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Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:19 PM PST

49ers' Third-Game Pattern Worries Fans

49ers' Third-Game Pattern Worries Fans

Only common thread among losses (and tie) has been trouble with strong-running teams

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:19 PM PST

Falcons Receivers Will Be a Challenge for Niners

Falcons Receivers Will Be a Challenge for Niners

Falcons QB Matt Ryan will have a number of options in Sunday's NFC Championship Game

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:46 PM PST

More Candidates Surface for Raiders Offensive Coordinator Job

More Candidates Surface for Raiders Offensive Coordinator Job

Saunders, an assistant this past season in Oakland, had success as offensive coordinator under Hue Jackson in 2011

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 at 08:25 AM PST

Niners Success Built on Blocks

Niners Success Built on Blocks

TV replays showed line dominating Packers defense and opening big holes for Kaepernick, Gore and James

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 at 08:21 AM PST

Broncos' McCoy to Take Chargers Job

Broncos' McCoy to Take Chargers Job

Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy was working on a deal with the San Diego Chargers about the vacant head coaching job.

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:20 PM PST

Kaepernick, 49ers Shred the Packers

Kaepernick, 49ers Shred the Packers

Kaepernick sets rushing record for a quarterback in an NFL game with 181 yards

Saturday, Jan 12, 2013 at 05:43 PM PST

Justin Smith, Kaepernick Are Keys to a 49ers Win

Justin Smith, Kaepernick Are Keys to a 49ers Win

If Smith can be effective, 49ers defense will be able to put pressure on Rodgers and stop the run; without him, Niners could be in trouble

Friday, Jan 11, 2013 at 03:18 PM PST

Raise a Flag to Raiders for Fewer Flags in 2012

Raise a Flag to Raiders for Fewer Flags in 2012

Allen's emphasis on discipline and attention to detail paid off in cutting penalties

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 at 03:13 PM PST

Gore Can Be a Key for 49ers vs. Packers

Gore Can Be a Key for 49ers vs. Packers

Packers can be vulnerable to the run, so Gore could play a big role in playoff game Saturday

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 at 02:29 PM PST

Burris Will be Building Block for Raiders

Burris Will be Building Block for Raiders

Fourth-round draft pick from San Diego State was team's third-leading tackler in 2012

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Brothers Convicted in Murder Plot to Collect $2.5M

Brothers Convicted in Murder Plot to Collect $2.5M

A 37-year-old man and his younger brother have been convicted in a plot to collect on a $2.5 million insurance policy by killing the man's ex-boyfriend, prosecutors said Friday.

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Search Underway in Canoga Park After Officer is Injured

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Suspect Arrested in Shooting That Injured 2 Deputies

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Pot Shop Robbers Shoot Security Guard in the Face

Pot Shop Robbers Shoot Security Guard in the Face

A security guard is in critical condition after he was shot in the face by robbers at a marijuana dispensary in San Bernardino.