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NFL: Former Seattle Seahawks teammate says Marshawn Lynch will hold out for new contract

07/24/2014 10:13 PM PDT
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice gets two-game suspension for domestic violence incident. 
Kawakami: Harbaugh puts 'relentlessly' positive spin on 49ers
07/24/2014 09:52 PM PDT - 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
07/24/2014 10:52 PM PDT - 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
07/24/2014 05:37 PM PDT - 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.
 

Marshawn Lynch viral photo was staged, rep says
07/24/2014 04:00 PM PDT - Viral photo of Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch with his Lamborghini protected by velvet ropes was 'prop for movie,' says film's director. 

Raiders place DJ Hayden on PUP list
07/24/2014 09:51 PM PDT - Cornerback DJ Hayden, a No. 1 pick whose rookie season was derailed by injuries, likely to miss most of Oakland Raiders training camp following surgery for stress fracture. 

49ers' Vernon Davis focused on season
07/24/2014 01:07 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis will let his agent take care of his contract while concentrating on helping the team.
 

49ers' Aldon Smith 'in best shape,' credits sobriety
07/24/2014 02:18 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith says his 'mind is probably in the best spot it's been in' entering training camp.
 

Owner Pat Bowlen steps away from Denver Broncos because of dementia
07/23/2014 10:32 PM PDT - Pat Bowlen is giving up control of Denver Broncos because of Alzheimer's disease.  

Colin Kaepernick hails Vernon Davis' arrival at 49ers camp
07/23/2014 09:49 PM PDT - Vernon Davis arrives at San Francisco 49ers training camp after offseason boycott, but Alex Boone remains absent 

Oakland Raiders notebook: Charles Woodson expects different mentality
07/23/2014 10:19 PM PDT - Woodson said Raiders are looking to win now as players report for first day of camp 

Raiders need DJ Hayden on the field
07/23/2014 04:10 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders second-year cornerback DJ Hayden needs to be on the field if he is to improve, veteran teammate Charles Woodson says.
 

Raiders rookie Derek Carr knows his place
07/23/2014 03:37 PM PDT - The NFL learning process begins for Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr.
 

49ers' Vernon Davis ends holdout, reports to camp
07/23/2014 02:06 PM PDT - Tight end Vernon Davis ended his offseason holdout and reported to 49ers training camp on time Wednesday. 

Raiders training camp preview: Optimism abounds
07/22/2014 09:55 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders' Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen have reason to feel invigorated. 

Raiders training camp questions
07/22/2014 10:28 PM PDT - Five key questions as Oakland Raiders hit the ground in Napa. 

Raiders training camp: Breaking down the roster
07/22/2014 10:28 PM PDT - A look at the Raiders' roster, position by position heading into training camp. 

Raiders' training camp facts
07/22/2014 10:28 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders head to Napa on Wedesday for training camp. 

49ers camp questions
07/21/2014 10:46 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers need answers to these five questions during training camp. 

49ers training camp: Breaking down the roster
07/21/2014 06:30 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers roster, position-by-position, heading into training camp. 

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.
 

49ers' Aldon Smith 'in best shape,' credits sobriety
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith says his 'mind is probably in the best spot it's been in' entering training camp.
 

Colin Kaepernick hails Vernon Davis' arrival at 49ers camp
Vernon Davis arrives at San Francisco 49ers training camp after offseason boycott, but Alex Boone remains absent 

49ers' Vernon Davis ends holdout, reports to camp
Tight end Vernon Davis ended his offseason holdout and reported to 49ers training camp on time Wednesday. 

Santa Clara: Newly built Levi's Stadium tallies first arrest when wanted man nabbed for trespassing
Before they could even cut the opening ribbon at the San Francisco 49ers' new home, Levi's Stadium recorded its first arrest when a wanted man was nabbed for trespassing on the newly finished grounds. 

49ers camp questions
San Francisco 49ers need answers to these five questions during training camp. 

