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Ray McDonald investigated for possible sexual assault

SAN FRANCISCO — Northern California authorities said Wednesday that they are investigating San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault. San Jose Police Department Sgt. Heather Randol said detectives searched McDonald’s San Jose home. Randol said an area hospital notified police late Tuesday night that a woman was seeking treatment. ...
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Police investigating Ray McDonald for alleged sexual assault

            Once again San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald is being investigated by San Jose Police, this time in relation to an alleged sexual assault that occurred Monday, reports CSN Bay Area. A search warrant was served to McDonald on Tuesday at Silver Creek Valley residence. From CSN Bay Area: On Tuesday at approximately...
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Report: Ray McDonald Being Investigated For Rape

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald is reportedly being investigated by the San Jose Police Department for the rape allegation that surfaced on Monday. San Jose PD says it is investigating sexual assault allegation reported Tuesday. Ray McDonald alleged as suspect. No arrests at this point. — Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) December 17, 2014   According to police...
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Police Search Ray McDonald’s Home After Rape Allegations Surface

Details are a scarce at the moment, but what we do know is police executed a search warrant at the home of 49ers DL Ray McDonald. It is over a rape allegation, but we don’t know who is being accused or if McDonald himself was involved. BREAKING: SOURCES: #49ers Ray McDonald house served with search warrant last night, @MaioccoCSN. More to come. — Damian Trujillo (@newsdamian...
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Harbaugh to Raiders gaining momentum as season nears end

The San Francisco 49ers and coach Jim Harbaugh are heading for an inevitable split and the obvious question becomes: Where will Harbaugh’s next destination be? According to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, the Oakland Raiders seem to be the logical choice for the fiery coach. There are some thoughts he could be heading to Michigan, however, Harbaugh could be interested...
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49ers may have to rely on Alfonso Smith to carry the load

Running back Frank Gore did not participate in practice on Tuesday, as he arrived at the team facility after a visit to a doctor as part of the NFL’s protocol on concussions. Gore must pass the designated steps in order to be available for the 49ers’ game Saturday night against the San Diego Chargers.Backup running […] The post 49ers may have to rely on Alfonso Smith to carry...
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Why Jim Harbaugh to Michigan Might Not Be a Bad Idea

Rumors in the sports world can take on a life of their own, and over the past 48 hours, the Raiders have fallen off the face of the earth, and all media signs point to Jim Harbaugh taking the Michigan job. I mean what else could explain Michigan brass taking so long to make a hire. With the 49ers eliminated from playoff contention, and rumored candidates dropping out of the race...
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Were any San Francisco 49ers among the biggest heroes or goats from Week 15?

With only two weeks to go in the NFL’s regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape. The list of contenders and pretenders is becoming clearer and clearer. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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49ers sign veteran linebacker and place Kassim Osgood on I/R

The 49ers signed seven-year veteran inside linebacker Desmond Bishop for the final two games of the regular season, according to CSN Bay Area News. The 49ers placed special-teams player Kassim Osgood on injured reserve to create the roster space for Bishop’s signing. Osgood sustained a broken hand in the 49ers’ 17-7 loss to the Seattle […] The post 49ers sign veteran linebacker...
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San Francisco 49ers Week 15 Power Rankings spot is one that many may dispute

With less than 10 shopping days left until Christmas, there isn’t much time for teams to turn the 2014 season into a memorable one. Any margin for error is all but gone; it’s almost win-or-go-home time in the NFL. It’s going to be a mad dash to the finish, with a ton of teams still in the mix and the race changing on a weekly basis. It sets up for a fantastic final two weeks...
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Two Mornings After – Seattle Seahawks End San Francisco 49ers Season, Win 17-7

There was a point late in yesterday’s game against the 49ers where the scoreboard incorrectly stated that San Francisco was facing 3rd and 73. In error, the scoreboard operator aptly captured the feeling opposing offenses have had when lining up against this Seahawks defense that past month. This was a determined and physical 49er team whose play defied the narrative of a fractured...
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Five potential candidates to replace Jim Harbaugh

What’s that they say about putting the cart before the horse? Ask anyone that knows me, and they will tell you I am horrible with analogies. San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has two more games on the sideline this season before what promises to be an eventful January for both the head man and his team. If all reports and indications up until this point are true, the...
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Trent Baalke Says San Francisco 49ers Will Address Jim Harbaugh’s Future at the End of the Season

