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  1. Field of Links: Super Bowl Media Day gets weird, Flag Football at the ‘Stick, and more

    Jan 29, 2014, 9:44 AM PDT

    There are a lot truly bad questions asked at Super Bowl Media Day. Deion Sanders, however, may have asked more weird questions than anyone else. — SPOILER ALERT: The Denver Broncos are going to win the Super Bowl, according to this manatee at Mote Marine Laboratory. — Marshawn Lynch doesn’t say much, but he might have…

  2. Jahvid Best is suing the NFL and Riddell over concussions

    Jan 28, 2014, 2:56 PM PDT

    Concussion-related issues have derailed Jahvid Best’s professional career and now he’s seeking damages. According to the Detroit Free Press, Best is suing the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell. In the lawsuit that was filed on Tuesday in the Wayne County Circuit Court, Best’s attorney claims the NFL misrepresented, ignored, and concealed information pertaining to the risks…

  3. Field of Links: Sherman expresses regret over slamming Crabtree

    Jan 28, 2014, 10:16 AM PDT

    One of the most interesting developments during Super Bowl Media Day occurred away from the podium. Now infamous Seattle Seahawks cornerback, Richard Sherman, wrote another article for’s MMQB in which he expressed regret for his derogatory comments about San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree following the NFC Championship. Here’s an excerpt: If I could…

  4. Rob Ford, Lil Wayne, and super computers predict the Super Bowl

    Jan 27, 2014, 1:53 PM PDT

    Super Bowl week is officially upon us, and everyone has an opinion about what’s going to happen on Sunday. Perhaps the most irrelevant take on Super Bowl XLVIII belongs to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. On Monday, Mayor Ford showed up to a press conference wearing a Denver Broncos jersey. He’s clearly supporting the Broncos because…

  5. Case of the Mondays: Curry’s ‘Grammy Shoes’ light up the court, Seattle restaurant offers ‘Crabtree’s Tears’

    Jan 27, 2014, 10:22 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 – As good as gold: Stephen Curry put…

  6. Field of Links: 49ers featured in Bad Lip Reading, Mavericks, 8-bit Big Lebowski

    Jan 24, 2014, 9:34 AM PDT

    The latest NFL version of Bad Lip Reading is out, and it is quite possibly the greatest video of all time. The Jim Harbaugh and Colin Kaepernick press conferences are particularly amazing. — Say, Joe Staley. Why aren’t you playing in the Pro Bowl? @trebekner is it? — Joe Staley (@jstaley74) January 24, 2014…

  7. Check out Stephen Curry’s All-Star jersey

    Jan 23, 2014, 4:55 PM PDT

    Stephen Curry will be the first Golden State Warriors player to start in the NBA All-Star Game since Latrell Sprewell in 1995. Sprewell didn’t have to wear a red sleeved jersey, though. Curry’s All-Star attire is already available for purchase in the NBA store, and it is interesting looking, to say the least. The 100 percent polyester…

  8. Pence bobblehead, R2D2 beanie highlight Giants promotional schedule

    Jan 23, 2014, 3:39 PM PDT

    Everybody loves free stuff and the San Francisco Giants plan to give away a lot of it this upcoming season — with the purchase of a ticket, of course. Naturally, we’ll start by taking a look at the bobbleheads. Bobbleheads:  Apr. 9) Hunter Pence Bobblehead Apr. 25) Duane Kuiper Bobblehead Jun. 28) Brandon Crawford or Brandon…

  9. The 10 weirdest Super Bowl prop bets

    Jan 23, 2014, 2:20 PM PDT

    The Super Bowl is a spectacle and the sideshows can be more entertaining than the game itself. With that in mind, recently released their list of Super Bowl prop bets, and they’re downright ridiculous. Fans can wager on whether or not they think the game announcers will mention “Marijuana” or if Peyton Manning will say…

  10. Field of Links: Brandon Jacobs rips Harbaugh, Kap is a good sport, Seahawks fan makes a huge mistake

    Jan 23, 2014, 9:55 AM PDT

    Retired folks say the darndest things. Brandon Jacobs is done with football, so he doesn’t have to worry about burning bridges. During a radio interview with WFAN on Thursday, Jacobs had some VERY harsh words for 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. “He is a b—-, and that’s why he’s never won anything,” Jacobs said. Jacobs was signed by…

  11. Forbes: Warriors are one of the NBA’s most valuable teams

    Jan 22, 2014, 6:30 PM PDT

    The Golden State Warriors haven’t won an NBA Championship since 1975, but their fans consistently pack the house and support the team. After a trip to the Western Conference Semifinals, the turnstiles are clicking and the merchandise sales are continuing to increase. According to Forbes, the Warriors are worth $750 million, which ranks ninth in…

