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3 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Kaepernick throws early TD pass, 49ers lead Bears

14, 2014. . San Francisco 49ers players take the field before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, Matt Slauson, Jay Cutler, Roberto Garza, Charles Tillman, NFL Players

4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Gavin Newsom calls for 49ers to bench Ray McDonald

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the former San Francisco mayor, on Sunday called for the 49ers to bench defensive lineman Ray McDonald, "pending the outcome of his felony domestic violence investigation by San Jose law enforcement." Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, released a prepared statement hours before the 49ers played their Levi's Stadium opener against the Chicago Bears.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ray McDonald, NFL Players

8 hrs ago | Chicago Bears

Bears set to battle 49ers tonight

The Bears will look to rebound from their season-opening loss to the Bills and end a long losing streak in San Francisco when they battle the 49ers Sunday night at Levi's Stadium. The Bears will look to rebound from their season-opening loss to the Bills and end a long losing streak in San Francisco when they battle the 49ers Sunday night at Levi's Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears, NFL Players, Aldon Smith, Carlos Hyde, Frank Gore

12 hrs ago | Niners Nation

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 2: San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears

The 49ers get another favorable fantasy football match up in week 2. The Chicago Bears defense will be a tougher challenge, but is in no way intimidating. The question is will this be a shootout or can Kaepernick and company grind out another lopsided win? It was more of the same for the 49er fantasy stars last week in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, Carlos Hyde, NFL Players, Michael Crabtree, Patrick Willis, Anquan Boldin

16 hrs ago | Windy City Gridiron

Chicago Bears vs San Francisco 49ers: Game Time, TV Schedule, Radio, Online Streaming and More

So, last week's game didn't exactly turn out so well. The Bears fired out of the gate, but couldn't get out of their own way in coughing the ball up to the Bills three times.

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20 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Purdy: 49ers need to keep viewers' focus on the field

You had better be all of those things at the grand opening regular season game at new Levi's Stadium. You had better force all those people in the Levi's club areas to actually pay attention to the game instead of hanging out inside at the numerous bars with numerous cocktails.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ray McDonald, Frank Gore, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Bell: NFL should follow Vikes' lead on Peterson

Vikings decision to deactivate Adrian Peterson is what 49ers, Panthers should have done, too, amid pending legal issues. Plus other items previewing Week 2 in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Ray McDonald, Greg Hardy

Inside Bay Area

Kawakami: Raiders' Dennis Allen in race to survive

Of course, there is time for Allen to save his Raiders' coaching career, but not a lot of it. Maybe weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Matt McGloin, Matt Schaub, Derek Carr, NFL Players

Contra Costa Times

49ers, Colin Kaepernick face Chicago Bears in prime-time rematch

Colin Kaepernick and Aldon Smith broke out as the 49ers' rising stars two years ago in a prime-time game against the Chicago Bears. The NFL world officially will meet the 49ers' new, $1.3 billion stadium on NBC's "Sunday Night Football," though perhaps not as intimately as the construction workers, sod installers and preseason fans already have.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick, NFL Players, Bruce Miller, Vernon Davis, Ahmad Brooks

Rant Sports

Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Bold Predictions For Week 2 Matchup

The Bears lost their Week 1 game; a game that many thought they would easily win. The 49ers dominated the Cowboys early.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, Matt Forte, NFL Players, Joe Staley, Ray McDonald, Anthony Davis

Contra Costa Times

49er Ray McDonald's court date postponed as police investigation continues

Prosecutors Friday postponed a tentative Monday court date for 49ers player Ray McDonald, who was arrested Aug. 31 on suspicion of felony domestic violence but has not been charged and remains free. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, which has not yet been given the case, announced Friday that the scheduled hearing will be put off to a later date that will be determined on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ray McDonald, NFL Players, Ray Rice

Contra Costa Times

49ers cornerback Chris Culliver could start Sunday

Chris Culliver remains a possibility to start at cornerback for the 49ers on Sunday. The bigger mystery is which Chicago Bears receivers he would be covering.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chris Culliver, NFL Players, Chris Cook, Carlos Hyde, Perrish Cox, Dontae Johnson

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Steward: On Billy Beane, Billy Goat and Brad Pitt

Hard to believe that in less than two months, A's fans have gone from "In Beane We Trust" to "In Beane We Cussed." -- So many A's faithful have turned on Billy that even Brad Pitt has to be careful where he walks around Hollywood these days.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Carlos Hyde, NFL Players, LaMichael James

Click Orlando

Hearing postponed for 49ers' McDonald

Monday's court hearing for San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been postponed as police need more time to continue their investigation. McDonald was arrested Aug. 31 on suspicion of domestic violence.

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BleacherReport

Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers: Betting Odds Analysis and Pick Prediction

The Chicago Bears have not won at San Francisco since they won the Super Bowl back in 1985, and they will shuffle out to the Bay Area in search of their first win of the season when they visit the 49ers on Sunday Night Football. The 49ers will also be playing their first game ever at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC North, NFC West, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, Frank Gore

Christian Science Monitor

With Ray Rice video, a shift in how America views domestic violence

Janay Rice looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks to the media during a news conference in Owings Mills, Md., in May. A video of Rice knocking out his wife has surfaced, as well as questions about when the NFL first saw it. Calls on National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign are mounting in response to an Associated Press report that a law enforcement official sent a copy of the video showing Ray Rice assault his then-fiancA©e to NFL headquarters in April.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Players, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Ray McDonald, US News

The Washington Post

49ers CBs Johnson, Cox step up after injuries

As a fourth-round pick with nothing more than a fill-in performance on his NFL resume, San Francisco 49ers rookie Dontae Johnson expects Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears to throw at him early and often Sunday night. Johnson passed his first test last week when starting cornerbacks Tramaine Brock and Chris Culliver and rookie nickel cornerback Jimmie Ward left San Francisco's 28-17 season-opening win at Dallas with injuries.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jimmie Ward, Tramaine Brock, Perrish Cox, Chris Culliver, NFL Players, Dontae Johnson

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Inside Bay Area

49ers' defense knows it must do better

The 49ers won Sunday's season opener despite allowing 118 rushing yards to the Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray. That rare breach of the 100-yard mark has the 49ers looking to shore up their run defense for Sunday's home opener against the Chicago Bears and Matt Forte.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ted Ginn Jr., Colin Kaepernick, Carlos Hyde, Frank Gore, NFL Players, Bruce Ellington

Inside Bay Area

49ers fans throw down big bucks for Levi's Stadium opener Sunday

After hosting four smaller events in the last six weeks, the sold-out $1.3 billion Santa Clara stadium -- recently named the costliest in the NFL to attend -- makes its regular season debut on national TV for a prime-time game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday evening. The average advertised price across the Web was $309 on Thursday, up 18 percent from the average game last year at Candlestick Park, according to aggregator TiqIq.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC West

Contra Costa Times

Hyde's explosiveness impresses his 49ers teammates

An early lead in the 49ers' season-opening win meant they didn't have to expose their playbook, thus keeping their secret weapons under wraps heading into Sunday's home opener against the Chicago Bears. Hyde excelled taking handoffs from Colin Kaepernick, churning out big gains of 13 and 15 yards, as well as a 4-yard touchdown run.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Crabtree, Frank Gore, Brandon Lloyd, Anquan Boldin, NFL Players, Bruce Ellington

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