Now that the smoke has cleared and the NFL draft, all that’s left this offseason is to ponder who has positioned themselves the best to win Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. According to Bovada.com, the 49ers are clearly the team to beat. The 49ers were listed as the 6-1 favorite to win next year’s championship. Read More
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was in Baltimore on Friday to settle a bet he made with the city's mayor on the outcome of the Super Bowl game between the 49ers and Ravens in February.
Click on the photo to the right to see pictures of Mayor Ed Lee in Baltimore.
Lee agreed on a friendly wager with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ahead of the big game in New Orleans on Feb. 3, in which the 49ers fell 34-31. Read More
NEW YORK — The NFL will release its 2013 schedule Thursday night with a prime-time TV show.
Completion of the schedule was delayed because of a conflict in Baltimore, where the Orioles are playing on Sept. 5, the night of the now-traditional Thursday season kickoff. So the Super Bowl champion Ravens will open on the road.
The first full weekend of games will be Sept. 8-9. For the second straight year, the NFL will have a full slate of Thursday night games. Read More
As general manager Reggie McKenzie tries to resurrect the Raiders, he faces a double challenge, from the fans who believed the Al Davis legend and the local media who don’t seem to understand the situation. Read More
The Baltimore Ravens are paying the price for winning a Super Bowl.
The NFL champions lost two key components of their defense, linebackers Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe, as free agency began Tuesday. On Monday, they traded star receiver Anquan Boldin, a key to their title run, to the 49ers — the team the Ravens beat 34-31 to win the championship. Read More
Last week was a dreary week in San Francisco, full of weak and weary souls unable to forget that bleak game in which their proud team's championship hopes ended up as dying embers. Sorrow for the lost Super Bowl! Read More
Hours after watching nephew Delanie Walker play in the Super Bowl for the 49ers, Alice and Bryan Young were killed in a car accident in Louisiana by a suspected drunken driver.
Walker, a tight end, said Wednesday on his Twitter account: “Alice and Bryan Young my aunt and uncle was killed on Monday at 5 am after the super bowl by a drunk. Im going to miss y’all but i know they are in a better place.” Read More
BALTIMORE — Baltimore celebrated with its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday, with thousands of fans in purple lining the streets and packing the team’s stadium for a celebration. Read More
SANTA CLARA — Still steaming over the Super Bowl loss, Colin Kaepernick packed up his belongings in the 49ers’ locker room and made plans with teammates to work out this offseason.
They won’t have to wait long. Read More
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