Niners Will "Look Into" If Aldon Smith Was Drinking With Ray McDonald 

The sexual assault investigation involving Ray McDonald also might have implications for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith. As part of the investigation, the woman told San Jose police that she drank cranberry and vodkas with McDonald and Smith, according to a search warrant filed in Santa Clara Superior… » 12/23/14 1:30pm 12/23/14 1:30pm

Cops Posed As Woman To See If Ray McDonald Would Incriminate Himself

A search warrant filed as part of the sexual assault investigation involving Ray McDonald was made public yesterday, and it reveals what the woman told police as well as how cops have investigated the case—including posing as the woman in a text message exchange with the former 49er. » 12/23/14 11:05am 12/23/14 11:05am

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 12/17/14 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