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  1. Broncos-Jaguars could soon combine for largest NFL point spread ever

    Sep 30, 2013, 2:34 PM PDT

    We could be on the verge of seeing the largest NFL point spread ever. In two weeks, the undefeated Broncos are set to take on the winless Jaguars in Denver, Co., and sports handicappers are already trying to figure out just how lopsided the beating will be. “Barring any injuries or something very dramatic occurring,…

  2. Seat installation set to begin at 49ers’ new stadium

    Sep 30, 2013, 1:35 PM PDT

    You’ll soon be able to take a seat in the 49ers’ new home. On Tuesday, the first seats will be installed inside Levi’s Stadium. They will be installed in the lower bowl of the stadium, where roughly two-thirds of the venue’s 68,500 seats will be located. It is expected to take over 17,000 man-hours to…

  3. A case of the Mondays: Raiders lost without Pryor, Pence paid, all aboard A’s bandwagon

    Sep 30, 2013, 10:07 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 – The Raiders did the right thing, got the…

  4. Field of Links: One GIF sums up the 49ers-Rams game, Lincecum’s last S.F. start?

    Sep 27, 2013, 8:52 AM PDT

    The 49ers-Rams game on Thursday night can be summed up in one GIF. Rams quarterback Sam Bradford didn’t like what he saw from the 49ers defense — a squad that didn’t have Patrick Willis or Aldon Smith. They did, however, have NaVorro Bowman, who looked like he filled the shoes of three men as he…

  5. Why Raider Rusher is a good idea

    Sep 25, 2013, 5:09 PM PDT

    Whether you agree with it or not, Raider Rusher is here. The goofy mascot emerged straight from the frames of NFL RUSH ZONE, a kids cartoon co-produced by the NFL and Nickelodeon, to make its official debut at Raiders headquarters on Tuesday. When an image of the mascot first leaked online, the Raiders fan base was…

  6. Kaepernick is favoriting your filthy feedback

    Sep 24, 2013, 2:59 PM PDT

    Things aren’t going too well for the San Francisco 49ers. They have lost their last two games and quarterback Colin Kaepernick has zero touchdowns, four interceptions and two fumbles in those losses. After immediate success in the National Football League and all the spoils that go with it, Kaepernick is now being introduced to the…

  7. Field of Links: Did the Broncos take the Raiders seriously?

    Sep 24, 2013, 9:05 AM PDT

    Much like a cat paws at an injured mouse before taking a bite, the Denver Broncos might have been playing games on the sideline before finishing off the Oakland Raiders. During the fourth quarter of the Broncos 37-21 victory, the running backs were reportedly playing rock-paper-scissors to determine which player would get the ball on…

  8. The Raider Rusher is very real, will debut Tuesday

    Sep 23, 2013, 3:33 PM PDT

    He’s big, powerful, and speaks with a raspy voice. He’s the Raider Rusher. The Oakland Raiders will be introducing a new member of the team on Tuesday. No, he won’t be threatening anyone’s playing time, but he is expected to be an effective player in community relations. The Twitterverse was up in arms over the…

  9. Smith’s troubles already overshadowed by other athlete incidents

    Sep 23, 2013, 2:18 PM PDT

    Just when you thought you’d seen true stupidity, another idiotic turn of events comes around and smashes its way into the news cycle like a bottle of bubbly across the dome. It took less than three days before someone upstaged the antics of 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith. Blowing twice the legal limit at approximately…

  10. A case of the Mondays: A’s clinch, Giants see ‘Exit Sandman’, 49ers a hot mess

    Sep 23, 2013, 10:14 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 – A’s celebrate in style: There was something…

  11. Video: Harbaugh and Luck face off in one man’s hair

    Sep 21, 2013, 1:45 PM PDT

    Jerseys are too temporary and tattoos are too permanent. With that in mind, Chris Eliares has found the perfect medium. The Dublin-based barber has refined the art of cutting any design into a subject’s hair. His latest work is to commemorate Sunday’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts, in which coach Jim…

  12. Aldon Smith’s mugshot has been released

    Sep 20, 2013, 12:44 PM PDT

    Early Friday morning, San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. 49ers insider Matt Maiocco was the first to report the news and is all over this story on CSNBayArea.com. Smith was involved in a single-vehicle accident. No one was injured in the crash. Continue checking CSNBayArea.com for more information…

  13. Field of Links: Oakland Coliseum metal detectors set for baseball debut, etc.

    Sep 19, 2013, 9:51 AM PDT

    The Oakland Coliseum metal detectors will make their baseball debut today. Add that to the list of non-baseball stories that have been oozing out of the ballpark in Oakland. Fans are encouraged to arrive early as the new security procedures get under way. The A’s should be one of the best stories in baseball, instead,…

  14. Letter to the editor about Seahawks crowd noise sparks internet firestorm

    Sep 18, 2013, 4:15 PM PDT

    Since writing a letter to the editor essentially asking Seahawks fans to quiet down, a Bay Area couple says they have received many “nasty” phone calls and emails from Seahawks fans and inquiries from several media outlets. “Personally, most of the responses have been pretty bad,” Schiller said on the phone. “We got some nasty calls — quite a few of them. We had to unplug our phone last night.”

