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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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San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh Gets Advice From John Madden

January 25, 2013 | 1:07 pm

San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh Gets Advice From John Madden

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With the Super Bowl looming, the Harbaughs are everywhere. You might think Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, and his brother John Harbaugh, coach of the Baltimore Ravens, would disappear into intense practice sessions running up to the Feb. 3 event. Instead the two keep popping up on talk shows. On Thursday, John […]

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49ers Beat Falcons, Headed to Super Bowl

January 20, 2013 | 3:32 pm

49ers Beat Falcons, Headed to Super Bowl

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ATLANTA (AP) — Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995. The top-seeded Falcons (14-4) tried to pull out another season-saving […]

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San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick as Meme; Get Ready for ‘Kaepernicking’

January 14, 2013 | 10:27 am

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick as Meme; Get Ready for ‘Kaepernicking’

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Colin Kaepernick’s story would be unbelievable if it wasn’t true. It’s the type of rags-to-stardom tale the Internet loves. When he was in fourth grade in the foothills town of Turlock, Kaepernick wrote in a letter that he hoped to grow up to play for the San Francisco 49ers or the Green Bay Packers. That […]

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49ers Beat Packers 45-31; QB Kaepernick Sets Record With 181 Rushing Yards

January 12, 2013 | 9:20 pm

49ers Beat Packers 45-31; QB Kaepernick Sets Record With 181 Rushing Yards

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Colin Kaepernick did the passing and running, and Aaron Rodgers couldn’t keep up. Kaepernick outplayed the reigning NFL MVP and former Super Bowl champion in one sensational, record-setting playoff debut and led San Francisco right back to the NFC championship game. Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff record 181 yards and […]

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Avoid Bad Traffic While Enjoying Big SF Weekend Events With This Guide

October 5, 2012 | 3:56 pm

Avoid Bad Traffic While Enjoying Big SF Weekend Events With This Guide

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If you had a jet pack, you could do it all in a day: Listen to blue grass Sunday morning in Golden Gate Park, then zoom over to Candlestick Park taking a bit of the Italian Heritage Parade and the Castro Street Fair en route to the 49ers game while the Blue Angels thunder overhead, […]

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August 24, 2012 | 11:01 am

49ers Release ‘It Gets Better’ Video

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The 49ers have joined the Giants and A’s as Bay Area sports franchises that have created an “It Gets Better” video. The Niners are the first NFL team to post its own spot, though last year Mike Williams of the Seattle Seahawks participated, appearing with other pro athletes from the city’s teams. Here’s the 49ers’ […]

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July 31, 2012 | 8:49 am

A.M. Splash: U.S. Monitor Blasts Oakland Police; Feds Close SF Pot Clinics; Woody Allen Films in Marin; 49er Stadium Beams Rise in Santa Clara

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Oakland police stung by new criticism (Oakland Tribune) With Oakland’s control of its own police department potentially hanging in the balance, the federal monitor overseeing the force questioned its willingness to reform itself and raised concerns over photos posted at police headquarters of a federal judge and elected official doctored “in a manner … found […]

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Watch Live on Webcam: 49ers’ Santa Clara Stadium Construction

May 17, 2012 | 11:04 am

Watch Live on Webcam: 49ers’ Santa Clara Stadium Construction

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For those San Franciscans still in denial about the 49ers’ move to Santa Clara, this live webcam showing construction on the new stadium may provide the final needed slap of reality… What with more expensive ticket prices, this may be the closest many of us get to the team’s new digs, scheduled to be completed […]

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