Cedrick Hardman, 49ers‘ all-time sack leader, dies at age 70 originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Cedrick Hardman, the 49ers’ unofficial career leader in quarterback sacks, died Friday night, the club announced. He was 70. Hardman played 10 of his 12 NFL seasons with the 49ers before finishing with two seasons for the Raiders.Read More →

TV: ESPN Stadium: Dean Smith Center 19-46 (41.3%) Field Goals 22-47 (46.8%) 6-7 (85.7%) Free Throws 1-6 (16.7%) 6-18 (33.3%) Three Pointers 7-19 (36.8%) Top 25 Top 25All GamesAmerica EastAmericanAtlantic 10Atlantic CoastAtlantic SunBig 12Big EastBig SkyBig SouthBig TenBig WestColonialConference USAHorizonIvy LeagueMetro Atlantic AthleticMid-AmericanMid-EasternMissouri ValleyMountain WestNortheastOhio ValleyPac-12Patriot LeagueSoutheasternSouthernSouthlandSouthwestern AthleticSummitSun BeltWest CoastWesternRead More →

Report: Two more teams ‘not in’ on Craig Kimbrel originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Craig Kimbrel is still a free agent. Arguably one of baseball’s best closers, Kimbrel has yet to ink a deal with a new team ahead of the 2019 regular season. And time seems to be running out.Read More →

The Chiefs tagged linebacker Dee Ford with a thought toward possibly trading him. And there’s apparently interest in trading for him. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Packers and 49ers have expressed interest in trading for Ford. Trading a franchise-tagged player entails several steps. Before any trade canRead More →

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 in just over two hours in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night. Both players returned from maternity leave a year ago at the desert tournament. Since then, Williams has reached two Grand Slam finalsRead More →

Draymond Green and Kevin Durant both defended Golden State Warriors colleague DeMarcus Cousins after the reigning NBA champions bounced back in style on Friday. The Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets, their rivals for the top seed in the Western Conference, 122-105 at Oracle Arena on Friday, recovering from a humiliating homeRead More →

Paul George launched into a lengthy attack on officiating in the NBA after the Oklahoma City Thunder’s defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers, stating: “Somebody’s got to look into this.” George, Russell Westbrook and Steven Adams all fouled out in the last four minutes of Friday’s game as the ThunderRead More →

Serena Williams overcame Victoria Azarenka in an incredible match of tennis to move through to the WTA Indian Wells Open third round on Friday. Playing for the first time since her Australian Open quarter-final loss, Williams prevailed 7-5 6-3 against former world number one Azarenka in an Indian Wells classic.Read More →

All good things must come to an end. For longtime Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, that includes his decade-long streak of making opening day starts. [Batter up: Join or create a 2019 Yahoo Fantasy Baseball league for free today] According to ESPN’s Marly Rivera, manager Scott Servais informed Hernandez thatRead More →

Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon is more than just one of the top contributors on the team with the best record in the NBA. He also has a political voice, as he divulged in an interview with The Guardian published earlier this week, talking at length about his background growing upRead More →

The Broncos have proposed an alternative to the onside kick, using the Alliance of American Football’s rule as a template. Denver’s playing proposal would allow a team trailing in the game an opportunity to maintain possession of the ball after scoring. The NFL did not provide specifics, but Kevin SeifertRead More →

NASCAR Cup Series drivers Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell became embroiled in a fight in the paddock during qualifying at Phoenix on Friday. Stewart-Haas driver Suarez approached McDowell, who drives for Front Row Motorsports, following the first round of qualifying – in which both had been eliminated. A violent altercationRead More →

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson will be at the TPC Sawgrass next week for The Players Championship, the signature event on the PGA Tour. Still to be determined is whether he plays. Mickelson remained coy Friday after a 78 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational whether he will compete nextRead More →

49ers sign kicker Jonathan Brown to two-year contract for depth originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The 49ers on Friday signed a kicker to go along with Robbie Gould on the team’s offseason roster.   Jonathan Brown spent the past three training camps with the Cincinnati Bengals but has never appeared in aRead More →