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49ers return home after successful road trip to start season

Sep. 16, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan believed the improvements the team made leading into his third season would make the 49ers a contender. The early results have been extremely positive, with San Francisco opening the season with back-to-back road wins for the first time since...

Reality check: Home opener brings Bengals back to earth

Sep. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Call it a reality check. Buoyed by their strong showing in a close, season-opening loss at Seattle, the Bengals looked forward to winning back fans and stamping themselves as a turnaround team at Paul Brown Stadium under new head coach Zac Taylor. It couldn't have gone any worse. Every...

Suárez homers twice, Bauer fans 9 as Reds edge D-backs

Sep. 15, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Trevor Bauer paused to share what he'd heard from a fan before he took the mound at Chase Field. "He said, 'You're going to give it up early and often, Bauer. You still suck,'" Bauer recounted, then grinned a little. "So I just want to dedicate this to him. You stay strong, buddy." Whatever...

Garoppolo throws 3 TDs, 49ers roll over Bengals 41-17

Sep. 15, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The ice cream was sweet, the Holiday Inn was quiet, the bonding time was plentiful. The San Francisco 49ers enjoyed their weeklong stay in Youngtown, Ohio, which got them ready for their final stop on the way home. Cincinnati provided a most hospitable layover. A 41-17 victory over the...

Cincinnati wins 14th straight over oldest rival

Sep. 14, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohioans Michael Warren II, from Toledo, and coach Luke Fickell, from Columbus, were not aware of this rivalry until they first arrived on the Cincinnati campus but have become part of the Bearcats' dominant run versus Miami of Ohio. Warren — like Fickell, in his third season at...

Saints at Rams in rematch of disputed NFC title game

Sep. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Throw that flag. For those who have short memories — very short — the last time the Rams and Saints met was in the NFC championship game in the Big Easy. New Orleans was victimized by a blatant officiating non-call that led to a rules change allowing pass interference to be part of the video review...

Richard Sherman, 49ers enjoying stay at Youngstown State

Sep. 12, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Richard Sherman wasn't overly enthused when he learned the San Francisco 49ers were spending an entire week in Ohio. Four days into their stay, the four-time Pro Bowl cornerback is singing a different tune. "My kids keep telling me they're mad that I left them in Santa Clara...

Young Ohio mother acquitted of killing newborn

Sep. 12, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A young Ohio mother who prosecutors said killed and buried her unwanted newborn in her backyard just days after her senior prom so that she could keep her "perfect life" was acquitted of murder Thursday. Brooke Skylar Richardson, now 20, began shaking and sobbing while a judge read the...

49ers-Bengals Preview Capsule

Sep. 12, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (1-0) at CINCINNATI (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — 49ers by 1½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — San Francisco 1-0; Cincinnati 1-0 SERIES RECORD — 49ers lead 11-4 LAST MEETING — Bengals beat 49ers 24-14, Dec. 20, 2015 LAST WEEK — 49ers beat Buccaneers 31-17;...

49ers' travel log: Holiday Inn, ice cream and Bengals

Sep. 12, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — After practicing on a college soccer field, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo headed for a nearby ice cream store to order one of his favorites: cookies and cream in a waffle cone. Then it was back to the Holiday Inn that was the San Francisco 49ers' home base for their week in Ohio....