Jed York has spine. He hired and fired the mostly successful Jim Harbaugh and, after a dismal one-year experiment with Jim Tomsula, dispenses with the warm-and-fuzzies and goes with the most innovative, controversial and demanding candidate interviewed.
Put on your track shoes and make sure you’re hydrated. The 49ers on Thursday hired Chip Kelly, the controversial and mostly successful architect of football’s fastest-paced offense, as their head coach.
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A statistical look at the 49ers’ hire.
The 49ers appeared to alienate their former starting quarterback, who is rehabilitating in Colorado, during the 2015 season. But new coach Chip Kelly could want Colin Kaepernick back for 2016.
To quote Jim Mora from his famous news conference: “Playoffs?!? Don’t talk about playoffs.” But the Kings have been. And lately, it’s been mere lip service. Against the Jazz in Utah on Thursday, though, they seize the chance to gain in the standings, as Rudy Gay’s midrange jumper beats the buzzer to give the Kings a 103-101 win.
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Sacramento High’s Aliceah Hernandez, Christian Terrell and Solomon Young, Ponderosa’s Danielle Craft and Folsom’s Jordan Ford receive nominations for the prestigious McDonald’s All-American boys and girls basketball games.
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