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Video: Ex-49er Steve Young Speaks at Mormon LGBT Conference (and Says He’s Shorter Than You Think)

September 19, 2013 | 7:00 pm

Video: Ex-49er Steve Young Speaks at Mormon LGBT Conference (and Says He’s Shorter Than You Think)

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Video of 49er great Steve Young speaking to the group Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons.

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June 11, 2013 | 11:26 am

Construction Halted at 49ers Stadium After Worker Death

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Update 12:30 p.m.: Schindler Elevator officials identified the fatally injured worker at the #49ersStadium today as Donald White, an elevator installer. — KRON 4 News (@kron4news) June 11, 2013   (Bay City News) Construction on the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa  Clara has been halted after a worker was killed in an elevator […]

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Economist Challenges Estimates on Bay Area Super Bowl Benefits

May 23, 2013 | 2:58 pm

Economist Challenges Estimates on Bay Area Super Bowl Benefits

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Ka-ching! You could see the dollar signs dancing in the eyes of Bay Area leaders when the National Football League announced that the region would host the 2016 Super Bowl. The championship game will take place at the 49ers’ stadium now under construction in Santa Clara. And no one sounded more jubilant than Santa Clara […]

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49ers’ New Venue to be Called ‘Levi’s Stadium’

May 8, 2013 | 11:23 am

49ers’ New Venue to be Called ‘Levi’s Stadium’

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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 […]

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Santa Clara Gets $400 Million for 49ers’ Future Ticket Rights

March 14, 2013 | 12:05 pm

Santa Clara Gets $400 Million for 49ers’ Future Ticket Rights

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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 […]

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Reports: San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith to be Traded to the Kansas City Chiefs

February 27, 2013 | 10:18 am

Reports: San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith to be Traded to the Kansas City Chiefs

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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. […]

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February 11, 2013 | 2:50 pm

Video: San Francisco City Librarian Reads ‘The Raven’ While Wearing a Baltimore Jersey

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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 […]

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Were the Ravens Holding? Breaking Down the Super Bowl’s Most Controversial Play

February 4, 2013 | 5:23 pm

Were the Ravens Holding? Breaking Down the Super Bowl’s Most Controversial Play

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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 […]

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February 4, 2013 | 4:07 pm

Chris Culliver and Homophobia in Sports: A Discussion

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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 […]

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How Oakland Raiders Fans Feel About the San Francisco 49ers Losing the Super Bowl

February 4, 2013 | 2:33 pm

How Oakland Raiders Fans Feel About the San Francisco 49ers Losing the Super Bowl

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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 […]

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