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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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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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The San Francisco 49ers Fall Short, Lose Super Bowl XLVII to the Baltimore Ravens 34-31

February 3, 2013 | 7:48 pm

The San Francisco 49ers Fall Short, Lose Super Bowl XLVII to the Baltimore Ravens 34-31

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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.

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The Super Bowl in Photos

February 3, 2013 | 7:45 pm

The Super Bowl in Photos

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The San Francisco 49ers lost Super Bowl XLVII to the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 34-31. Here’s a look at the game through photos.

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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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