New 49ers' Levi's Stadium

New 49ers stadium almost complete

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTVU/CNN) – The opening of the new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers is less than four months away. Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is schedu...…
Darren Sharper

Ex- NFL star Darren Sharper accused of 7 rapes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CNN) – Former NFL star Darren Sharper is set to be arraigned today in Los Angeles on multiple drug and rape charges. The investigation involves at l...…
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference in Irving, Texas. Sam says he is gay, and he could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

Sam could become NFL’s 1st openly gay player

Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation. Missouri’s A...…
Fans arrive for the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

As Super Bowl shows, nothing slows powerful NFL

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Even Commissioner Roger Goodell joked before the Super Bowl about making it known that, no, actually, the NFL “cannot control the w...…
This undated frame grab provided by Anheuser-Busch shows the company's 2014 Super Bowl commercial entitled“Puppy Love”. The ad will run in the fourth quarter of the game. (AP Photo/Anheuser-Busch)

Super Bowl Ads: Anything Could Happen

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl advertisers are finally about to see their efforts play out on the industry’s biggest stage Sunday night. But as they’ve learne...…
Courtesy: Henry Perez

Local fans make the trek to Super Bowl XLVIII

Hawaii will be well-represented in Sunday's Super Bowl both on the field and off the field. A handful of local residents have made the trip to the Big Apple for the festivities and the big game.…
Colin Kaepernick

49ers beat Packers, NFL Sunday scores

NINERS 34 PACKERS 28 Frank Gore scored a go-ahead, one-yard touchdown with 5:47 remaining, Colin Kaepernick threw for a career-high 412 yards and three touchdowns, w...…
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2007 file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau runs with the ball after an interception during New England's 34-17 win over the Cleveland Browns in a football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia, announced Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million. The plaintiffs include at least 10 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with and the family of Seau, who committed suicide last year. The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and oth...…
FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2012, file photo, Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) fights for extra yardage during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Atlanta. Gonzalez wants to go out with a ring. First, he's got to win a playoff game. In what he keeps insisting will likely be his final season, the Falcons' age-defying tight end is looking forward to taking another shot at his first postseason victory. (AP Photo/Rich Addicks, File)

Panthers waive WR Pilares, trim roster by 12

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have announced they’ve waived 11 players, including injured wide receiver Kealoha Pilares. Pilares was the team’s...…