49ers training camp: Breaking down the roster
San Francisco 49ers roster, position-by-position, heading into training camp. 

49ers' camp facts
San Francisco 49ers training camp facts, exhibition schedule 

49ers training camp preview: Kaepernick and his new toys
Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers pass offense need to be better, and the additions of Stevie Johnson, Brandon Lloyd and Bruce Ellington should help. 

Steward: Darting here and there ...
Can't say enough about the 49ers' Levi's Stadium.
 

Aldon Smith of 49ers avoids jail -- unless he screws up
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will serve 11 days on a work crew, perform 235 hours of community service and pay a $2,000 fine, but if he violates probation (by drinking, possessing weapons, etc.), he will be sent to jail.  

Purdy: 49ers have plenty to celebrate
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Levi's Stadium, it's apparent that the San Francisco 49ers delivered on their promises.
 

Kawakami: Goodell suggests Raiders as Levi's Stadium tenant
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell adds a touch of Silver & Black to the 49ers' Levi's Stadium celebration.
 

Lattimore among 49ers' on initial injury list
Running back Marcus Lattimore was one of eight players placed on procedural injury lists upon reporting to 49ers training camp. 

49ers give Joe Staley two-year extension; Boone, Davis wait
Tight end Vernon Davis and right guard Alex Boone boycotted offseason workouts in search of extending their respective contracts beyond 2015. 

Santa Clara: 49ers cut the ribbon on $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium
After more than six years of work, the 49ers today opened the $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  

San Jose: Man gets 3 years parole in stabbing of 49ers' Aldon Smith
A reputed street gang member convicted of stabbing San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith smiled at his attorneys today as a judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court sentenced him to three years of parole.  

49ers' custom Levi's Stadium traffic and parking plans aim to beat Candlestick gridlock
Each fan will get custom driving directions to their parking spot, sharing routes with as few as a couple hundred other vehicles, and will be guided there by about two-dozen upgraded traffic lights that will be synched together starting four hours before kickoff. 

49ers legends top All-Stars 45-40
Eddie DeBartolo scores winning TD as former 49ers stars prevail in 'Legends of Candlestick' flag football game. 

49ers: Garcia stands out in 'Legends of Candlestick' practice
Former San Francisco 49ers QB Jeff Garcia, a relative youngster at 44, is a step ahead of the competition during practice at Candlestick Park. 

Video: Seahawks' Richard Sherman still talking about 49ers' Michael Crabtree
Seattle Seahawks talkative cornerback Richard Sherman appeared on Wednesday night's episode of 'American Muscle' on the Discovery Channel, and he went right back to his confrontation with 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree near the end of the NFC Championship game 

'Legends of Candlestick' rosters
'Legends of Candlestick' and NFL All-Stars rosters for Saturday's Candlestick Park finale.
 

Ex-49ers Montana, Rice, Young, Lott take the field at Candlestick
'Legends of Candlestick' flag football game Saturday features a roster of San Francisco 49ers icons pitted against NFL All-Stars.
 

$6.5 billion mega-project across from 49ers stadium gets bigger, closer to reality
One of Silicon Valley's biggest ever development proposals -- a new metropolis that would shoot up across from the 49ers stadium -- is getting even bigger and now has a behemoth of a price tag to go with it. 

Mountain View: Council approves pilot parking program to address impacts from Levi's Stadium
Anticipating a blitz of automobiles on days that events are held at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Mountain View is moving forward with a pilot program that will place restrictions on parking in the downtown area. 

Aldon Smith not being charged for false bomb threat at LAX
San Francisco 49ers defensive star Aldon Smith avoids charges for his incident at Los Angeles International Airport; instead will meet with L.A. City Attorney's office on how to avoid similar incidents in the future. 

 
 
 
 
 
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. 
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Bay Area s snobbiest small cities? (Cast your vote)

Palo Alto and Walnut Creek make the list compiled by real estate blog Movoto based on home prices, household income, cultural amenities, educational achievement and more. 
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Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.