Most of us remember the last time the 49ers played a playoff game in Atlanta.
It was the game after "The Catch II," when Terrell Owens -- after dropping several passes all game -- held on to a Jeff Garcia laser that vaulted the Niners over the hated Green Bay Packers in January 1999.
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He's a dancing man...Can HacMan become a dancing man? Jeffrey Leonard, a gent whose name induces palpable waves of San Francisco Giants nostalgia among the put-upon faithful, is looking to put a new spin on his legacy. And a swing. And a dip. The former outfielder, best remembered for his MVP per ... More >>
We can find no fault with MartaFC Gold Pride, certainly the first professional sporting team based out of Hayward, set another mark last month. It hosted the first professional sporting championship ever set in Hayward -- and won it, 4-0. Now a trio of Gold Pride starters have cracked the s ... More >>
Kevin Mitchell, the home run-hitting savant who powered the San Francisco Giants' 1980s-era teams and occupies a place in every fan's heart, is less revered by a concussed San Diego-area golfer. A man named Leonard Lerma claims the 1989 National League Most Valuable Player leaped out of a golf ca ... More >>
Barry Zito is a lot better than you think. Of course, that statement is relative. My old pal Randy Shaw at BeyondChron and your humble narrator will never be confused for blood brothers -- but we are both U.C. Berkeley alums and longtime San Francisco Giants supporters who have suffered mightily ... More >>
Jim HerdIt's not too late for locals to catch the UFL action...okay it is. But you can still vote on what you likely didn't see. Readers may remember when we dropped by the United Football League home opener for the California Redwoods at a 90-percent empty AT&T Park. Overall, the football wa ... More >>