Sports

SEAHAWKS: Lynch, Gore Match-Up Could Decide NFC Title

[The Portland Tribune] As go their top running backs, so go the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers.Marshawn Lynch of Seattle and Frank Gore of San Francisco, like two veteran prize fighters, have dished out and taken their lumps to and from opposing NFL defenses over the year years.And both are Read More

Sports

49ers Activate Manningham, Wright

[ESPN] SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers activated wide receiver Mario Manningham and cornerback Eric Wright on Monday and placed cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on waivers. Manningham came off the physically unable to perform list and Wright came off the non-football injury list. Both players had to be activated this week as Read More

Op-Ed

To Be Equal: The Year of the Black Quarterback

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “The NFL is entering the golden age of Black quarterbacks.” – Jason McIntyre, writing in “The Big Lead” “Sports” is one of the most race-neutral meritocracies in America. From the record-shattering feats of Jesse Owens to the transcendent accomplishments Read More

Entertainment

Kerry Washington Weds Nnamdi Asomugha

[USA Today] Kerry Washington is a married lady! The Scandal actress tied the knot with San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha in a secret ceremony on June 24 in Hailey, Idaho, reports E! News and ET. Details are scarce, but the marriage certificate states that Washington’s mother Valerie and father Read More

Sports

Jim Harbaugh’s Intensity Carries San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl

[Fox Sports] ATLANTA – 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman looked somewhat bemused as he started to watch a GIF of his coach, Jim Harbaugh, reacting to a failed fourth-quarter challenge on a reporter’s phone. Until we reached the high point. Then Bowman got geeked up. It was a huge moment, Read More

Sports

Colin Kaepernick Gives SF What It Needs

[ESPN] ATLANTA — Aldon Smith looked at the autograph scratched atop his white headphones and sighed. “I don’t really like it,” Smith said as he made his way down a corridor inside the Georgia Dome, still holding the black Sharpie that had been used to permanently decorate Read More