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San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey stands on the sideline during practice on August 7, 2018.

San Francisco 49ers Preseason Preview: Can Mike McGlinchey show up against Dallas Cowboys?

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The…

 

Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)

Sports is politics, politics is sports

Quick hits with Kolsky Anyone in the sports media who has ever…

 

Sure, the NFL is playing games again, but that's not what anyone is talking about. (Bob Booth/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Are you ready for (anything except) some football?

You waited 214 days for the start of the NFL season, Sluggo.…

 

A "Forever  Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NFL power broker calls Raiders proposed move to Las Vegas ‘pretty definite’

When it comes to NFL power brokers, there are few who grasp…

A "Forever  Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman, 53, intercepts a pass against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Sept. 12. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bowman’s future in doubt, and Niners are poorer for it

Just when the Faithless thought the news in Santa Clara couldn’t get…

San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman, 53, intercepts a pass against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Sept. 12. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive end DeForest Buckner (99) is tended to after an injury against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A positively rotten, no good day for the 49ers Faithful

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers were the victim of several…

San Francisco 49ers defensive end DeForest Buckner (99) is tended to after an injury against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco 49ers, seen here in Week 1, lost their third-straight game on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Is there any magic in the 49ers’ Levi’s?

The San Francisco 49ers return home for their first game at Levi’s…

The San Francisco 49ers, seen here in Week 1, lost their third-straight game on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) plays in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

It’s time to cancel Kap drama

Now that Colin Kaepernick has mastered the quarterback position, he can share…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) plays in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Mike Purcell (64) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Defensive lineman Mike Purcell’s pick-6 highlight for 49ers

SANTA CLARA — Long black hair swinging from his helmet, 303-pound defensive…

San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Mike Purcell (64) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Former professional rugby player Jarryd Hayne had another breakout game for the 49ers on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Hayne plane makes more believers

Insane for Hayne? If 49ers fans weren’t already, maybe they should be…

Former professional rugby player Jarryd Hayne had another breakout game for the 49ers on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of a preseason game in Santa Clara, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Here’s to Bowman, Hayne, health

There was significant acreage, if he wanted, for one of his mad…

San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of a preseason game in Santa Clara, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Matt Rourke/AP PhotoA person with knowledge of both deals told The Associated Press on Tuesday

Garrett, Marinelli set to return to Cowboys

IRVING — A person with knowledge of both deals told The Associated…

Matt Rourke/AP PhotoA person with knowledge of both deals told The Associated Press on Tuesday
Matt Ludtke/AP PhotoDallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass against Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields (37) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday

Complex process of catch not only rued NFL rule

Hours after Dallas was defeated in Green Bay, the player at the…

Matt Ludtke/AP PhotoDallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass against Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields (37) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday
Matt Ludtke/APPackers receiver Davonte Adams

Packers rally to knock off Cowboys, reach NFC title game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No need for ice and wind and record…

Matt Ludtke/APPackers receiver Davonte Adams
Tony Gutierrez/APCowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) celebrates a second-half touchdown during Sunday's playoff game against the Lions.

Romo rallies Cowboys past Lions in NFC wild-card game

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony Romo has a stirring playoff comeback to go…

Tony Gutierrez/APCowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) celebrates a second-half touchdown during Sunday's playoff game against the Lions.
Brandon Wade/AP file photoMichael Sam

Michael Sam released from Cowboys' practice squad

IRVING, Texas -- Michael Sam will have to wait for a third…

Brandon Wade/AP file photoMichael Sam
AP Photo/LM OteroSan Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock

49ers answer the skeptics with stellar defense

So much for all that talk of distractions, letdowns and doubts surrounding…

AP Photo/LM OteroSan Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock
AP Photo/Tim SharpSan Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith (94) sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday

Kaepernick, 49ers top rusty Romo, Cowboys 28-17

Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers can put a tumultuous offseason…

AP Photo/Tim SharpSan Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith (94) sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday
Reinhold Matay/2013 ap file photoAlex Boone will bring a strong presence to the offensive line after ending his holdout

After turmoil, 49ers open with Cowboys

After weeks of talk about players who won't be on the field…

Reinhold Matay/2013 ap file photoAlex Boone will bring a strong presence to the offensive line after ending his holdout
AP File Photo49ers receiver Michael Crabtree returns to his home state of Texas on Sunday.

49ers opener has special meaning for Crabtree

SANTA CLARA — Michael Crabtree hawked bags of popcorn and hot dogs…

AP File Photo49ers receiver Michael Crabtree returns to his home state of Texas on Sunday.