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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.

13 hours ago

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Raiders Reportedly Passed On Stadium Finance Proposal In April

The man tasked with hammering out a deal that would keep the Raiders in Oakland reportedly hit a wall with team ownership a month ago, yet has continued to tout his plan as a real possibility, according to the Bay Area News Group.

18 hours ago

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 29: CBS Sports announcers Jim Nantz (L) and Phil Simms pose on stage at a CBS Super Bowl XLVII Broadcasters Press Conference at the New Orleans Convention Center on January 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Nantz, Simms: Would Be ‘Shocked’ If A Team Isn’t In LA By 2017

On a conference call celebrating the kickoff of the 2015-16 NFL season, Nantz, Simms and CBS’ NFL Today cast answered questions from reporters nation wide.

19 hours ago

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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

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Ready To Play: How Jerick McKinnon Gears Up For The NFL Season

The Minnesota Vikings running back gives a first-hand account of his recovery from back surgery, his offseason workouts with Adrian Peterson and getting himself mentally and physically “Ready To Play” in the NFL.

08/31/2015

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Vic Beasley of the Clemson Tigers holds up a jersey after he was picked #8 overall by the Atlanta Falcons during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons weren’t horrible last season, but help on defense was certainly needed. That’s why they went out and drafted linebacker Vic Beasley who should be a big contributor in his rookie season and even wants to play every down.

08/29/2015

Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 24th-August 28th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

08/28/2015

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The 3 Bay Area NFL Players Ranked As Elite By Madden NFL ’16

For years, NFL fans have feared the “Madden Curse” – the appearance of their big star on the popular video game’s cover. In the past, some of those cover shoots have been followed by poor performances and injuries, leading to the curse rumors.

08/27/2015

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Ready To Play: How Dontae Johnson Gears Up For The NFL Season

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Dontae Johnson gives a first-hand account of what it takes for him to get “Ready To Play” in the NFL.

08/27/2015

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