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  1. Feb. 7 will be ‘Joe Pavelski Day’ in Plover, Wisconsin

    Feb 3, 2014, 4:19 PM PDT

    San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski is putting Plover, Wisconsin on the map. In return, the 12,239 residents of the 10.79 square mile town are rewarding his efforts. The village of Plover has decreed that Feb. 7, 2014 will be Joe Pavelski Day. They’re recognizing Pavelski with a day of his own to honor his efforts…

  2. Field of Links: Check out Michael Crabtree’s special edition Air Jordans

    Jan 10, 2014, 10:19 AM PDT

    They say you never understand a man until you walk a mile in his shoes. Hopefully, sprinting on a football field counts just the same. Could San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree be following in Michael Jordan’s championship footsteps? Crabtree will be wearing special Air Jordan VI cleats on Sunday. According to Nike, the VI…

  3. Field of Links: Warriors look to stay hot in frigid Wisconsin, Surgery for Couture, Vonn to miss Olympics

    Jan 7, 2014, 7:43 AM PDT

    The San Francisco 49ers are still thawing out after braving the elements on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field, and now the Golden State Warriors are in Wisconsin to take on the Milwaukee Bucks. Fortunately, they play indoors. It is FREEEZZIN in Milwaukee!! What A JOKE! Throw a Football my way and I'm letting it…

  4. 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…

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

    Dec 17, 2013, 7:45 AM PDT

    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…

  6. Case of the Mondays: Vernon Davis tackled in the worst way, Lights out in Sacramento, Hats off to Brent Burns

    Dec 2, 2013, 10:23 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 – The most terrible tackle: Something very, very…

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

    Nov 28, 2013, 1:24 PM PDT

    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…

  8. Field of Links: Ray Lewis has a check for Ahmad Brooks, Rangers’ marketing mistake

    Nov 21, 2013, 9:26 AM PDT

    Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is new to this television analyst thing and it will cost him. On Monday, Ray Lewis whipped out his credit card and said he’d pay half of Ahmad Brooks’ eventual fine for hitting Drew Brees. Well, Brooks was indeed fined for a total of $15,750 on Wednesday and Lewis isn’t backing down…

  9. Field of Links: Sharks robbed, Asomugha paid not to play, Kings are ‘Money’

    Nov 6, 2013, 9:48 AM PDT

    Somebody has some explaining to do. The San Jose Sharks were robbed of an overtime win on Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres and ended up losing 5-4 in a shootout. With 3:05 remaining in overtime, Tommy Wingels pushed across what should have been the game-winning goal, except everyone missed it. Watch as the puck squirts…

  10. NorCal sports Twitter power rankings

    Nov 5, 2013, 5:15 PM PDT

    Success is measured in wins and losses in the sports world. Off the field, it’s easy to gauge popularity by following the trails of the followers themselves. Here’s how the Bay Area franchises and star athletes stack up through Twitter.

  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: Find out how much a ‘Kimye’ style proposal at AT&T Park costs

    Oct 22, 2013, 9:32 AM PDT

    While the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox were getting ready to compete for World Series rings, a much more valuable piece of precious metal and diamonds was received at AT&T Park. Since the home of the San Francisco Giants was lying dormant, rapper Kanye West leased out the place to stage a lavish…

  13. Field of Links: Waking up with the Warriors, Sonny Gray surprises doctors

    Oct 18, 2013, 9:35 AM PDT

    The Golden State Warriors’ Global Games tour came to a close with a 115-89 preseason victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. The game was televised live locally at 4:30 a.m., but that didn’t deter the fans. Props to the people that woke up crazy early (or just didn’t go to sleep) to watch the game broadcast…

  14. Field of Links: Boyle injured by a repeat offender, don’t ask Manningham about crutches

    Oct 16, 2013, 9:04 AM PDT

    An ugly hit overshadowed what was supposed to be an exciting battle of two of the NHL’s remaining unbeaten teams. The San Jose Sharks defeated the St. Louis Blues 6-2 on Tuesday, but the team’s singular focus remains on the health of Dan Boyle, after he was taken off the ice on a stretcher following…

  15. Field of Links: Sharks and Blues set to put perfection on the line, Which bear is best?

    Oct 15, 2013, 9:37 AM PDT

    There are three undefeated teams remaining in the National Hockey League. Two of them do battle on Tuesday night when the San Jose Sharks take on the St. Louis Blues. It might be a little too early to hype a battle of unbeaten teams, but the game definitely takes on more meaning. Just ask the guys…

  16. 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…

  17. Hertl-mania is still running wild

    Oct 9, 2013, 5:04 PM PDT

    Tomas Hertl-mania is running wild in San Jose. A day after his four-goal game, the 19-year-old San Jose Sharks forward is still leaving an impression on social media. Perhaps more impressive than becoming the Sharks’ first player to score six goals in his first three career games, is this epic tribute to Jaromir Jagr. And…

  18. Field of Links: Hertl Power and the most epic GIFs and links of the day

    Oct 9, 2013, 9:05 AM PDT

    After a gut-wrenching loss by the Oakland Athletics in Detroit, the San Jose Sharks soothed the vicious sting with an epic 9-2 win over the Rangers. Tomas Hertl, 19, doesn’t even own a car, but he drove the Sharks’ offense. The 17th overall pick in the 2012 draft became a household name by scoring four goals…

  19. Field of Links: Battle-tested A’s ready for ALDS, Sharks return, more MLB lawsuits

    Oct 4, 2013, 9:46 AM PDT

    The Oakland Coliseum is all gussied up for the postseason. After a fresh coat of paint on the dugout and on the field over the football stripes, new signage was hung with care and the bunting has been placed on the third deck. All of the tarps are removed, save for the ones on Mt.…

  20. Field of Links: Great Glove Granny makes the catch of a lifetime

    Sep 11, 2013, 10:04 AM PDT

    Who’d have thought the San Francisco Giants’ play of the year would come from a great grandmother in the stands? Santa Rosa resident Virginia Smith, a great grandmother that has played softball for 39 years, stole the show on Tuesday night after making a slick catch on a foul ball at AT&T Park. Smith told…

  21. UPDATE: Brent Burns’ golf course skull discovery identified

    Aug 20, 2013, 10:55 AM PDT

    San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns discovered a scary looking animal skull on the golf course on Sunday. Field of Teams referenced the discovery, but at the time, no one was able to identify exactly what type of animal it belonged to. We took the liberty to send the picture to some wildlife experts at…

  22. Field of Links: No pie?

    Aug 20, 2013, 9:55 AM PDT

    Oakland Athletics fans were left terribly confused after salivating for a sweet treat that would never arrive. On Monday, the A’s did defeat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 in walk-off fashion when Brandon Moss clubbed a home run to centerfield, but the customary pie celebration never occurred. It has become a Pavlovian response for A’s fans…

  23. How Sharks greats and the SJ community rallied around a teammate

    Jul 31, 2013, 10:55 AM PDT

    The story of how several Sharks greats and the San Jose community rallied around one former teammate.

  24. Field of Links: ‘Encouragement’ is the word of the day for the Bay Area’s sports teams

    Jul 30, 2013, 9:46 AM PDT

    ‘Encouragement’ seemed to be the word of the day for the Bay Area’s field of teams. Find out how President Obama gave the Giants a second-half nudge, why the Oakland A’s could suddenly be even more dangerous, and how the San Jose Sharks made a big splash. Oh, and all the links, .GIFs and tweets you can handle.

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