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LM Otero/AP File PhotoNorthern California authorities are investigating 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault. San Jose Police Department Sgt. Heather Randol said Wednesday

Records detail allegations against Ray McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO -- A woman alleges former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman…

LM Otero/AP File PhotoNorthern California authorities are investigating 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault. San Jose Police Department Sgt. Heather Randol said Wednesday
Elaine Thompson/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

Rivers, Chargers face must-win game against 49ers

SANTA CLARA -- Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers are competing…

Elaine Thompson/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) celebrates with linebacker Michael Wilhoite (57) after sacking Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara

49ers' Aldon Smith hopes to build off tough year

SANTA CLARA -- Aldon Smith might not have the intimidating and impressive…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) celebrates with linebacker Michael Wilhoite (57) after sacking Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara
Tony Gutierrez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is under investigation for sexual assault.

49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble

SANTA CLARA -- Citing a pattern of behavior and off-field issues, San…

Tony Gutierrez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is under investigation for sexual assault.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSeattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) runs from San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Chris Borland (50) during the first quarter in Santa Clara

Chris Borland's rookie 49ers season likely over

SANTA CLARA -- Linebacker Chris Borland's stellar rookie season for San Francisco…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSeattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) runs from San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Chris Borland (50) during the first quarter in Santa Clara
John Froschauer/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks

Harbaugh's future will overshadow final 2 weeks

Jim Harbaugh welcomes a sit-down with 49ers CEO Jed York and general…

John Froschauer/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerTwo Raiders fans show their excitement

Fans are mostly well behaved in return of Battle of the Bay

OAKLAND -- A San Francisco-like overcast sky greeted the 49ers on Sunday…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerTwo Raiders fans show their excitement
Dave Martin/ap file photoAldon Smith will play for the 49ers on Sunday.

49ers’ Aldon Smith prepares for post-suspension return

SANTA CLARA -- Aldon Smith wore a big grin beneath his facemask,…

Dave Martin/ap file photoAldon Smith will play for the 49ers on Sunday.
Joe Mahoney/AP file photoDuring his first three years of a five-year contract

Unfazed, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doing it his way

SANTA CLARA — The way his big brother tells it, Jim Harbaugh…

Joe Mahoney/AP file photoDuring his first three years of a five-year contract
LM Otero/ap file photoWhile 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence

SF supervisors take stand on 49ers’ handling of McDonald domestic violence allegations

San Francisco supervisors have denounced the football team that bears The City's…

LM Otero/ap file photoWhile 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence
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49ers CEO wants to give McDonald 'due process'

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said Tuesday that he will let…

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AP Photo/Eric Risberg

Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone has passed his physical and…

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AP Photo/San Jose Police DepartmentSan Francisco 49er defensive end Ray McDonald is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Jose Police Department. McDonald

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on…

AP Photo/San Jose Police DepartmentSan Francisco 49er defensive end Ray McDonald is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Jose Police Department. McDonald
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara
AP Photo/Mathew SumnerSan Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) runs against San Diego Chargers strong safety Marcus Gilchrist (38) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara

49ers beat Chargers for first Levi's Stadium win

San Francisco's No. 1 offense still looks shaky two weeks from the…

AP Photo/Mathew SumnerSan Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) runs against San Diego Chargers strong safety Marcus Gilchrist (38) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara
AP Photo/Gail BurtonSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

Injuries mar joint practice with 49ers and Ravens

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore sustained what appeared to be a…

AP Photo/Gail BurtonSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick
AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Michael Wihoite (57) warms up next to teammate Kendall Hunter (32) during an NFL football training camp on Friday

49ers' depth to be tested after Hunter tears ACL

Training camp is not even a week old and already the San…

AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Michael Wihoite (57) warms up next to teammate Kendall Hunter (32) during an NFL football training camp on Friday
AP Photo/Eric RisbergA ribbon prop for a photo booth is shown on the opening day of Levi's Stadium Thursday

SF 49ers release 2014 schedule

All Times Eastern Sept. 7 at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. Sept. 14 Chicago,…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergA ribbon prop for a photo booth is shown on the opening day of Levi's Stadium Thursday
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49ers exercise LB Aldon Smith's 2015 option

The San Francisco 49ers know Aldon Smith still has plenty of work…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
AP PhotoAldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles…

AP PhotoAldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.