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Archive: Super Bowl Live Chat

February 3, 2013 | 8:52 am

Archive: Super Bowl Live Chat

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KQED News hosted a live chat during Sunday’s Super Bowl. You can scroll through an archive of that chat below.

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Turlock Goes Nuts Over Hometown Hero Colin Kaepernick

February 1, 2013 | 3:50 pm

Turlock Goes Nuts Over Hometown Hero Colin Kaepernick

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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 […]

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A Guide to the Super Bowl in 5, 15, and 60 Minutes

February 1, 2013 | 11:20 am

A Guide to the Super Bowl in 5, 15, and 60 Minutes

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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 […]

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in the San Francisco Bay Area: Online, on TV and at Bars

February 1, 2013 | 9:37 am

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in the San Francisco Bay Area: Online, on TV and at Bars

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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 […]

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January 31, 2013 | 11:32 pm

Dan Savage Pulls 49ers ‘It Gets Better’ Video After 2 Players Deny Participating

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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 […]

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Dressing For 49ers Success With San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

January 31, 2013 | 11:20 am

Dressing For 49ers Success With San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

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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 […]

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January 30, 2013 | 5:00 pm

49ers’ Chris Culliver Apologizes For Anti-Gay Remarks

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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 […]

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Nate Silver (and Puppies) Predict the Super Bowl Winner

January 30, 2013 | 11:39 am

Nate Silver (and Puppies) Predict the Super Bowl Winner

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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 […]

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San Francisco 49ers’ Most Memorable GIFs of 2012-13

January 30, 2013 | 10:24 am

San Francisco 49ers’ Most Memorable GIFs of 2012-13

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Okay, okay, we know. GIFs: not for everyone. From a Deadspin post on sports GIFs from 2012. GIFs are one of the Internet’s most polarizing elements; not only is there debate over the image format’s utility (or, as anti-GIFfers argue, lack thereof) but over how to say “GIF” in the first place. “These are all […]

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San Francisco Bar Owners Want to Keep Liquor Flowing During Super Bowl

January 28, 2013 | 5:03 pm

San Francisco Bar Owners Want to Keep Liquor Flowing During Super Bowl

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When the San Francisco Giants won the World Series, the celebration turned ugly with cars overturned, a bus set on fire and 36 arrests. Now Ed Lee is running into challenges as he tries to prevent similar violence if the San Francisco 49ers win the Super Bowl. Last week, Lee suggested that establishments serving alcohol […]

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