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.
by Alice Daniel, The California Report He’s been called the Turlock Tornado, but most folks watching the Super Bowl probably hadn’t heard of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s hometown until this year. Kaepernick’s meteoric NFL rise has put Turlock, a Central Valley agricultural town of about 69,000, on the map. And no one is prouder than […]
Chances are, you’re not like the guy in the photo at right. You don’t eat, breathe and bleed 49ers. Plus you’re busy — you don’t necessarily have time to wade through this week’s flood of Super Bowl coverage to extract just the right amount of info you want without also having to read a comparison […]
Here’s everything you need to know about when, how and where to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday… ON TV Super Bowl XLVII is slated to kickoff at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. It will air on CBS – that’s Channel 5 in most of the Bay Area. Pregame coverage on CBS begins at 11 a.m. If […]
Update Feb 1: Columnist and LGBT advocate Dan Savage, the creator of the It Gets Better project, tweeted on Thursday that he has pulled the 49ers video, citing the comments of Ahmad Brooks and Isaac Sopoaga that they were unaware they were participating in an LGBT-related project. We’ve removed the #49ers #ItGetsBetter video from our […]
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Fire Chief Joanne Hayes White and Police Chief Greg Suhr visited the Mission Wednesday to talk with merchants and residents about efforts to prevent violence and vandalism in the wake of this weekend’s Super Bowl. The mayor came dressed in his 49ers finery, as you can see in this photo […]
Update 2 Culliver has now apologized: “The derogatory comments I made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how I feel. It has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. Those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. Further, I apologize […]
Game Over: Nate Silver came out with his Super Bowl prediction today. In light of the Super Quant’s eerily accurate predictions in the last two presidential elections, the 49ers and Ravens have agreed to ditch playing the game and let Silver’s prognostication determine the winner. Silver says: all things considered, it’s a 49ers’ world right […]