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Keith Fahnhorst, 49er tackle who won 2 titles, dies at 66

Jun. 15, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Keith Fahnhorst, a star tackle for the San Francisco 49ers who won two Super Bowl titles in the 1980s, has died. He was 66. He died Tuesday, the 49ers said Friday. No cause was given. Fahnhorst won two Super Bowls in his 14 seasons with the franchise and was an All-Pro in 1984. He...

49ers wrap up 2nd offseason under Shanahan in prime position

Jun. 13, 2018 4:26 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo showed what he can do in coach Kyle Shanahan's offense even before he fully understood it in an impressive five-game cameo at the end of last season. With an entire offseason to learn the foundation of the San Francisco 49ers' scheme and build chemistry with his...

49ers WR Goodwin overcomes adversity, wins Halas Award

Jun. 13, 2018 1:38 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin has won the 2018 George Halas Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. The Halas Award is given to a NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed. Goodwin had a career year on the field...

Jury orders Rams to pay $12.5 million for Reggie Bush injury

Jun. 12, 2018 5:35 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A jury in St. Louis on Tuesday ordered the NFL's Rams to pay former running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million for a severe knee injury he suffered in 2015, the team's final season in St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles. The jury found the Rams 100 percent liable for Bush's injury and...

Colt named after Pats tight end makes US debut in Belmont

Jun. 7, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Raised in upstate New York, Chad Brown didn't root for the Bills, the Giants or the Jets when it came to football. The 39-year-old from Mechanicville was a San Francisco 49ers fan. It was simple. He liked future Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, although football didn't turn out to be...

49ers sign DB Antone Exum Jr. to 1-year deal

Jun. 6, 2018 3:41 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive back Antone Exum Jr. to a one-year deal. The 49ers announced the move Wednesday, one day after the team waived defensive back Trovon Reed. Exum originally joined the 49ers last November. He played two games and started one, recording...

St. Louis could still be on the hook for Bush's 2015 injury

Jun. 6, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former NFL running back Reggie Bush alleges that dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Defendants in the civil trial, which began Tuesday, include two public...

Talk about political football: No Eagles at the White House

Jun. 5, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking on the NFL and football's Super Bowl champs, President Donald Trump gave the boot to a White House ceremony for the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday and instead threw his own brief "Celebration of America" after it became clear most players weren't going to show up. Both sides traded...

Dwight Clark, 49er great who made 'The Catch,' dies at 61

Jun. 5, 2018 10:01 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author of one...

Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute

Jun. 5, 2018 12:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit to the White House by the Philadelphia Eagles, citing the dispute over whether NFL players protesting racial injustice must stand during the playing of the national anthem....