DON'T MISS: The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards - Late-night funny man Jimmy Kimmel is our virtual host for a socially distanced Emmy telecast that will look like no other. Kimmel is set to do the gig from a stage in Staples Center, but there will be no audience (or red carpet), and winners will deliver their acceptance speeches from home. Producers say they want the show to be "live as possible," ...

SEATTLE - Sometimes, even unity can be taken too far. Occasionally, getting your act together trumps moving together as one. That's the burden facing Pac-12 leaders right now. Their desire to keep a unified front may simply be holding them back. This is what San Jose Mercury News reporter Jon Wilner explained in a column Saturday morning. The Pac-12 presidents were expected to vote this week ...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Defensive end Dee Ford's neck injury prompted the 49ers to downgrade his status Saturday and rule him out of Sunday's game at the New York Jets. Ford played in last Sunday's opening loss, practiced Wednesday and then reported neck spasms that led to him missing the next two days of practice. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday that Ford was "meeting with guys and trying to ...

OTTAWA, Ontario - John Turner, the former Canadian prime minister who opposed efforts to bring his country into a free-trade agreement with the U.S., has died. He was 91. Turner died Saturday in Toronto, according to a government statement. Canada's 17th prime minister, Turner's tenure lasted less than three months, the second-shortest in the country's history, after he replaced Pierre Trudeau ...