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Former San Francisco 49ers president and CEO Carmen Policy. (CBS)

Former 49ers President Says NFL Will Likely Return To L.A.; Raiders Included

Former San Francisco 49ers President Carmen Policy has been tapped by the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers to help promote the construction of a $1.7 billion stadium in the city of Carson.

05/21/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks to reporters between meetings of team owners in San Francisco on May 20, 2015. (CBS)

NFL Commissioner Slams Oakland Over Lack Of Progress For New Raiders Stadium

The commissioner spoke in between meetings with NFL owners in San Francisco. After he gushed about stadium plans in other markets, he then called out Oakland for not having a finalized plan and not keeping in touch with his office.

05/20/2015

A general view during the Oakland Raiders game against the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NFL Owners Approve Extra Point Kicks From 15-Yard Line, Raiders Among 2 Teams Voting No

The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on 2-point conversion turnovers.

05/19/2015

After intercepting a second quarter pass by New England quarterback Tom Brady, Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson runs with the ball that sparked the controversy over the charges that the Patriots were using under inflated footballs. (Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Patriots Won’t Appeal Team’s Fine, Draft Penalties Over ‘Deflategate’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

05/19/2015

One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

Coliseum Official: Deal For New Oakland Raiders Stadium ‘Gurgling Blood’

A Coliseum official close to the talks for a new Raiders stadium in Oakland is saying the deal is “gurgling blood”, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

05/18/2015

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NFL Reportedly Suspending San Mateo’s Tom Brady Over ‘DeflateGate’

The National Football League is reportedly set to suspend New England Patriots quarterback and San Mateo native Tom Brady, in the wake of pro football’s “Deflategate” controversy.

05/08/2015

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots in action against the Indianapolis Colts in the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium.  (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Madden: Manning, Brady Wanted 2006 Rule Change That May Have Led To ‘Deflategate’

John Madden said quarterbacks have had a long history of wanting to work with game footballs during the week and the “Deflategate” scandal was probably a direct result of that.

05/07/2015

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws a touchdown pass to  Rob Gronkowski #87 (not pictured) in the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL: Patriots Staffers Likely Deflated Balls, Tom Brady ‘At Least Generally Aware’

An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably “at least generally aware” of the rules violations.

05/06/2015

Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 20, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  The 49ers defeated the Titans 31-17.  (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

49er Bruce Miller Avoids Domestic Abuse Charge, Faces Misdemeanor Case For Phone Smashing

49er fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with vandalism for allegedly smashing his girlfriend’s phone outside a Santa Clara hotel earlier this year.

05/04/2015

Defensive lineman Arik Armstead. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

49ers Select Defensive Tackle Arik Armstead With 17th Pick

With the 17th pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, the San Francisco 49ers selected Arik Armstead, a defensive tackle from the University of Oregon.

04/30/2015

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