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Running back Alfonso Smith #29 of the Arizona Cardinals runs with the football after a reception past defensive back Jahleel Addae #37 of the San Diego Chargers during the preseason NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 24, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Sign Former Cardinals Running Back Alfonso Smith

Smith’s signing comes after injuries to primary backups Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James in the last week. Hunter is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and James will be sidelined indefinitely with a left elbow injury.

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San Quentin execution chamber

Inmate Gasps For Over An Hour During Arizona Execution

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.

07/23/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 13: Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Hunter Pence #8 and Madison Bumgarner #40 after hitting a grand slam home run off of Vidal Nuno (not pictured) of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning at AT&T Park on July 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Historic Bumgarner, Posey Grand Slams Lift Giants Over Diamondbacks, 8-4

Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4.

07/13/2014

Joe Panik

Bumgarner Pitches 9 Innings In Giants Win Over Diamondbacks

Everything was working for Madison Bumgarner.

06/22/2014

An electronics recycler has abandoned glass from old TV sets and computer monitors at a warehouse in Yuma, Arizona. (CBS)

California’s E-Waste Ending Up In Toxic Mountain Of Junk In Arizona

California has the strictest e-waste laws in the nation, but a KPIX5 investigation discovered the strict laws have led to dumping our electronic junk in someone else’s back yard, causing serious damage.

06/12/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Pac-12 To Hold Football Championship Games At Levi’s Stadium For Next Three Years

The Pacific 12 Conference will hold its Football Championship Game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for the next three years, with the first set for Dec. 5, a conference official said.

05/15/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Set To Host Pac-12 Conference Football Championship

The Pac-12 Conference is set to announce that they will move the league championship football game to the new stadium of the San Francisco 49ers, starting this upcoming season.

05/14/2014

Marijuana

San Jose Couple Arrested In Arizona, Accused Of Transporting Pot Grow In Rental Truck

A Bay Area couple has been arrested in northern Arizona for allegedly transporting a marijuana growing operation in a rental truck.

04/03/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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