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49ers teeter without talent, leaders

The 49ers will hold a three-day minicamp starting today, and while even…

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George Nikitin/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula smiles during NFL football practice

Tomsula a hit in 49ers’ locker room

Jim Tomsula is pinned against the wall. Standing in the hallway just…

George Nikitin/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula smiles during NFL football practice

911 tapes released on NFL defensive end Ray McDonald

The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoSan Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith (94) smiles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara

49ers DL Justin Smith retires after 14 seasons

Another 49ers legend departed Monday, when Justin Smith announced his retirement after…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoSan Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith (94) smiles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File Photo49ers’ first-round pick Arik Armstead will have big shoes to fill in the team’s defense.

49ers, Raiders go separate ways in draft

49ers general manager Trent Baalke has often said he doesn’t draft for…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File Photo49ers’ first-round pick Arik Armstead will have big shoes to fill in the team’s defense.
Jeff CableThe 49ers led by Fouimalo Fonoti took the dance floor by storm at the prom at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. Friday's prom was the first since the hospital moved to Mission Bay on February 1. It was attended by some 200 patients.

49ers party at UCSF Children's Hospital prom

Members of the San Francisco 49ers joined with more than 200 pediatric…

Jeff CableThe 49ers led by Fouimalo Fonoti took the dance floor by storm at the prom at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. Friday's prom was the first since the hospital moved to Mission Bay on February 1. It was attended by some 200 patients.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The ExaminerThe San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee shares its plans for the Super Bowl 50 fan village

Plans unveiled for ‘Super Bowl City’ fan village in SF

Justin Herman Plaza will transform into a weeklong football-themed fan village next…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The ExaminerThe San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee shares its plans for the Super Bowl 50 fan village
Ben Margot/ap file photoKwame Harris was arrested Sunday for reportedly being under the influence of drugs

Kwame Harris arrested on driving under the influence, resisting arrest charges

Kwame Harris, a former player for the 49ers and Raiders, was arrested…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKwame Harris was arrested Sunday for reportedly being under the influence of drugs
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis speaks at a news conference at the 49ers' NFL football facility in Santa Clara

49er Patrick Willis retiring after injury-shortened season

SANTA CLARA — His eyelids swollen from tears, seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis speaks at a news conference at the 49ers' NFL football facility in Santa Clara
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoThe 49ers should retain Frank Gore

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Tony Avelar/AP PhotoThe 49ers should retain Frank Gore
Kyle Terada/AP Photo PoolThe Giants have signed Ryan Vogelsong to a one year contract.

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Kyle Terada/AP Photo PoolThe Giants have signed Ryan Vogelsong to a one year contract.
Rick Scuteri/AP Photo49ers LB Patrick Willis will be the star of his own mobile game.

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Rick Scuteri/AP Photo49ers LB Patrick Willis will be the star of his own mobile game.

Ex-49ers running back Doug Cunningham dies in hospital at 69

JACKSON — Former Mississippi football star Doug Cunningham has died. He was…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York

49ers players support internal candidates for head coach

SAN FRANCISCO -- Several of the San Francisco 49ers have said they…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs past Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter during the first half the game in Santa Clara

Kaepernick to work with Kurt Warner, other QB coaches

SAN FRANCISCO -- Colin Kaepernick is headed to the Arizona desert to…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs past Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter during the first half the game in Santa Clara
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York is looking for a teacher in his new head coach.

49ers coach search begins second week for Harbaugh successor

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jed York is looking for a teacher in San…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York is looking for a teacher in his new head coach.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan are in discussions about the school's football coaching vacancy.

Harbaugh reportedly signs deal with Michigan

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has signed a deal to…

Tony Avelar/AP Photo49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan are in discussions about the school's football coaching vacancy.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoAldon Smith (99) has acknowledged that he visited McDonald's home but he did not drink any alcohol.

Aldon Smith says he didn't drink at McDonald home

SANTA CLARA -- San Francisco outside linebacker Aldon Smith acknowledged Tuesday that…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoAldon Smith (99) has acknowledged that he visited McDonald's home but he did not drink any alcohol.
Ben Margot/AP PhotoFrank Gore has been wondering if he could be playing his final game with San Francisco this coming Sunday against Arizona.

Gore hopes to stay with 49ers beyond this season

SANTA CLARA -- For weeks, Frank Gore has been pondering the reality…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoFrank Gore has been wondering if he could be playing his final game with San Francisco this coming Sunday against Arizona.
Ben Margot/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh has lost four straight games for the first time in his four-year stint as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.

Harbaugh won't speculate about what's next for him

SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh has kept quiet about the speculation surrounding…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh has lost four straight games for the first time in his four-year stint as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.