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    49ers Harbaugh Not Talking About Job Offer

    By Aaron Pero

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the new football coach at his alma mater. Harbaugh has one season remaining on the $25 Full Article

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    Niners Release Ray McDonald Amid Reports of Sexual Assault Investigation

    By Brian Shields

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released Wednesday by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault. Related Stories BREAKING: San Jose Police Investigating Ray McDonald In Full Article

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    BREAKING: San Jose Police Investigating Ray McDonald In Possible Sexual Assault Allegation

    By Candice Naranjo

    SAN JOSE -- San Jose Police say that on December 16 at around 10:43 a.m. they received a call from a local area hospital linking 49er Ray McDonald to a possible sexual assault victim who was receiving treatment Full Article

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    Seahawks Knock 49ers Out Of Contention With 17-7 Win

    By Mario Sevilla

    SEATTLE (AP) — The NFC playoffs could be routed through the Pacific Northwest again. Not a happy prospect for the rest of the conference. The Seahawks first had to knock their most-heated rival out of contention. Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 Full Article

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    Harbaugh Defends Kaepernick Calling Him “Most Honest Person”

    By Brian Shields

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh took exception to the response toward quarterback Colin Kaepernick following his somewhat brief media session on Wednesday. "It's sad, really, because you don't know Kap," Harbaugh said Friday. "You get Full Article

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    Sherman’s Big Night Leads Seattle Past 49ers Again

    By Mario Sevilla

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman provided the moment of the game against the 49ers once again, a mere 10 months after his touchdown-saving deflection in the NFC championship that sent the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowl. Sherman set Full Article

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    49ers D Leads 16-10 Win With 5 INT’s

    By Aaron Pero

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Every time the San Francisco offense opened the door for the reeling New York Giants, the 49ers' defense closed it. Rookie linebacker Chris Borland intercepted a fourth-down pass by Eli Manning at the 49ers 2 Full Article

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    49ers Lose Another Defender To Injury

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost another key defender for the remainder of the season, placing rookie nickel cornerback and top draft pick Jimmie Ward on injured reserve Saturday with a foot injury. It has been a tough Full Article

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    Niners Place Patrick Willis on IR Meaning He’s Out for the Season

    By Brian Shields

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the injury says San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained left big toe. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Full Article

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    49ers Beat Saints 27-24 In OT

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A reprieve for mercurial quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Redemption for indomitable linebacker Ahmad Brooks. Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a tying drive in the final minutes of regulation, Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Full Article

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    49ers Running Back Marcus Lattimore to Retire

    By Candice Naranjo

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Running back Marcus Lattimore never played an NFL snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through the rigors of a 16-game Full Article

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    Kaepernick Fine Cut In Half

    By Aaron Pero

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick's $11,025 fine from the NFL for what a game official called "inappropriate language" during the 49ers' loss to the Chicago Bears last month was cut in half Wednesday. Kaepernick noted Full Article

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    49ers Rally To 31-17 Win Over Rams

    By Mario Sevilla

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colin Kaepernick threw touchdown passes to Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree in the third quarter, rallying the San Francisco 49ers to a 31-17 win against the St. Louis Rams entering the fourth quarter Monday night. Kaepernick found Full Article

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    49ers CEO & Jim Harbaugh Have ‘Real Good Talk’

    By Aaron Pero

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York stopped by Jim Harbaugh's office Monday morning, and the coach says the two had a "real good talk." Harbaugh called the meeting a "typical" conversation, though nothing surrounding the 49ers Full Article

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    49ers Take Down Chiefs With Help From Trick Play

    By Aaron Pero

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A timely trick play and a big turnover helped the San Francisco 49ers to a second straight win. Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the 49ers Full Article

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    49er Vernon Davis Inactive vs. Chiefs

    By Candice Naranjo

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Tight end Vernon Davis is inactive for the San Francisco 49ers against the Kansas City Chiefs because of a back injury. Backup tight end Vance McDonald is in the lineup Sunday after missing the past two Full Article