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  • 49ers beat Saints in OT thriller 27-24

    November 9, 2014 4:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Colin Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a game-tying drive, Ahmad Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Brees in overtime, and Phil Dawson kicked a 35-yard field goal to cap San Francisco's stirring 27-24 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. The victory snapped a... more »
  • Saints trail 49ers 21-17

    November 9, 2014 1:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Did a couple extra days off leave the Saints a little rusty? The Saints giving a 14-0 lead to the 49ers, but since have narrowed that lead to 21-17. Drew Brees throwing an interception on the 3rd play of the game to set up a... more »
  • 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport

    April 14, 2014 7:17 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb. LAPD Sgt. Michael Fox said Smith was booked Sunday afternoon. Airport police Sgt. Karla Ortiz... more »
  • 49ers hurt from serious injury to NaVorro Bowman

    January 20, 2014 3:23 PM

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - San Francisco linebackers coach Jim Leavitt says he remains optimistic that NaVorro Bowman will be playing when the 49ers open new Levi's Stadium next season. Coach Jim Harbaugh said after Sunday's NFC championship game that the All-Pro linebacker is believed to have a torn anterior cruciate... more »
  • Saints trail 49'ers going into 4th Quarter

    November 17, 2013 5:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - For the Saints, it's been about overcoming turnovers and mistakes all game long. All 17 San Francisco points have come after New Orleans has turned over the ball. The 49'ers lead 17-14 and currently have the ball at the Saints' 28 yard line to start... more »
  • Saints take lead before half, 14-10

    November 17, 2013 4:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - San Francisco's Phil Dawson nailed a 55-yard field goal, but the Saints responded with a 1-yard run from Jed Collins to take the lead 14-10 with left 1:58 in the half. Travaris Cadet started the drive off with a long kickoff return to get the ball... more »
  • San Fran ties the game at 7

    November 17, 2013 4:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -The 49'ers respond to the Saints' 97-yard touchdown drive with a TD pass of their own. Anquan Boldin hauled in an 11-yard touchdown pass from San Fran QB Colin Kaepernick. New Orleans lost the ball on a muffed punt by Lance Moore that set up San... more »
  • Saints on the board, lead 49'ers 7-0

    November 17, 2013 4:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints offense finally got going at the end of the first quarter against a stingy San Francisco defense. Drew Brees connected on a three-yard touchdown pass to Josh Hill to cap the scoring drive. Both teams had punted in their first two possessions. ... more »
  • Niners confirm Haralson trade to Saints

    August 27, 2013 1:19 PM

    METAIRIE - The San Francisco 49ers have confirmed they have traded outside linebacker Parys Haralson to the New Orleans Saints and will receiver an undisclosed 2014 draft pick in return. Haralson must pass a physical in New Orleans for the trade to become official. While leaving 49ers headquarters Monday afternoon,... more »
  • Memo warned about Superdome power failure

    February 4, 2013 9:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A memo released Monday by the group that oversees Superdome operations suggested concerns with the electrical system inside the complex. Tests on the dome's electrical feeders showed "some decay and a chance of failure." The tests were ordered to prevent blackouts similar to ones in 2011 at... more »
  • Halftime: Ravens lead 21-6

    February 3, 2013 6:57 PM

    Joe Flacco is making an early case for Super Bowl MVP with three touchdown passes on 13/20 and 192 yards passing at the break. San Francisco fell behind by as much as 18, but the Niners drove down before the end of the half to kick a 27-yard field... more »
  • Niners stop bleeding with fake field goal stop

    February 3, 2013 6:36 PM

    The Niners may have taken back some momentum after falling behind 14-3. The Ravens' Justin Tucker tried a fake field goal on 4th & 9 around the left side, but it was stopped by Darcel McBath and Patrick Willis. San Francisco trails Baltimore by 11; the largest comeback ever... more »
  • Ravens extend lead to 14-3

    February 3, 2013 6:23 PM

    Joe Flacco threw his second touchdown pass of Super Bowl 47 with a touchdown pass. The one-yard touchdown pass to Dennis Pitta has the Ravens in control early in the second quarter. Flacco is now 10/13 for 124 yards & 2 TD. Score: Baltimore 14 - San Francisco... more »
  • End of first quarter: Baltimore 7 - San Francisco 3

    February 3, 2013 6:06 PM

    After San Francisco failed to score on the opening drive of the Super Bowl, the two teams exchanged scoring drives - Baltimore with a 13-yard touchdown pass by Joe Flacco and San Francisco with a 36-yard field goal. Ravens safety Ed Reed did go to the locker room for... more »
  • Goodell says he welcomes Obama's remarks on safety

