Newberry: Results from rebuilding might take Braves longer than expected

...rebuilding a once-proud franchise.How's that working out for Los Angeles Lakers? The Boston Celtics? The San Francisco 49ers?We could go on and on about teams that went from champions to afterthoughts a lot quicker than it took them to...

Johnny Manziel cleared by NFL, named Browns' starter

...condition of anonymity because the decision hadn't been formally announced.Smith, 26, was released by the San Francisco 49ers in August after a list of run-ins with the law before landing across the bay with the Raiders. Smith went through...

Atlanta gets 2018 college football championship game

...Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, the home of the San Francisco 49ers, will host the January 2019 title game. The New...Super Bowl 50 helped pave the way," said Al Guido, San Francisco 49ers chief operating officer. "We've proved ourselves...

San Francisco 49ers want to create their own legacy in new stadium

...Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Steve Young and so many others during a four-decade run at Candlestick Park.As the San Francisco 49ers prepare for their first preseason game at new Levi's Stadium, Kaepernick is determined to start something special...

San Francisco 49ers gear up for rematch with Carolina Panthers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bring on Carolina once more, and another cross-country playoff flight.The San Francisco 49ers are all for a rematch with the Panthers, even if it means hitting the road again this week to keep their latest...

Australian rugby star reaches deal with 49ers

...Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL.Hayne passed a physical and signed a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday. The team announced the deal for the undrafted free agent, who said his deal includes $100,000 in...

Atlanta Falcons assistant coach Mike Nolan has a history with the San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Mike Nolan's 3½-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field.An 18-37 record before a mid-season firing in 2008. No playoff berths for a franchise...

49ers clinch playoff berth with win over Falcons

SAN FRANCISCO - In one emphatic finish, NaVorro Bowman, Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers sealed their postseason berth in a celebratory regular-season finale at Candlestick Park.Bowman returned an interception 89...

Promoted backup Blaine Gabbert leads 49ers past Falcons

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Blaine Gabbert threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes to Garrett Celek and the undermanned San Francisco 49ers held on to beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-16 on Sunday.

Seahawks dominate 49ers to end losing skid

...late in the first half, Marshawn Lynch jumped the pile for a 1-yard score, and the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-3 on Thursday to snap a two-game losing streak.Lynch ran for 122 yards despite vomiting on the sideline...