Jim Harbaugh

NaVorro Bowman warms up in his last training camp as a member of the 49ers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

As another vestige of 49ers former glory goes, take a moment to remember NaVorro Bowman’s good times

The 49ers’ rebuild will forge forward without one of the last vestiges…

 

Colin Kaepernick. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Jim Harbaugh calls Colin Kaepernick ‘a hero’

By Mark Snyder | Detroit Free Press Not long after the words left…

 

DuJuan Harris will be back on the 49ers. (Courtesy 49ers/Twitter)

49ers bring reserve RB back on one-year deal

The 49ers won’t make a journeyman running back pack up and find…

 

Colin Kaepernick's former coach is defending him in wake of the Donald Trump's attacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner; Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS)

Jim Harbaugh defends Colin Kaepernick in face of president’s criticism

By Matt Barrows | The Sacramento Bee SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick still…

Colin Kaepernick's former coach is defending him in wake of the Donald Trump's attacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner; Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS)
Jeff Samardzija, seen here on Aug. 17, didn’t pitch well in a big game against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jeff Samardzija fades when Giants need him most

CHICAGO — When the Giants shelled out 90-million bucks for free agent Jeff…

Jeff Samardzija, seen here on Aug. 17, didn’t pitch well in a big game against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Despite taking a year off, Anthony Davis has impressed at training camp by being in great shape. (Courtesy Anthony Davis via Twitter)

Anthony Davis dusts off cobwebs, catches coach’s eye

San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has taken his act back…

Despite taking a year off, Anthony Davis has impressed at training camp by being in great shape. (Courtesy Anthony Davis via Twitter)
Ivan Rabb has decided to stay at Cal and play for embattled coach Cuonzo Martin. (Young Kwak/AP)

Cal’s Ivan Rabb stays Golden for at least another season

Long-armed, homegrown phenom Ivan Rabb will return to Cal for his sophomore…

Ivan Rabb has decided to stay at Cal and play for embattled coach Cuonzo Martin. (Young Kwak/AP)
Adam Laroche and his son Drake, left, were told by Kenny Williams, center, to not come to the Chicago White Sox clubhouse anymore. Chris Sale, right, was quite upset about that decision. (John Lochner, Jae C. Hong, Adam Hunger/AP)

A father, a son and a cold baseball franchise

It shouldn’t be lost on Ken Williams why a father-son bond is…

Adam Laroche and his son Drake, left, were told by Kenny Williams, center, to not come to the Chicago White Sox clubhouse anymore. Chris Sale, right, was quite upset about that decision. (John Lochner, Jae C. Hong, Adam Hunger/AP)
Former Cal running back CJ Anderson thought he would be spending his winters in Miami. But the Broncos matched the Dolphins' offer sheet, so Anderson will remain in the mountains. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Former Cal RB ‘surprised’ to return to Broncos

The Raiders announced Tuesday they re-signed wide receiver Andre Holmes. The contract…

Former Cal running back CJ Anderson thought he would be spending his winters in Miami. But the Broncos matched the Dolphins' offer sheet, so Anderson will remain in the mountains. (David Zalubowski/AP)
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)
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)
Panthers wide receiver Tedd Ginn, pictured during a Wednesday news conference, says he’s glad to be back in the Bay Area, where he previously played as a member of the 49ers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

At last, ex-49er Ginn on fast track to success

Ted Ginn Jr. has said all the right things since his return…

Panthers wide receiver Tedd Ginn, pictured during a Wednesday news conference, says he’s glad to be back in the Bay Area, where he previously played as a member of the 49ers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/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)
Fans take pictures of a Vince Lombardi trophy displayed at the NFL Experience exhibit in San Francisco, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Better to play in big game than host

By all accounts, the Super Bowl 50 celebration is off to a…

Fans take pictures of a Vince Lombardi trophy displayed at the NFL Experience exhibit in San Francisco, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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)
Hue Jackson made waves in his one season as Raiders head coach, but he would be a gamble for the 49ers in their rebuilding mode. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

Hue no coup for stumbling 49ers

So this is what life has become for the 49ers: Battling another…

Hue Jackson made waves in his one season as Raiders head coach, but he would be a gamble for the 49ers in their rebuilding mode. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
Former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, left, and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton are hardly easy decisions to take over the San Francisco 49ers.

Kelly, Payton come with baggage

If you’ve read imaginative ramblings that Larry Ellison will swoop in from…

Former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, left, and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton are hardly easy decisions to take over the San Francisco 49ers.
49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. York answered questions regarding the announcement that Jim Tomsula has been relieved of his head coaching duties. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

York tries and, as usual, fails

He had me reeled in, I’ll admit. Five yards from my seat…

49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. York answered questions regarding the announcement that Jim Tomsula has been relieved of his head coaching duties. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Francisco 49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday in Santa Clara. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

49ers CEO Jed York: Trent Baalke will remain general manager

SANTA CLARA — San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is retaining Trent…

San Francisco 49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday in Santa Clara. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)