Fred Dean, 68, Fearsome Pass Rusher of 49ers’ Dynasty, Dies

SAN FRANCISCO — Fred Dean, the fearsome pass rusher who was a key part of the launch of the San Francisco 49ers' dynasty, has died. He was 68. His death on Wednesday night was confirmed Thursday by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Dean was hos...

Rams Open SoFi Stadium in Style With 20-17 Win Over Cowboys

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams ran through their tunnel and into empty SoFi Stadium for the very first time amid sparkling fireworks, flashing lights and the prerecorded cheers of fans watching from home. So this isn't the Hollywood ending that an...

Valley Legend Tom Flores Gets Another Shot at Hall of Fame

Two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Tom Flores has again been nominated for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Flores and standout wide receiver Drew Pearson were named Tuesday as finalists for the Hall's class of 2021. A Sanger native and ...
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Favre Repaying $1.1M for No-Show Speeches, Auditor Says

JACKSON, Miss. — Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre is repaying $1.1 million in welfare money that he received for multiple speeches where he did not show up, the Mississippi state auditor said Wednesday. Auditor Shad White said his office received $500,000...