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49ers' Jed York speaks out against North Carolina bathroom law

49ers' Jed York speaks out against North Carolina bathroom law

yahoo.com Updated 23 hours ago
Several musical acts have refused to perform in North Carolina in recent weeks due to its much-debated bathroom bill, and NBA commissioner Adam Silver has said the league will not hold the 2017 All-Star game in Charlotte if the discriminitory bill is no…
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  • Chip Kelly back at it with up-tempo practicing in 49ers OTAs

    Chip Kelly back at it with up-tempo practicing in 49ers OTAs

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The 49ers are getting a crash course in Chip Kelly during OTAs, learning in a hurry about the kind of pace he wants to keep. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers ran 24 offensive plays during an eight-minute team period today. That’s a…
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  • York calls on North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2

    York calls on North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (yesterday)
    The NFL didn’t move its quarterly meeting from North Carolina to protest the controversial bathroom law known as House Bill 2. But that doesn’t stop the owners who showed up in Charlotte from making their views known while in town. 49ers CEO Jed York di…
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  • Patrick Willis has found success at a Silicon Valley tech start…

    Patrick Willis has found success at a Silicon Valley tech start-up

    Former 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis moved quickly to bat down rumors of a comeback last year. It’s not that football didn’t hold a special place in his life, but he quickly re-established himself after his playing days, and is now on his way to succe…
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  • Blaine Gabbert: I’m never going to shy away from competition

    Blaine Gabbert: I’m never going to shy away from competition

    49ers coach Chip Kelly reiterated on Tuesday that the competition for the starting quarterback job has no timetable and that Blaine Gabbert isn’t ahead of Colin Kaepernick at this point because Kaepernick hasn’t been medically cleared to practice yet. T…
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  • Chip Kelly will take his time picking a quarterback

    Chip Kelly will take his time picking a quarterback

    Chip Kelly will choose either Blaine Gabbert or Colin Kaepernick to be the 49ers’ starting quarterback. But he won’t be rushed into that decision. Kelly said today that he has no schedule for deciding who will start Week One, and he doesn’t see any reas…
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  • NFL’s lack of WADA compliance could keep Jarryd Hayne out of Ol…

    NFL’s lack of WADA compliance could keep Jarryd Hayne out of Olympics

    Yes, former 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne has given up football for a shot at playing rugby for Fiji in the Olympics. No, it’s not a given Hayne will be on the team. Apart from the fact that the coach won’t guarantee Hayne a roster spot, the World Ant…
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  • Chip Kelly: I’ve had “great interaction” with Colin Kaepernick

    Chip Kelly: I’ve had “great interaction” with Colin Kaepernick

    The 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick looked like they might part ways amid persistent talk about a trade that would send Kaepernick to the Broncos, but the trigger was never pulled and Kaepernick remains on the 49ers roster. Part of the talk about…
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  • 49ers receivers get back to work -- on their handshakes

    49ers receivers get back to work -- on their handshakes

    ESPN.com May 11
    49ers receivers get back to work -- on their handshakes
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  • 49ers exec expects a jump from Jarryd Hayne this season

    49ers exec expects a jump from Jarryd Hayne this season

    After the 49ers signed Jarryd Hayne last offseason, there were several glowing reports about how the former rugby player was adapting to playing football in his first exposure to the game. Hayne wound up making the 49ers as a running back and also serve…
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  • 49ers announce 12 undrafted free agents

    49ers announce 12 undrafted free agents

    In addition to signing nine of 11 draft picks, the 49ers have persuaded a dozen undrafted free agents to join the team. Signing three-year deals with the 49ers are Stanford linebacker Kevin Anderson, Oregon offensive lineman Alex Balducci, Colorado safe…
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  • 49ers sign DeForest Buckner, eight other draft picks

    49ers sign DeForest Buckner, eight other draft picks

    It’s becoming more and more clear that the days of delayed draft-pick contract negotiations and possible holdouts are over. The 49ers have announced that defensive lineman DeForest Buckner, the seventh overall pick in the 2016 draft, has agreed to terms…
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  • 49ers offensive players like “quicker,” “very detailed” Chip Ke…

    49ers offensive players like “quicker,” “very detailed” Chip Kelly scheme

    When Chip Kelly’s three-year run as the head coach of the Eagles came crashing to an end late last season, it wasn’t easy to find players raving about playing for him. Things are a bit different for his charges with the 49ers at this point in his tenure…
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  • Teammate says Blaine Gabbert is taking control of 49ers’ offens…

    Teammate says Blaine Gabbert is taking control of 49ers’ offense

    Colin Kaepernick is throwing again in the 49ers’ offseason program, but that doesn’t mean he’s the guy running the show in the offense. Instead, it’s Blaine Gabbert, who usurped Kaepernick as the 49ers’ starting quarterback last season, who has taken ch…
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  • Linebacker Michael Wilhoite re-ups with 49ers for another year

    Linebacker Michael Wilhoite re-ups with 49ers for another year

    The 49ers might have plenty of uncertainty at quarterback, but they’ve quietly put together a very solid defensive front seven, and they got part of that group under contract. The team announced that restricted free agent linebacker Michael Wilhoite had…
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  • McCloughan: Vernon Davis is still an “explosive,” “genetic frea…

    McCloughan: Vernon Davis is still an “explosive,” “genetic freak”

    One of the more overlooked moves of free agency came when one of the more overlooked veteran players reunited with the guy who was involved in drafting him a decade ago. Former 49ers (and Broncos) tight end Vernon Davis signed with Washington, where for…
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  • Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing

    Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing

    The draft came and went without a trade sending quarterback Colin Kaepernick away from the 49ers and the Broncos said they’re no longer interested in one, which makes it pretty likely that Kaepernick will remain with the team for the 2016 season. With t…
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  • Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Ex-49er Denies Rape

    Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Ex-49er Denies Rape

    Dana Stubblefield, a former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman charged with raping a developmentally delayed woman, denied the charges.
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  • Trent Dilfer has “no intention” to join 49ers

    Trent Dilfer has “no intention” to join 49ers

    Trent Dilfer is likely to leave ESPN. If/when he does, he won’t be heading to the 49ers. More accurately, he has no current plan to join the 49ers. “I have no intention of joining the 49ers,” Dilfer told Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News. “I have n…
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  • Blake Muir joins fellow Aussie Jarryd Hayne with 49ers

    Blake Muir joins fellow Aussie Jarryd Hayne with 49ers

    ESPN.com May 2
    Blake Muir joins fellow Aussie Jarryd Hayne with 49ers
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  • 49ers exercise fifth-year option on safety Eric Reid

    49ers exercise fifth-year option on safety Eric Reid

    49ers exercise fifth-year option on safety Eric Reid
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  • Video - Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC 01:13

    Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC

    May 24
    We dug into the ESPN archives to find 10 minutes of awesome. Here's Reggie Bush tearing it up for the Trojans.
  • Video - Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC 10:43

    Today in the archives: Reggie Bush at USC

    May 24
    We dug into the ESPN archives to find 10 minutes of awesome. Here's Reggie Bush tearing it up for the Trojans.
  • Video - Hayne turns up the heat and makes a tackle 00:35

    Hayne turns up the heat and makes a tackle

    May 24
    Jarryd Hayne, a rugby player who made the 49er's team last season, speeds down the rugby field to make an incredible tackle over the weekend during London Sevens tournament.
  • Video - When will Chip Kelly name a starting QB? 00:38

    When will Chip Kelly name a starting QB?

    May 21
    Adam Caplan breaks down why 49ers coach Chip Kelly hasn't named a starting quarterback yet.