Play time is over. The NFL’s meat-grinder known as the playoffs has left us with the 49ers and Baltimore Ravens, a matchup that should yield a competitive and even Super Bowl.
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With the Super Bowl matchup between the 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens just days away, the wagering between the cities has hit something of a fever pitch.
The symphonies in Baltimore and San Francisco have started a friendly back-and-forth using social media to show pride in their hometown teams. In addition, the zoos and libraries of both cities have placed friendly wagers on the outcome of Sunday’s game. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — When Jed York attended his first football game at age 3, he had already developed an eye for watching the way his uncle ran the 49ers during their glory days.
Nearly three decades later, the Niners are York’s team — and he is trying to build something just as special as the dynasty Eddie DeBartolo Jr. had when the franchise won five Super Bowls in as many tries. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — A day after issuing a statement apologizing for anti-gay comments, 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was still under fire Thursday and was hounded with more questions about the topic when he and the rest of the teammates met with the media. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Hall of Famer Jerry Rice has no interest in a back-and-forth debate with Randy Moss during Super Bowl week about who’s the greatest NFL wide receiver of all time.
“This is not about Randy and Jerry,” Rice said Thursday. “It’s OK. I don’t need to talk about being the best receiver. I don’t need to do that. I don’t need to pat myself on the back.” Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Jim and John Harbaugh hardly needed anything else to bring them closer together. But that was the case Thursday.
The Baltimore Ravens moved their practice from Tulane University to the New Orleans Saints’ facility, where the 49ers are also practicing. Read More
Only two of the 49ers five Super Bowl wins have been close. I think Sunday’s game will be the third and possibly the closest yet as they beat the Baltimore Ravens to tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for most Super Bowl wins with six. Read More
Like many, I usually drink beer when I watch the Super Bowl. That is my beverage of choice when it comes to most sporting events, whether I’m at the stadium or watching at home. However, there are wines that go pretty well with the hodgepodge that is the Super Bowl smorgasbord, so there is no reason to be left behind during the big game. Read More
If you’re looking for a great place to watch the Super Bowl, Kezar Pub is hard to beat. Located across the street from Kezar Stadium (the original home of the 49ers), the bar boasts 24 high-definition TVs, 24 beers on tap and a stunning collection of 49ers memorabilia. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — To the casual observer, the sight of David Akers, Andy Lee, Justin Tucker or Sam Koch waltzing down Bourbon Street this week probably wouldn’t cause too much of a commotion. Read More