In his weekly conversation with Damon Bruce on 95.7 The Game, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke indicted that a decision on head coach Jim Harbaugh’s won’t be made until the end of the season. “It’s really not worth even going there at this time. Once again, as we’ve said many times, when the season ends, decisions are going to be made and that’s when that...
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This picture of a toothless 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh might scar you for life

The San Francisco 49ers may have flamed out of the playoffs, but at least their head coach’s future looks bright. Jim Harbaugh has been connected to reports that he might coach at Michigan next season, or possibly the Oakland Raiders. No matter where he lands Harbaugh is bound to make a bundle of cash. With the 49ers he has a record of 62-43 and led them to three straight NFC Championship...
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NFL says Ed Hochuli got roughing the passer call wrong

The Seattle Seahawks received a gift against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday when Niners linebacker Nick Moody was called for a crucial roughing the passer penalty. We know this because even the NFL has admitted to it. On Monday morning, NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said referee Ed Hochuli got the call...Read More
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Ed Hochuli sticks by roughing the passer call against 49ers

Referee Ed Hochuli made a roughing the passer call on Sunday that put the final nail in the San Francisco 49ers’ coffin, and it was a bad one. The Niners dialed up pressure and forced an incomplete pass on 3rd and 15. Nick Moody and Antoine Bethea appeared to put clean hits on Seattle Seahawks...Read More
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Thursday Night Football on Saturday is silly

Thursday night football on Saturday? This world is unraveling @BHHTTU2000 @thephilipbrown @junior_miller — Wes Martin (@martinsmadness3) December 15, 2014   The NFL returns to Saturday next week with two games and to promote it, of course NFL Network and CBS are calling it “Thursday Night Football: Saturday Edition.” Look, I understand the...
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49ers Get Screwed By Horrible Roughing The Passer Penalty

In a 10-7 game, the San Francisco 49ers appeared to force a stop deep in their own territory when Russell Wilson threw incomplete on third down. But then, a flag. The Niners were called for roughing the passer. Take a look at the hit. And here’s a close-up shot of the hit: Yep, that’s a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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49ers screwed on roughing the passer penalty (Video)

The 49ers were screwed in their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday when a roughing the passer penalty was called on a critical third down in the fourth quarter. The Seahawks had a 3rd-and-5 at the 15 and the 49ers sent pressure up the middle. Both Nick Moody and Antoine Bethea got to Russell...Read More
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Michigan Fan Adds Jim Harbugh’s Name To Reserved Parking Space Outside Football Building

The longer Michigan goes without hiring a new head football coach, the more Wolverines fans will speculate that San Francisco 49ers head man Jim Harbaugh, an alum of the school, is going to come home and resurrect the program. One UM fan is apparently so confident that it’s going to happen, they’ve already gone ahead and given Harbaugh a personal parking spot outside Schembechler...
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The Devastating 2012 San Francisco 49ers Draft

Trent Baalke took over as the GM of the 49ers one month prior to the 2010 draft. He got the lion's share of the credit for overseeing a class that included Anthony Davis, Mike Iupati, and NaVarro... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Sources: Jon Gruden Interested in Potential 49ers Job

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is one of the most successful coaches to man the team’s sideline in the heralded history of the franchise. But as we have been noticing in recent months, things simply aren’t right between Harbaugh and the organization. This has led to widespread speculation that two two sides will part ways after what has been a disappointing 2014...
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Vernon Davis tired of being invisible in 49ers offense

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, who is on track to put up his worst statistical season since 2008, had this to say about his lackluster performance in 2014 (via For me, it’s all about coming here, showing up and doing what I have to do to contribute. As far as not getting the ball, (I) leave it up to the offensive coordinator. It’s his call. I...
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Colin Kaepernick surprisingly loquacious during Wednesday media session

Colin Kaepernick was surprisingly chatty during his media session with reporters on Wednesday, seemingly ending a run of awkward interactions where the San Francisco 49ers quarterback was noticeably tight-lipped and uncomfortably standoffish with the media. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News reports unofficially that Kaepernick, while smiling, being affable and appearing relaxed...
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49ers players break up fight at hotel (VIDEO)

It hasn’t been the type of season the (7-6) 49ers players and fans hoped it would be. The team’s most recent loss to the Oakland Raiders may have knocked them out of playoff contention, although mathematically, they are still alive. Two 49ers players—Ray McDonald and Brandon Lloyd—did do a good deed recently, helping break up a fight involving a drunk man and two women....
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