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  1. Field of Links: Disco demolition night at Oracle Arena

    Feb 13, 2014, 11:10 AM PDT

    A piece of the disco ball at Oracle Arena fell and shattered during the game between the Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat. If something like this happened at the Oakland Coliseum, you’d never hear the end of it, but next door, it’s considered a mild safety concern. Speaking of the Warriors and Heat, how…

  2. Field of Links: The San Jose Sharks caught a real shark

    Feb 12, 2014, 10:01 AM PDT

    The San Jose Sharks caught a real shark. The crew consisted of Nolan, Joe Thornton, Raffi Torres, Andrew Desjardins, and Tommy Wingels. They won’t be bringing home medals during the Olympic break, but they just came up on a new trophy and the memory of a lifetime.

  3. Giants’ Morse is training with 49ers’ Gore and Moody

    Feb 11, 2014, 2:19 PM PDT

    Michael Morse is one of the newest members of the San Francisco Giants, and he’s quickly making himself at home in the Bay Area. Morse, who is also new to Twitter, posted a photo alongside two very fit training partners on Tuesday: Frank Gore and Nick Moody of the San Francisco 49ers. It’s good to…

  4. Stephen Curry introduces Mark Jackson to Dunk Cam

    Feb 7, 2014, 6:28 PM PDT

    Dunk Cam is back. Stephen Curry posterized Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson — sort of. The action was posted on Draymond Green’s Instagram account. Dunk Cam is a popular internet trend that has recently been embraced by the pros. Earlier this year, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was dunked on by Alex Boone in the locker…

  5. NaVorro Bowman comments on ‘NFL is Rigged’ video

    Feb 7, 2014, 2:51 PM PDT

    A widely circulated conspiracy video that alleges the NFC Championship between the Seahawks and 49ers was fixed garnered a lot of intention from online fans this week, and now the players are starting to take notice. On Friday, 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman acknowledged the video and expressed his frustration at some of the claims. Bowman…

  6. A’s unveil new green alternate jersey

    Feb 7, 2014, 2:14 PM PDT

    It ain’t easy being green. So the Oakland Athletics enlisted the help of a magic marker to create their new look. The A’s officially unveiled their new green alternate jersey on Friday in a Vine post featuring pitchers Sonny Gray and Jarrod Parker. The real jersey looks a lot better than the image that was…

  7. 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

    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…

  8. This is what it would look like if the NFL sold team logos to sponsors

    Feb 6, 2014, 2:33 PM PDT

    Professional sports leagues and broadcast companies will leap at the opportunity to sponsor almost any aspect of the game. Fortunately, in most leagues, the team logo is sacred — even if the uniforms occasionally aren’t. So, what would it look like if the National Football League sold out to corporate greed? Enter Logo Remix, a…

  9. The A’s unveiled a new Spring Training logo

    Feb 6, 2014, 10:31 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics will be moving their Spring Training operations to Mesa, Arizona next year. To commemorate their 33rd and final season at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, the A’s unveiled a new Spring Training logo. While Phoenix Muni has a beautiful backdrop, the facilities are lacking. The team has to shuttle players back and forth from…

  10. One 49ers fan braved the Seahawks Super Bowl parade

    Feb 5, 2014, 1:27 PM PDT

    Most rational San Francisco 49ers fans probably plug their ears and sing, “LA-LA-LA-I-CAN’T-HEAR-YOU” when the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl win is mentioned. Even the most battle-tested 49ers Faithful would cringe at the mere sight of a bright gleen-clad horde of jubilant Seahawks fans lining the downtown streets of Seattle to partake in a parade. Then…

  11. Field of Links: Kap pitches in, Alex Smith tees it up with 49ers, Sharks and Warriors struggling

    Feb 5, 2014, 10:17 AM PDT

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his favorite charity “Camp Taylor” have teamed up for a new fundraising effort. A $30 donation to the camp gets you one of these Kaepernick t-shirts. Camp Taylor helps the families of kids with heart disease. — Kaepernick’s predecessor, Alex Smith, once again competed as a member of the 49ers…

  12. Super Bowl players’ pregame playlists revealed

    Feb 4, 2014, 1:48 PM PDT

    Based on the commercials, one could reasonably assume that all “Beats” sponsored athletes are forced to bump “The Man” by Aloe Blacc on loop. Apparently, that’s not the case. Just before the Super Bowl, Beats Music partnered with players from the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks to document their pregame playlists. The results were interesting.…

  13. Field of Links: Rod Streater drops a new ‘Beats by Streats’ spoof video

    Feb 4, 2014, 10:33 AM PDT

    Raiders receiver Rod Streater is once again rocking his “Beats by Streats” headphones. While these videos are spreading like wildfire, the motive behind making these spoofs is underreported. Streater is making the videos in conjunction with an app company called Who Has It?, and he is donating all of the money raised to open a cancer…

