JED YORK RUMORS & GOSSIP

49ers owner Jed York speaks out against N. Carolina LGBT law

According to a report by Matt Maiocco of CSNbayarea.com, San Francisco CEO Jed York made a generous $75,000 donation to Equality NC, an organization that is seeking equal rights for LGBT laws. York is in North Carolina attending the NFL owners meetings. Per the report, York also urged North Carolina’s governor to repeal the controversial law that was recently passed. “The...
Via Sportsnaut
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Former 49ers PA man suing team for age discrimination

A stadium announcer who used to work home games for the San Francisco 49ers is suing the team for age discrimination. Bob Sarlatte, who worked as the Niners’ PA man from 1984 through 2014, alleges that the organization fired him because of his age. According to TMZ, Sarlatte claims he was terminated not long after 49ers CEO Jed York began a “campaign to terminate the older senior...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Reporter: 49ers owner stuck him with $2K dinner bill over lost bet

A word to the wise: Don’t ever make a friendly bet with Jed York, because the San Francisco 49ers owner and CEO will hold you to it. On a recent episode of his podcast “The TK Show,” Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News told a story about the time Jed York forced him to pick up a $2,100 dinner tab. It all started when Kawakami had become increasingly critical of the York...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jed York on Raiders: Levi’s Stadium built to hold two teams

The Oakland Raiders future home remains in flux following a league-wide vote earlier this month approving the Rams move to Los Angeles and giving the San Diego Chargers an option to relocate a bit further north. At this point, it seems to be a near guarantee that the Raiders will be playing the 2016 season in Oakland. Outside of that, all options remain open. If the Chargers decide...
Via Sportsnaut
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly named coach of 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with Chip Kelly. Niners CEO Jed York broke the news on Twitter as rumors were swirling about San Francisco having narrowed its search down to Kelly and Mike Shanahan. After a thorough search, Trent & I are thrilled to announce Chip Kelly as the new #HeadCoach of the @49ers — Jed York (@JedYork...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jed York takes swipe at Jim Harbaugh

Jed York answered many questions during his San Francico 49ers end of year press conference with local media, many of which involved former head coach Jim Harbaugh. The 49ers fired Jim Tomsula after just one season, a 5-11 debacle that had many loyal fans curling up into the fetal position remembering the Dennis Erickson days. Tomsula was the team’s hand-picked successor to Harbaugh...
Via Sportsnaut
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

No one showed up at Levi’s Stadium to watch Bengals-49ers

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York upset players and fans alike with some recent moves to shake up the front office, and Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals was proof of that. The 49ers are currently getting destroyed 24-0 at Levi’s Stadium, but lucky for them, very few fans showed up to witness the beating. This is how you send a message to ownership: At kickoff...
Via The Sports Daily
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers reassign team president in front office shake-up

The San Francisco 49ers are shaking up their front office. Team president Paraag Marathe is being reassigned from his position, according to reports. CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco says Marathe, who became team president in 2014, will retain his title through the end of the NFL season but will lose some of the responsibilities. He is expected to do more work for the Sacramento Republic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Schneider blasts 49ers CEO Jed York on Twitter

Comedian Rob Schneider spoke for the masses Sunday night when he torched San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York on Twitter. After the 49ers lost their eighth game of the season, falling to the Arizona Cardinals 19-13 to move to 3-8 on the year, Schneider unleashed a short burst of scathing commentary against the man most blame for the downfall of the once-proud organization. Dear...
Via Sportsnaut
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Niners CEO taking hit after loss to the Seahawks

The deterioration of the San Francisco 49ers has been in the spotlight since early last season and the once=proud franchise took yet another big hit on Thursday when it fell with little fight to a struggling Seattle Seahawks team, 20-3.But even with as much as Colin Kaepernick and the Niners have been criticized on the field, the bulk of the blame after Thursday’s loss is being...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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