| Mar 26, 2014
At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia.
The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:48 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — How's this for the wildest story of the young NFL off-season:
The Cleveland Browns nearly traded for San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh, according to ProFootballTalk.com's Mike Florio.
Florio cities multiple league sources and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
No more sneaking up on people. More than 1,300 receiving yards to be made up for by uncertain players, some of whom may not even be on the roster yet. A minefield of opponents that includes everyone from the toughest division in the NFC, if not the NFL....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:38 PM
The big show at Northwestern on Tuesday was former Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who went through separate workouts for the 49ers and Texans before the school’s pro day.
Northwestern played host to players from other schools around...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Jim Harbaugh is satisfied with the money he makes and sees himself staying as coach of the San Francisco 49ers.
That’s what he told Sports Illustrated recently, insisting he had no plans to leave before his contract expires after the 2015 season....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Aldon Smith on the reserve/non-football injury list Monday.
Smith was arrested Friday on suspicion of DUI. He started Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. He flew to a treatment center Monday, according...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:35 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In his second season as a starter, Colin Kaepernick improved to 3-0 in road playoff games, but it will take a successful journey to the most hostile environment in the NFL for the 49ers to repeat as NFC champions.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:44 PM
The attorney representing Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin issued a statement defending his client late Thursday night, and included an alleged threat made by an unnamed teammate of Martin.
Attorney David Cornwell objected to those...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Peyton Manning threw seven touchdown passes Thursday night in Denver's 49-27 throttling of Baltimore in the Kickoff Opener.
His dad, Archie, had three NFL seasons with at least 10 starts when he didn't throw seven all year.
Archie texted Peyton...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:40 PM
San Francisco's Jim Harbaugh and Carolina's Ron Rivera, teammates with the Chicago Bears in the 1980s, square off with very similar teams. Both have stifling defenses, productive power running games, and mobile, dynamic quarterbacks who can pick up...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:26 PM
DENVER — After nearly five months of NFL games, it has come down to this:
Four teams. Four possible matchups for Super Bowl XLVIII.
For Denver, New England, Seattle and San Francisco, looking that far ahead could spell doom. But the options have...