4:58 PM EST, Thu December 08, 2016

Weight a minute: Kelly says Lynch reported to camp in good shape

There were questions about Aaron Lynch’s commitment and work ethic when the 49ers selected him in the fifth round in 2014, and they’ve persisted in the NFL. In October, after he served a season-opening, four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, the 49ers outside linebacker revealed that he lost about 30 pounds during his break. Lynch said he was hovering around 300 pounds in training camp before his diet. Is Lynch, who has missed the past five games with a high ankle sprain, still learning how to be a pro? Moments after the 49ers drafted Lynch, his strength and...

Chip Kelly: “The one thing about this group is I think they come to work every day.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Chip Kelly’s Week-14 Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   How have you seen the attitudes, the work habits of the players? Have they been effected at all by the losing streak you’re on? “The one thing about this group is I think they […]

Chip Kelly on support from Yorks: ‘They were godsends’

Chip Kelly hasn’t received assurance from Jed York that he’ll be back with the 49ers in 2017, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t receiving support. Today, Kelly, who is 1-11 in his first season with the team, said the York family was “unbelievable” in the way they responded after his father, Paul, died Friday night. Kelly said the York family arranged for a plane to take him from Chicago to New Hampshire that night.
East Bay Times 2 hours ago
Ex-Raiders coach Kiffin set to go back to school with Houston job

Ex-Raiders coach Kiffin set to go back to school with Houston job

The University of Houston reportedly is on the verge of naming former Raider coach Lane Kiffin as the school's new football coach
East Bay Times 3 hours ago
Raiders mailbag: Karl Joseph’s injury, DeAndre Washington inactive, Aldon Smith latest and more

Raiders mailbag: Karl Joseph’s injury, DeAndre Washington inactive, Aldon Smith latest and more

The Bay Area News Group's Oakland Raiders beat writer Jimmy Durkin answers questions from fans.
San Francisco Chronicle 4 hours ago

One of the Warriors cheerleaders is on the new season of the Bachelor

This season's search for mid-level reality show stardom/true love will include a familiar face to Warriors fans: one of their very own dance team members.
East Bay Times 5 hours ago
Are Raiders readying for snow with white uniforms vs. Chiefs?

Are Raiders readying for snow with white uniforms vs. Chiefs?

Raiders' white uniforms will be a break from the normal as Oakland visits Kansas City Thursday night
East Bay Times 6 hours ago
Raiders’ Derek Carr isn’t a good fantasy play versus Chiefs

Raiders’ Derek Carr isn’t a good fantasy play versus Chiefs

As the fantasy football playoffs begin, here's a look at what you should know.
East Bay Times 7 hours ago
Raiders can lean on a healthy, fresh Latavius Murray vs. Chiefs

Raiders can lean on a healthy, fresh Latavius Murray vs. Chiefs

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray missed the first Chiefs matchup due to a toe injury but has good career numbers vs. Kansas City.

What the 49ers could learn from the Raiders

The 49ers are where the Raiders were three years ago – drastically undermanned, in the midst of unrelenting losing, and with Fort Knox-like money under the salary cap. Obviously, the 10-2 Raiders have made the right moves in hiring coach Jack Del Rio, drafting players like Derek Carr and Amari Cooper, and acquiring players like
Branson Wright / Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

NFL 2016: Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs opens Week 14 schedule Thursday (photos)

The AFC West leading Oakland Raiders visit the second-place Kansas City Chiefs tonight to kick off Week 14 of the NFL season.
Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Clippers' massive letdown in big loss to Warriors can't be overlooked

The sound was exactly what everyone envisioned on this first big night of the season, Staples Center filled with screams and shrieks and wonder. But the noise was coming from Golden State Warriors fans. The sight was exactly what everyone predicted, a desperate team making a bold statement against...
San Francisco Chronicle 15 hours ago

Warriors dominate Clippers 115-98 in L.A.

With another Clippers loss ensured, the home crowd filed toward the exits to beat Los Angeles gridlock. The Warriors weathered a 7-for-30 night from beyond the arc by hitting 60.3 percent of their two-point attempts. Though he finished with a plus-14, the four-time NBA scoring champion shot 5-of-17 from the field (1-of-5 from three-point range). Despite missing 9 of their first 13 shots, the Warriors capitalized on Clippers miscues. The Clippers settled down and returned to the stingy defense that had paved their 14-2 start. Jamal Crawford hit a deep three off the backboard two minutes...
San Francisco Chronicle 15 hours ago

Senators top Sharks in San Jose

Kelly picked up a bouncing puck that neither Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic nor Justin Braun could handle at center to break in alone on Martin Jones. Burns wrist shot from the top of the right circle sailed over the left glove of Ottawa goalie Mike Condon while the teams were skating 4-on-4. San Jose defenseman Paul Martin earned his 300th career point on the lone assist. Logan Couture continued his recent production on the power play as the Sharks’ center scored his seventh goal in 10 games. With Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson in the box for holding, Joe Pavelski spotted...
Los Angeles Times 15 hours ago

Warriors make it seven in a row over Clippers in a rout

Klay Thompson scored 24 points, Draymond Green added 22 points and the Golden State Warriors routed the Clippers, 115-98, on Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory over Los Angeles.  Stephen Curry had 19 points for Golden State while Kevin Durant, who came into the game averaging...

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