49ers Release Ray McDonald Following Rape Allegation

At a press conference this afternoon, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke announced that the team had released defensive end Ray McDonald. This morning, police confirmed that McDonald was a suspect in a rape investigation, and in August he was arrested on domestic violence charges following an incident… » 12/17/14 3:46pm Wednesday 3:46pm

Report: Raiders Interested In Trading For Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh has one year left on his contract with the 49ers, but the team might not wait that long to get rid of him. According to Adam Schefter, the coach could earn an extension if San Francisco wins out and gets into the playoffs, but if not, Harbaugh could be traded in the offseason to a desperate team like the… » 11/30/14 1:13pm 11/30/14 1:13pm

DA Memo In Ray McDonald Case Shows How Cop Worked As 49ers Lackey

The district attorney's office in Santa Clara, Calif., announced today that it would not file charges against Ray McDonald after his domestic violence arrest earlier this year. (McDonald was accused of hitting his pregnant fiancée after they got in a fight at his August birthday party.) As part of the announcement, … » 11/10/14 2:46pm 11/10/14 2:46pm

Reports: Aldon Smith's Suspension Could Be Terminated Shortly

Aldon Smith was suspended nine games by the NFL in August, after he was sentenced on weapons and DUI charges. But according to a report from Mike Florio and confirmed by Chris Mortensen, the NFL is considering reducing that suspension by one or two games. Since Smith has already sat out seven games, if the suspension… » 10/21/14 1:35am 10/21/14 1:35am

Report: 49ers-Paid Cop At Ray McDonald's House Was On Duty

Last week, ABC 7 News in San Francisco reported that 49ers DE Ray McDonald called a San Jose police officer who also worked security for the 49ers, that that officer arrived at the scene of McDonald's arrest on domestic-violence charges. Now the station adds more detail—the cop was on duty and in uniform, even as he… » 10/10/14 3:15pm 10/10/14 3:15pm

Stevie Johnson Drafted A Really Great Fantasy You Team

When you get down to it, it is kind of strange that we get together and pretend to collect teams of employees, and award them imaginary points for things they do at their jobs, just because they work in football. So 49ers WR Stevie Johnson decided to put together his own "fantasy work team," and I think we're all on… » 9/25/14 9:38am 9/25/14 9:38am