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Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in NorCal

The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from him assaulting a woman who was holding a baby. Santa Clara police Lt. […]


Ray McDonald

NFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case

Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald assaulted a woman who was holding a baby and was arrested for domestic violence in Northern California. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke reports that McDonald was […]


San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) is pushed out of bounds by Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte, top, as Shea McClellin helps on defense during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — All week, Brandon Marshall stayed optimistic that his bum ankle would heal enough to let him play against the San Francisco 49ers. He received the go ahead 90 minutes before […]


San Francisco 49ers players walk out of the tunnel at Levi's Stadium before an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

49ers to test re-sodded Levi’s field on Saturday

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers will practice in Levi’s Stadium on Saturday, a step that might be more about footing than getting familiar with the surroundings. The 49ers host the Chicago […]


San Francisco Dontae Johnson (36) gestures as teammate defensive back Perrish Cox (20) runs back an interception against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

49ers CBs Johnson, Cox step up after injuries

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As a fourth-round pick with nothing more than a fill-in performance on his NFL resume, San Francisco 49ers rookie Dontae Johnson knows what to expect when Jay Cutler and the […]


This is a 2014 photo of Lance Briggs of the Chicago Bears NFL football team. (AP Photo)

Briggs didn’t tell Bears reason for day off

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — When Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs asked coach Marc Trestman for a personal day this week, he left out a detail — it was to attend the grand opening of […]