  15. Field of Links: Coliseum sewage strikes again

    Sep 18, 2013, 9:02 AM PDT

    The sewage at the Oakland Coliseum is sort of like the White Walkers in Game of Thrones. Repulsive, deadly, and resurfacing only at convenient moments to drive the storyline.

    On Tuesday, the Oakland Athletics defeated the Angels 2-1 in walk-off fashion to drop their magic number to six. They did so while avoiding certain areas of the dugout after sewage bubbled up through the drains.

  16. Lead attorney in NFL concussion settlement says the case was ‘flawed’

    Sep 17, 2013, 1:49 PM PDT

    The lead attorney for the former football players that sued the NFL in a high-profile, class-action lawsuit, believes the case was flawed. On the September 17 episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Christopher Seeger, the lead attorney for the players in the head-trauma lawsuit, explained that the $756 million settlement from the league…

  17. Kaepernick jersey sales drop to 10th in NFL

    Sep 16, 2013, 4:01 PM PDT

    Sales of the San Francisco 49ers’ no. 7 jersey have dropped to 10th in the NFL. According to Dick’s Sporting Goods and their jersey report, Colin Kaepernick’s jersey accounts for two percent of all jersey sales at their national sporting goods chain after the second week of the NFL season. As recently as September 2,…

  18. Brow Bowl comes to cringeworthy conclusion

    Sep 16, 2013, 1:36 PM PDT

    Everyone can officially stop talking about eyebrows. On Tuesday, EA Sports released a video that showed Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson wagering an eyebrow on Sunday Night’s game. On Wednesday, Kaepernick and Wilson both downplayed the bet. Following the 49ers’ 29-3 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, the payoff arrived in the form of a YouTube…

  19. A Case of the Mondays: Tummy trouble can’t stop the A’s, Kap’s trademark stolen, Raiders drive Jags to a dark place

    Sep 16, 2013, 9:41 AM PDT

    Tummy trouble can’t stop the A’s from toppling Texas, Kaepernicking hijacked by Johnny Football, the Raiders drive the Jaguars to a dark place, and find out which Bay Area star had the best play of the weekend. Click now to relieve your Case of the Mondays.

  20. The corniest Colin Kaepernick tribute ever

    Sep 13, 2013, 1:35 PM PDT

    His likeness has been shaved into people’s heads and created out of Rubik’s cubes, but this may be the most corny tribute for the 49ers starting quarterback to date. Starting September 28, at Fantozzi Farms and Pumpkin Patch in Patterson, Ca., you can get lost in a Colin Kaepernick corn maze. Tickets cost $9 for…

  21. Field of Links: A’s-Rangers set to collide with huge implications

    Sep 13, 2013, 10:40 AM PDT

    It sort of feels like this is it. If the Oakland Athletics can win this road series against the Texas Rangers, odds are they will once again don the American League West crown. The Rangers’ last stand will be on their turf. They won’t go down easy. This tough Texas team will be playing with…

  22. 49ers rookies go back to school

    Sep 12, 2013, 4:39 PM PDT

    The San Francisco 49ers went back to school on Monday. This time they were the ones doing the teaching. It’s not often that a student athlete gets to see all of their goals embodied. On Monday, members of the Santa Clara High School junior varsity football team were given that opportunity. 49ers rookies and members of…

  23. Analyzing NFL’s social media standings after Week 1

    Sep 12, 2013, 1:05 PM PDT

    The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers played in the most-watched telecast of any kind since the Academy Awards in February. But according to a study by ViralHeat.com, the matchup didn’t make as big of an impact on the social media landscape. The 49ers-Packers game didn’t crack the top-three most mentioned games in social…

  24. Why Seattle police will be wearing 49ers jerseys on Sunday

    Sep 12, 2013, 11:24 AM PDT

    Seattle’s Finest will be donning 49ers jerseys on Sunday. No, it’s not a renegade showing of support for San Francisco’s football team, it’s merely a law enforcement tactic. Police officers at CenturyLink Field will be undercover posing as 49ers fans in an effort to make sure the “12th man” isn’t being too hostile during the…

  25. Field of Links: Are the A’s a lock to make the postseason?

    Sep 12, 2013, 9:54 AM PDT

    Last year, baseball fans learned that anything can happen in a playoff chase, but according to Baseball Prospectus’ playoff probability charts, the Oakland Athletics currently have a 100 percent chance to make the postseason. That hardly seems foolproof, but it’s a good sign. The A’s made a statement on Wednesday by clobbering the Twins 18-3 at Target Field in…

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