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Rihanna Dropped From NFL Thursday Night Football Pre-Game Show

“We thought journalistically and from a tone standpoint, we needed to have the appropriate tone and coverage,” – CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus

09/11/2014

San Francisco 49ers v Dallas Cowboys

49ers President Avoids Direct Comment On Domestic Violence Controversy During Ethics In Sport Symposium

Moral character is a key factor the San Francisco 49ers consider in recruiting players, a top team official said Thursday, acknowledging the difficulty of accurately assessing how an athlete will ultimately behave on and off the field.

09/11/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Adopt Resolution Denouncing 49ers For Playing Ray McDonald After Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence

San Francisco Supervisors have unanimously adopted a resolution that takes the 49ers to task for allowing a team member, who’s the focus of a domestic violence investigation to play in last Sunday’s game.

09/10/2014

Myles Jack #30 of the UCLA Bruins dives into the end zone on a three yard touchdown carry in the first quarter against the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Coliseum on November 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It Takes A Special Athlete To Play On Both Sides Of The Ball

“You really have to be special to do that,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “You have to be the best on defense and the best on offense.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/10/2014

Darius Powe #10 and Daniel Lasco #2 of the California Golden Bears celebrates after Powe scored a touchdown against the Sacramento State Hornets during the first quarter of an NCAA Football game at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

4 More Games The Cal Bears Have A Shot To Win

Before the season, Las Vegas bookies said the California Golden Bears would be lucky to win three games (they set the over-under line at 2.5 wins). That’s what happens when you only beat Portland State the prior year. But after two fairly dominant victories to start the year, the team has to be feeling good about its chances to cover that bet.

09/10/2014

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers throws a pass against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 28, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Ravens won, 22-20. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Pittsburgh Steelers At Baltimore Ravens

The NFL can’t be happy that its most controversial franchise is playing its primetime game to kick off Week 2. But that’s exactly what’s happening as the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night (8:25 ET, CBS).

09/10/2014

49ers v Cowboys

49ers Open Season With 28-17 Win Over Dallas Cowboys

Colin Kaepernick looked ready to lead the San Francisco 49ers to another NFC championship game. Tony Romo looked rusty for the Dallas Cowboys.

09/07/2014

Raiders v. Jets

Jets Power Past Raiders, 19-14

The New York Jets’ defense clamped down on Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr in a 19-14 victory Sunday.

09/07/2014

Fans cheer during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Packers 36-16. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And Football

Football reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.

09/05/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 22: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

5 Fantasy Studs You Should Consider Benching For Week 1

Fantasy football week one is usually time to roll out the dream lineup you picked on draft day. Typically the injury bug hasn’t hit yet, and there is no bye week to cover, so just […]

09/05/2014

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