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

    Jan 2, 2014, 10:15 AM PDT

    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…

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

    Dec 30, 2013, 4:38 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Dec 30, 2013, 1:19 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Dec 30, 2013, 10:47 AM PDT

    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…

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

    Dec 23, 2013, 10:39 AM PDT

    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…

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

    Dec 20, 2013, 2:00 PM PDT

    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.

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

    Dec 19, 2013, 2:39 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Dec 19, 2013, 1:44 PM PDT

    The San Francisco 49ers, as they say in Hunger Games, have the odds ever in their favor. In the most recent update from, 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.…

  9. The Hidden Relics of Candlestick Park

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:25 PM PDT

    It has been called Candlestick Park, 3Com Park, Monster Park, and San Francisco Stadium at Candlestick Point, but soon it will be called rubble, scrap metal, and a demolition site. Many have made countless trips there to see the 49ers or Giants, and created a lifetime of sports memories in the stands, but you can’t possibly…

  10. Field of Links: Nobody does holiday videos quite like the Sharks

    Dec 17, 2013, 7:45 AM PDT

    Tis the season for corny holiday videos. Many teams do them each year, but not as well as the San Jose Sharks. The latest Sharks Sports and Entertainment Holiday Card is the gift that keeps on giving. No, seriously, it’s over six minutes long and features several extra clips like the one featuring Patrick Marleau…

  11. A horse named Harbaugh

    Dec 16, 2013, 1:52 PM PDT

    A horse is a horse, of course, of course, but this horse is named after the 49ers’ head coach. While Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, a horse bearing his name galloped to win a race by two lengths at Hollywood Park Racetrack. Harbaugh (the horse) won the fifth…

  12. Case of the Mondays: Davis hits the wall, See the A’s field of dreams, NFL tantrums

    Dec 16, 2013, 10:02 AM PDT

    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 – Davis hit the wall — literally: The…

  13. 49ers fans plan to buy a billboard ad near CenturyLink Field

    Dec 12, 2013, 1:07 PM PDT

    The Seattle Seahawks “12th Man” took their shot at San Francisco 49ers fans and got 15 minutes of fame. In response, the 49ers Faithful are set to deliver an entire month of retribution. A group of 49ers fans have raised over $7,000 to buy a month of time on a digital billboard near CenturyLink Field,…

  14. Seahawks fans enraged over new commercial featuring Kaepernick

    Dec 11, 2013, 2:36 PM PDT

    Fans in the Pacific Northwest are furious at 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and it has nothing to do with the fact his team beat the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Instead, they are enraged by a new Beats by Dre ad that features the young quarterback. The ad shows a bunch of looney fans in Seahawks…

  15. Field of Links: Gore says 49ers are ‘still the big dogs in the division’

    Dec 11, 2013, 9:22 AM PDT

    The Seattle Seahawks are currently in first place in the NFC West, and tied for the best record in the National Football League. That doesn’t impress 49ers running back Frank Gore. In a live interview with NFL Network, Gore claimed the 49ers’ 19-17 win over the Seahawks on Sunday was a reminder that they’re “still…

  16. Football could be an Olympic sport by 2024

    Dec 10, 2013, 4:49 PM PDT

    American Football could become an Olympic sport as soon as 2024. On Tuesday, the International Federation of American Football was granted provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee, in a meeting that took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The provisional recognition paves the way for a vote that could take place as early as 2017. If it’s…

  17. 49ers and WWE officially announce Wrestlemania in Santa Clara

    Dec 10, 2013, 2:56 PM PDT

    They may only boast a combined weight just north of 300 pounds, but San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York and Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews have become one formidable tag team. Each man was spotted wearing the WWE Championship Belt on Tuesday, as the duo officially made the announcement that Wrestlemania is coming to Levi’s…

  18. 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh pays tribute to Al Davis

    Dec 9, 2013, 3:25 PM PDT

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh paid tribute to the late Al Davis during his Monday press conference. Harbaugh quoted Davis when asked about the 49ers playoff hopes. “Where we’re at we’ve got to win football games,” Harbaugh said. “Al Davis said it as well as can ever be said, ‘just win,’ and those are…

  19. Candlestick Park seats now available to public

    Dec 9, 2013, 12:42 PM PDT

    Candlestick Park seats are now available to the general public, just in time for the holiday season. Don’t expect the seats to arrive by Christmas, though. The 49ers will still need them for the Dec. 23, game against the Atlanta Falcons. The seats cost $749 per pair and can be purchased online right now. 49ers…

  20. Case of the Mondays: Seahawks players not tipping their caps to 49ers

    Dec 9, 2013, 10:26 AM PDT

    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 – Riveting Rivalry: The San Francisco 49ers won…

  21. Field of Links: Record demand for tickets to the ‘Stick’s final games

    Dec 6, 2013, 9:36 AM PDT

    Giving Candlestick Park a proper farewell is becoming a very pricey proposition for San Francisco 49ers fans. According to, there is a record demand for the final two games at “The Stick.” The site’s research shows that fans have paid an average of $414 for a ticket to Sunday’s rivalry game against the Seattle…

  22. Field of Links: Harbaugh imagines an epic scenario, Raiders making a change, Drake’s new shoes

    Dec 5, 2013, 8:34 AM PDT

    The Golden State Warriors and San Jose Sharks had the night off, and Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane actually took a day off from making trades, so Wednesday was a slow day in the Bay Area sports landscape. The Sharks will be back at it Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. A matchup with…

  23. 49ers attach Levi’s Stadium signage

    Dec 4, 2013, 4:25 PM PDT

    Money talks and on Wednesday in Santa Clara, it also took flight. In a video posted on the 49ers’ Vine account, a big part of Levi Strauss’ $220 million investment in the 49ers’ new stadium was shown being hoisted into the sky and carefully secured above a massive scoreboard. The $1.4 billion stadium construction project in…

  24. Raiders’ Taiwan Jones is quietly having a standout season

    Dec 4, 2013, 3:04 PM PDT

    Upon hearing the term “Pro Bowl,” Oakland Raiders special teams standout Taiwan Jones politely asked if the interview could be conducted outside. He quickly explained that his teammates would tease and taunt him if they heard the topic of conversation. Jones, one of three Raiders players born in San Francisco, is quiet and shy when…

  25. Seahawks fans plan to fly a ‘Go Hawks’ banner over Candlestick Park on Sunday

    Dec 3, 2013, 1:09 PM PDT

    Seattle Seahawks fans have hatched a plan to fly a banner over Candlestick Park this Sunday. A group consisting of 100 contributors have pooled together $1,809 to fly the banner that will read, “GO HAWKS-12” for 15 minutes. The airplane towing the banner is expected to reach Candlestick Park 10 minutes prior to kickoff of the…

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