ers have yet to reach the end zone.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington receiver Kendrick Bourne making an impression with 49ers

While Cooper Kupp is making headlines with the Rams in Los Angeles, his former teammate Kendrick Bourne is raising eyebrows as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 9:18 p.m.

Lynch takes unusual path from field to booth to 49ers GM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Ever since watching John Elway step into an NFL front office in Denver and build a Super Bowl champion, John Lynch was intrigued about leaving the …

NFL notes: Tomlin defends decision to leave Roethlisberger in game with big lead

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday defended his decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Miami game despite holding an 18-point lead but admitted he got “over-aggressive” and shouldn’t …

NFL notebook: Broncos coach Gary Kubiak returns from week hiatus

Gary Kubiak, 55, returned to work Monday, a week after his doctor ordered the Broncos’ coach to take time off after he suffered a complex migraine and was hospitalized overnight …

NFL notebook: Steelers’ Roethlisberger has torn meniscus

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will have surgery Monday morning. There is no timetable for his return to the team.

Vikings shut down Giants’ best options in 24-10 victory

With his four-game “Deflategate” suspension completed, Tom Brady was eligible to step back into the New England Patriots’ team facility on Monday for the first time in a month. But …

49ers open Chip Kelly era with 28-0 victory over Rams

Carlos Hyde ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers posted their first season-opening shutout in franchise history to spoil the Rams’ first game since moving …

Kaepernick decision not to stand for anthem gets NFL talking

Letting his hair go au natural and sprinting between drills as usual, Colin Kaepernick took the field Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers as his stance against standing for the …

NFL notebook: Jordy Nelson practices for first time in camp with Packers

Jordy Nelson’s return to practice was greeted with big cheers as the Green Bay Packers got one of their big playmakers back. At least for a little bit of practice.

NFL notebook: Saints top pick Rankins has fractured fibula

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle and first-round draft choice Sheldon Rankins has been diagnosed with a broken fibula, an injury that occurred Monday during training camp practice in West Virginia, …

NFL notebook: Gabbert throws early TD before Texans rally past 49ers 24-13

Blaine Gabbert overcame a shaky start to throw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Vance McDonald before the Houston Texans rallied in the second half against San Francisco’s reserves to beat …

49ers bench Colin Kaepernick for Blaine Gabbert

Colin Kaepernick is out of the 49ers starting quarterback job for the first time since he seized that role three years ago.

Nelson hurt in Packers’ loss to Steelers

Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger look ready for the regular season. The immediate future for Jordy Nelson seems far more uncertain.

Kaepernick’s revised mechanics wow Davis

Colin Kaepernick 2.0 made quite the first impression on Vernon Davis as the 49ers began their offseason program this week. “When I saw him yesterday, I didn’t even know that …

Chicago spoils Levi’s debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jay Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago’s starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night …

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport

LOS ANGELES – San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that …

Second-half magic sight to (mostly) see

SEATTLE – Take heart, KAYU viewer. Sure, you got “Heidi-ed” out of seeing that ballsy fourth-down touchdown pass. While you cussed at the black TV screen and strafed the station’s …

Blanchette: A second half well worth seeing

Sure, you got “Heidi-ed” out of seeing that ballsy fourth-down touchdown pass. While you cussed at the black TV screen and strafed the station’s switchboard, your Seattle Seahawks were well …

Hawks took a flier on Bowie, and glad they did

RENTON, Wash. – The story of how rookie Michael Bowie came to start at left guard for Seattle against the Saints last Saturday is not only one of personal redemption …

Get ready for Seahawks-49ers III

Just minutes after San Francisco’s playoff win at Carolina on Sunday, Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin tweeted simply: “Wouldn’t want it any other way…”

‘Healthy’ 49ers advance with win over Panthers

The San Francisco 49ers say they have gotten healthy at the right time. And they think they demonstrated that Sunday by grinding out a rough and rugged 23-10 victory over …

49ers at Packers

Line: 49ers by 3; Over/under: 45 1/2

Cold weather will play factor

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Josh Boyd isn’t into making a fashion statement, and he doesn’t think he needs to go sleeveless to show off his toughness. All the Packers defensive …

50th Super Bowl goes to San Francisco Bay Area

BOSTON — The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area and the NFL championship will go to Houston the following year. Team owners voted Tuesday …

Disappointed 49ers looking ahead

NEW ORLEANS – Offensive linemen Alex Boone and Mike Iupati stood in one corner of a near-empty San Francisco locker room and pondered just how close they had come to …

James all he was quacked up to be

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – LaMichael James has transformed himself from a rookie spectator forced to watch the first three months of the NFL season to a key contributor on San …