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5 Reasons the Bay Area Should Host the Super Bowl

October 16, 2012 | 3:40 pm

5 Reasons the Bay Area Should Host the Super Bowl

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NFL owners have announced that the San Francisco 49ers’ still-under-construction stadium in Santa Clara is one of three finalists to host the Super Bowl in 2016 or 2017. Over the weekend we asked our fans on Facebook and Twitter why they think the big game should come back to the Bay Area. Here’s what they […]

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Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham…Which Candidates Did Owners of Bay Area Sports Teams Support?

August 20, 2012 | 2:48 pm

Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham…Which Candidates Did Owners of Bay Area Sports Teams Support?

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Tonight the San Francisco Giants will take the field against the Los Angeles Dodgers in what could be a bitter battle for first place in the National League West. Off the diamond, however, some in the teams’ front offices are on the same side – at least when it comes to politics. Giants Chairman Emeritus […]

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July 12, 2012 | 8:27 am

A.M. Splash: SF Dumps Apple Products; Driving Increases on Spare-the-Air Days; Calif. Docs Unready for Medicaid Expansion

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Apple not green enough to suit SF policy (SF Chronicle) With rare exceptions, San Francisco’s 50 city departments will no longer be able to buy Apple laptops, desktop computers or monitors after the Cupertino tech giant pulled out of an international green electronics certification program last month with little explanation, city officials said. Apple’s decision […]

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January 23, 2012 | 8:30 am

NY Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers: 2012 NFC Championship

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January 22, 2012 | 3:35 pm

49ers-Giants Game Chat and Live Blog

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Join us this afternoon for analysis and commentary on today’s game from KQED News—and from you, the fans. We’ll kick off at 3 p.m. PST, a half hour before game time. NY Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, 2012 NFC Championship, Jan. 22

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January 22, 2012 | 2:57 pm

49ers-Giants Playoff History: Remembering the Bad Moments

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By a simple twist of fate and lack of major career options I happened to be driving a cab in Oakland in the fall of 1981, when the San Francisco 49ers put together their first Super Bowl season. I worked Sunday afternoons, so I listened to most of the games on the radio in my […]

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Q & A: Why the Last Two Minutes of the 49ers Game Was Historic

January 16, 2012 | 4:58 pm

Q & A: Why the Last Two Minutes of the 49ers Game Was Historic

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I’m a baseball fan who’s only recently expanded my horizons into football, and one of the things I’m still having trouble with is the way that football games end. I’ll usually stay until the actual end of a baseball game, even if my team is down by ten runs — until the game’s over, there’s […]

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January 14, 2012 | 5:34 pm

Live Blogger’s Postgame Report: San Francisco 49ers 36, New Orleans Saints 32

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What a nutty exercise, trying to keep up with that one. Though I was aware that it was a great game, I never had a chance to do what the rest of the world watching it was doing–going crazy or simply staring slackjawed at that last eight minutes. I never had a chance to recap […]

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January 14, 2012 | 1:31 pm

Live Blog: San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints

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Game summary: Who’s got it better than the 49ers? Q4-:03/NO: On a repeat play, the Saints try some passing razzle-dazzle, the 49ers don’t buy it, AND THAT’S IT. 49ERS WIN IN AN UPSET!!!! Q4-:03: 1/10 for the Saints. Brees fades back, throws an incomplete pass underneath, and clock expires. But now the refs are talking. […]

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January 14, 2012 | 10:24 am

49ers-Saints: NFL Playoff Appetizer

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Today’s the day for the San Francisco 49ers, their head coach, Jim Harbaugh, and for the team’s legion of loyal and moderately long-suffering fans (I write from the perspective of a Chicago Cubs partisan). For the players, it’s time to see how much postseason glory their fine 13-3 regular season will buy them. For Harbaugh, […]

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