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The Conscience
Hubris and Hogwash
Hubris and Hogwash
Mark Cuban was scoffed and sneered at for warning the NFL about the perils of arrogance. His words now look prophetic as the mighty league has been made vulnerable by player misdeeds and the failures of leadership
By Don Banks
Open Field
Niners Legends: Made in Brooklyn
Niners Legends: Made in Brooklyn
For the Hall of Fame statues—of Rice, Montana, Walsh and the like—at their impressive museum inside new Levi's Stadium, the 49ers reached out to a small design studio 3,000 miles away. The results: awesome—if a little scary
By Andrew Lawrence
Going Long
The Intimidating Presence of 49ers GM Trent Baalke
The Intimidating Presence of 49ers GM Trent Baalke
San Francisco’s football boss has traded his stopwatch for a tailored suit, but the longtime scout remains a road warrior and a film study aficionado who refuses to waste time or tip his hand on what’s next. But the man always has big plans
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
These Guys Don’t Wear Flowers in Their Hair
These Guys Don’t Wear Flowers in Their Hair
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke are supremely competitive, confident individuals who often bypass pleasantries and sometimes disagree on important football matters. But a power struggle? Both deny it
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Here’s (The Real) Johnny
Here’s (The Real) Johnny
He’s saying and doing all the right things, but can Johnny Manziel prove himself worthy of being the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft? Plus, the Niners-Browns mess, a way-too-early Top 10 mock draft and more from the combine in Indy
By Peter King