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Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on August 3, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Lincecum Stays With Giants After Agreeing On 2-Year, $35M Deal

Tim Lincecum is staying put with the San Francisco Giants just as he hoped, reaching agreement Tuesday on a $35 million, two-year contract through the 2015 season.

10/22/2013

Carl Landry #7 of the Golden State Warriors. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Landry Leans Toward Opting Out Of Warriors Contract

Golden State Warriors forward Carl Landry is leaning toward opting out of the final year of his contract and pursuing free agency, according to his agent.

06/21/2013

Kicker Phil Dawson #4 of the Cleveland Browns kicks off against the Denver Broncos during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Browns 34-12. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Veteran Dawson Is Key To 49ers’ Future

The 49ers signed former Browns place-kicker Phil Dawson, a Pro Bowl selection who ranked second in field goal percentage last season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/20/2013

Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Saints Waiting For Asomugha To Choose Them Or Niners

Nnamdi Asomugha and New Orleans Saints officials “hit it off” during the cornerback’s free-agent visit to New Orleans over the weekend, general manager Mickey Loomis told the Times-Picayune newspaper.

03/18/2013

Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Can 2 Former Stars Aid 49er Defense?

The 49ers are talking to Charles Woodson and Nnamdi Asomugha, both free agent defensive backs. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew there could be room for both on the team.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/15/2013

NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Green Bay Packers 24 - Minnesota Vikings 10

Woodson Waiting To Hear From 49ers After Visiting Team

Agent Carl Poston said in a phone interview that Woodson spent all day Wednesday in sessions with the Super Bowl runner-up 49ers and was happy with the time he spent around the organization. He left the Bay Area early Thursday, Poston said.

03/14/2013

Wes Welker

Daily Madden: The Broncos Score With Welker

Madden said Denver, Seattle and Kansas City have all scored big in the free agency scramble.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/14/2013

Tight end Delanie Walker #46 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown on a catch and run against free safety Earl Thomas #29 of the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Will Miss Walker’s Versatility

The 49ers lost tight end Delanie Walker on his first day as a free agent when he signed with the Tennessee Titans.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/13/2013

Kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after he misses a 38-yard field goal in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Niners Expected To Release Akers Before Free Agency

The San Francisco 49ers are expected to release kicker David Akers before free agency begins March 12, per a source.

03/04/2013

Wes Welker talks to reporters February 1, 2012 in Indianapolis. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Coaching In The NFL Is Harder Than Ever

Star wide receiver Wes Welker will be an unrestricted free agent next month. Is it possible he’d leave the New England Patriots?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/13/2013

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