• 49ers' Harbaugh on the trading block? - 12/24/2014 01:06 PM PST
  • Frank Gore wins 49ers' Eshmont Award - 12/24/2014 01:19 PM PST
  • Raiders' Marcel Reece named to Pro Bowl - 12/23/2014 05:37 PM PST
  • MLB: Seahawks crush Cardinals - 12/21/2014 10:44 PM PST
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    Gore wins Eshmont award; hopes future includes Super Bowl title

    San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore wins Len Eshmont Award; convincing Justin Smith to return next season and eventually winning a Super Bowl are his next priorities. 
    Notebook: Gore hopes key guys return, including himself; Crabtree curious about 2015; injury updates
    Frank Gore may have won the 49ers most prestigious award for the first in his 10 year career – The Len Eshmont Award -- but he remains in pursuit of a higher honor. 

    49ers' Harbaugh on the trading block?
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, the subject of trade speculation, could join Jon Gruden, Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick as NFL coaches who have been dealt.
     

    Frank Gore wins 49ers' Eshmont Award
    Veteran running back Frank Gore wins the San Francisco 49ers' Len Eshmont Award for inspirational and courageous play.
     

    Gore, Bethea top list of 49ers award winners
    Running┬áback Frank Gore on Wednesday received the Len Eshmont Award as the 49ers player who best exemplifies inspirational and courageous play. 

    Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: Jimmy s done an unbelievable job
    Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says it is "shocking " to see how counterpart Jim Harbaugh has apparently fallen out of favor with the 49ers. 

    Players commend Harbaugh for his handling of never-ending speculation about his future
    Coach Jim Harbaugh has faced questions about his future with the 49ers all season long. It remains to be seen whether he will be back next season, but Harbaugh s players admire the way he has handled the situation. 

    49ers' Staley, Iupati selected for Pro Bowl
    San Francisco 49ers linemen Joe Staley and Mike Iupati picked for Pro Bowl, five others are alternates.
     

    Pro Bowl streaks continue for LT Joe Staley, LG Mike Iupati
    Left tackle Joe Staley has drawn his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl nod and left guard Mike Iupati his third straight selection, as honors went out Tuesday night for the NFL's annual all-star game, which will be held Jan. 

    Frank Gore's return to the 49ers not being ruled out by GM Baalke
    Colin Kaepernick weighs in on Gore, says he would like to see the 49ers' veteran running back in San Francisco's backfield in 2015. 

    49ers express desire to re-sign rushing king Frank Gore
    Frank Gore s farewell game as the 49ers all-time leading rusher might not be in Sunday s season finale, after all. 

    Kaepernick vows to rebound and be better next season
    The 49ers rank 31st in passing yards, which would be their worst finish in Jim Harbaugh's four-year tenure, though they were 30th last season. 

    Jim Harbaugh draws admirers with 'high-road' approach
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and running back Frank Gore express admiration for Jim Harbaugh's handling of job status 

    LB Smith said he didn t drink at McDonald s house last week
    Linebacker Aldon Smith said that he didn t have anything to drink earlier this month when he spent time with former teammate Ray McDonald at his house, where McDonald is alleged to have sexually assaulted a woman. 

    Aldon Smith: I wasn't drinking
    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was a guest in the home of Ray McDonald on afternoon of alleged assault 

    Watch San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick yell out 'Obama' during Chargers game
    In case you missed it, prior to a snap of the ball during the San Diego Chargers game, San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick yells out what is pretty much heard as "Obama" at the line. 

    Kawakami: Where will 49ers' Jim Harbaugh land?
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh could wind up in any number of places.
     

    Trent Baalke commends Michigan for reaching out, maintains Harbaugh s future will be dealt with after season
    General manager Trent Baalke reiterated Monday that Jim Harbaugh s job status won t be addressed until after Sunday s season finale, but not once did Baalke intimate that Harbaugh would return in 2015. 

    Trent Baalke says 49ers looking into Aldon Smith s alleged association with Ray McDonald on date of incident
    General manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers are looking into Aldon Smith's potential role in a sexual-assault case that led to Ray McDonald's release from the team last week. 

    Baalke confirms that Michigan has approached 49ers about hiring Harbaugh
    San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke says Harbaugh's situation won't be addressed until after Sunday's season finale against the Arizona Cardinals. 

    Injury report: Eric Reid to see neurologist; Perrish Cox has shoulder issue; nothing new on Aldon Smith
    Already with 16 players put on injured reserve this year, the 49ers could be forced to make more personnel moves to add reinforcements for Sunday's finale against the Arizona Cardinals. 

    Jim Harbaugh: This has been a good 12 months of this (speculation). No reason to start now
    The final week is underway for many 49ers tenures, and none is spotlighted more than coach Jim Harbaugh s. 

    Looking at which 49ers, beside Harbaugh, could be in final week of tenures
    So begins be the final week of many 49ers tenures. The exodus is expected to begin with coach Jim Harbaugh and be followed by a slew of marquee players. 

    Scouting out Jim Harbaugh s options, which no longer include Dolphins
    Cross the Miami Dolphins out of the next Jim Harbaugh Sweepstakes. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who unsuccessfully pursued Harbaugh in 2011, announced Sunday that Joe Philbin will return as Miami s coach in 2015. 

    Report: Jim Harbaugh-49ers situation will be resolved quickly
    Jay Glazer of Fox Sports says Jim Harbaugh's future with 49ers likely to be determined within 24-48 hours of NFL season finale next Sunday 

    Report: Harbaugh, 49ers likely to figure out fate within 48 hours of season finale
    Jim Harbaugh s 2015 fate as 49ers coach likely will be determined within 48 hours of next Sunday s season finale, according to a Fox Sports report Sunday. 

    49ers 'got what they deserved,' says Randy Moss
    Former NFL star and future Hall of Famer Randy Moss says Frank Gore should have gotten the ball in overtime of 49ers' loss to San Diego Chargers. 

    Reflecting on Gore s 158-yard night, Patton s fumble and a fifth loss via second-half collapse
    Frank Gore closed out his 158-yard rushing night with only 29 yards after halftime. At least one former 49ers thinks Gore shouldn t have gone out like that in Saturday s 38-35 overtime loss to the San Diego Chargers. 

    Grading the 49ers' loss to Chargers
    How the 49ers graded out in their 38-35 overtime loss to the San Diego Chargers 

    Report card: Harbaugh era crumbling amid another second-half collapse
    Here is how the 49ers (7-8) graded in Saturday s 38-35 overtime loss at home to the San Diego Chargers (9-6):Pass offense:┬áColin Kaepernick passed for only 33 yards after halftime (8 of 11) and finished with a season-low 114 yards total. 

     
     
     
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