SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss & Co have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal for the team’s future stadium in Santa Clara. Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh and 49ers CEO Jed York announced the deal Wednesday at Levi’s Plaza in San Francisco. While the stadium […]
BCN—Santa Clara officials overseeing the planned new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers approved more than $400 million in future ticket agreements for the stadium’s 2014 opening and are continuing to work with the National Football League about the team’s bid to host the Super Bowl in 2016, a spokesman said. The city’s Stadium Authority […]
Alex Smith’s career with the San Francisco 49ers appears to be coming to an end. He’s set to be traded to the Kansas City Chiefs, according to several news organizations, including Fox Sports: Multiple reports cite that the 49ers will receive a second-round pick in the 2013 draft, which will be the second selection (No. […]
Remember when San Francisco Public Library made a Super Bowl bet with their Baltimore counterparts? You don’t? Okay, well remember when the 49ers lost the Super Bowl? Yeah, that you remember. Well anyway, one of the consequences of that oh-so-close defeat was that San Francisco City Librarian Luis Herrera had to recite the poem “The […]
Five yards. That’s all that stood between the San Francisco 49ers and a lead over the Baltimore Ravens late in Sunday’s Super Bowl. On fourth down, with less than two minutes to go in the game and down by just five points, the 49ers lined up at the Ravens 5-yard line with receiver Michael Crabtree […]
The dreams of a sixth 49ers’ Super Bowl victory came up short last night — three points short to be exact. Images from that final San Francisco drive are likely stuck on instant replay in the minds of many Niner fans. But for LGBT advocates, it might be the anti-gay comments of San Francisco cornerback […]
If you’re an Oakland Raiders fan, you probably feel one of three ways about the outcome of Sunday’s Super Bowl. You’re disappointed. Sure, the Raiders didn’t make the big game. But it would’ve been nice for the San Francisco 49ers to beat the Baltimore Ravens and bring the Vince Lombardi Trophy back to the Bay […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Rarely rattled on an impressive path to the Super Bowl, San Francisco’s second-year quarterback finally showed some inexperience on football’s big stage. Not to mention some guts.