• 49ers' James suffers arm injury - 07/27/2014 10:14 PM PDT
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    49ers add former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith

    The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith, according to a league source 
    Former Cardinals Alfonso Smith coming to help depleted running-back corps
    The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith, according to a league source. 

    Frequent flyer miles? Not as many this season compared to last season s odyssey
    No team in NFL history traveled more than last season's 49ers. Or so the conceivable legend goes. This season, the 49ers will cover roughly half as many miles. 

    John Madden on Jim Harbaugh s title hunt: Last thing he needs is counseling on that
    John Madden reminisced about great coaching Monday as he cruised east on Interstate 80 through Nebraska s flat lands, happily making his annual pilgrimage to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. 

    John Madden gushes over job 49ers' Jim Harbaugh has done
    Harbaugh is the first coach in NFL history to reach the conference-championship game in each of his first three seasons. 

    30,000 giddy 49ers fans get first look at finished Levi's Stadium
    Fans decked out in crimson-and-gold jerseys chanted 'Let's go Niners!' and high-fived as they walked in to their new home away from home. 

    49ers' James suffers arm injury
    San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James might miss a month or more after suffering an injury to his left arm early in practice Sunday. 

    Kaepernick gets extensive work in passing drill
    Sunday's practice was punctuated by an injury to backup running back LaMichael James. However, the 49ers rebounded from seeing their teammate go down with an arm injury early in practice and cobbled together a productive session. 

    49ers' LaMichael James suffers apparent dislocated elbow
    San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent dislocated left elbow and could miss a month 

    RB LaMichael James sustains apparent arm injury in practice
    Running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent left-arm injury early in Sunday s practice. 

    Okoye now feels like a football player
    It s no surprise that 49ers defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye has come a long way in the past year, given he was new to football and just trying to prove he was more than a novelty. 

    49ers: Jim Harbaugh likes Lawrence Okoye's progress
    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye making strides 

    Lynch, Martin added to active roster
    The 49ers activated center Marcus Martin and linebacker Aaron Lynch from different injury lists Sunday morning. 

    49ers seek backup for Frank Gore after Kendall Hunter tears ACL
    Running back has torn ACL, creating spot for backup 

    49ers: G.M. Baalke expects Aldon Smith discipline before regular season
    49ers general manager says linebacker will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell soon 

    Baalke meets the press: won t discuss Boone s holdout, expects Aldon Smith discipline soon, likes odds for success
    General manager Trent Baalke didn't drop any bombshells in a 45-minute, impromptu press conference but did cover a slew of topics. 

    Practice No. 3: No casualties from first day in pads; Kaepernick finishes hot; Brock excels
    For their first full practice in pads, hitting was surprisingly minimal. But there wasn't a shortage of impressive plays, especially during a lengthy 11-on-11 period. 

    CB Chris Culliver: All systems go in his comeback from ACL tear
    Cornerback Chris Culliver says his surgically repaired knee feels good, nearly a year since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in training camp. 

    RB Carlos Hyde: I m a hard-nosed runner, a guy who runs with a lot of passion
    Kendall Hunter's season-ending knee injury might seem a lot more devastating had the 49ers not used a second-round draft pick on Ohio State's Carlos Hyde. 

    LaMichael James media session: When I feel I can t give anymore, I ve got to give a little more for (Hunter)
    LaMichael James went from potential trade bait to potential No. 2 running back in sudden fashion, a result of Kendall Hunter's season-ending ACL tear Friday. 

    Bruce Miller media session: We ll use that to push through the season and do it for Kendall
    Fullback Bruce Miller arrived three years ago in the same draft class as Kendall Hunter, so that special bond evoked special feelings in the wake of Hunter's season-ending knee injury. 

    49ers' No. 2 running back Kendall Hunter tears ACL
    Kendall Hunter, the 49ers' No. 2 running back since 2011, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Friday at practice, the team confirmed Saturday morning. 

    RB Kendall Hunter done for season with torn ACL
    Running back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Friday at practice, the team confirmed Saturday morning. 

    49ers' retooled secondary off to good start
    San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio likes what he sees so far from potential new starters Chris Culliver and Jimmie Ward
     

    49ers' Kendall Hunter leaves practice
    San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter appears to injure right knee, but is able to walk to the locker room.
     

    Live: Levi's Stadium tour, July 25, 2 p.m.
    Follow live coverage of the San Francisco 49ers open house, the first chance for fans to see the finished Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. 

    Kawakami: Harbaugh puts 'relentlessly' positive spin on 49ers
    Jim Harbaugh opens his fourth 49ers training camp with his team confronting several issues, but he insists on taking a positive outlook.
     

    49ers notebook: Aldon Smith 'feeling great' at start of camp
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who might face NFL discipline after off-field incidents, looked in his natural element Thursday, suiting up in a No. 99 jersey and menacing quarterbacks on the practice field.
     

    49ers rookie Jimmie Ward gets a pick on first day of practice
    San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive back Jimmie Ward had a day to remember on his first training camp practice, including an interception of a Colin Kaepernick pass, though he admitted he still has plenty to learn.
     

    49ers' Vernon Davis focused on season
    San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis will let his agent take care of his contract while concentrating on helping the team.
     

     
     
     
     
     
    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    (Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.