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Loose sod at new Levi’s Stadium being removed

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, fans at Levi's Stadium watch as the San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

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Bud Selig reiterates Athletics need a new ballpark

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig gestures during a news conference prior to a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.”

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49ers sign defensive lineman Dorsey to extension

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season.

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Dawson eager to get back out kicking after misses

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair of 58-yard field goals going from each direction. That’s about as accurate as San Francisco’s veteran place kicker has been in recent years.

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49ers shut out by Broncos in Levi’s Stadium debut

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, fans at Levi's Stadium watch as the San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers turned their hyped Levi’s Stadium debut into a real dud. So bad, in fact, tens of thousands of fans left the snazzy new Silicon Valley digs midway through the third quarter.

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