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Field of Links: ‘Get Niner Waldo Kid to SF,’ Eric Sogard trending, Jonny Gomes gets a huge tattoo

Feb 7, 2014, 10:31 AM PDT

Courtesy: @CaveMagJay

Remember the lone 49ers fan that braved the masses during the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory parade? Members of the 49ers Faithful have found him and are trying to raise money to send him to a game next year at Levi’s Stadium.

Their GoFundMe Page is called “Get Niner Waldo Kid to SF” and it has already earned $478 in donations. The fundraiser was started by a group called “Ladies of the Empire” and they are trying to raise $5,500 to fly his family out from Seattle and put them up in a nice hotel for the weekend of the selected game.

— Oakland Athletics fans also started a movement on Thursday night. So many fans tweeted to help advance Eric Sogard in’s “Face of the MLB” competition, that “#EricSogard” was trending nationwide on Twitter. The bespectacled infielder advanced past Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs. Well done.


— Jonny Gomes got an insane tattoo to commemorate the Red Sox winning the World Series. Mike Napoli shared a picture of it on Twitter. (Click to enlarge if you dare)


— The Olympic Rings malfunctioned during the Sochi Olympics opening ceremony.


Maybe it was the fault of the stray dog that was seen taking a walk inside the venue at the time. All of this might explain why @SochiProblems has more followers than the official Sochi Olympics Twitter handle. Time for some non-broken links…

Field of Links: 

A Russian snowboarder put his phone number on his helmet before a run. He probably just got 1,000s of dates.

— Celebrities read your mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel.

This poor guy just gets blasted by a snow plow.

— Chris Kluwe may be seeking legal action against the Minnesota Vikings.

— Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the barrel of a wave? Check out this epic surfing video.

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