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

    Feb 3, 2014, 1:36 PM PST

    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…

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

    Jan 30, 2014, 10:20 AM PST

    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…

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

    Jan 17, 2014, 1:00 PM PST

    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.

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

    Jan 16, 2014, 3:20 PM PST

    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.…

  5. DUNK CAM: Colin Kaepernick posterized by Alex Boone in 49ers locker room

    Jan 8, 2014, 1:48 PM PST

    The dunk cam is a social media trend that is growing in popularity. On Wednesday, Colin Kaepernick became the latest victim to go viral when he was posterized in the San Francisco 49ers locker room. While Kaepernick was finishing up his media session, offensive lineman Alex Boone snuck into the scrum of reporters and slam dunked…

  6. 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…

  7. 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.

  8. TBT: The Bay Area’s All-Turkey Team

    Nov 28, 2013, 1:24 PM PST

    Bay Area sports fans have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. After spending time reflecting on everything that we are truly blessed to have in our lives, it’s time to talk turkey. Here is our 2013 All-Turkey team. It’s a list filled with athletes that entered the year with high expectations, but…

  9. Why the 49ers are thankful

    Nov 27, 2013, 3:04 PM PST

    The San Francisco 49ers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. They are in playoff contention with hopes of returning to the Super Bowl for a second consecutive year, and star wide receiver Michael Crabtree is on the mend. More importantly, they have jobs in an ultra-competitive professional sport, financial stability, a…

  10. The excuses are piling up for Colin Kaepernick

    Nov 21, 2013, 4:46 PM PST

    The excuses have continued to pile up for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He’s not running enough, he locks on to Vernon Davis and Anquan Boldin too much, the play calling is too vanilla, the other receivers are horrible, etc. Recently, the talk was that Mario Manningham’s return would help the second-year starter turn things around.…

  11. Field of Links: Is Steve Young still getting paid millions to play football? Josh Donaldson not a Gold Glove finalist

    Oct 25, 2013, 10:18 AM PDT

    Steve Young has been retired since 2000, but he is still earning more money to play football than the 49ers’ current quarterback. According to a site called Sports Grid, Young is getting paid $1 million this season by the USFL and he doesn’t even have to actually, you know, play football. For reference, Colin Kaepernick’s…

  12. Field of Links: Curry on the cover of Sports Illustrated, etc.

    Oct 23, 2013, 10:11 AM PDT

    The Golden State Warriors’ season opener is just one week away and expectations are running sky high. Stephen Curry is featured on the most recent cover of Sports Illustrated and NBA general managers recently voted the Warriors the most fun team to watch in the NBA. Even with all the buzz around the Warriors, the…

  13. Field of Links: A’s get Verlander’d, Smith ‘pumped’ to play the Raiders, Hertl starts a trend

    Oct 11, 2013, 10:02 AM PDT

    After ending another Oakland Athletics season, Justin Verlander explained his shutout effort by simply saying, “I’m pitching the way I am supposed to.” He also admitted that he saw the posters of his ex-girlfriend, Kate Upton, in the crowd. How good is it to be Verlander? The worst thing people can do to him is…

  14. Harbaugh says the 49ers would be open to doing HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

    Oct 9, 2013, 3:16 PM PDT

    You’ve seen 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh on “Judge Judy” and “Saved By The Bell.” Could “Hard Knocks” be next? Getting information out of Harbaugh can be like getting blood from a stone. That’s why it’s surprising to hear the secretive leader of the 49ers say he wouldn’t mind allowing HBO’s “Hard Knocks” production crew to…

  15. 49ers’ new stadium reaches a major milestone

    Oct 1, 2013, 7:15 PM PDT

    The first seats have been installed at Levi’s Stadium. There were even 49ers fans on hand to be the first to sit in them. It was a milestone moment for the 49ers and the construction crew that has been working on the facility since April 19, 2012. Workers adorned with hardhats, bright orange mesh vests…

  16. Field of Links: Did the Rangers anger the baseball gods?

    Oct 1, 2013, 9:04 AM PDT

    The Texas Rangers have completed their most recent collapse. This time it came in the 163rd game of the season at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays. They will fall short of the playoffs after leading the American League West by as many as seven games in May, and entering the final month of the…

  17. Steph Curry explains his new flavored mouthguards

    Sep 27, 2013, 6:01 PM PDT

    Victory will no longer leave a foul taste in your mouth. MoGo, a popular mouthguard company, is teaming up with Warriors’ star point guard Stephen Curry to create a custom line of flavored mouthguards. Curry tweeted the news on Friday. Immediately, many questions came to mind. Will they taste like Curry himself? Now, that would…

  18. Kaepernick is favoriting your filthy feedback

    Sep 24, 2013, 2:59 PM PDT

    Things aren’t going too well for the San Francisco 49ers. They have lost their last two games and quarterback Colin Kaepernick has zero touchdowns, four interceptions and two fumbles in those losses. After immediate success in the National Football League and all the spoils that go with it, Kaepernick is now being introduced to the…

  19. A case of the Mondays: A’s clinch, Giants see ‘Exit Sandman’, 49ers a hot mess

    Sep 23, 2013, 10:14 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 – A’s celebrate in style: There was something…

  20. Video: Harbaugh and Luck face off in one man’s hair

    Sep 21, 2013, 1:45 PM PDT

    Jerseys are too temporary and tattoos are too permanent. With that in mind, Chris Eliares has found the perfect medium. The Dublin-based barber has refined the art of cutting any design into a subject’s hair. His latest work is to commemorate Sunday’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts, in which coach Jim…

  21. Kaepernick jersey sales drop to 10th in NFL

    Sep 16, 2013, 4:01 PM PDT

    Sales of the San Francisco 49ers’ no. 7 jersey have dropped to 10th in the NFL. According to Dick’s Sporting Goods and their jersey report, Colin Kaepernick’s jersey accounts for two percent of all jersey sales at their national sporting goods chain after the second week of the NFL season. As recently as September 2,…

  22. A Case of the Mondays: Tummy trouble can’t stop the A’s, Kap’s trademark stolen, Raiders drive Jags to a dark place

    Sep 16, 2013, 9:41 AM PDT

    Tummy trouble can’t stop the A’s from toppling Texas, Kaepernicking hijacked by Johnny Football, the Raiders drive the Jaguars to a dark place, and find out which Bay Area star had the best play of the weekend. Click now to relieve your Case of the Mondays.

  23. The corniest Colin Kaepernick tribute ever

    Sep 13, 2013, 1:35 PM PDT

    His likeness has been shaved into people’s heads and created out of Rubik’s cubes, but this may be the most corny tribute for the 49ers starting quarterback to date. Starting September 28, at Fantozzi Farms and Pumpkin Patch in Patterson, Ca., you can get lost in a Colin Kaepernick corn maze. Tickets cost $9 for…

  24. Brow Bowl Update: Don’t expect Kap or Wilson to lose an eyebrow

    Sep 11, 2013, 4:15 PM PDT

    The Brow Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks is nothing more than bravado. It appears Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson’s eyebrow-shaving wager is merely a publicity stunt. The 49ers quarterback met with the media on Wednesday and downplayed the possibility that he’d buzz off a brow if his team lost on Sunday.…

  25. Jim Harbaugh screams at children in a new commercial

    Sep 10, 2013, 3:09 PM PDT

    Only 53 men have the privilege of getting yelled at by 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh on a daily basis. Now, Harbaugh could bring his enthusiastic brand of coaching to your kids’ football team as well. In a new Visa commercial, the 49ers’ head coach is shown giving a spirited lecture to a group of…

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