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  1. Kevin Durant shows off pass-rush moves, is no Aldon Smith

    Jan 3, 2014, 12:43 PM PST

    Kevin Durant is one of the most physically gifted professional basketball players on the planet. His skills apparently don’t translate well to football. The Oklahoma City Thunder star recently got a healthy helping of humble pie when he tried to see what it would be like to rush the quarterback against a Canadian Football League…

  2. Field of Links: Warriors making ‘Full Squad’ a trending topic

    Jan 3, 2014, 9:44 AM PST

    Look for #FullSquad to be a regularly trending topic in the Bay Area. The Golden State Warriors’ are on a seven-game win streak and have apparently found their rallying cry courtesy of forward David Lee. The phrase originated during a media session when Lee quizzed WarriorsWorld.net on the team’s record with a full squad. After beating…

  3. TBT: Kaepernick’s record-setting day against the Packers

    Jan 2, 2014, 5:39 PM PST

    Colin Kaepernick led the San Francisco 49ers to a 5-2 record after taking the starting quarterback job from Alex Smith, but he didn’t emerge as a star in the National Football League until Jan. 12, 2013. On that day, he shredded the Green Bay Packers defense for 444 yards and four touchdowns. Kaepernick was born in…

  4. Floyd Mayweather won $72k on Stanford’s Rose Bowl loss

    Jan 2, 2014, 1:45 PM PST

    Stanford’s Rose Bowl loss was Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s gain. Mayweather often tweets images of his ridiculous betting tickets, and on this occasion, he made a pretty penny on the Michigan State Spartan’s 24-20 victory over the Stanford Cardinal. The undefeated professional boxer bet $50,000 the Spartans would win. Since Stanford was the favorite, the pay out…

  5. Stephen Curry surprises Alameda youth in new NBA commercial

    Jan 2, 2014, 1:22 PM PST

    Stephen Curry is known to give defenders fits, but that wasn’t his goal when he took the court in Alameda to shoot a new NBA commercial. While Curry is seen busting out ankle-breaking jukes on middle school kids in the video, his goal was to help them be fit, rather than the alternative. The new…

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

    Jan 2, 2014, 10:15 AM PST

    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…

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

    Dec 30, 2013, 4:38 PM PST

    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…

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

    Dec 30, 2013, 1:19 PM PST

    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…

  9. The story behind the huge A’s ‘STAY’ mural in Oakland

    Dec 27, 2013, 2:04 PM PST

    An Oakland police officer spotted a man spray-painting a wall. He stopped, rolled down the window, smiled, and complimented the man that was wielding an aerosol can with expert precision. After a brief and friendly exchange, the cop drove off and the man shook his spray paint can and marked the wall with more paint.…

  10. Field of Links: Canseco’s goat violation, Two Cal greats hanging up their cleats

    Dec 27, 2013, 10:44 AM PST

    It feels like just yesterday we were documenting Jose Canseco’s fainting goat adventure. The eccentric former Oakland Athletics slugger purchased goats, put diapers on them, and placed them in the car only to be pulled over by the police. After being let off with a warning and a certain chuckle, Canseco took the goats home.…

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

    Dec 20, 2013, 2:00 PM PST

    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.

  12. Iguodala, Curry name-dropped in Kevin Hart rap video

    Dec 20, 2013, 12:57 PM PST

    Comedian Kevin Hart and Ice Cube might have messed around and got a triple-double in a new video to promote the upcoming film Ride Along. Hart re-made Skee-lo’s song “I wish” and enlisted the help of several NBA players, including Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala. He uses Iguodala’s name in the hook of the song and…

  13. Field of Links: Hertl hurt, Warriors’ inexcusable loss, a Candy Candlestick Park

    Dec 20, 2013, 9:57 AM PST

    The San Jose Sharks lost the game and a key player on Thursday night. During the 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings, rookie sensation Tomas Hertl injured his knee when he collided with Dustin Brown, who has a history of similarly questionable hits. Sharks coach Todd McLellan chose not to say if he thought…

  14. Check out Hunter Pence’s scooter-riding bobblehead

    Dec 19, 2013, 4:45 PM PST

    There simply nothing boring and normal about San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence. With that in mind, the Giants marketing department had a great challenge on their hands when designing a Pence bobblehead. To show the eccentric outfielder making an awkward dive, or taking a mighty hack at the plate would be much too…

  15. The Hidden Relics of Candlestick Park

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:25 PM PST

    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…

  16. Field of Links: Warriors fan wins free groceries for a year, Rudolph’s baseball-reference page, drunken elf arrested

    Dec 18, 2013, 9:27 AM PST

    Things couldn’t have gone much better for the Golden State Warriors and their fans on Tuesday. The Warriors got a much-needed victory, Andre Iguodala returned, and it was Mark Jackson bobblehead night. Wait, it gets better. Stephen Curry and Andrew Bogut also combined for this ridiculous alley-oop on an inbound pass. But one of their…

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

    Dec 17, 2013, 7:45 AM PST

    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…

  18. Here are the many different A’s stadium renderings through the years

    Dec 16, 2013, 4:00 PM PST

    The Oakland Athletics quest to build a new stadium seems to get more complicated and confusing by the day. That’s an impressive statement when considering they’ve been exploring options for over a decade. While San Jose sues Major League Baseball, Oakland continues to dream up new concepts, and Fremont fades into distant memory, the only…

  19. A horse named Harbaugh

    Dec 16, 2013, 1:52 PM PST

    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…

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

    Dec 16, 2013, 10:02 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 – Davis hit the wall — literally: The…

  21. TBT: Giants take on outfielder Michael Morse and his epic ’80s walk-up song

    Dec 12, 2013, 3:15 PM PST

    The San Francisco Giants had an aha! moment when they chose to take on outfielder Michael Morse. The right-handed slugger might add more than one kind of pop to the Giants, because he brings along a radical ’80s walk-up song.

  22. Ahmed Fareed makes a sweet trade with Billy Beane

    Dec 12, 2013, 1:48 PM PST

    After numerous failed attempts to trade co-anchor Dave Feldman, Ahmed Fareed took a simpler approach and attempted to fleece Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane in a sweet trade. It didn’t work out so well.

  23. 49ers fans plan to buy a billboard ad near CenturyLink Field

    Dec 12, 2013, 1:07 PM PST

    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,…

  24. Field of Links: Active Winter Meetings, Curry is clutch, Rangers draft Russell Wilson

    Dec 12, 2013, 9:24 AM PST

    The 2013 Winter Meetings didn’t disappoint. In total, four players were officially signed, with several other players reportedly agreeing to deals, six trades were completed, and a total of 15 players switched teams over a three-day span. Even though things are wrapping up on Thursday, Major League Baseball’s hot stove is still burning. The aforementioned…

  25. Jerry Blevins’ hilarious reaction to getting traded

    Dec 11, 2013, 4:40 PM PST

    When the Oakland Athletics pulled the trigger on a trade sending left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals, they effectively traded away their longest tenured player, their player’s union representative, and one of their best tweeters. Here’s the proof: I needed to update my avi without notice. I think it was a seamless transition.…

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