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The Nike Jerry Rice trainer. (Nike)

Nike Unveils Tribute Shoe For 49er Great Jerry Rice

A decade after leaving the NFL, San Francisco 49er Hall Of Famer Jerry Rice is being honored with a tribute shoe from Nike.

04/09/2014

Vance McDonald #88 of the Rice Owls.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

49ers Select TE McDonald With 55th Pick Of Draft

The San Francisco 49ers have filled another big need, trading up to select Rice tight end Vance McDonald with the 55th selection of the NFL draft. The 6-foot-4, 262-pound McDonald caught 119 passes for 1,504 yards and 15 touchdowns in college.

04/26/2013

A chinook salmon (Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Central Valley Rice Fields Successfully Used For Fattening Fish

After decades of watching California wetlands disappear as they were filled in for farming, conservation groups say they’re having success reversing some of the negative impacts on the sensitive salmon populations.

04/03/2013