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  1. Field of Links: Warriors look to stay hot in frigid Wisconsin, Surgery for Couture, Vonn to miss Olympics

    Jan 7, 2014, 7:43 AM PST

    The San Francisco 49ers are still thawing out after braving the elements on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field, and now the Golden State Warriors are in Wisconsin to take on the Milwaukee Bucks. Fortunately, they play indoors. It is FREEEZZIN in Milwaukee!! What A JOKE! Throw a Football my way and I'm letting it…

  2. A’s are hiring Hall of Fame Racing Mascots

    Jan 6, 2014, 5:00 PM PST

    The Oakland Athletics are hiring people to run in their Hall of Fame Mascot Race. If you love sweating profusely, being taunted by fans, and living in fear that you may fall on your face in front of thousands of people, then this job is for you. All kidding aside, the job is a lot harder…

  3. Steve Smith is angry that Ric Flair is supporting the 49ers

    Jan 6, 2014, 2:41 PM PST

    Ric Flair must have left his heart in San Francisco. The legendary professional wrestler is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, but spent much of his illustrious career on the road. On Saturday, the self-proclaimed styling, profiling, limousine-riding, jet-flying, kiss-stealing, wheeling and dealing son of a gun made a surprise appearance for the San Francisco…

  4. Fan selling Giants-themed Mustang for $6,000

    Jan 6, 2014, 1:23 PM PST

    Looking for something faster than a Madison Bumgarner fastball and louder than a Hunter Pence pregame speech? Check out this San Francisco Giants-themed Ford Mustang. The 1990 California Highway Patrol edition 5.0 is on the market for $6,000. According to the Craigslist ad, the car has a clean title. The project was a labor of…

  5. Case of the Mondays: Cold equals ratings gold, wrestling legend motivates 49ers, Warriors on fire

    Jan 6, 2014, 10:16 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Cold equals ratings gold: A record number…

  6. Mayors make sweet bet on 49ers-Packers game

    Jan 3, 2014, 2:57 PM PST

    It could be the coldest game in NFL history, but San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Green Bay Mayor James Schmitt are spreading warm and fuzzy feelings by making a friendly wager. If the 49ers win the playoff game on Sunday against the Packers at Lambeau Field, Mayor Lee will receive Beerntsen’s Chocolates and kringle from…

  7. Kevin Durant shows off pass-rush moves, is no Aldon Smith

    Jan 3, 2014, 12:43 PM PST

    Kevin Durant is one of the most physically gifted professional basketball players on the planet. His skills apparently don’t translate well to football. The Oklahoma City Thunder star recently got a healthy helping of humble pie when he tried to see what it would be like to rush the quarterback against a Canadian Football League…

  8. Field of Links: Warriors making ‘Full Squad’ a trending topic

    Jan 3, 2014, 9:44 AM PST

    Look for #FullSquad to be a regularly trending topic in the Bay Area. The Golden State Warriors’ are on a seven-game win streak and have apparently found their rallying cry courtesy of forward David Lee. The phrase originated during a media session when Lee quizzed WarriorsWorld.net on the team’s record with a full squad. After beating…

  9. TBT: Kaepernick’s record-setting day against the Packers

    Jan 2, 2014, 5:39 PM PST

    Colin Kaepernick led the San Francisco 49ers to a 5-2 record after taking the starting quarterback job from Alex Smith, but he didn’t emerge as a star in the National Football League until Jan. 12, 2013. On that day, he shredded the Green Bay Packers defense for 444 yards and four touchdowns. Kaepernick was born in…

  10. Floyd Mayweather won $72k on Stanford’s Rose Bowl loss

    Jan 2, 2014, 1:45 PM PST

    Stanford’s Rose Bowl loss was Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s gain. Mayweather often tweets images of his ridiculous betting tickets, and on this occasion, he made a pretty penny on the Michigan State Spartan’s 24-20 victory over the Stanford Cardinal. The undefeated professional boxer bet $50,000 the Spartans would win. Since Stanford was the favorite, the pay out…

  11. Stephen Curry surprises Alameda youth in new NBA commercial

    Jan 2, 2014, 1:22 PM PST

    Stephen Curry is known to give defenders fits, but that wasn’t his goal when he took the court in Alameda to shoot a new NBA commercial. While Curry is seen busting out ankle-breaking jukes on middle school kids in the video, his goal was to help them be fit, rather than the alternative. The new…

  12. Field of Links: NFL teams having trouble selling first-round playoff tickets

    Jan 2, 2014, 10:15 AM PST

    The Green Bay Packers still have over 5,000 tickets available for Sunday’s postseason game against the San Francisco 49ers. The Packers have sold out the last 319 games, but they are being forced to file for a 24-hour extension in hopes of preventing a local television blackout in Wisconsin. Could Packers fans be discouraged because the 49ers…

