Levi's Stadium

AC Milan's M'baye Niang (11) celebrates with teammates Andrea Bertolacci, left, and Giacomo Bonaventura, right, after scoring a goal against Bayern Munich during their match Wednesday in Chicago. (Paul Beaty/AP)

AC Milan, Liverpool game at Levi’s Stadium gives local fans a taste for international soccer

The Bay Area’s summer of soccer will cap off with European flair…

 

Trent Baalke, general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, sporting his trademark confused look. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

For fluxed-up Niners, it’s business as usual

Let’s see now. It’s five days into free agency, and the Niners…

 

The 49ers announced Thursday the appointment of Al Guido as team president and Paraag Maathe as executive vice president of football operations, chief strategy officer and a managing partner. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Will management reshuffling lead to more 49ers drama?

In the curious and ambiguous world of 49ers management, CEO Jed York…

 

Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)

Desperate and doomed, Raiders owner Mark Davis should try Levi’s

So the seats are red. And the logos have gold. And the…

Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)
The Denver Broncos celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Levi’s field comes up Super short again

Just when we thought the Levi’s Stadium field could only get better,…

The Denver Broncos celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Panthers wide receiver Tedd Ginn, pictured during a Wednesday news conference, says he’s glad to be back in the Bay Area, where he previously played as a member of the 49ers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

At last, ex-49er Ginn on fast track to success

Ted Ginn Jr. has said all the right things since his return…

Panthers wide receiver Tedd Ginn, pictured during a Wednesday news conference, says he’s glad to be back in the Bay Area, where he previously played as a member of the 49ers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Memo to Super Bowl Week: Wake Up!

Three days before Super Bowl 50, it’s almost time to panic. The…

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Super Bowl 50 Host Committee chairman Daniel Lurie, left, welcomes Mayor Ed Lee, center, to a preview tour of the Super Bowl City fan attraction on Friday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Ed Lee yelling, suites aren’t selling, forecast telling

Are you ready for some ... El Niño? Or maybe, in a…

Super Bowl 50 Host Committee chairman Daniel Lurie, left, welcomes Mayor Ed Lee, center, to a preview tour of the Super Bowl City fan attraction on Friday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)

As we admire him, Newton injects race

Scared? The only people who should be scared of Cam Newton are…

Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)

Levi’s Stadium innovations on display

When architects set out to design a new stadium for the 49ers,…

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh is hoisted on the shoulders of his team after defeating the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX at Stanford, Stadium on Jan. 20, 1985. (1985 AP)

Super Bowl in Silicon, leaving The City with silicone

So it’s another Not-in-San-Francisco Super Bowl to be played in a city…

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh is hoisted on the shoulders of his team after defeating the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX at Stanford, Stadium on Jan. 20, 1985. (1985 AP)
Keith Bruce, CEO of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, says he expects this year’s big game — and the accompanying events — to be the biggest in NFL history. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

Bruce is super man on the spot

There are a few things that Keith Bruce wants known about Super…

Keith Bruce, CEO of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, says he expects this year’s big game — and the accompanying events — to be the biggest in NFL history. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)
NFL field director Ed Mangan holds up a piece of sod as he prepares for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Weather or not, Levi’s is dressed up, ready to go

At first blush, Levi’s Stadium appears to be a substantial upgrade over…

NFL field director Ed Mangan holds up a piece of sod as he prepares for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Workers install sod on the field at Levi’s Stadium on Jan. 11 in preparation for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

NFL says Levi’s field will be ready

Less than four weeks from the Super Bowl, the field is nearly…

Workers install sod on the field at Levi’s Stadium on Jan. 11 in preparation for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Word is the 49ers have some interest in hiring New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton to replace Jim Tomsula, but they have some stiff competition in the form of the New York Giants, who Payton may find more appealing. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Kelly wants gig, but 49ers have company in Payton race

Chip Kelly covets the job and has alerted the 49ers. Sean Payton…

Word is the 49ers have some interest in hiring New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton to replace Jim Tomsula, but they have some stiff competition in the form of the New York Giants, who Payton may find more appealing. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Broken system: 5-7 bowl team at Levi’s

Why is a 5-7 bowl team playing at Levi’s Stadium on Saturday…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) and wide receiver Jerome Simpson (14) celebrate a touchdown during the second half against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

49ers dealing with disarray

Ahmad Brooks sees no need for a chat with coach Jim Tomsula…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) and wide receiver Jerome Simpson (14) celebrate a touchdown during the second half against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
Since relocating to a state-of-the-art facility in Santa Clara, the 49ers have been woeful - both on and off the field. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

If John York ‘loves’ 49ers, he’ll fire Jed

At an “informal, relaxing luncheon” in Redwood City, John York will discuss…

Since relocating to a state-of-the-art facility in Santa Clara, the 49ers have been woeful - both on and off the field. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Coldplay, pictured performing at the Global Citizen Festival in New York on Sept. 26, have been tapped to headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. (Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

Paradise? Coldplay gets Super Bowl gig

Sorry, Taylor Swift, but Coldplay is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show.…

Coldplay, pictured performing at the Global Citizen Festival in New York on Sept. 26, have been tapped to headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. (Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Levi’s Stadium has been selected to host the College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2019. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Levi’s right fit for 2019 college football title game

Unlike the 49ers, Levi’s Stadium is having no trouble winning its competitions.…

Levi’s Stadium has been selected to host the College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2019. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)