Jim Harbaugh

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York

49ers players support internal candidates for head coach

SAN FRANCISCO -- Several of the San Francisco 49ers have said they…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York
Tony Avelar/AP file photoNiners CEO Jed York essentially blamed the team's struggles on Jim Harbaugh -- who led the 49ers to three straight NFC Championship Games -- so finding a coach to replace him will be tough.

49ers will have to settle for what comes to them in coaching search

As the search for a new coach continues, top coaching candidates no…

Tony Avelar/AP file photoNiners CEO Jed York essentially blamed the team's struggles on Jim Harbaugh -- who led the 49ers to three straight NFC Championship Games -- so finding a coach to replace him will be tough.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York is looking for a teacher in his new head coach.

49ers coach search begins second week for Harbaugh successor

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jed York is looking for a teacher in San…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York is looking for a teacher in his new head coach.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York speaks during a news conference at 49ers football headquarters in Santa Clara

49ers’ Jed York must first learn what class is

Never mind that other than being born into the right family, he…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York speaks during a news conference at 49ers football headquarters in Santa Clara
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco tight end Vernon Davis

49ers face big decisions after missing playoffs

SANTA CLARA -- The San Francisco 49ers expect to be right back…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco tight end Vernon Davis
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh will be the third 49ers coach with a winning record to leave in the past 20 years.

49ers’ treatment of Harbaugh will make next hire tough

With the 49ers, success isn't enough: Jim Harbaugh will be the third…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh will be the third 49ers coach with a winning record to leave in the past 20 years.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan are in discussions about the school's football coaching vacancy.

Harbaugh reportedly signs deal with Michigan

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has signed a deal to…

Tony Avelar/AP Photo49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan are in discussions about the school's football coaching vacancy.
Carlos Osorio/AP PhotoFrom left

Jim Harbaugh vows 'excellence' at Michigan

Ending weeks of speculation, Michigan hired Jim Harbaugh as its coach Tuesday…

Carlos Osorio/AP PhotoFrom left
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoThe 49ers should retain Frank Gore

49ers upset Cardinals in Harbaugh's finale

SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh got doused with a celebratory shower after…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoThe 49ers should retain Frank Gore
Tony Avelar/APNiners owner Jed York

49ers' York had philosophical differences with Harbaugh

SANTA CLARA â€" San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is tired of…

Tony Avelar/APNiners owner Jed York
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APJim Harbaugh's tenure as 49ers coach came to an end following Sunday's victory over the Cardinals.

Harbaugh, 49ers part ways after disappointing fourth season

SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh gathered his players and told them he…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APJim Harbaugh's tenure as 49ers coach came to an end following Sunday's victory over the Cardinals.
AP file photoCornerback Charles Woodson (24)

Finales on much different seasons for 49ers, Raiders

Football season never really ends. It has supplanted baseball as our national…

AP file photoCornerback Charles Woodson (24)
Ben Margot/AP file photoIn the final game of their season

In likely Harbaugh finale, 49ers could spoil Cardinals’ plans

SANTA CLARA — Bruce Arians will be in multitasking mode more than…

Ben Margot/AP file photoIn the final game of their season
Ben Margot/APNiners' coach Jim Harbaugh won't discuss his his job status.

Chicago Bears a better fit once Harbaugh exits

Jim Harbaugh could just go across San Francisco Bay after this season…

Ben Margot/APNiners' coach Jim Harbaugh won't discuss his his job status.
Ben Margot/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh has lost four straight games for the first time in his four-year stint as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.

Harbaugh won't speculate about what's next for him

SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh has kept quiet about the speculation surrounding…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh has lost four straight games for the first time in his four-year stint as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.
Ben Margot/AP file photoDespite a season-high 158 yards for running back Frank Gore

Reeling 49ers left to pick up pieces entering finale

SANTA CLARA ­­— With Saturday’s 38-35 overtime loss to the San Diego…

Ben Margot/AP file photoDespite a season-high 158 yards for running back Frank Gore
John Froschauer/ap file photoHow surprising would it be if Niners coach Jim Harbaugh returned next season? It may end up being no surprise at all.

Why should Niners’ next step go as everyone plans?

Much time, energy, speculation and angst has been expended over the past…

John Froschauer/ap file photoHow surprising would it be if Niners coach Jim Harbaugh returned next season? It may end up being no surprise at all.
Elaine Thompson/AP file photoThe 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh are expected to part ways when their disappointing 2014 season finishes in two weeks.

It’s a guessing game at where Harbaugh will go next

Now, the only thing left to discuss about the 49ers is where…

Elaine Thompson/AP file photoThe 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh are expected to part ways when their disappointing 2014 season finishes in two weeks.
John Froschauer/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks

Harbaugh's future will overshadow final 2 weeks

Jim Harbaugh welcomes a sit-down with 49ers CEO Jed York and general…

John Froschauer/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh has plenty of questions to answer following the shocking loss to the Raiders.

Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh isn't budging, even if his new broken…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh has plenty of questions to answer following the shocking loss to the Raiders.