  12. Field of Links: 49ers fan Andy Samberg rips the Seahawks on Letterman

    Jan 22, 2014, 10:04 AM PDT

    He may be the star of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but Andy Samberg reps the Bay Area. The Berkeley native is often seen rocking an A’s hat in his music videos and is a big 49ers fan. Understandably, Samberg was pretty upset after the 49ers were defeated by the Seahawks on Sunday. He chose to vent his…

  13. The Kings could change the way you see the game

    Jan 21, 2014, 1:49 PM PDT

    Basketball fans are about to see their favorite game differently. On January 24, the Sacramento Kings are planning to become the first professional sports team to broadcast live game angles through Google Glass. While the Kings players take on the Indiana Pacers, unique first-person views will be provided by Kings mascot Slamson, the cheerleaders, and…

  14. Field of Links: Coffee with the Splash Bros., First Lady’s video-bomb dunk, Pavelski on fire

    Jan 21, 2014, 10:06 AM PDT

    Be careful drinking coffee around Stephen Curry. Now you know why they’re really called the Splash Brothers. All kidding aside, the Golden State Warriors learned a lesson from the NBA-best Indiana Pacers on Monday night, writes Monte Poole. — Joe Pavelski stayed crazy hot and scored two goals to help the San Jose Sharks salvage a…

  15. Bay Area philanthropists donate $105k to cover Batkid costs

    Jan 20, 2014, 11:24 AM PDT

    The Batkid story officially has a happy ending. According to the Chronicle, a charitable couple has stepped up to pay the costs incurred by San Francisco while making Miles Scott’s dream come true. Some people were outraged when they found out the city spent over $100,000 to create super hero-themed day for Batkid. They now…

  16. Case of the Mondays: Bowman pelted with popcorn while being carted off field

    Jan 20, 2014, 10:46 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 – 12th Man Fail: Moments after suffering a gruesome…

  17. Giants and Mariners bet on the NFC Championship

    Jan 17, 2014, 4:05 PM PDT

    The San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners are going after each other on Twitter. The argument and eventual bet centers around the NFC Championship between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. Earlier this week, the triple-A affiliate for each team also did battle. If you don’t have Twitter, here’s what you missed: From First…

  18. Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero’s dad got into a fight with Floyd Mayweather Sr.

    Jan 17, 2014, 2:00 PM PDT

    TMZ might try to bill this fight as Mayweather-Guerrero II, but it’s quite underwhelming. On Wednesday, Floyd Mayweather Sr., 61, and Ruben Guerrero — the father of Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero — got into a scuffle outside a Las Vegas gym. Mayweather Jr. defeated Guerrero in a boxing match that took place last May. During…

  19. Kap signs a fan’s ‘Kaepernicking’ tattoo

    Jan 17, 2014, 1:00 PM PDT

    In a moment almost as mind-bending as the movie “Inception” itself, Colin Kaepernick signed a tattoo of Colin Kaepernick “Kaepernicking” on a fan’s leg. Yup. You read that right.

  20. 49ers-Seahawks game gets Taiwanese animation treatment

    Jan 17, 2014, 12:09 PM PDT

    Presented without comment, because this awesomeness needs to speak for itself.

  21. Warriors’ David Lee gives ‘Full Squad’ shirts to entire 49ers roster

    Jan 17, 2014, 11:00 AM PDT

    The Golden State Warriors’ Full Squad just got a lot larger. On Thursday, Warriors forward David Lee arranged a special delivery for the San Francisco 49ers. The NBA All-Star made “#FullSquad” shirts in 49ers team colors and made sure that each player on the roster got one. 49ers linebacker Dan Skuta secured the delivery. He…

  22. Field of Links: Enough with the khakis already

    Jan 17, 2014, 9:47 AM PDT

    Everyone is cashing in on Jim Harbaugh’s $8 pleated khakis. Apparently, this means we’ve all run out of meaningful things to talk about.

  23. Kap helps a young fashion designer’s dreams come true

    Jan 16, 2014, 3:20 PM PDT

    New evidence is emerging that further proves 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick isn’t a self-centered jerk. Sorry, Seahawks fans. After beating the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Kaepernick stepped to the podium rocking a red vest and backwards hat. Critics were quick to pounce on Kap’s flipped lid, but they missed the entire point of his wardrobe.…

  24. The Harbaugh horse will be racing at Golden Gate Fields

    Jan 16, 2014, 1:52 PM PDT

    The Harbaugh horse is set to make his Bay Area debut. With two wins in four career races, Harbaugh is one of eight horses entered in the $100,000 California Derby that takes place on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields. Last month, Field of Teams told the story of the horse bearing the 49ers coach’s name, after…

  25. Field of Links: Seahawks fan gets a ‘Super Bowl XLVIII Champs’ tattoo

    Jan 16, 2014, 9:57 AM PDT

    The Seattle Seahawks have never won a Super Bowl. But that didn’t stop a Seahawks fan from declaring his beloved team the “champs” in permanent ink. Meet the man with the most on the line this Sunday. Before the season even started, Tim Connors was so confident the Seahawks would win Super Bowl 48, that…

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