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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Chances are you hate Nickelback -- or at least profess to. Have you ever met anyone who told you they liked Nickelback? I haven't. But somebody, somewhere is buying their records. If they weren't, the band would've quit already (unless its members are still going just to spite the world -- which ... More >>
Tough luck, SingNewly ex-San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary's career in management may end up being best remembered for his iconic "I want winners" tirade -- and the inevitable Coors Light commercials it will spawn. Many otherwise sane and sensible observers predicted big things from the 4 ... More >>
Jimmy Raye, told to turn in his playbookNot long after the San Francisco 49ers' latest debacle, embattled offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye was fired. Fans are left to ponder if his final exit from 49er headquarters was a predicable run up the middle, easily sniffed out by the defense. Sadly, Raye ... More >>
Vance CardellCal topped Miami, 24-17, in the 2008 Emerald Bowl at AT&T ParkLike many folks with a media e-mail account, your humble narrator received the word Monday that Cal will be playing its home football games at AT&T Park in 2011 -- or whatever Pacific Bell/SBC/AT&T Park is call ... More >>
When is a name a trainwreck?
As we reported last week, the San Francisco franchise in the nascent United Football League will today unveil its name, logo, and uniform design at a 10:30 press conference at AT&T Park. Yes, we'll be there with a camera. But our expectations have now been marked ... More >>
We recently wrote about how Scott Linehan was just the latest NFL coach to trot out the ridiculous "It's all about my family" excuse to cover up why he really doesn't want/got bounced from a job. You'll recall that Linehan, the former head coach of the St. Louis Rams, flew to San Francisco and engag ... More >>