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49ers notes: Mobile tackling dummies added to practice

The idea of a motorized tackling dummy was perfected by a friend of 49ers coach Chip Kelly’s, Dartmouth coach Buddy Teevens, who developed one that not only moves but can withstand the pounding of an NFL training camp practice. The 49ers now have three.

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Steve Hummer: Olympians who could put skills to use in football

The Falcons' Julio Jones a couple of days back told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Michael Cunningham that, with a little training, he could break 10 seconds in the 100-meter sprint. Teammate Robert Alford proclaimed that he still could slip back into track if he so desired and become an Olympian.

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Steelers' Harrison vows he'll be cleared

The NFL flexed its muscles again when it mandated James Harrison meet with its investigators about performance-enhancing drugs under its timetable and not his. Harrison and the NFLPA asked for a meeting on Aug. 30, and the league scheduled the date for Thursday morning instead.

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49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes early test

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick went through his most extensive practice since the 2015 season when he participated in seven-on-seven passing drills on the first day of a mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Santa Clara. Kaepernick was held out of any drills that might have caused him to be accidentally injured.
Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes early test 1:42

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes early test

Derek Carr trusts Raiders owner Mark Davis, loves Oakland fans 0:40

Derek Carr trusts Raiders owner Mark Davis, loves Oakland fans

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Watch Super Bowl 50 from the fans' point of view

Panthers Thomas Davis: Broken arm won't stop me 5:16

Panthers Thomas Davis: Broken arm won't stop me