San Francisco 49ers

Greg Papa (front right) and Bonta Hill interview Kevin Durant at the Rakuten Performance Center in Oakland, Calif. (Courtesy / Bonta Hill)

Greg Papa will become new play-by-play voice for San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Wednesday morning that Ted Robinson, who…

 

Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval and Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf unveil new plans for the Oakland Athletics' stadium at Howard Terminal on Nov. 27, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: Bay Area sports teams make New Years resolutions

As a bi-weekly columnist for a local newspaper, I am imbued with…

 

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) hands off the football to Raheem Mostert (31) against the Oakland Raiders during the third quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on November 1, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner).

What to Watch: San Francisco 49ers host Seattle Seahawks

Two weeks ago, the San Francisco 49ers suffered their worst lost of…

 

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens rolls out during a drill at practice on Oct. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Nick Mullens has been the steadying force San Francisco has needed

SANTA CLARA — Ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft, Pro Football Focus's…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens rolls out during a drill at practice on Oct. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Mike Hughes breaks up a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers WR Pierre Garcon in the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. The incomplete pass forced a field goal. (Brian Peterson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Pierre Garcon to go on injured reserve, could be done with San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA — Wide receiver Pierre Garçon's two seasons with the San…

Minnesota Vikings defensive back Mike Hughes breaks up a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers WR Pierre Garcon in the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. The incomplete pass forced a field goal. (Brian Peterson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 7:  Tight end George Kittle (#85) of the San Francisco 49ers makes a catch for extra yards during the fourth quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on October 7, 2018 in Santa Clara, California.

George Kittle breaks record in career day against Denver Broncos as 49ers win third game

SANTA CLARA — A month ago, San Francisco 49ers tight end George…

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 7:  Tight end George Kittle (#85) of the San Francisco 49ers makes a catch for extra yards during the fourth quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on October 7, 2018 in Santa Clara, California.
John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan pose with 49ers CEO Jed York. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Jed York and San Francisco 49ers remember Tony York after win over Broncos

Two days ago, the San Francisco 49ers sent out a simple press…

John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan pose with 49ers CEO Jed York. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey stands on the sideline during practice on August 7, 2018.

San Francisco 49ers: Mike McGlinchey excited for test against Von Miller

SANTA CLARA — Heading into the 2018 season, the San Francisco 49ers…

San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey stands on the sideline during practice on August 7, 2018.
Robert Saleh. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers defenders stand behind defensive coordinator Robert Saleh

SANTA CLARA — Over the last few weeks, San Francisco 49ers defensive…

Robert Saleh. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
John Lynch. (Courtesy 49ers)

Kolsky: Why 8-20 under Shanahan is nothing to worry about … yet

The San Francisco 49ers are a resounding disappointment by most reasonable standards.…

John Lynch. (Courtesy 49ers)
Head Coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers paces during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kyle Shanahan addresses rumors his father could return to coaching with Green Bay

SANTA CLARA — Four days after the Green Bay Packers fired long-time…

Head Coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers paces during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Reuben Foster's booking photo from his arrest on Nov. 24 in Tampa, Florida. (Hillsborough County Sheriffs Department)

Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend and accuser Elissa Ennis lied on witness stand to protect him in May

According to a report from ABC News, former San Francisco 49ers linebacker…

Reuben Foster's booking photo from his arrest on Nov. 24 in Tampa, Florida. (Hillsborough County Sheriffs Department)
San Francisco 49ers longsnapper Kyle Nelson warms up with the team during training camp in August of 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers longsnapper Kyle Nelson suspended by NFL

As first reported by ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers have confirmed that…

San Francisco 49ers longsnapper Kyle Nelson warms up with the team during training camp in August of 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Pita Taumoepenu works out during training camp with the San Francisco 49ers in August, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers promote Pita Taumoepenu to active roster, place Dekoda Watson on injured reserve

With linebacker Dekoda Watson placed on injured reserve, after tearing his calf…

Pita Taumoepenu works out during training camp with the San Francisco 49ers in August, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Carl Nassib (94) tackles San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) during the game on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)

San Francisco 49ers lose eighth straight in Seattle in Richard Sherman’s return

During the lead-up to Richard Sherman's return to Seattle for the first…

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Carl Nassib (94) tackles San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) during the game on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers' Fred Warner (48) forces Minnesota Vikings' Dalvin Cook (33) to fumble in the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Fred Warner’s quick adaptation gives 49ers consistency as they look to stop Seattle Seahawks

As Fred Warner lined up the defense before the final play of…

San Francisco 49ers' Fred Warner (48) forces Minnesota Vikings' Dalvin Cook (33) to fumble in the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman tackles Wayne Gallman Jr. of the New York Giants on Nov. 12, 2018, at Levi's Stadium. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Richard Sherman returns to Seattle for first time as 49ers-Seahawks rivalry takes new shape

Three short years ago, the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers shared…

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman tackles Wayne Gallman Jr. of the New York Giants on Nov. 12, 2018, at Levi's Stadium. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens rolls out during a drill at practice on Oct. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Nick Mullens to start for 49ers against Seahawks in biggest road test yet

SANTA CLARA — Ahead of the first start of his NFL career,…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens rolls out during a drill at practice on Oct. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Reuben Foster, left, celebrates with middle linebacker Brock Coyle  after making a defensive stop against the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium on Nov. 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Reuben Foster, left, celebrates with middle linebacker Brock Coyle  after making a defensive stop against the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium on Nov. 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has raw, undeniable talent. But how much are his on-field skills shaping personal matters away from the gridiron? (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Washington Redskins claim Reuben Foster off waivers, explain move

When the San Francisco 49ers officially released thrice-arrested linebacker Reuben Foster on…

49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has raw, undeniable talent. But how much are his on-field skills shaping personal matters away from the gridiron? (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)