  14. Feb. 7 will be ‘Joe Pavelski Day’ in Plover, Wisconsin

    Feb 3, 2014, 4:19 PM PDT

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski is putting Plover, Wisconsin on the map. In return, the 12,239 residents of the 10.79 square mile town are rewarding his efforts. The village of Plover has decreed that Feb. 7, 2014 will be Joe Pavelski Day. They’re recognizing Pavelski with a day of his own to honor his efforts…

  15. GQ names Kap the most stylish man in the NFL

    Feb 3, 2014, 1:36 PM PDT

    Colin Kaepernick would prefer to be both a Super Bowl Champion and a fashion icon. Unfortunately, he’s one for two. On Monday, GQ Magazine named Kaepernick the most stylish man in the NFL.  He graced the cover of the same men’s fashion magazine in August. Here’s what GQ had to say about Kap’s style: Colin…

  16. Seahawks fans don’t jaywalk during wild celebration

    Feb 3, 2014, 12:50 PM PDT

    When a sports team wins a major championship, the wild celebrations often turn to chaos that includes lighting fires, flipping over cars, and smashing up buses. The opposite of that happened in Ballard, Washington, after the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl. Fresh off the biggest victory in the history of their favorite franchise, the…

  17. Case of the Mondays: SB48 fallout, Red Hot Chili Raiders, Jumbo’s juke, and a 75-foot game-winner

    Feb 3, 2014, 10:30 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 – This one stings a bit: It just…

  18. Epic animal Super Bowl prediction roundup

    Jan 31, 2014, 4:04 PM PDT

    Animals aren’t influenced by the paralysis by analysis that comes with Super Bowl week. They ignore the stats, film, logic, and simply trust their gut when making picks. After two excruciatingly long weeks of hyperbole, the experts have all officially weighed in on the Super Bowl. Sure, these animals don’t have a clue what they’re…

  19. A Minecraft gamer built a virtual Levi’s Stadium out of blocks

    Jan 31, 2014, 12:43 PM PDT

    A gamer created a stunning and imaginative version of Levi’s Stadium using the video game Minecraft. What is Minecraft, you ask? Well, it’s a basic building block game that doesn’t really have a central theme or objective. Users can break and stack blocks to create whatever type of world they’d like. The simplest way to…

  20. Field of Links: Warriors arena proposal hits a snag, Sharks slumping, puppies pick Super Bowl

    Jan 31, 2014, 9:43 AM PDT

    The Golden State Warriors’ San Francisco arena proposal has hit another snag. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, it will cost the Warriors twice as much as anticipated to repair the two piers the arena will sit on. Here’s an excerpt from the article by John Cote: The projected cost just to fix the crumbling…

  21. Matt ‘Megatoad’ Stonie chugs 2 liters of soda without burping

    Jan 30, 2014, 1:57 PM PDT

    Joey Chestnut gets most of the headlines in the world of competitive eating, but don’t sleep on San Jose native Matt Stonie. The 21-year-old posted a video on Wednesday that is on the verge of going viral, and for good reason. Just BEFORE checking out of a hotel room, Stonie decided to chug an entire…

  22. Field of Links: Vernon Davis demonstrates Olympic Curling, Kap rooting for Broncos

    Jan 30, 2014, 10:20 AM PDT

    The NFL season is effectively over for 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, which means he can stop curling barbells, and return to his true love — Olympic Curling. Davis is once again the honorary captain of the U.S. curling team and he showed off his skills on the Arsenio Hall Show. — Colin Kaepernick lashed out…

  23. Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton set to co-host an award show

    Jan 29, 2014, 5:12 PM PDT

    Rumors of a Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton feud are greatly exaggerated. The two up-and-coming NFL quarterbacks will be sharing the stage as co-hosts of Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game Awards on February 17. The last time these two shared a national stage, Kaepernick famously stole Newton’s signature “Superman” touchdown celebration. Of course, Kaepernick downplayed…

  24. Bay Area high school player hits ‘miracle shot’ to force overtime

    Jan 29, 2014, 1:28 PM PDT

    It was a trick shot that Dude Perfect would have been proud of, and it happened in a real basketball game. With less than a second left on the game clock, Alameda’s St. Joseph Notre Dame High School forward Temidayo Yussuf heaved the ball an estimated 80 feet to send the game into overtime. Everyone…

  25. Rod Streater made a hilarious Beats commercial spoof

    Jan 29, 2014, 1:03 PM PDT

    You best not bring delicious cookies to Rod Streater’s porch, because he WILL take them. The standout Oakland Raiders wide receiver was recently featured in a sweet spoof advertisement that is a play on the popular Beats by Dre commercials featuring Colin Kaepernick, Richard Sherman, and Kevin Garnett. In the video, a mom and daughter from the…

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