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Terrell Owens says he’s boycotting HOF enshrinement for those who “had to wait”

Soon-to-be Hall of Fame receiver Terrell Owens hadn’t said much to explain why he’s not attending the enshrinement ceremony. Some think he won’t be there because none of his former teams will foot the bill for a lavish party. Some think he’s miffed that the Selection Committee passed over him twice. Some think he’s particularly [more]

Hall of Fame will largely ignore Terrell Owens during enshrinement ceremony

The Hall of Fame will be fighting petty with petty. Apparently miffed that receiver Terrell Owens has decided not to attend the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, Owens will get minimal attention as he officials enters the Hall of Fame. As explained by Hall of Fame voter Clark Judge (in an article that makes his [more]

49ers defensive coordinator predicts another late-season run

Fourteen of the past 15 seasons have seen at least one team go from worst to first. So who do you like to do it this season? The Giants? The 49ers? The Bucs? The Bears? The Jets? The Browns? The Texans? The Broncos? San Francisco is a trendy postseason pick, if not a division favorite, [more]

Dolphins see Frank Gore’s age as “irrelevant”

When it comes to NFL running backs reaching the age of 30, it’s usually the player who tries to convince anyone who will listen that he hasn’t changed. For 35-year-old Dolphins running back Frank Gore, the player doesn’t need to make the case on his own. “It’s irrelevant,” coach Adam Gase has said regarding Gore, [more]

Dwight Clark’s ashes buried next to goal post from The Catch

Dwight Clark has been laid to rest next to a memento from his most famous play. Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver who died last month, was cremated and his ashes were buried next to the goal post from the Candlestick Park end zone where he made “The Catch,” the game-winning touchdown in the NFC [more]

Marquise Goodwin surprises his mother with a new house

Marquise Goodwin paid back his mama, buying her a house. The 49ers receiver posted a video on Instagram of his mother and sister, Deja, taking off their blindfolds and seeing a new house for the first time. His mother is overcome with emotion. Deja, who is 10 months younger than Marquise, has cerebral palsy. Marquise [more]

Offsets re-emerge as a top-10 contract issue

Of the 15 unsigned rookies, seven were taken in the top 10. And it’s an old top-10 contract issue that is contributing to the delay. Per a league source, the effort to remove offset language from the fully-guaranteed contracts given to the players taken at the very top of the draft has become a factor [more]

Fifteen draft picks remain unsigned, including seven of top 10

With Calvin Ridley signing his four-year deal with the Falcons, 15 drafted players remain unsigned. Eleven of those are first-round choices, including the top four overall picks. In fact, only three of the top-10 picks have signed. The 49ers, Browns and Giants all have two players left to get under contract. 49ers OT Mike McGlinchey [more]

NFL used Third of July afternoon to dump a lot of suspension news

The Friday afternoon news dump is one of the oldest pages in the politics and public relations playbook: There’s a long-held belief that on weekends, people don’t consume much news, so if you want to put bad news out, you put it out on Friday afternoon, when few people are paying attention. But even better [more]

NFL suspends Reuben Foster two games for gun, marijuana offenses

The NFL has suspended 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster two games for his recent arrests on gun and marijuana charges. The league announced the suspension today and said that the suspension falls under both the league’s personal conduct policy and substance abuse policy. Foster will participate in training camp and the preseason but miss the first [more]

Terrell Owens to give HOF speech at UT-Chattanooga

Terrell Owens announced some time ago that won’t be in Canton for the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies this August and he revealed his plans for the day on Twitter Tuesday. Owens announced that he will head back to his alma mater while the rest of this year’s class gathers in Ohio. Owens [more]

T.O. announcing details of his HOF plans on Tuesday

The time has come to find out the time and place of the T.O. Hall of Fame induction celebration. In a video posted on social media, Terrell Owens announced that he’ll have an announcement on Tuesday regarding “when and where I’ll be having my Hall of Fame induction.” Of course, the actual induction will be [more]

Report: NFL seeking end to Colin Kaepernick collusion case via summary judgment

The National Football League is attempting to bring Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case to an immediate conclusion, according to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports. The NFL is asking arbitrator Stephen Burbank to provide a summary judgment in the case as allowed via the Collective Bargaining Agreement for collusion disputes. It will be Burbank’s task to determine [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo surges past Tom Brady in NFLShop.com jersey sales

He didn’t appear anywhere within the top 10 tabulated by Dick’s Sporting Goods. But 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has moved near the top of the list in the official numbers kept by the league. Via NFLShop.com, Garoppolo occupied the No. 2 spot for jerseys sold from April 1 through June 23. Giants running back Saquon [more]

Darius Slay, Xavier Rhodes, Aqib Talib join Richard Sherman for workouts

Aqib Talib turned down a chance to join the 49ers in a trade this offseason, but he’s working out with a couple of the team’s cornerbacks this week. Richard Sherman posted a video from a workout session that included fellow Niner Ahkello Witherspoon, Talib, Lions cornerback Darius Slay and Vikings corner Xavier Rhodes on Tuesday. [more]

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