“Repetitive accuracy” was a familiar refrain when it came to quarterbacks during Chip Kelly’s time in Philadelphia. The 49ers head coach will hold his introductory news conference Wednesday at which point he is sure to be asked about San Francisco’s quarterback corps, especially Colin Kaepernick.
The 49ers’ new head coach known for testing boundaries and convention is considering an unexpected candidate for defensive coordinator: Mike Vrabel, a longtime NFL linebacker who played on three of the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl-winning teams.
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Wednesday is the season’s midpoint, and in a change from recent seasons, the Kings are in playoff contention – a half-game behind the Utah Jazz for the eighth and final Western Conference spot. They last made the postseason 10 years ago.
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Sacramento native Tom Johnson’s comeback continues on the opposite side of the earth. Last week in Thailand, he finished fourth in the final stage of the Asian Tour qualifying tournament to gain status for 2016. This week, he’s in Singapore for the Asian Development Tour’s Players Championship.
Forward Justin Braun and defender Nemanja Vukovic, two cornerstones for Republic FC, have been sent to the North American Soccer League Indy Eleven for an undisclosed amount of cash.
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