• 49ers want to keep Gore, Baalke says - 02/18/2015 04:34 PM PST
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    Stevie Johnson s release would create cap space and greater need for WR replacements

    Wide receiver will become a position of even greater need if the 49ers release Stevie Johnson, as expected, to save over $6 million in salary cap room. 
    Ricky Jean Francois bypasses 49ers, reunites with Scot McCloughan in Washington
    Ricky Jean Francois will not be returning to the 49ers, his original team from 2009-12. Jean Francois, a versatile defensive lineman, agreed to a three-year contract Thursday with Washington that includes $4 million guaranteed and up to $11. 

    Stephen Curry, Colin Kaepernick among celebs pushing fruits, veggies
    A campaign being launched Thursday plans to put that premise to the test by enlisting celebrities including actress Jessica Alba and NBA star Stephen Curry to shill for fruits and vegetables.  

    Joe and Jennifer Montana sign up with KPIX 5 for Super Bowl coverage
    Former quarterback and his wife will contribute to programming leading up to big game 

    Ricky Jean Francois visiting 49ers after two years abroad with Colts
    Defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, the last man to start in place of Justin Smith, reportedly will visit the 49ers this week as he wades into free agency. 

    Overwhelmed by Sharks fans at Levi's Stadium, VTA vows upgrades for Super Bowl, WrestleMania
    The Sharks' outdoor matchup with the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night was the first time the 49ers new Santa Clara home had featured expanded seating, and about 16,000 attendees took light rail -- twice the normal Levi's Stadium transit total for Niners games. 

    Photos: San Francisco 49ers star tight end Vernon Davis selling San Jose home
    49ers star Vernon Davis is selling his San Jose home for $2,449,888. 

    Simulcam: Watch Marcus Mariota vs. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in 40-yard dash
    See how University of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota matches up against San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the 40-yard dash. 

    San Francisco 49ers: Top wide receiver targets in NFL draft
    Who 49ers might target with No. 15 pick and beyond at wide receiver. 

    It's better to receive: Raiders, 49ers will have great WR choices
    NFL combine: Raiders, 49ers both in need of wideouts; this class could be as solid as last year's 

    NFL scouting combine: Winston out to prove doubters wrong
    Jameis Winston shrugs off arm concerns, campaigns to be top pick in NFL draft. 

    Pete Carroll: Harbaugh going to 'kick butt at Michigan'
    Seattle Seahawks coach has more glowing words for former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh 

    Hockey at Levi's stadium: Raven videobombs camera stream
    However you feel about outdoor hockey in the Bay Area, the vision of a raven cannot be a good sign.  

    Bay Area players heading to NFL combine
    Stanford's Andrus Peat and Oakland's Marcus Peters are the highest-ranked of nine players with Bay Area ties who will attend the NFL scouting combine, which heats up Friday.
     

    Cal, San Jose State snubbed by NFL combine
    Stanford sending six players to Indianapolis, but linebackers A.J. Tarpley and James Vaughters also were snubbed. 

    NFL Combine notebook: Iowa's Brandon Scherff did it all in high school, including playing quarterback
    A potential top-five selection as a left tackle, the versatile athlete had to finally give up tennis and track 'and just played four sports' 

    49ers' Tomsula says suggestions he undermined Harbaugh are 'ridiculous'
    New San Francisco coach Jim Tomsula says he's unaware of any problems with his relationship with Jim Harbaugh 

    Talk of undermining Jim Harbaugh called ridiculous by Jim Tomsula
    Jim Tomsula said it is "ridiculous" to think he undermined former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. "First of all, there's nothing to that, it's ridiculous,'' Tomsula said to Bay Area reporters at the NFL scouting combine. 

    49ers' Tomsula makes good second impression
    New San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula sails through his media session at the NFL combine.
     

    Jim Tomsula says 49ers will transition like anyone must do in life
    Jim Tomsula spoke more at ease discussing the 49ers' coaching-staff transition Thursday at the scouting combine, his first press conference since last month's introductory session as head coach. 

    49ers' Baalke deflects Harbaugh comments
    49ers general manager Trent Baalke deflects questions regarding former coach Jim Harbaugh's assertion last week that he was forced out of the organization. 

    Colin Kaepernick fires back on Twitter after workout draws criticism
    Colin Kaepernick didn't take kindly to an online critic Wednesday and unleashed a hat trick of damning responses. 

    49ers' GM praises Kaepernick's offseason ambition
    Trent Baalke says Colin Kaepernick was wise to seek counsel of Kurt Warner. 

    49ers want to keep Gore, Baalke says
    Frank Gore isn't as sure whether 49ers still want him; Trent Baalke says they do. 

    49ers' Baalke: 'Jim's moved on; we've moved on'
    Trent Baalke on Jim Harbaugh at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. 

    Trent Baalke mum on departure of Harbaugh; talks about futures of Frank Gore, Justin Smith, Vernon Davis, Patrick Willis
    Jerry McDonald is the Bay Area News Group's embedded reporter at the NFL scouting combine. He will be forwarding information and stories that will get posted on this blog and our other entities. 

    San Jose: Hearing set in felony case of 49ers player Chris Culliver in collision with bicyclist
    A hearing is set for Wednesday in the case of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Christopher Culliver, charged with felony possession of brass knuckles and two misdemeanors in a collision with a bicyclist in San Jose last March.  

    NFL players like 49ers' Gore swear by muscle activation technique used at Marin clinic
    MAT gained national momentum when Peyton Manning started utilizing it after his neck surgery following the 2011 season while he was still in Indianapolis. Manning would pay every week to fly in MAT guru Greg Roskopf, a Denver-based specialist. 

    Chiefs cut former 49ers top pick AJ Jenkins; have room to reunite Michael Crabtree with Alex Smith
    The Kansas City Chiefs created two vacancies on their wide-receiver corps Tuesday, room that perhaps could be used to reunite Michael Crabtree with Alex Smith. 

    Photos: San Francisco 49ers star Aldon Smith selling San Jose mansion
    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is selling his sprawling San Jose estate for $2.988 million. 

     
     
     
     
     
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    Sunday's TV picks: Can Will Forte carry 'The Last Man on Earth'?

    SNL funnyman stars as the lone survivor of a deadly virus in this hilarious new sitcom. Plus, expect lot of drama -- and hopefully answers -- in the 'Downton Abbey' Season 5 finale.