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Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images file photoFrank Gore (21) and the Niners have endured increased pressure and adversity to return to the playoffs this season.

Playoff-bound 49ers have plenty of momentum

For everyone who figured the San Francisco 49ers might stumble after reaching…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images file photoFrank Gore (21) and the Niners have endured increased pressure and adversity to return to the playoffs this season.
Matt Sumner/APA Niners fan celebrates during Monday's game at Candlestick Park. The game marked the 49ers' last regular-season game at the Stick before moving to Santa Clara next season.

Candlestick Park bid farewell by San Francisco 49ers fans

Just as they had hoped, the 49ers and their Faithful gave Candlestick…

Matt Sumner/APA Niners fan celebrates during Monday's game at Candlestick Park. The game marked the 49ers' last regular-season game at the Stick before moving to Santa Clara next season.
Josie Lepe/San Jose Mercury News via APNiners linebacker NaVorro Bowman dives into the end zone after returning an interception 89 yards for the game-clinching score.

Niners send out the Stick in style

Candlestick Park saw it's tenure likely come to end with a play…

Josie Lepe/San Jose Mercury News via APNiners linebacker NaVorro Bowman dives into the end zone after returning an interception 89 yards for the game-clinching score.
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesMichael Crabtree and the 49ers could wind up anywhere from the No. 1 seed or No. 6 in the NFC playoffs.

Plenty of playoff possibilities for 49ers

The 49ers clinched a playoff berth with a win over the Atlanta…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesMichael Crabtree and the 49ers could wind up anywhere from the No. 1 seed or No. 6 in the NFC playoffs.
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoFrank Gore and the 49ers need a win tonight in the Candlestick Park finale to keep their division title hopes alive in Week 17.

Niners have new life in NFC West race

While tonight might be the last scheduled 49ers game at Candlestick Park,…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoFrank Gore and the 49ers need a win tonight in the Candlestick Park finale to keep their division title hopes alive in Week 17.
AP Photo/Brian BlancoSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter of an NFL football game

49ers host Falcons in NFC title game rematch

Two teams separated by just a few plays and all of four…

AP Photo/Brian BlancoSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter of an NFL football game
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Harbaugh would like to stay put with 49ers

Yes, Jim Harbaugh wants to coach the San Francisco 49ers for years…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.

Montana won’t attend Candlestick’s farewell game

As strange as it may seem, 49ers legend Joe Montana will not…

Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

49ers icon Clark ‘hates to see Candlestick go'

Former 49ers receiver Dwight Clark regards Candlestick Park much the same way…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.

Niners put fullback Miller on IR; bring back Tukuafu

The 49ers put fullback Bruce Miller on injured reserve Wednesday, officially ending…

Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

49ers fullback Miller likely done for season

Do-everything 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is expected to miss the remainder of…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Kaepernick needs to learn more control for Niners

Colin Kaepernick had one of the most spectacular days of his season…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
harry How/getty images file photoDavid Shaw led Stanford to its fourth straight BCS bowl and second straight Pac-12 Conference title this year.

Shaw not interested in leaving Stanford for NFL

David Shaw has a message for anybody who believes he’s going to…

harry How/getty images file photoDavid Shaw led Stanford to its fourth straight BCS bowl and second straight Pac-12 Conference title this year.

49ers’ Phil Dawson not counting as field goals keep going in

As Phil Dawson headed out to try a 48-yard field goal late…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Bucs safety Goldson gears up for former 49ers team

Dashon Goldson dropped by 49ers team headquarters a few weeks back and…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoGiants general manager Brian Sabean knows his team may need a boost at the trading deadline

While clearly a winner, Harbaugh hard to like

Is 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh’s act already wearing thin, less than three…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoGiants general manager Brian Sabean knows his team may need a boost at the trading deadline

49ers sign guard Ryan Seymour

Ryan Seymour was standing on the visitor’s side of Candlestick Park on…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

49ers defense makes impressive December stand

This December defensive stand by San Francisco did plenty for the 49ers…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Niners not giving up on division title yet

The 49ers’ win Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks pushed their record to…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Seahawks try to clinch NFC West against 49ers

A December matchup between fierce rivals that only months ago looked to…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)