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Members of the Paradise City High School student body join the San Francisco 49ers team bench during singing of the Nation Anthem before the NFL football game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on November 12, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner).

Paradise High School football brought to tears by San Francisco 49ers invitation to Monday Night Football

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On…

 

Nick Mullens takes first-team quarterback reps with the San Francisco 49ers during practice on Nov. 6, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens informed he will start against New York Giants

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — In his first day back at the office…

 

Jack Del Rio was fired by the Oakland Raiders after they finished the season 6-10 on Sunday. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Jack Del Rio reportedly in line for a new job with Giants

With the Minnesota Vikings eliminated from the playoffs, the New York Giants…

 

Oakland Raiders defenders celebrate during the first half of the game against the New York Giants at the Coliseum on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders tied atop AFC West thanks to Marshawn Lynch’s banner day

OAKLAND — After Marshawn Lynch’s best day as an Oakland Raider catapulted the…

Oakland Raiders defenders celebrate during the first half of the game against the New York Giants at the Coliseum on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It’s going to be a busy day for Marshawn Lynch with two major offensive players for the Raiders ruled out today. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

Is fortune finally shining on the Raiders?

John Pagano, the Oakland Raiders assistant coach in charge of the defense,…

It’s going to be a busy day for Marshawn Lynch with two major offensive players for the Raiders ruled out today. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
Michael Crabtree will only miss one more game after the NFL accepted his appeal on Tuesday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Even after reduction, Raiders coach still not happy about Michael Crabtree suspension

ALAMEDA — A day after the NFL halved Michael Crabtree’s suspension, Oakland…

Michael Crabtree will only miss one more game after the NFL accepted his appeal on Tuesday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) catches a pass against Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) at Levis Stadium on October 2. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers WR takes hard stance against NFL’s treatment of domestic violence cases

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown is the just the latest NFL…

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) catches a pass against Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) at Levis Stadium on October 2. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Offensive tackle Donald Penn had his bags packed before the Raiders made him offer to return. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Donald Penn embraces return to Raiders after flirting with Giants

ALAMEDA — Donald Penn’s suitcase was packed and he was all set…

Offensive tackle Donald Penn had his bags packed before the Raiders made him offer to return. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Jim Davenport, a longtime third baseman for the Giants who later managed the team and worked in the front office, has died. He was 82. The Giants announced his death Friday, saying he died Thursday night in Redwood City because of heart failure. (1967 AP Photo)

One of the original San Francisco Giants dead at 82

SAN FRANCISCO — Jim Davenport, a longtime third baseman for the San…

Jim Davenport, a longtime third baseman for the Giants who later managed the team and worked in the front office, has died. He was 82. The Giants announced his death Friday, saying he died Thursday night in Redwood City because of heart failure. (1967 AP Photo)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett catches a touchdown pass against Carolina Panthers free safety Kurt Coleman (20) late in their divisional playoff  game. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Why do the Panthers give up big leads?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Seattle's comeback against the Panthers -- the fourth against…

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett catches a touchdown pass against Carolina Panthers free safety Kurt Coleman (20) late in their divisional playoff  game. (Chuck Burton/AP)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) walks off the field with wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) and wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants on Sunday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

49ers’ loss is maddening

Just when you’ve figured out the 49ers, they pull something like they…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) walks off the field with wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) and wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants on Sunday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell (84) comes down with a catch for the game-winning touchdown as San Francisco 49ers strong safety Antoine Bethea (41) and inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) defend Sunday. The Giants won 30-27. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Improvement on offense doesn’t help 49ers end losing streak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The San Francisco 49ers found their missing offense.…

New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell (84) comes down with a catch for the game-winning touchdown as San Francisco 49ers strong safety Antoine Bethea (41) and inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) defend Sunday. The Giants won 30-27. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, his family said Frank Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning. He was 84. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84

NEW YORK — From the football field to the broadcast booth, Frank…

In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, his family said Frank Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning. He was 84. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP file photoEli Manning (10) and the New York Giants have lost seven consecutive games to fall to 3-9 on the season. Offensive line troubles have hurts the Giants after a 3-2 start.

Streaky nature of NFL teams puzzling

NFL coaches harp on the need for consistency. Regimen is everything. Yet…

Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP file photoEli Manning (10) and the New York Giants have lost seven consecutive games to fall to 3-9 on the season. Offensive line troubles have hurts the Giants after a 3-2 start.
Bill Kostroun/APNiners rookie linebacker Aaron Lynch

49ers' defense rises up in win over Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Every time the San Francisco offense opened the…

Bill Kostroun/APNiners rookie linebacker Aaron Lynch
Julio Cortez/APNiners linebacker Aldon Smith (99) returned following a nine-game suspension for various off-field incidents.

49ers' Smith returns to action following nine-game suspension

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The stats sheet shows Aldon Smith with barely…

Julio Cortez/APNiners linebacker Aldon Smith (99) returned following a nine-game suspension for various off-field incidents.
AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonSeattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gets ready to push off of New York Giants' Quintin Demps during the second half of an NFL football game

Niners look to take advantage of reeling Giants

The NFL is giving the New York Giants a rare chance for…

AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonSeattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gets ready to push off of New York Giants' Quintin Demps during the second half of an NFL football game
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Former 49ers receiver Manningham rejoins Giants

A Super Bowl hero is returning to the New York Giants. Mario…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Ben Margot/APTerrelle Pryor hopes to take advantage of the New York Giants defense by using his legs on Sunday.

Run game should decide the Raiders-Giants game

While the record certainly doesn’t show it, the New York Giants are…

Ben Margot/APTerrelle Pryor hopes to take advantage of the New York Giants defense by using his legs on Sunday.

Watch video of the Metrodome roof collapsing

The Metrodome roof collapse that postponed the Minnesota Vikings and New York…