Ex-Niners star Clark has ALS
B san francisco» Dwight Clark said he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness.
Clark announced on Twitter he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former San Francisco 49ers receiver said he has lost significant strength in his left hand and also has weakness in his right hand, midsection, lower back and right leg.
Federer wins in straight sets
B indian wells, calif.» Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in the all-Swiss final.