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NFC Champion 49ers Hope Roster Stability Pays Dividends

For all the focus on the big names that left San Francisco this offseason like longtime left tackle Joe Staley and defensive anchor DeForest Buckner, the reality is the 49ers will look much the same in 2020. “The continuity obviously is for sure an advantag...
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Shula, Winningest Coach in Pro Football History, Dies at 90

MIAMI — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound linemen alike. Shula led the Miami Dolphins to t...
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Trent Williams Feels Rejuvenated by Trade to 49ers

After spending all last season on the sideline in a dispute with management in Washington, Trent Williams couldn’t have scripted a much better outcome to this saga. Williams left what has been one of the NFL...
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NCAA Board Supports Name, Image and Likeness Compensation

The NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media content. The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Board of Governors supports permitt...
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