    February 1, 2013 11:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will look at eliminating certain low blocks and improve the quality of playing fields as part of a program to improve player safety. In his annual message on the state of the league two days before Sunday's Super Bowl, Goodell said... more »
  • Dependable 49ers offensive linemen carry big load

    February 1, 2013 6:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Right guard Alex Boone arrives for work most days and swears at left guard Mike Iupati. From Boone, it's always considered a term of endearment directed at his 49ers offensive linemates. Iupati is so used to such greetings he gets a kick out of it. San Francisco... more »
  • Manningham a Super Bowl spectator for 49ers

    January 29, 2013 3:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mario Manningham hobbled into the Superdome on crutches and found a seat in the stands to watch his San Francisco teammates go through media day frenzy, nearly two weeks after undergoing left knee surgery and a year after making the catch of his career in the New... more »
  • The hype grows at Super Bowl Media Day

    January 29, 2013 10:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - It is Media Day at the Super Bowl. Reporters from around the world get to question players from both conference winners today in the Superdome, where Baltimore and San Francisco will play for the NFL championship on Sunday. A lot of non-sports reporters are also involved,... more »
  • Manning: Glad Super Bowl focus on another family

    January 28, 2013 6:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Archie Manning, patriarch of the NFL's best-known quarterbacking clan, says he's glad the Super Bowl focus is on another family this week. Manning has practically been a fixture at the big game in recent years. Sons Peyton and Eli Manning have won three of the last six... more »
  • OneRepublic & Matchbox Twenty perform at SB

    January 28, 2013 10:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Multi-platinum rock bands OneRepublic and Matchbox Twenty will be performing as part of the Super Bowl XLVII pregame show in New Orleans Sunday. The two groups will perform at the NFL Tailgate Party. Beyonce will perform in the halftime show and Alicia Keys will sing the national... more »
  • Four teams left in NFL postseason

    January 14, 2013 10:44 AM

    UNDATED - One game is a rematch. The other might feel like one - at least to one of the teams. For the second straight year in the AFC, the New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. In the... more »
  • Stingy 49ers defense denies Detroit in 27-19 win

    September 17, 2012 10:14 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco's stingy defense denied Matthew Stafford another milestone, Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes of 21 and 23 yards from Alex Smith, and the 49ers beat the Detroit Lions 27-19 on Sunday night in a September showdown of NFC powers. Smith completed 20 of 31 throws for... more »
  • 49ers RBs Jacobs, James expected back soon

    August 21, 2012 10:23 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Brandon Jacobs balanced himself on crutches walking through the San Francisco 49ers locker room. LaMichael James strolled through with a backpack and a smile. What at first looked like at least one - if not two - long-term injuries for San Francisco's newest running backs in... more »
  • 49ers excited about explosive new offensive

    July 30, 2012 10:26 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco 49ers loaded up on explosive new weapons for offensive coordinator Greg Roman during the offseason. He's already having a blast deciding how to use them. The 49ers put on full pads Sunday for the first time in training camp, and everywhere Roman looked,... more »
  • Randy Moss gets another shot

    March 13, 2012 8:46 AM

    Randy Moss is getting another chance in the NFL. Moss is back after reaching a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, who announced the move late Monday. ESPN first reported the deal a day before the start of the free agency period. Moss will fill a big void for... more »
  • Stanford's Harbaugh headed to 49ers

    January 7, 2011 8:30 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Declaring it a "perfect competitive opportunity," Jim Harbaugh accepted the job as coach of the 49ers and said his goal is to win a Lombardi Trophy for "one of the legendary franchises in all of football." The successful Stanford coach gets to remain in the Bay... more »
  • Bush may miss 6 weeks due to injury

    September 21, 2010 8:52 AM

    Saints star Reggie Bush may miss 6 weeks of the season because of a leg injury suffered in Monday night's victory at San Francisco. New Orleans beat the 49ers 25-22 on a 37-yard Garrett Hartley field goal as time expired. Bush was injured earlier the game and helped... more »
  • Well rested Saints look to get on roll against 49ers

    September 20, 2010 12:50 PM

    The New Orleans Saints are going from a prime-time season opener to kick off the NFL season to a second straight game in the national spotlight. Quarterback Drew Brees doesn't mind all the early season hype surrounding the defending Super Bowl champions. They've had plenty of time to... more »

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