2,000 cherry trees destroyed at ex-49er’s California orchard

Sports 05/19/19, 14:11

Former San Francisco 49ers center Jeremy Newberry says vandals have destroyed nearly half of the 4,000 cherry trees recently planted at his Northern California orchard.Newberry tells the San Francisco Chronicle that a worker at his Newberry Cherry Farm arrived May 15 to find 2,000 new trees plucked from their roots ...

With high picks, 49ers add talent, depth in draft

Football 04/27/19, 21:13

Looking to add talent, depth and competition at several positions, the San Francisco 49ers felt they met all three objectives with their eight selections in the NFL draft.With high picks in every round each of the first two days, the 49ers obtained prospects that could make a difference on both ...

Political football: Trump congratulates draft pick Nick Bosa

Sports 04/27/19, 12:27

San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Nick Bosa has a prominent fan. President Donald Trump tweeted out congratulations to Bosa on Saturday for being the second overall pick in the NFL draft. Trump told Bosa he will be a great player and to "always stay true to yourself." The Ohio State defensive end ...

49ers select wide receiver Deebo Samuel with 2nd-round pick

Football 04/26/19, 18:50

The San Francisco 49ers drafted South Carolina wide receiver Deebo Samuel with the 36th overall pick in the NFL draft Friday.The 49ers got to coach Samuel at the Senior Bowl in January and liked him enough to take him with the fourth pick in the second round as they seek ...

49ers grab Ohio State’s Nick Bosa with 2nd overall pick

Football 04/25/19, 19:48

For the fourth time in five years, the San Francisco 49ers took a defensive lineman with their first-round pick Thursday night, all in hopes of improving a pass rush that has been mediocre for several seasons. This time it's Ohio State's Nick Bosa, who hasn't played since suffering a season-ending ...

AFL all-time leading rusher Clem Daniels dies at age 83

Sports 03/26/19, 11:43

Former Oakland Raiders running back and AFL all-time leading rusher Clem Daniels has died at age 83.The team announced Daniels' death late Monday night but did not give a cause.Daniels played nine seasons of pro football starting with the Dallas Texans of the AFL in 1960. He spent his next ...

49ers hope new additions address lack of takeaways

Football 03/14/19, 17:16

The most glaring need for the San Francisco 49ers this offseason was clear after the defense set records for futility with just seven takeaways and two interceptions last season.The team's first two big moves of the new league year were made to address that deficiency with the additions of an ...

49ers get off to busy start in free agency

Football 03/13/19, 22:38

The San Francisco 49ers opened the new league year Wednesday by acquiring the defensive playmaker the team was sorely lacking in edge rusher Dee Ford.The 49ers are sending a 2020 second-round pick to Kansas City for Ford and are giving him a five-year, $87.5 million contract, according to his agent.San ...

Source: 49ers agree to $54M deal with LB Kwon Alexander

Football 03/11/19, 15:05

The San Francisco 49ers agreed Monday to sign free-agent linebacker Kwon Alexander to a four-year contract worth $54 million.The two sides reached a deal quickly after teams were allowed to contact pending unrestricted free agents, a person familiar with the contract said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because ...

49ers place franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould

Football 02/26/19, 14:58

The San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould on Tuesday, keeping him locked up for the 2019 season for a price tag of about $5 million.Gould has been the NFL's most accurate kicker during his two seasons with San Francisco and could have been a target ...

49ers place franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould

Football 02/26/19, 12:36

The San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould on Tuesday, keeping him locked up for the 2019 season for a price tag of about $5 million.Gould has been the NFL's most accurate kicker during his two seasons with San Francisco and could have been a target ...

Source: Raiders in talks with Giants over sharing stadium

Sports 02/04/19, 01:27

The Oakland Raiders are in talks with the Giants about playing their home games next season at Oracle Park in San Francisco.A person with knowledge of the negotiations said Sunday night the two sides are in discussions, but no deal has been reached. The person spoke to The Associated Press ...

Garoppolo’s injury doomed 49ers season from start

Football 12/31/18, 18:57

All the optimism the San Francisco 49ers had coming into the season crumpled less than a month into the campaign when quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo blew out his knee.Talk of a playoff run and a return to the upper echelon of the NFC was put on hold for yet another year ...

Goff throws 4 TDs, Rams grab bye with 48-32 win over Niners

Football 12/30/18, 19:52

Brandin Cooks and Josh Reynolds caught two touchdown passes apiece from Jared Goff, and the Los Angeles Rams secured a first-round playoff bye with a 48-32 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.Cory Littleton returned one of his two interceptions for a TD as the Rams (13-3) forced four ...

Playoff-bound Rams go for NFC West sweep against Niners

Football 12/27/18, 15:42

Although the Los Angeles Rams already wrapped up their second straight NFC West title four weeks ago, they're embracing the chance to rub it in.The Rams (12-3) will go for a six-game sweep of their three divisional opponents Sunday when they host the San Francisco 49ers (4-11). A win also ...

Kelce, Kittle chase Gronkowski’s record for best TE season

Sports 12/27/18, 03:30

Getting a Twitter follow from Travis Kelce was one of the major accomplishments this season for San Francisco 49ers second-year tight end George Kittle.Now heading into the final game of the season, Kittle is in a battle for Kelce in a race for the most productive season ever for a ...

Rams will play Gurley if healthy to secure first-round bye

Football 12/24/18, 18:32

Effectively locked into their playoff seed last season, the Los Angeles Rams rested nearly all of their key players against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17.The Rams will again host the 49ers in the regular-season finale on Sunday, but have plenty to play for this time around.Coach Sean McVay ...

Bears clinch No. 3 seed with 14-9 win over 49ers

Football 12/23/18, 19:20

Mitchell Trubisky threw one touchdown pass, Jordan Howard ran for another score and the Chicago Bears survived a fight and a late fumble to earn their eighth win in nine games, 14-9 over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.Danny Trevathan made a key interception in the fourth quarter and Chicago's ...

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