Clips of “the handshake” started rolling soon after the final snap at Lambeau Field on Sunday afternoon. But as far as 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is concerned, the “mini controversy” is last year’s news. Read More
’Tis the season for doling out presents to those who have been nice this year, but it is also the time of reckoning for the naughty in San Francisco who deserve a lump of coal in their stocking. It has been an interesting year of politics, protests and unsportsmanlike behavior, but a few rose above the fray. Here is the list from The San Francisco Examiner that we have checked twice for St. Nick to bestow grand gifts (or not). Read More
Who cares about decorum? If the people running the 49ers — meaning Jed York — cared about decorum, protocol or manners, they might have hired someone who knew how to shake hands.
Instead, they hired someone who knows how to win football games. Shake that. Read More
Detroit: Home to the beleaguered auto industry, hard-traveled musicians such as Eminem and Kid Rock — and, if TV commercials are any indicator of Motor City culture, a population that prides itself on remaining stalwart amid adversity. Read More
The 49ers keep creating milestones. First, it was coming off a 20-point deficit to beat the Eagles in Philadelphia.
Then it was the 45-point slamming of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick. Finally, it was the 25-19 win over the previously undefeated Lions in Detroit on Sunday. Read More
Was it a back slap or a shove?
That is the question that is circling around the Internet and sports talk radio Monday after the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions game.
Watch the videos below and see if you think 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh did shove Lions coach Jim Schwartz. If he did, what about the reaction? Read More
Good thing it was a handshake and not a forearm bash, circa 1988.
Jim Schwartz might’ve ended up in intensive care.
To hear him tell it, anyway.
“There’s a protocol in this league,” the Detroit Lions’ coach whined after his club came up on the short end of the scoreboard for the first time this season, a 25-19 decision at the hands of the Niners. “I went to congratulate coach Harbaugh and got shoved out of the way.” Read More
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh embellished his growing reputation for tense relations with competing coaches Sunday following a postgame skirmish with Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz. Read More