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NFL Suspends Oakland Raiders' Aldon Smith For One Year

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.17.2015 | Sports

Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended by the NFL for one year, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  NFL is suspending Raider...

Raiders Got Better With Addition of Smith

Malaika Bobino | Posted 09.13.2015 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

Known for his troubles off the field, Smith has garnered a reputation on risk versus reward. The players spoke openly about not focusing on Smith's past. The Raiders only concern is to win games, especially tomorrow's game.

49ers Cut Ties With Aldon Smith

Malaika Bobino | Posted 08.07.2015 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

It didn't take long for the 49ers to make a decision that surprised many. Less than 24 hours after Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday night, the 49ers released the linebacker making him a free agent.

Aldon Smith and the 49ers: Unusually Compassionate Response to NFL Off-Field Troubles

Dani Bostick | Posted 08.07.2015 | Sports
Dani Bostick

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday night, accused of hit and run, DUI and vandalism. With a grim and heavy tone, head Coach Jim Tomsula announced on Friday that Aldon Smith would be released from the team.

San Francisco 49ers Release Aldon Smith After Alleged Hit-And-Run, DUI

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.07.2015 | Sports

The San Francisco 49ers have released Aldon Smith after he was arrested Thursday night, allegedly for a hit-and-run, DUI and vandalism, acc...

Rediscovering the NFL's True North

Peter Sims | Posted 11.13.2014 | Sports
Peter Sims

It's time for all of us all to act, and to demand much more from those in positions of leadership in the NFL. I also hope that President Obama and Members of Congress voice their views, not to score political blood-score points, but as human beings who are fathers and mothers, who want America to be a place where their daughters don't live in fear.

NFL, 49er's Show True Colors When Dealing With Felons

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports
Gil Laroya

It doesn't take much effort to look for, and find instance after instance of NFL players who get away with everything short of murder. And when it comes to who leads the league, the San Francisco 49er's are now all time leaders in teams having the most players with arrest records.

NFL Punishes San Francisco 49ers Star

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period. Now they ...

Roger Goodell's Colossal Ray Rice Mistake

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In one of Roger Goodell's most important decisions as NFL commissioner, he abdicated his responsibility to society and to women in favor of a policy of ignorance. After Ray Rice allegedly knocked out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino and dragged her out of an elevator, Goodell suspended the Baltimore Ravens running back for a meager two games. Goodell, faced with disciplining a player over one of the most inexcusable acts a man can commit, just didn't act strongly enough as a leader.

NFL Star Arrested At Airport After Allegedly Making 'Bomb' Comment

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 06.13.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he bec...

REPORT: NFL Star Arrested At LAX

TMZ | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports

San Francisco 49ers superstar Aldon Smith was just arrested at LAX after allegedly yelling "bomb" in the airport terminal ... TMZ Sports has learned....

OUCH! RG3 Got Kicked

Posted 11.25.2013 | Sports

The San Francisco 49ers had RG3 looking uncomfortable on "Monday Night Football" -- and that was before this play. While attempting to get off a pass ...

49ers Star Charged With 3 Felony Counts

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was charged Wednesday with three felony counts of illeg...

Jordan Schultz

Peyton Manning: Mr. Record Breaker | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

The plight of the Manning brothers is quite interesting isn't it? Peyton Manning is 37 years old, and yet he looks as fresh and as dominant as he ever...

NFL Sunday Rewind: 5 Winners, 5 Losers

Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports

By Jason Cole, National Football Post While Detroit won in Washington for the first time ever (as in 78 years of ever), there is one question to co...

'It's Something That I Will Get Fixed'

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith will miss Thursday night's game at St. Louis and perhaps sit out longer, 49ers CEO Jed York said...

Police: 49ers Star Arrested

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith was released from jail Friday after his pickup truck apparently struck a tree...

49ers Star Responds To Lawsuit

AP | Posted 09.19.2013 | Sports

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Attorneys for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former Niners tight end Delanie Walker have filed a response to a civ...

NFL Stars Named In Gunfight Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former teammate, Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker, were both named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday ...

Jordan Schultz

Drew Brees Talks Super Bowl Nerves and Quarterback Matchup | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees would have preferred playing in the Super Bowl at the Superdome, but he will have to settle for yet another ...

'Not Like We Signe Up To Play Tennis'

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

-- Super Bowl week is beginning to resemble one of those family reunions where your crazy uncle says something outrageous, but just true enough to sp...

Jordan Schultz

Super Bowl XLVII Preview: Key Underrated Matchups To Watch | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

Both Baltimore and San Fransisco are peaking; the 49ers' NFC title win over Atlanta was the first time all season the team has won three straight. As ...

NFL All-Pro Team Announced

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — It's unanimous, on both sides of the ball. Vikings 2,000-yard man Adrian Peterson and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanim...

The (Real) Greatest Sack Season Ever

Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports

By Mike Beacom, Pro Football Weekly It seems a given that either J.J. Watt or Aldon Smith will pass Michael Strahan’s single-season record of 22...

Kaepernick, Smith Lead 49ers Over Bears

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- As Alex Smith stood on the sideline with a concussion, San Francisco's potential quarterback of the future went to work – and f...