NEW ORLEANS — Groggy and functioning on an hour and a half of sleep, the magnitude of what he accomplished just hours prior still hadn’t sunk in for Joe Flacco on Monday morning. Add in receiving a brand-new shiny Corvette for winning MVP honors of the Super Bowl, and it’s easy to understand why it all seems like a dream for the 28-year-old. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — For the majority of the season, it was the backbone of the 49ers. The consistent phase of the team that would show up week in and week out.
But down the stretch, the 49ers’ defense, particularly the pass defense, showed its vulnerability and it ultimately caught up to them in Super Bowl XLVII. Read More
All Jenny Chen could do was hold her head in her hands when the Super Bowl ended.
“Next year,” the 29-year-old Burlingame resident said after the 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday night in New Orleans. “But I was hoping for a miracle.”
That sentiment was felt throughout San Francisco after a close contest in which the 49ers came just short of making the ultimate comeback, losing 34-31. Read More
In a cat-and-mouse game, John made the winning move at the end in the battle of Harbaugh brothers on Super Bowl Sunday.
Jim had rolled the dice earlier when he let the clock run down in the final two minutes, as the 49ers tried for the touchdown that would have likely won the game for them because there would be so little time left for the Baltimore Ravens. But a fourth-down pass from Colin Kaepernick sailed beyond the reach of Michael Crabtree. Read More
Apparently not everyone was able to celebrate the Super Bowl in San Francisco.
Ravens in the Fog, a Facebook page dedicated to Baltimore fans living in the Bay Area, said the several hundred people who were poised to take over Dear Mom in the Mission district Sunday had to cancel their party Friday due to fears about their safety. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — A city and stage known for its pomp and circumstance went dark at one of the worst times possible.
The Superdome experienced a power outage that caused a 34-minute delay in the third quarter of Sunday’s Super Bowl, putting pause on the nation’s biggest sporting event. It also knocked the CBS broadcast team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms off the air temporarily. Read More
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A power outage at the Super Bowl put the nation's biggest sporting event on hold for more than a half-hour Sunday, interrupting an otherwise electric, back-and-forth game that ended with Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens as NFL champions thanks to a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Read More
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Super Bowl was delayed because of a power outage Sunday, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness and leading to a 34-minute delay in the biggest game of the year.The Baltimore Ravens were leading the San Francisco 49ers 28-6 when most of the lights in the 73,000-seat building went out with 13:22 left in the third quarter. Read More
Beyonce sang like she had something to prove at the Super Bowl, balancing out the testosterone levels on the football field with a dance-heavy performance that featured her Destiny's Child band mates and an all-female band.
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