What was first thought to be minor headaches has emerged into a serious problem for athletes who play contact sports. Stanford’s Anthony Wilkerson reflects on concussions in football.
The new $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium debuts in August. But for 49ers fans who grew up with, or grew to love, tailgating at “The Stick,” they are anxious about the future of their pre-game ritual.
Lung cancer diagnosis data reveals that 45 percent of patients with the disease are former smokers, and an additional 15 percent never smoked at all. One of those was the wife of former NFL player Chris Draft.
Sacred Heart Prep coach recalls teaching the successful offensive play “the fly” to then Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh. He was surprised to see Harbaugh’s new team – the 49ers – using the play, too.
Hannah Gordon is five months into her job as the 49ers’ director of legal affairs. But already she has earned the respect of NFL owners for her work on the player lockout that threatened to derail the season.
A day after Stanford promoted assistant football coach David Shaw to head coach, assistants Greg Roman and Vic Fangio left to join former Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh coaching the San Francisco 49ers.