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  1. Why Seattle police will be wearing 49ers jerseys on Sunday

    Sep 12, 2013, 11:24 AM PDT

    Seattle’s Finest will be donning 49ers jerseys on Sunday. No, it’s not a renegade showing of support for San Francisco’s football team, it’s merely a law enforcement tactic. Police officers at CenturyLink Field will be undercover posing as 49ers fans in an effort to make sure the “12th man” isn’t being too hostile during the…

  2. Was Elvis a Giants fan?

    Sep 10, 2013, 1:08 PM PDT

    There were thousands of little Elvi‘ at AT&T Park on Monday night for Elvis Presley tribute night. The Giants gave away bobbleheads and posters to a select number of fans in attendance. The game was announced as a sellout, but it looked like there were plenty of low-traffic places in the crowd to avoid getting your…

  3. 2,000 cans of soup will be donated each time Matthews sacks Kaepernick

    Sep 6, 2013, 2:43 PM PDT

    Needy people in San Francisco will get food if Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews sacks 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick this Sunday. Just how much food they get, will be determined by how many times Kaepernick goes down. Campbell’s Chunky Soup is donating 1,000 cans of soup to the San Francisco Food Bank, and 1,000…

  4. 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…

  5. Rays pitcher underestimates the power of BART

    Aug 30, 2013, 5:22 PM PDT

    Even Cy Young Award-winners have to commute like us. Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price learned the hard way what happens when the Bay Bridge isn’t open. Price decided he didn’t want to take BART to the Oakland Coliseum for Friday’s start against Jarrod Parker, and he documented his misadventures on Twitter. Rather than…

  6. Field of Links: The Bay Bridge Troll is safe, but distance between Oak and SF feels farther than ever

    Aug 30, 2013, 7:12 AM PDT

    Sometimes sports have to take a back seat to more important news items of the day. And what’s more important than the safety of the Bay Bridge Troll? With the Eastern span of the bridge closed and set for demolition, there was a lot of concern over what would happen to the bridge’s official guardian.…

  7. The most heated competition in the 49ers’ locker room

    Aug 28, 2013, 10:36 AM PDT

    The San Francisco 49ers may have a roster full of All-Pro National Football League talent, but they are still chasing their hoop dreams. In most locker rooms in professional sports you’ll see guys spending their downtime playing card games, iPad video games, or doing crossword puzzles. But in the 49ers’ locker room, those things have…

  8. Find out which 49ers player will star in Underwood’s new SNF open

    Aug 27, 2013, 10:18 AM PDT

    Carrie Underwood’s name will once again be associated with football and thankfully it has nothing to do with dating Tony Romo. Underwood is replacing Faith Hill as the singer of NBC’s Sunday Night Football song. Nothing against Hill, but Underwood is an upgrade for obvious reasons. The open will feature the same song, “Waiting All Day…

  9. Field of Links: Pence is too precious for the Giants to let get away

    Aug 27, 2013, 9:27 AM PDT

    Somebody forgot to tell Hunter Pence the San Francisco Giants’ season is over. Pence is a free agent at the conclusion of the season and he’s showing that he needs to be kept in San Francisco. Pence was placed on revocable waivers, but it doesn’t mean he is going anywhere. The Giants’ right fielder said…

  10. 49ers enlist a super model and an NBA star for a duel Twitter takeover

    Aug 22, 2013, 4:43 PM PDT

    What do you get when you cross an NFL franchise, an NBA star, and a super model? It looks like the answer to that question is a Twitter takeover. The San Francisco 49ers are teaming up with Warriors guard Andre Iguodala and model Marisa Miller this week. They will take over the 49ers’ Twitter account…

  11. 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…

  12. A case of the Mondays: This could be a monster year for Vernon Davis

    Aug 19, 2013, 9:21 AM PDT

    Welcome to the latest edition of ‘A case of the Mondays.’ Here are the Top 5 things you may have missed over the weekend. Find out why Vernon Davis is primed to have a huge year, what Yoenis Cespedes’ strange critique of his bobblehead was, how Hunter Pence exorcised his demons, and why you should NEVER golf with Brent Burns.

  13. TBT: After losing his arm and career, Dave Dravecky had to find himself

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:44 AM PDT

    “I was cruising, back in the saddle. We were winning and I’m feeling great. All of a sudden I go out in the sixth inning, rear back to throw a fastball to Tim Raines and my left arm snaps in half. My career was over.”

  14. Did you know there’s a bowling alley inside AT&T Park?

    Aug 12, 2013, 10:01 AM PDT

    There’s a secret two-lane bowling alley inside AT&T Park. That’s not the only hidden surprise in the stadium.

  15. Throwback Thursday: 756

    Aug 8, 2013, 12:25 PM PDT

    On this week in Bay Area sports history, Bonds hit his 756th home run and was figuratively crowned as Major League Baseball’s home run king.

  16. The 49ers will win the Super Bowl (according to computers)

    Aug 7, 2013, 2:13 PM PDT

    In 50,000 computer simulations of the 2013 NFL season, the 49ers came out Super Bowl Champions most frequently. What did the machine think of the Raiders?

  17. Did Brian Wilson turn heel?

    Jul 30, 2013, 4:36 PM PDT

    One of the most identifiable players from the San Francisco Giants first World Series Championship has joined the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Does this mean Brian Wilson has turned heel?

  18. MLB veggie gardens are far more common than you’d think

    Jul 30, 2013, 2:40 PM PDT

    The San Francisco Giants have proposed a 3,000-foot organic garden at AT&T Park. Surprisingly, ballpark veggie gardens are far more common than you’d think.

  19. 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.

  20. A case of the Mondays: Nobody puts Timmy in a corner

    Jul 15, 2013, 9:02 AM PDT

    Here are the top-five things you may have missed this weekend. Find out how Lincecum channeled “Dirty Dancing” before his no-hitter, how Cespedes is preparing for the home run derby, and why some PGA Tour pros are pretending to be Happy Gilmore.

  21. Why a Mets fan is rallying support for Bryan Stow

    Jul 12, 2013, 9:39 AM PDT

    Why a Mets fans is trying to prove the point that all baseball fans should be supporting Bryan Stow, not just San Francisco Giants fans. Find out what he’s doing to help out.

  22. How ‘Jacob’s Ride’ touched those close to the Giants

    Jul 10, 2013, 1:15 PM PDT

    Jacob Landis lost his hearing before the age of 10. After a Cochlear Implant gave him the gift of sound again, he decided to ride his bike across the country to all 30 MLB stadiums to raise money to help others have the same operation. Find out why his stop at AT&T Park became extra special.

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