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  1. Case of the Mondays: Harbaugh dominates a scuffle, the catch of the year, shaving Brent Burns

    Oct 21, 2013, 9:53 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 – Bernard Pollard feels the wrath of Jim Harbaugh:…

  2. Larry Fitzgerald’s dad angered 49ers fans on Twitter

    Oct 18, 2013, 2:07 PM PST

    The father of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald took to Twitter on Friday and accidentally flamed 49ers fans. Larry Fitzgerald Sr. (@fitzbeatsr), tweeted the following picture with Cardinals coach Bruce Arians accompanied by a bold statement.

  3. Field of Links: Shutdown over: Hello Hitner? NBA considering changing game times to cater to overseas audience

    Oct 17, 2013, 10:23 AM PST

    The government shutdown was difficult for many people. For one Bay Area athlete, it could have been a minor inconvenience. The effects of the shutdown wouldn’t have completely derailed 49ers safety Donte Whitner’s efforts to change his last name to “Hitner,” but it would have prevented him from getting a new Social Security card. Now, there…

  4. Anquan Boldin believes Thursday games lead to player safety issues

    Oct 15, 2013, 5:00 PM PST

    San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin doesn’t think the NFL takes player safety seriously. He is citing Thursday Night Football as his prime example. Having seen a lot in his 11-year NFL career, Boldin didn’t hesitate to speak his mind when asked about player safety during a Google+ Hangout hosted by Bay Area News Group.…

  5. A case of the Mondays: 49ers fans make waves, Pryor is talking playoffs and more

    Oct 14, 2013, 10:19 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 – Making waves: There really should be no acceptable…

  6. Harbaugh says the 49ers would be open to doing HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

    Oct 9, 2013, 3:16 PM PST

    You’ve seen 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh on “Judge Judy” and “Saved By The Bell.” Could “Hard Knocks” be next? Getting information out of Harbaugh can be like getting blood from a stone. That’s why it’s surprising to hear the secretive leader of the 49ers say he wouldn’t mind allowing HBO’s “Hard Knocks” production crew to…

  7. Heat maps provide an interesting look at A’s/Giants and 49ers/Raiders territories

    Oct 8, 2013, 1:11 PM PST

    The Bay Area features a few very divided fan bases. The A’s/Giants and 49ers/Raiders share parts of the Bay Area, but these heat maps based on Facebook likes paint an interesting picture about their actual territory. The maps were created by monitoring the cumulative number of people who like the respective pages of the Oakland…

  8. Anthony Dixon’s younger brother is a baseball trick shot master

    Oct 8, 2013, 12:40 PM PST

    This unbelievable video is the work of Deshun Dixon, Jarrod Parks and Cody Satterwhite. All three of the players are prospects from different parts of Mississippi. Dixon, 21, is a Tampa Bay Rays prospect and the younger brother of 49ers running back Anthony Dixon and A’s prospect Rashun Dixon. It further proves the Dixon bros.…

  9. Which Bay Area football team charges the most for beer?

    Oct 4, 2013, 2:20 PM PST

    People in the Bay Area pretty much accept that cost of living will be higher. But what about the cost of beer? According to a list from The Street, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers games are two of the most expensive places to buy beer in the NFL. The Oakland Raiders ranked fourth-highest on…

  10. TBT: Rating the signature songs of our Bay Area sports teams

    Oct 3, 2013, 5:45 PM PST

    The Bay Area is rich in culture. Musical acts like Metallica, Green Day, Huey Lewis and the News, Grateful Dead, Journey and many more have local ties. In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we’re throwing it back to some songs from Bay Area sports history that we may not hold as high in regard. In…

  11. A behind-the-scenes tour of the 49ers’ new stadium

    Oct 2, 2013, 3:47 PM PST

    The 49ers’ new stadium is going up so fast that it looks different at nearly every glance. Construction started in April of 2012, and thanks to over 5,000 individual workers operating massive pieces of construction equipment, the stadium is really starting to take shape. On Tuesday, they placed the first of the 68,500 seats in…

  12. Field of Links: 49ers voice their frustrations on Twitter, A’s set for ALDS, Beane for Mayor?

    Oct 2, 2013, 8:51 AM PST

    Donte Whitner wants to drop the “W” from his last name. After receiving a $21,000 fine for hitting Rams wide receiver Chris GIvens, the hard-hitting safety figures he may as well wear it and become Donte “Hitner.” Thinking about taking the W out of my last name. Mom said its ok (y'all kno I had…

  13. 49ers’ new stadium reaches a major milestone

    Oct 1, 2013, 7:15 PM PST

    The first seats have been installed at Levi’s Stadium. There were even 49ers fans on hand to be the first to sit in them. It was a milestone moment for the 49ers and the construction crew that has been working on the facility since April 19, 2012. Workers adorned with hardhats, bright orange mesh vests…

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

    Sep 30, 2013, 1:35 PM PST

    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…

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

    Sep 27, 2013, 8:52 AM PST

    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…

  16. Kaepernick is favoriting your filthy feedback

    Sep 24, 2013, 2:59 PM PST

    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…

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

    Sep 23, 2013, 2:18 PM PST

    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…

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

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

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

    Sep 21, 2013, 1:45 PM PST

    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…

  20. Aldon Smith’s mugshot has been released

    Sep 20, 2013, 12:44 PM PST

    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…

  21. Field of Links: Dodgers’ disrespectful dunk, Coco’s many handshakes, Giants rookies strip down

    Sep 20, 2013, 9:40 AM PST

    On Thursday, baseball got its first playoff participant, the Los Angeles Dodgers. After the Diamondbacks asked the Dodgers not to celebrate on their field in a clinching scenario, they did the classy thing expected of a history-rich franchise and obliged by dunking themselves in their pool instead. By acting like a bunch of boys trying to…

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

    Sep 18, 2013, 4:15 PM PST

    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.”

  23. Field of Links: Coliseum sewage strikes again

    Sep 18, 2013, 9:02 AM PST

    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.

  24. Kaepernick jersey sales drop to 10th in NFL

    Sep 16, 2013, 4:01 PM PST

    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,…

  25. Brow Bowl comes to cringeworthy conclusion

    Sep 16, 2013, 1:36 PM PST

    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…

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