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49ers rookie praised for good Samaritan act in college

San Francisco rookie Dre Greenlaw enters the NFL with a little more fanfare than most fifth-round picks. His role as a good Samaritan to save a high school classmate from …

Political football: Trump congratulates draft pick Nick Bosa

San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Nick Bosa has a prominent fan. President Donald Trump tweeted congratulations to Bosa for being the second overall pick in the NFL draft. Trump told …

49ers decline contract option on wide receiver Pierre Garcon

Pierre Garcon will become a free agent after the San Francisco 49ers declined his contract option. The team officially cut ties with Garcon after paying him nearly $23 million out …

49ers’ Antone Exum Jr. fined $53,482 by NFL for hit on Rams’ Robert Woods

San Francisco 49ers safety Antone Exum Jr. has been fined $53,482 by the NFL for his hit on Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods last Sunday.

Seahawks hoping stumble against 49ers is lesson learned

It was supposed to be a culmination of the Seahawks’ ever-growing momentum. It was supposed to be the final, giddy step into the promised land of the playoffs. It was …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Sherman enjoys victory over his former team

When asked what it meant to beat Seattle for the first time as a 49er, former Seahawk Richard Sherman responded with a 214-word answer

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 7:55 p.m.

Seahawks’ playoff hopes on hold after stunning loss to 49ers

The Seahawks had their four-game winning streak snapped and missed a chance to clinch a playoff berth after losing 26-23 to San Francisco in overtime.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:22 p.m.

49ers CB Richard Sherman irks former Seahawks teammates

When Richard Sherman downplayed Seattle’s success by describing the Seahawks as a “middle of the road” team a few weeks ago, his former teammates took offense. Heading into today’s rematch …

Richard Sherman downplays war of words with Seahawks

San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman won’t get as emotional about playing against Seattle this week as he did when the 49ers and Seahawks met two weeks ago. Sherman insists that’s …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Seahawks throttle San Francisco 49ers 43-16

Russell Wilson threw three first-half touchdowns on just four completions and finished with four TD passes, Bobby Wagner capped a blowout with a 98-yard interception return touchdown, and the Seattle …

Richard Sherman returns with 49ers as Seahawks surge toward playoffs

The decision to part with Richard Sherman – along with several other impact veterans – was supposed to be part of the cumulative reason the Seattle Seahawks would finally take …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:24 p.m.

Richard Sherman has some bitterness heading into Seahawks reunion

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman still feels some bitterness about his time with the Seahawks. He believes the team should have won more than one championship, was broken up …

Seattle talking about return of Richard Sherman with 49ers

Richard Sherman’s impending return to Seattle this week dominated the conversation and will dominate the attention leading into Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and Sherman’s new team, the San Francisco …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:12 p.m.

Body found Saturday near Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara confirmed to be that of missing Spokane man

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner confirmed Tuesday that a body discovered near Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara was that of Ian Powers, a Spokane resident and U.S. Army veteran …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:50 p.m.

Search continues Thursday for Spokane man who mysteriously disappeared in Santa Clara after 49ers football game

The search continued Thursday for a Spokane man who disappeared Monday night after a San Francisco 49es football game in Santa Clara, California.

Last-minute TD pass lifts New York Giants past San Francisco 49ers 27-23

Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco 49ers …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

Nick Mullens has sterling debut in 49ers’ 34-3 win over Raiders

Nick Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns in the most productive NFL debut since the merger, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 34-3 win over the Oakland …

Mason Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted …

49ers lose QB Jimmy Garoppolo to season-ending knee injury

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will need season-ending surgery on his injured left knee.

Tempers flare as 49ers, Texans practice together

There was plenty of intensity when the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers met in the first of two joint practices before this weekend’s preseason. A little too much in …

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark dead at 61

Dwight Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as “The Catch” sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. …

UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:07 p.m.

49ers’ Reuben Foster won’t stand trial on domestic violence charges

A judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever …

UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied about abuse

The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster has testified at a preliminary hearing that she lied to police when she said the San Francisco 49ers linebacker attacked her, allegations that led …

UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m.

49ers’ Reuben Foster pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from allegations that he attacked his then-girlfriend in their home in February. A preliminary hearing has been …

UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

49ers draft Washington WR Dante Pettis in second round

The San Francisco 49ers got more help for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo on Friday by trading up in the NFL draft to take speedy receiver and record-setting returner Dante Pettis out …

UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:22 a.m.

Colin Kaepernick honored by Amnesty International for inequality protests

Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.

UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 3:18 p.m.

49ers’ Reuben Foster charged in assault against girlfriend

Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been charged with felony domestic violence after being accused of attacking his girlfriend. Prosecutors say the 24-year-old Foster attacked his girlfriend …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

Richard Sherman signs 3-year deal with 49ers

Richard Sherman officially has gone to the other side.

AP source: Richard Sherman agrees to 3-year deal with San Francisco 49ers

Star cornerback Richard Sherman agreed to a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, one day after being released by the rival Seattle Seahawks.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

San Francisco 49ers sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 5-year deal

Jimmy Garoppolo has signed a five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers worth a reported record-breaking $137.5 million. The deal allows the Niners to lock up their franchise quarterback without …