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Quarterback Nick Mullens is expected to get his third straight start Sunday. Mullens is 46 of 73 for 538 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions in his other two starts this season. <ins>(Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner).</ins>

49ers trying to turn season around in Sunday’s prime-time faceoff with the Rams

49ers at Rams When: Sunday, 1:05 p.m. Where: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood TV:…

  • Nov 27, 2020

 

Cal Junior Quarterback Chase Garbers completed 28 of 42 passes 315 yards and three touchdowns and two interceptions in his last game against Oregon State. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Big Game: Stanford at Cal

What: The 123rd Big Game When: Friday, 1:30 p.m. Where: Memorial Stadium,…

  • Nov 24, 2020

 

Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for a loss in the second quarter on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times/TNS)

With Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner leading way, undermanned Seahawks have enough to top 49ers

All the talk during the week of what the Seahawks wouldn’t have…

 

Bill Belichick looks at quarterback Cam Newton on the Patriots sideline. (Nick O’Malley via Tribune News Service)

San Francisco dominates Patriots in signature performance

Who could have seen this one coming? The 49ers, who have been…

Bill Belichick looks at quarterback Cam Newton on the Patriots sideline. (Nick O’Malley via Tribune News Service)
Jerry Richardson is on his way out, but the NFL would do well to better police its owners’ behavior. (David T. Foster, III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

NFL hastens its inevitable decline

Opportunity cost: “The loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one…

Jerry Richardson is on his way out, but the NFL would do well to better police its owners’ behavior. (David T. Foster, III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Arraignment set for SF high school football coach charged with murder

An Archbishop Riordan High School assistant football coach arrested on suspicion of…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Ex-49ers tight end Bruce Miller enters the courtroom at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, September 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Former 49er Bruce Miller pleads not guilty in Fisherman’s Wharf attack

Former San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller pleaded not guilty Wednesday to…

Ex-49ers tight end Bruce Miller enters the courtroom at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, September 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Baltimore Ravens strong safety Eric Weddle (32) watches Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) make a touchdown reception Oct. 2, 2016, in Baltimore. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

Nevada legislature holds special meeting to lure Raiders to Vegas

The Nevada state legislature is holding a special meeting Monday to consider…

Baltimore Ravens strong safety Eric Weddle (32) watches Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) make a touchdown reception Oct. 2, 2016, in Baltimore. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)
Former San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller was arrested Monday in San Francisco in connection with a hotel fight near Fisherman's Wharf. (Courtesy SFPD)

49ers release fullback Bruce Miller after arrest in SF

The San Francisco 49ers released fullback Bruce Miller from the team on…

Former San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller was arrested Monday in San Francisco in connection with a hotel fight near Fisherman's Wharf. (Courtesy SFPD)
The CCSF football team launched its 2016 campaign on Friday at Laney College in Oakland. (Courtesy CCSF Athletics)

CCSF football title defense stumbles early

The City College of San Francisco football team entered the season with…

The CCSF football team launched its 2016 campaign on Friday at Laney College in Oakland. (Courtesy CCSF Athletics)
AC Milan's M'baye Niang (11) celebrates with teammates Andrea Bertolacci, left, and Giacomo Bonaventura, right, after scoring a goal against Bayern Munich during their match Wednesday in Chicago. (Paul Beaty/AP)

AC Milan, Liverpool game at Levi’s Stadium gives local fans a taste for international soccer

The Bay Area’s summer of soccer will cap off with European flair…

AC Milan's M'baye Niang (11) celebrates with teammates Andrea Bertolacci, left, and Giacomo Bonaventura, right, after scoring a goal against Bayern Munich during their match Wednesday in Chicago. (Paul Beaty/AP)
Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Super Bowl 50 costs more than expected, but reportedly made SF money

Four months after hosting Super Bowl 50 -- an event that stirred…

Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a news conference in San Francisco in early February. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Goodell’s salary: $34 million

NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a news conference in San Francisco in early February. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco welcomes first Super Bowl celebration in more than three decades

San Francisco is known for its Golden Gate Bridge, but this week…

Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will be competing against the Denver Broncos — and the predicted inclement weather a.k.a. El Nino — in Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (Chuck Burton/AP)

The bigger force: Cam Newton or El Niño?

Here in the bosom of innovation, where tech executives microdose LSD to…

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will be competing against the Denver Broncos — and the predicted inclement weather a.k.a. El Nino — in Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Brady’s career beyond ‘wildest dreams’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As a 24-year-old in 2001, his second NFL season,…

Richie Gallardo, of Santa Rosa, holds a sign as fellow Oakland Raiders fans wait in line for a meeting with a NFL officials at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Raiders should move to…Levi’s!

Anyone spending time in Oakland these days probably knows the city is…

Richie Gallardo, of Santa Rosa, holds a sign as fellow Oakland Raiders fans wait in line for a meeting with a NFL officials at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group via AP)
In this Oct. 25, 2015, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly watches the action from the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their new head coach. CEO Jed York announced the move on Twitter and so did the team. (Bob Leverone/AP)

Kelly, 49ers: A marriage in mutual desperation

If nothing else, they are relevant again, which always should be the…

In this Oct. 25, 2015, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly watches the action from the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their new head coach. CEO Jed York announced the move on Twitter and so did the team. (Bob Leverone/AP)

Santa Clara County judge denies soccer league’s bid to kick out NFL

SAN JOSE — A judge has denied a San Francisco Bay Area…

Cal quarterback Jared Goff passes against Arizona State during a game in Berkeley on Nov. 28, 2015. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Mission for Goff: Impress 49ers

Will Jared Goff deliver another dazzling show today and convince the 49ers…

Cal quarterback Jared Goff passes against Arizona State during a game in Berkeley on Nov. 28, 2015. (Jeff Chiu/AP)