• David Bell joins Giants front office in player development

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former infielder David Bell is coming back to the San Francisco Giants as vice president of player development.

  • California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the count of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000.

  • Bowman set to make debut for Raiders vs. Chiefs

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker NaVorro Bowman is active for his debut with the Oakland Raiders just three days after signing with the team.

  • Rookie C.J. Beathard ready to take over as 49ers starting QB

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After opening the season with six straight losses, the San Francisco 49ers have turned over the reins of the offense to rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard.

  • 49ers sign DLs Leger Douzable, Tony McDaniel

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive linemen Leger Douzable and Tony McDaniel to one-year deals.

  • Autonomous cars head for the Big Apple

    DETROIT (AP) — Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.

  • NFL players, owners hold ‘constructive’ talks on issues

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive.

  • NaVorro Bowman signs 1-year deal with Raiders

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — NaVorro Bowman will make a short move following his release last week from the San Francisco 49ers, signing a $3 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders on Monday.

  • Lighter winds help crews gain on California wildfires

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation.

  • 49ers promote TE Cole Hikutini to active roster

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted tight end Cole Hikutini from the practice squad to the active roster.