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  1. 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.…

  2. 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.…

  3. Case of the Mondays: History repeats for the Raiders, no ‘Joe Cool’ at the ‘Stick, brawls over shoes

    Dec 23, 2013, 10:39 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 – History Repeats Itself: The Oakland Raiders can catch…

  4. 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.

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. There’s record demand for the final 49ers game at the ‘Stick

    Dec 19, 2013, 2:39 PM PST

    Fans that want to bid farewell to Candlestick Park in person, are also saying goodbye to significant amounts of cash. On Monday, the 49ers will likely play their final game at the ‘Stick. According to StubHub, the nationally-televised tilt between the Falcons and 49ers is the highest-selling Monday Night Football game this season. It sure isn’t…

  9. Collinsworth: 49ers a legitimate contender, Dennis Allen deserves another year

    Dec 19, 2013, 1:44 PM PST

    The San Francisco 49ers, as they say in Hunger Games, have the odds ever in their favor. In the most recent update from Bovada.lv, the oddsmakers still think it’s highly likely the 49ers could win the Super Bowl. The only teams with shorter odds to win it all are the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos.…

  10. Field of Links: Curry’s popularity continues to rise, a Kuiper-wich, and a Superman double backflip

    Dec 19, 2013, 9:49 AM PST

    Stephen Curry is cementing his standing as one of the most popular players in the NBA. The likable Golden State Warriors guard currently ranks sixth in NBA jersey sales. According to an NBA release, this is the first time Curry has cracked the official top 15 list. The list is based on overall sales ranging…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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.

  18. Andre Iguodala surprises a Warriors fan at work with season tickets

    Dec 12, 2013, 2:16 PM PST

    Golden State Warriors fan Brent Kawaguchi was ordered to give a presentation on stage in front of his co-workers. Slightly nervous, he sat in front of the entire staff at the San Francisco offices of Kabam, an online gaming company, and picked up the microphone. It wasn’t the nerves that had him speechless. Shortly after beginning,…

  19. 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.

  20. 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,…

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