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

Colin Kaepernick Was Probably Penalized For Saying "Nigger" Or "Nigga"

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the first NFL player to be penalized and then fined for using "inappropriate language," it was pretty clear that, given the NFL's instructions for referees to crack down on the use of racial and homophobic slurs, he had said something that was deemed by… » 9/23/14 3:42pm 9/23/14 3:42pm

Jim Harbaugh: "We're Not Going To Flinch" And Bench Ray McDonald

The 49ers are in a thorny situation with starting DE Ray McDonald, who has played the first two games despite an ongoing investigation into accusations he assaulted his pregnant fiancée. But McDonald has not been charged, and to Jim Harbaugh, that's enough. "We're not going to flinch based on public speculation," the… » 9/16/14 11:11am 9/16/14 11:11am

Why Did Colin Kaepernick Receive An "Inappropriate Language" Penalty?

After throwing his second interception of the night against the Bears, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was flagged for a 15-yard penalty for "inappropriate language." Kaepernick is the first player to be hit with a penalty of this sort, and while nobody's sharing exactly what Kaepernick said, it's fairly safe to… » 9/15/14 10:03am 9/15/14 10:03am