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Defensive end Darnell Dockett #90 of the Arizona Cardinals walks out onto the field before the NFL game against the Carolina Panthers at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Panthers 22-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Cut DL Darnell Dockett, 5 Others

The San Francisco 49ers have released defensive lineman Darnell Dockett and five other players.

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Jarryd Hayne #38 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL preseason game at Levi's Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Santa Clara. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hayne Makes Case For Roster Spot, 49ers Defeat Chargers In Preseason Finale

Bruce Ellington showed he appears back to full strength, while former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne made his case for a spot on the 53-man roster as San Francisco beat San Diego 14-12 Thursday night to conclude the preseason.

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Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines walks onto the field before their game against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Utah Spoils Jim Harbaugh’s Coaching Debut With Michigan

Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.

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Jim Harbaugh speaks as he is introduced as the new Head Coach of the University of Michigan football team at the Junge Family Champions Center on December 30, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Sport)

After Leaving 49ers, Jim Harbaugh To Make Michigan Coaching Debut Vs. Utah

Michigan travels to Utah on Thursday night for their season opener, a game that has to some degree, been overshadowed by the hype surrounding Harbaugh’s return to the college ranks. Not that all the interesting stuff will be on the sideline.

09/03/2015

Lawrence Phillips #33 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. (Andy Lyons /Allsport/Getty Images)

Ex-49er Running Back Lawrence Phillips Charged With Killing Cellmate

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison.

09/02/2015

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2 Aspiring Santa Rosa Junior College Football Players Ordered To Stand Trial For Shooting That Left Woman Paralyzed

Two aspiring Santa Rosa Junior College football players were ordered Monday to stand trial in connection with a shooting at a motel that left a woman paralyzed.

09/01/2015

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The 11 Sideline Jim Harbaugh Faces That Michigan Fans Need To Know Before Kickoff

To really get a sens of how your new head coach is feeling about his team, you have to read his sideline expressions. Thankfully we know them all out here in San Francisco. Here’s a translation for some of your head coach’s signature faces:

09/01/2015

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First Trailer For ‘Concussion’ Starring Will Smith

Will Smith stars as a doctor that takes on the NFL on the dangers of concussions in professional sports.

08/31/2015

NFL Rogues Gallery

Grand Jury Charges Former 49er Ray McDonald With Rape, Ahmad Brooks Charged With Sexual Battery

A grand jury in Santa Clara County has charged former San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald with raping a woman in his San Jose home late last year.

08/26/2015

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Ex-49er Martin Says He Attempted Suicide Multiple Times

Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

08/26/2015

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