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Ex-New Orleans Coach Heard Urging Players To Injure 49ers In Playoff Game

Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams exhorted his players to injure key San Francisco 49ers players during January’s divisional playoff at Candlestick Park in a speech recorded by a documentary filmmaker, according to Yahoo Sports.


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49ers Get $200M NFL Loan, Expect To Move By 2015

National Football League owners have approved a $200 million loan to fund construction of the proposed new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.


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Exclusive: Candlestick Beating Victim Doubts Police Will Find Attacker

The San Rafael man severely beaten at Candlestick Park during a preseason Raiders-49ers game said Friday he does not believe San Francisco police are working aggressively to find his attacker.


San Francisco 49ers vs. the Oakland Raiders (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Stanford Economist: NFL Lockout Could Change Game For Other Leagues

The NFL lockout now being disputed in a federal appeals court could signal dramatic institutional changes in every professional sport as players fight for free agency, a Stanford economist said Friday.


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NFL Lockout Could Help Oakland’s Bottom Line

The Bay Area economic impact of the NFL lockout is a tale of two cities. San Francisco stands to lose millions of dollars, while Oakland could actually come out ahead.


Darren McFadden of the Oakland Raiders. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NFL Week 11’s Key Matchup Is Raiders Vs. Steelers

If you’re a fan of smashmouth football, you’re salivating at this Sunday’s showdown between the second-ranked Oakland Raiders run offense and the first-ranked Pittsburgh Steelers run defense.

CBS San Francisco–11/20/2010

Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49ers Prepare To Chase Rams In NFC West Race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just halfway through his first NFL season, Sam Bradford already resembles the franchise savior Alex Smith never became. Both quarterbacks are No. 1 overall draft picks, Smith going to San Francisco […]

CBS San Francisco–11/13/2010

Nnamdi Asomugha of the Oakland Raiders. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Raiders Look To Turn Corner Against Seahawks

The Oakland Raiders (3-4) now look to build on their recent improving performance when they return home to face the surprising Seattle Seahawks (4-2), who look like the best team in the NFC West.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2010

Bruce Gradkowski of the Oakland Raiders (Getty Images)

Campbell To Start In Place Of Gradkowski As Raiders QB

Jason Campbell will make his third straight start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders in place of the injured Bruce Gradkowski.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010


49ers Look For Turnaround In London Vs. Broncos

The San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday in a matchup of two teams that bear little resemblance to their championship-caliber teams from the days of Joe Montana and John Elway.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010