Super Bowl

Kyle Shanahan wishes his Monday before the Super Bowl wasn’t so stressful. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Kyle Shanahan’s missing playbook saga from the columnist who took it

HOUSTON — The Niners have their guys now, Kyle Shanahan as coach…

 

Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the outcome of the players’ vote for the NBA All-Star Game, ignoring that the game has been disappointing for years. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Here’s a vote for NBA All-Star Game as must-not-see TV

Warriors coach Steve Kerr is a bit peeved that so many players…

 

North Korea’s new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

TOKYO — Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest…

 

BART’s ridership for the weekend broke into the agency’s top 10 busiest Saturdays. (Examiner file photo)

BART reports record-breaking ridership numbers for Super Bowl City, Muni ridership also grows

Preliminary numbers are in, and local transit agencies netted huge boosts in…

BART’s ridership for the weekend broke into the agency’s top 10 busiest Saturdays. (Examiner file photo)
Jamie Foxx (pictured in Los Angeles last year) is slated to appear at Temple nightclub on Friday. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP))

Got cash? Go to a Super Bowl bash

It’s Super Bowl week, and celebrities are coming out, sometimes even at…

Jamie Foxx (pictured in Los Angeles last year) is slated to appear at Temple nightclub on Friday. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP))
San Francisco dispatchers say their current system is unreliable and that a poorly timed glitch could prove catastrophic. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner

Unreliable dispatch system exacerbates flaws in SF’s emergency response

While a crowd of a million is expected to visit San Francisco…

San Francisco dispatchers say their current system is unreliable and that a poorly timed glitch could prove catastrophic. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner

Broncos’ bus disabled in minor crash on Hwy 101

A Denver Broncos team bus was disabled and a California Highway Patrol…

Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco welcomes first Super Bowl celebration in more than three decades

San Francisco is known for its Golden Gate Bridge, but this week…

Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning watches the AFC championship trophy presentation following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. (Joe Mahoney/AP)

Peytongate places Manning under seige

A year ago it was Deflategate. This time it’s what, Peytongate? The…

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning watches the AFC championship trophy presentation following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. (Joe Mahoney/AP)

Former 49er, Bronco indicted in gambling and drug trafficking ring

With Super Bowl 50 barely a week away, a San Francisco high…

Levi’s Stadium innovations on display

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

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will be competing against the Denver Broncos — and the predicted inclement weather a.k.a. El Nino — in Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (Chuck Burton/AP)

The bigger force: Cam Newton or El Niño?

Here in the bosom of innovation, where tech executives microdose LSD to…

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will be competing against the Denver Broncos — and the predicted inclement weather a.k.a. El Nino — in Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (Chuck Burton/AP)
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates with fans after their divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Panthers won 31-24.  (Bob Leverone/AP)

Cam Newton’s Law: ‘I don’t get nervous’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the waning moments of a strange 35-35 game…

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates with fans after their divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Panthers won 31-24.  (Bob Leverone/AP)
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faces reporters before practice on Thursday. The Patriots play the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (Steven Senne/AP)

Mind games between Patriots-Broncos before big game Sunday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Gronk pushes off. Brady whines. If it's AFC championship…

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faces reporters before practice on Thursday. The Patriots play the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (Steven Senne/AP)
San Francisco is set to spend millions of dollars for hosting Super Bowl City and will not be reimbursed for a dime of it. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Don’t believe the Super Bowl 50 hype — Here’s why

Call San Francisco’s raw deal for the Super Bowl what you will…

San Francisco is set to spend millions of dollars for hosting Super Bowl City and will not be reimbursed for a dime of it. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
FBI agent Doug Hunt said his agency will take a softer, victim-centric approach in the fight against sex trafficking in the days leading up to Super Bowl 50. (Eric Risberg/AP)

FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight

For the first time in its efforts to crack down on sex…

FBI agent Doug Hunt said his agency will take a softer, victim-centric approach in the fight against sex trafficking in the days leading up to Super Bowl 50. (Eric Risberg/AP)
From Jan. 23 to Feb. 12, the F-Market & Wharves trolley car will be replaced with shuttle buses on the part of the route that is between the Ferry Building and the Castro. (mike koozmin/s.f. examiner)

City will help Castro Merchants during Super Bowl business dip

Castro business owners are seeing a reversal in fortunes, as The City…

From Jan. 23 to Feb. 12, the F-Market & Wharves trolley car will be replaced with shuttle buses on the part of the route that is between the Ferry Building and the Castro. (mike koozmin/s.f. examiner)
San Francisco's homeless population shouldn't sit idly by as Mayor Ed Lee tries to hide them from cameras during the upcoming Super Bowl festivities. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

New direction for a new year

Ah, New Year’s resolutions. One year later, and the rent is still…

San Francisco's homeless population shouldn't sit idly by as Mayor Ed Lee tries to hide them from cameras during the upcoming Super Bowl festivities. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Supe. Avalos’ bike-yield law proposal faces key votes

A plan to allow San Francisco’s bicyclists to roll through stop signs…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
The Super Bowl 50 Committee has not said it would refund the SFMTA for costs in rerouting, increasing service and other disruptions involved with the celebration events. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA could pay Super Bowl transit costs

Muni may be on the hook for its transit service as San…

The Super Bowl 50 Committee has not said it would refund the SFMTA for costs in rerouting, increasing service and other disruptions involved with the celebration events. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)