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49ers issue perfunctory non-statement statement on Crabtree

49ers issue perfunctory non-statement statement on Crabtree

The 49ers have acknowledged the allegation of sexual assault against receiver Michael Crabtree via the issuance of a standard, perfunctory statement that really doesn’t state anything. “We are aware of the allegation against Michael and understand tha
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  • Video - NFL32OT: A New Face For Cardinals 03:17

    NFL32OT: A New Face For Cardinals

    Jan 18
    Episode 252: Kevin Connors and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cardinals new head coach Bruce Arians. Mark Schlereth breaks down the expectations for Joe Flacco this Sunday. The NFL32 crew discuss which player will impact the 49ers-Falcons game.
  • Video - NFL Kickoff Overtime: Title Games 03:16

    NFL Kickoff Overtime: Title Games

    Jan 18
    Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi preview the NFC and AFC championship games on Sunday.
  • Video - Bruce Arians: 'I couldn't be happier right now' 04:56

    Bruce Arians: 'I couldn't be happier right now'

    Jan 18
    Newly hired Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians talks about his team's quarterback situation and the first player to give him a congratulatory phone call.
  • Video - Bruce Arians: 'I couldn't be happier right now' 04:56

    Bruce Arians: 'I couldn't be happier right now'

    Jan 18
    Newly hired Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians talks about his team's quarterback situation and the first player to give him a congratulatory phone call.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Changes on offense fueling Ravens, Niners in playoffs

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers each made major and even controversial decisions on offense this year.
  • Chadiha: Progress for minority coaches stalls

    Jan 18
    The Rooney Rule helped, but the NFL needs another push on hiring minority coaches.
  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Jan 18
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…