Promoted backup Blaine Gabbert leads 49ers past Falcons

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Dan Quinn had his plan. Rather than go for the lead on fourth-and-goal from the 1, Atlanta would kick a field...

Atlanta gets 2018 college football championship game

Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff...championship game scheduled for Jan. 8, 2018. Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, the home of the San Francisco 49ers, will host the January...

Running back David Hyde steps up for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Alex Boone is taking at least a little credit for Carlos Hyde's breakout game on the NFL's big stage."Somebody...

49ers turn to Blaine Gabbert at QB as Falcons come calling

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Blaine Gabbert is back on the field for a second chance with all the skeptics figuring he can't begin to fix a problem...

Ex-49er Aldon Smith signed by Raiders

...being drafted by the team in 2011. He was arrested in Santa Clara on charges of drunken driving, hit and run and vandalism. The Santa Clara District Attorney's office said that Smith was charged...

UCLA wins season opener

...season opener since 1994, beating Santa Clara 89-76 Thursday night. The Bruins...around once in a long while." Santa Clara (0-2) didn't prove nearly...Nathan Fast's shooting. He led Santa Clara with 25 points and Todd Wusching...

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Yahoo! announces deals to expand

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Yahoo! Inc., continuing to expand beyond its popular Internet...senior vice president of business operations. The company, based in Santa Clara, Calif., also offers specialized news, financial and sports programming...

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Globalization breeds interminable work day

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The traffic jam ended hours ago, the parking lot is nearly...their day with calls and e-mails to California, where managers in the Santa Clara headquarters will just be waking up. "We keep passing the baton between...

Gonzaga looking for high seed in NCAAs

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Gonzaga coach Mark Few hopes this time will be different...the WCC tournament. They needed a last-second shot by Turiaf to beat Santa Clara in the semifinals. "It's tough to stay focused down here," Violette...

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New computer chip slated for unveiling

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A top-secret computer chip designed and funded by a powerful...Transmeta all the more interesting is the cast of characters attached to the Santa Clara-based company. Employees include superstar designers like Linux creator...

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