Category Archives: Off-field issues
According to Frank Gore, it was simply a young man throwing a party to celebrate his 27th birthday. But when the NCAA found out that numerous college athletes attended the shindig at Gore’s Miami home on May 15, it launched an investigation into whether sports agents and financial advisors had funded the evening.
This morning, Gore seemed taken aback at the ensuing controversy.
As first reported by Comcast SportsNet, 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested in San Mateo County on Saturday night for suspicion of driving under the influence. A representative of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office told Comcast that McDonald was booked at San Mateo County Jail at 7:57 p.m Saturday and released at 9:39 p.m.
McDonald issued a short statement directly to reporters after practice, addressing what he called “the incident Saturday night.”
Rookie 49ers linebacker Keaton Kristick and two of his Oregon State teammates were sentenced to probation and community service after pleading guilty to reduced charges in Corvallis, Ore., this morning. The trio had taken an athletic department golf cart for a joyride and flipped it on March 14.
Keaton Kristick’s chances of making the 49ers’ 53-man roster were slim to begin with. The undrafted rookie linebacker from Oregon State didn’t do himself any favors, then, when he and two teammates took a golf cart for a joyride on March 14.
The 49ers have been saying for several months that the organization has no interest in would-be quarterback Michael Vick. But, finally, a high-ranking organization member has put his name behind it.
Mike Singletary is at the NFL owners’ meetings, where today ESPN’s Mike Sando caught up with him during the breakfast session with NFC coaches.
Free-agent outside linebacker Roderick Green had a disappointing season for the 49ers, recording just 3.5 sacks in his role as a third-down pass rusher. Now, he faces weapons and drug charges after allegedly becoming uncooperative during a traffic stop in … Continue reading