NFL Players Ratify New CBA; 17-Game Season, Expanded PlayoffsNational Football League players voted to approve a new collective bargaining agreement which would increase the season to 17 games and the addition of an extra team to the playoffs in each conference.
NFL Arranges For Colin Kaepernick To Hold Private Workout For TeamsFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will reportedly hold a private workout for a number of NFL teams, nearly three years after he last played in the league.
San Francisco Police Officers Association Rips Colin Kaepernick Statements On FlagIn a letter to San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York and the National Football League Monday, the San Francisco Police Officers Association slammed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his comments about the behavior of police officers in his defense for sitting during the national anthem.
Domestic Violence Victims' Brain Damage Similar To NFL PlayersThere were no collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.
49er Aldon Smith Suspended For First 9 GamesThe NFL has suspended San Francisco 49er sack specialist Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the 2014 season.
NFL Sharply Increases Penalties For Domestic Violence; Commissioner Admits He 'Didn't Get It Right' NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
KCBS Sports Fans: Drug Lawsuit Further Tarnishes NFL ExperienceThe phrase "peak oil" was in vogue a few years back. Geologist M. King Hubbert theorized the world was about to hit the peak of its petroleum-extraction capabilities and it would all be downhill after that.
Ex-49er In Class Action Suit Against NFL For 'Culture Of Drug Misuse, Substituting Players’ Health For Profit'Former 49ers Pro Bowl center Jeremy Newberry joined hundreds of former players in a class-action lawsuit filed today in San Francisco Federal Court. Ex-NFL stars Richard Dent, Jim McMahon, Roy Green, and Ron Stone are also among those listed as Plaintiffs.
The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFLFrom location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football's five best stadiums in the NFL.
KCBS Sports Fans: Pro Sports Paying The Price For Legacy Of ViolenceIt’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.
California Bill Would Limit Workers Comp For Professional AthletesThe National Football League and other professional leagues favor legislation by Central Valley Assemblyman Henry Perea to close what they see as a loophole that athletes with tenuous connections to the state to file for what's known as cumulative injuries that occur after years of playing.
Former 49er Ends Up Homeless After Career-Ending ConcussionsTerry Tautolo, a nine-year NFL linebacker who was a member of the San Francisco 49ers during the beginning of their dynasty, has been lived in a tunnel under the freeway much of the time since he retired.
Daily Madden: NFL Referees Return; Lockout Effects To LingerThe sigh of relief will not erase three weeks of controversial calls, John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Alex Smith Threatened With NFL Fine For Wearing SF Giants HatSan Francisco 49ers Quarterback Alex Smith, who has worn a San Francisco Giants cap to post-game press conferences in recent years, could be slapped with a $15,000 fine by the NFL if he does it again, according to the Bay Area News Group.
Ex-New Orleans Coach Heard Urging Players To Injure 49ers In Playoff GameFormer 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.