NEW ORLEANS - Two weeks of hype, two weeks of wondering if the French Quarter has any monetary value or not and two weeks of learning more about the Harbaugh clan than you could ever ask for. At last, it’s Super Bowl Sunday in the Big Easy again. Read More
OK, we’ve had our two weeks of all things irrelevant, including an actual breakdown of the news conference attire chosen by John and Jim Harbaugh.
We’ve had our fill of filler stories. You know, the little-known tale of the trials and tribulations of the special teams gunner. Gripping stuff that you’ll never again give a second thought.
We’ve been amused by the players who just can’t help themselves. Read More
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is making one of his biggest bets yet on the 49ers when the team takes on the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl this Sunday, city officials said.
Lee has agreed on a friendly wager with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on the outcome of the big game in New Orleans.
As part of the bet, the winning mayor will host the losing mayor to take part in a day of service with local programs from AmeriCorps, a federal community service agency. Read More
NEW ORLEANS – John and Jim Harbaugh couldn’t have been dressed any differently during their final pre-Super Bowl appearance Friday, a unique joint news conference. John was decked out in a suit, while Jim wore his usual attire of a 49ers hat and black sweater with a Niners logo on it.
But when it comes down to where the focus should be heading into the pinnacle of the NFL, the coaches couldn’t be more in tune with one another. Read More
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 — 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
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