Jed York

Trent Baalke, general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, sporting his trademark confused look. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

For fluxed-up Niners, it’s business as usual

Let’s see now. It’s five days into free agency, and the Niners…

Trent Baalke, general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, sporting his trademark confused look. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
The Denver Broncos are mulling replacing the newly retired Peyton Manning with disgruntled 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. The Niners braintrust should accept the picks and not let John Elway hear them laughing from Santa Clara. (Jack Dempsey/AP)

Kap (LOL!) to Denver? Opens door for Goff

Excuse me for stifling a laugh and tweeting a LOL emoji. But…

The Denver Broncos are mulling replacing the newly retired Peyton Manning with disgruntled 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. The Niners braintrust should accept the picks and not let John Elway hear them laughing from Santa Clara. (Jack Dempsey/AP)
Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Durant’s best move: Join Champs and become one

The Kevin Durant-to-the-Warriors rumor just won’t go away, and for that, he…

Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh signs University of Michigan helmets during Spring Training in Bradenton, Fla. The former 49ers head coach has irked plenty of coaches from the SEC by being so visible on their stomping grounds. (Chris O'Meara/AP)

Harbaugh is smarter, bolder than the rest

Oh, if only Jed York could have grinned, chilled, managed Jim Harbaugh…

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh signs University of Michigan helmets during Spring Training in Bradenton, Fla. The former 49ers head coach has irked plenty of coaches from the SEC by being so visible on their stomping grounds. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
The 49ers announced Thursday the appointment of Al Guido as team president and Paraag Maathe as executive vice president of football operations, chief strategy officer and a managing partner. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Will management reshuffling lead to more 49ers drama?

In the curious and ambiguous world of 49ers management, CEO Jed York…

The 49ers announced Thursday the appointment of Al Guido as team president and Paraag Maathe as executive vice president of football operations, chief strategy officer and a managing partner. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)

Kap + NYC GF = 49ers must dump him

Sometimes in this industry, you must hold your nose and plunge into…

Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)
Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)

Desperate and doomed, Raiders owner Mark Davis should try Levi’s

So the seats are red. And the logos have gold. And the…

Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)
San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell smile at a news conference in San Francisco on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Bay Area won bigger game … and right to more

An estimated 900 pounds of man hugs, give or take a few…

San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell smile at a news conference in San Francisco on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Memo to Super Bowl Week: Wake Up!

Three days before Super Bowl 50, it’s almost time to panic. The…

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, is sacked for a 3-yard loss by St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Michael Brockers during a game in 2015. (Tom Gannam/AP)

Kaepernick wants to be a Jet, not a 9er, report says

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick doesn't want to play in San…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, is sacked for a 3-yard loss by St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Michael Brockers during a game in 2015. (Tom Gannam/AP)
Former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., right, speaks to reporters before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Minnesota Vikings. (Eric Risberg/2015 AP)

Time right for DeBartolo in Hall

He says he doesn’t “want to get crazy about this,” but clearly,…

Former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., right, speaks to reporters before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Minnesota Vikings. (Eric Risberg/2015 AP)
The San Francisco 49ers introduced new head coach Chip Kelly at a press conference Wednesday. How long he’ll be able to coexist with Jed York and Trent Baalke remains uncertain. (Ben Margot/AP)

A Chipper mood, soon to fade

Every 22.1 seconds, it seemed, Chip Kelly was either dropping a famous…

The San Francisco 49ers introduced new head coach Chip Kelly at a press conference Wednesday. How long he’ll be able to coexist with Jed York and Trent Baalke remains uncertain. (Ben Margot/AP)
San Francisco 49ers new head coach Chip Kelly holds a football on the field at Levi Stadium on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Kelly makes it clear: He’s not changing

If anyone thought a new Chip Kelly would show up as 49ers…

San Francisco 49ers new head coach Chip Kelly holds a football on the field at Levi Stadium on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The 49ers have their new head coach, but huge questions remain about who will lead their offense on the field. Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke will have to make a decision about whether to keep Colin Kaepernick, sign Sam Bradford or trade up in the draft to select Cal’s Jared Goff. (AP photos)

QB question looms large

New 49ers coach Chip Kelly is known for his zone-read offense, and…

The 49ers have their new head coach, but huge questions remain about who will lead their offense on the field. Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke will have to make a decision about whether to keep Colin Kaepernick, sign Sam Bradford or trade up in the draft to select Cal’s Jared Goff. (AP photos)
Colin Kaepernick is not an ideal quarterback for the up-tempo system of new 49ers head coach Chip Kelly, the former Philadelphia Eagles coach who has gone on record as saying he values “repetitive accuracy” in his quarterbacks. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Reality for Kelly: Kap not answer

When he’s done explaining why he hates green vegetables, why he isn’t…

Colin Kaepernick is not an ideal quarterback for the up-tempo system of new 49ers head coach Chip Kelly, the former Philadelphia Eagles coach who has gone on record as saying he values “repetitive accuracy” in his quarterbacks. (Tony Avelar/AP)
Chip Kelly has dedicated his entire life to football, making himself an enigmatic force in the game. Will that mesh well with Jed York, who likes to think he's running the team like a Silicon Valley tech startup, or will it all flame out like it did with Jim Harbaugh? (Matt Rourke/AP)

Does Chip even know who Chip is?

The story that nails Chip Kelly, or at least illustrates how he…

Chip Kelly has dedicated his entire life to football, making himself an enigmatic force in the game. Will that mesh well with Jed York, who likes to think he's running the team like a Silicon Valley tech startup, or will it all flame out like it did with Jim Harbaugh? (Matt Rourke/AP)
Former 49ers QB Steve Young is uncertain about new head coach Chip Kelly’s ability to work within the established system of Trent Baalke and Jed York. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

Young among those questioning Kelly hire

What goes around comes round, as they say, but as it concerned…

Former 49ers QB Steve Young is uncertain about new head coach Chip Kelly’s ability to work within the established system of Trent Baalke and Jed York. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, left, and former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan are both old enough to be Jed York’s grandfather. But the only reason to hire either of the coaches is if they give the 49ers a fighting chance to win.

The 69ers: AARP coach on tap

Hey, Don Shula is only 86. George Seifert turns 76 this month.…

Former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, left, and former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan are both old enough to be Jed York’s grandfather. But the only reason to hire either of the coaches is if they give the 49ers a fighting chance to win.
Former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin on Tuesday became the seventh coaching candidate to meet with the San Francisco 49ers this offseason. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Same old: Coughlin, 69, meets with 49ers

Desperate times make for desperate measures, which might explain why former New…

Former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin on Tuesday became the seventh coaching candidate to meet with the San Francisco 49ers this offseason. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is the newest name that’s been added to the 49ers list of possible replacements for Jim Tomsula. (Julio Cortez/AP)

Strange 49ers’ search turns to Coughlin

If the 49ers want to make a splash with their next head…

Former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is the newest name that’s been added to the 49ers list of possible replacements for Jim Tomsula. (Julio Cortez/AP)