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Stanford head coach David Shaw says he has no plans to coach in the NFL. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

The Cardinal Rule

Wait, what are YOU doing here? Yeah, you, in the vivid red…

Stanford head coach David Shaw says he has no plans to coach in the NFL. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Outfielder Hunter Pence is on the disabled list because of a strained oblique, the latest in a long list of health problems that has the Giants’ season on the brink. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Giants in trouble without Pence

And now, the outfield for your defending world champion Saaaaan Francisco Giants…

Outfielder Hunter Pence is on the disabled list because of a strained oblique, the latest in a long list of health problems that has the Giants’ season on the brink. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
The 49ers' Jarryd Hayne finished with 120 total yards in Saturday's preseason game against Houston Texans. (Patric Schneider/AP)

No worries, mate

In America’s ongoing fascination with all things Aussie, which involve too many…

The 49ers' Jarryd Hayne finished with 120 total yards in Saturday's preseason game against Houston Texans. (Patric Schneider/AP)
The headlines are all negative for CEO Jed York, who fired Jim Harbaugh and has watched the 49ers continue to implode. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Mom and dad, please fire Jed

Unless the objective is to run this franchise into the ground —…

The headlines are all negative for CEO Jed York, who fired Jim Harbaugh and has watched the 49ers continue to implode. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick had little to say about recent comments made by Indianapolis Colts running back and former teammate Frank Gore, above, who raved about Andrew Luck’s football acumen. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Gore jab has Kap ducking already

Colin Kaepernick is taking hits already, and these can’t be blamed on…

Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick had little to say about recent comments made by Indianapolis Colts running back and former teammate Frank Gore, above, who raved about Andrew Luck’s football acumen. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula watches players during the team's NFL football training camp in Santa Clara over the weekend. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Comic relief: Tomsula charming, if overmatched

It’s impossible to sit with Jim Tomsula, all stylin’ in his nylon…

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula watches players during the team's NFL football training camp in Santa Clara over the weekend. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh  (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

Harbaugh takes Big Ten by storm

CHICAGO — Compared to the rest of Jim Harbaugh’s year, this was…

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh  (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
49ers CEO Jed York may have put too much pressure on new coach Jim Tomsula after comparing his situation to that of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Yo, Jed: Warriors comparison is just plain dumb

It may be eight days before the start of training camp, but…

49ers CEO Jed York may have put too much pressure on new coach Jim Tomsula after comparing his situation to that of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
The A's could be in for some trouble if ace Sonny Gray is out of the lineup for an extended period of time. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

A’s forecast: Gray skies ahead

First, Josh Reddick, Sean Doolittle and Coco Crisp. Then Ben Zobrist and…

The A's could be in for some trouble if ace Sonny Gray is out of the lineup for an extended period of time. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
San Francisco 49ers defensive backs L.J. McCray (31), Keith Reaser (27) and Jaquiski Tartt (29) during an NFL football mini-camp in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)

The wreckage in Santa Clara

This feels like one of those post-apocalyptic movies where Colin Kaepernick, played…

San Francisco 49ers defensive backs L.J. McCray (31), Keith Reaser (27) and Jaquiski Tartt (29) during an NFL football mini-camp in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photo49ers CEO Jed York

Spander: 49ers teeter without talent, leaders

The 49ers will hold a three-day minicamp starting today, and while even…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photo49ers CEO Jed York
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoWhile Jim Harbaugh has won at every head-coaching stop

Spander: Harbaugh talk sounds like sour whine

So Jim Harbaugh, who restored the 49ers almost to what they used…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoWhile Jim Harbaugh has won at every head-coaching stop
Tony Ding/AP file photoFormer coach Jim Harbaugh wore out his welcome with the 49ers

49ers’ Boone says Harbaugh ‘wore out his welcome’

Jim Harbaugh says the 49ers all but pushed him out the door…

Tony Ding/AP file photoFormer coach Jim Harbaugh wore out his welcome with the 49ers
AP Photo/Darron CummingsMichigan football coach Jim Harbaugh

Jay Mariotti: Who's got it better? Harbaugh

He wasn’t on the ballot and has yet to coach a game…

AP Photo/Darron CummingsMichigan football coach Jim Harbaugh
Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoNiners CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke have made some questionable moves in the offseason. And with some top players and coaches leaving soon after

How the 49ers plunged from greatness to dysfunction in one year

Even now, the odor of self-sabotage lingers. Something stinks in Santa Clara,…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoNiners CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke have made some questionable moves in the offseason. And with some top players and coaches leaving soon after
Young prom attendees get a red carpet welcome from the 49ers at the prom at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. It is the first prom since the hospital moved to its new Mission Bay location on February 1. From left to right: Dillon Ferrell

Things just keep going south for 49ers

It has to do with saints, and that’s not the New Orleans…

Young prom attendees get a red carpet welcome from the 49ers at the prom at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. It is the first prom since the hospital moved to its new Mission Bay location on February 1. From left to right: Dillon Ferrell
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoWhen the 49ers made defensive line coach Jim Tomsula the head coach

Tomsula is simply a puppet as 49ers’ change direction

The 49ers’ new lapdog, er, coach, has been silenced by his masters.…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoWhen the 49ers made defensive line coach Jim Tomsula the head coach
Wade Payne/2014 AP file photoAlabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin

49ers want to hire Kiffin? Definitely not a classy move

By now, you should be doing it yourself. Some of you already…

Wade Payne/2014 AP file photoAlabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APNew 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula

Hiring of Tomsula is only good for 49ers’ management

To those who wonder why the 49ers elevated Jim Tomsula from defensive…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APNew 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula
AP file photoJim Tomsula is the 49ers' new coach

49ers promote D-line coach Tomsula to head coach

Jim Tomsula made his modest head coaching start in NFL Europe, then…

AP file photoJim Tomsula is the 49ers' new coach