| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:33 AM
As the San Francisco 49ers beat the Minnesota Vikings 34-14 Sunday night, the network that telecast the game, NBC, scored a ratings victory among the major networks in the key 18-49 demographic.
NBC generated a demo rating of 1.9, according to early...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass.
At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:54 PM
A few years ago, the San Francisco 49ers playing the Seattle Seahawks wouldn't have even jiggled the interest needle.
Now, with both being Super Bowl contenders and the bad blood between them flowing freely, the sound needle Sunday figures to reach...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Tom Brady put to rest worries about his knee. His nearly perfect arm was never a concern.
Two days after spraining his left knee, the New England star completed his first 11 passes before missing his last one and threw his first touchdown pass to new...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Dustin Keller will miss the season with a knee injury that leaves the Miami Dolphins without much experience at tight end, a position in which they were counting on an upgrade to enliven their offense in 2013.
Keller seriously injured his right knee...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
San Francisco and Kansas City made a bust-for-bust trade Monday, with the 49ers swapping receiver A.J. Jenkins for Chiefs receiver Jon Baldwin.
Both Jenkins and Baldwin were first-round picks -- Baldwin in 2011, Jenkins in 2012 -- and neither has...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Tim Tebow, the third-string quarterback for the New England Patriots, and Colin Kaepernick, who led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl last season, had something in common Friday: a 0.0 passer rating.
The two dual-threat quarterbacks didn't...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Will success spoil San Francisco? Or, is too much of a good thing a bad thing?
Seems the tech boom that is fueling the Bay Area’s economy is also creating a San Andreas-like “let them eat cake” fault line in Baghdad by the Bay, pitting...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Colin Kaepernick has once again posted a photo of himself on Instagram wearing team gear -- only this time it's for the right team.
The San Francisco quarterback caused a stir among 49ers fans last week when photos surfaced of him wearing a Miami...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Laying aside years of bad blood that has at times threatened to spill into open warfare, the mayors of San Francisco and New York City agreed Friday afternoon to a digital detente that will include co-hosting a technology summit this year.