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

    Dec 20, 2013, 9:57 AM PDT

    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…

  2. The Hidden Relics of Candlestick Park

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:25 PM PDT

    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…

  3. 49ers fans plan to buy a billboard ad near CenturyLink Field

    Dec 12, 2013, 1:07 PM PDT

    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,…

  4. Seahawks fans plan to fly a ‘Go Hawks’ banner over Candlestick Park on Sunday

    Dec 3, 2013, 1:09 PM PDT

    Seattle Seahawks fans have hatched a plan to fly a banner over Candlestick Park this Sunday. A group consisting of 100 contributors have pooled together $1,809 to fly the banner that will read, “GO HAWKS-12” for 15 minutes. The airplane towing the banner is expected to reach Candlestick Park 10 minutes prior to kickoff of the…

  5. You can bring home Candlestick Park seats for $649 a pair

    Nov 5, 2013, 1:49 PM PDT

    While new seats are being installed at Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers have begun the process of selling off the old seats at Candlestick Park. Season ticket holders will get the first crack at bringing home their own seats from “The Stick.” From now until January 2014, season ticket holders can buy two seats for what…

  6. Case of the Mondays: Sonny shines, Government shuts down Whitner’s name change, Sewage strike across town

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:06 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 – Sonny with a chance of strikeouts: The…

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

    Oct 3, 2013, 5:45 PM PDT

    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…

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

    Sep 18, 2013, 4:15 PM PDT

    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.”

  9. The story behind this unreal Kaepernick tribute haircut

    Sep 3, 2013, 6:21 PM PDT

    It’s art. Only the canvas is your head, and you grow the paint yourself. Tattoos of your favorite team and sports figures can be the ultimate show of support. But jerseys, numbers, and players change. Instead of doing something permanent, why not get something just as showy and detailed for the big game that can…

  10. TBT: Juan Marichal attacks John Roseboro with a bat

    Aug 22, 2013, 12:08 PM PDT

    The bad blood between the Giants and Dodgers hit a boiling point on this day in 1965, after Giants pitcher Juan Marichal hit Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with a bat. The incident sparked a 14-minute brawl between the rival teams. The attack became the most memorable moment in a heated competition for the National League…

  11. Field of Links: 49ers snap judgements, Giants given something to play for, A’s are the hunted

    Aug 9, 2013, 9:35 AM PDT

    It’s easy to jump to conclusions after one preseason game — but you probably shouldn’t. Bruce Bochy wisely gave the Giants something to play for. The A’s have gone from hunter to hunted. All that and the greatest collection of links, GIFs, images, and videos of the day.

  12. Field of Links: Bay Area’s MLB teams are leaking oil at the wrong time

    Aug 7, 2013, 10:25 AM PDT

    The Bay Area’s baseball teams may be struggling at the worst time, but the images, links, and GIFs in this post will cheer you up. Hey Look! A skateboarding mouse!

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