  13. Details behind how 49ers fans pranked Seahawks’ 12th Man

    Dec 30, 2013, 4:38 PM PST

    Seahawks fans were stunned when they attempted to photobomb a pro-49ers billboard. As the 12th Man gathered to take a photo in front of a digital billboard that was paid for by a group of 49ers Faithful, the image switched to read, “Superbowl Fail, TD Fail, Photobomb Fail.” How did the 49ers fans execute this…

  14. Oddsmakers believe 49ers-Packers is most important first-round matchup

    Dec 30, 2013, 1:19 PM PST

    Oddsmakers believe the matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers will be the most important postseason game this weekend. With the bracket set for the National Football League Wild Card round, the oddsmakers have released their latest projections. Of the teams without a first-round bye, the 49ers and Packers are considered the two…

  15. Case of the Mondays: Seahawks ’12th Man’ combine for epic photobomb fail

    Dec 30, 2013, 10:47 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Seahawks fans’ photobomb fail: On Saturday, a group of…

  16. The story behind the huge A’s ‘STAY’ mural in Oakland

    Dec 27, 2013, 2:04 PM PST

    An Oakland police officer spotted a man spray-painting a wall. He stopped, rolled down the window, smiled, and complimented the man that was wielding an aerosol can with expert precision. After a brief and friendly exchange, the cop drove off and the man shook his spray paint can and marked the wall with more paint.…

  17. Field of Links: Canseco’s goat violation, Two Cal greats hanging up their cleats

    Dec 27, 2013, 10:44 AM PST

    It feels like just yesterday we were documenting Jose Canseco’s fainting goat adventure. The eccentric former Oakland Athletics slugger purchased goats, put diapers on them, and placed them in the car only to be pulled over by the police. After being let off with a warning and a certain chuckle, Canseco took the goats home.…

  18. Case of the Mondays: History repeats for the Raiders, no ‘Joe Cool’ at the ‘Stick, brawls over shoes

    Dec 23, 2013, 10:39 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – History Repeats Itself: The Oakland Raiders can catch…

  19. Kaepernick addresses the media in a different spot each week

    Dec 20, 2013, 2:00 PM PST

    Critics of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick might point out that he lacks pocket presence. The athletically gifted signal caller easily compensates by scrambling. As a result, his skill set torments opposing defenses. What most people don’t know, is that his game day techniques are identical to the ones he uses in the locker room once a week with the media.

  20. Iguodala, Curry name-dropped in Kevin Hart rap video

    Dec 20, 2013, 12:57 PM PST

    Comedian Kevin Hart and Ice Cube might have messed around and got a triple-double in a new video to promote the upcoming film Ride Along. Hart re-made Skee-lo’s song “I wish” and enlisted the help of several NBA players, including Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala. He uses Iguodala’s name in the hook of the song and…

  21. Field of Links: Hertl hurt, Warriors’ inexcusable loss, a Candy Candlestick Park

    Dec 20, 2013, 9:57 AM PST

    The San Jose Sharks lost the game and a key player on Thursday night. During the 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings, rookie sensation Tomas Hertl injured his knee when he collided with Dustin Brown, who has a history of similarly questionable hits. Sharks coach Todd McLellan chose not to say if he thought…

  22. Check out Hunter Pence’s scooter-riding bobblehead

    Dec 19, 2013, 4:45 PM PST

    There simply nothing boring and normal about San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence. With that in mind, the Giants marketing department had a great challenge on their hands when designing a Pence bobblehead. To show the eccentric outfielder making an awkward dive, or taking a mighty hack at the plate would be much too…

  23. There’s record demand for the final 49ers game at the ‘Stick

    Dec 19, 2013, 2:39 PM PST

    Fans that want to bid farewell to Candlestick Park in person, are also saying goodbye to significant amounts of cash. On Monday, the 49ers will likely play their final game at the ‘Stick. According to StubHub, the nationally-televised tilt between the Falcons and 49ers is the highest-selling Monday Night Football game this season. It sure isn’t…

  24. Collinsworth: 49ers a legitimate contender, Dennis Allen deserves another year

    Dec 19, 2013, 1:44 PM PST

    The San Francisco 49ers, as they say in Hunger Games, have the odds ever in their favor. In the most recent update from Bovada.lv, the oddsmakers still think it’s highly likely the 49ers could win the Super Bowl. The only teams with shorter odds to win it all are the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos.…

  25. Field of Links: Curry’s popularity continues to rise, a Kuiper-wich, and a Superman double backflip

    Dec 19, 2013, 9:49 AM PST

    Stephen Curry is cementing his standing as one of the most popular players in the NBA. The likable Golden State Warriors guard currently ranks sixth in NBA jersey sales. According to an NBA release, this is the first time Curry has cracked the official top 15 list. The list is based on overall sales ranging…

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