The Niners' NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons features a rarity in football gambling: the Falcons, the home team and the NFC's number one seed, will play the game as the underdog.
When the line opened on Monday morning, San Francisco was a 3-point favorite. By Tuesday evening, the ... More >>
With the New Year just hours away, we can finally say it without fear of a buzzer-beating jinx: 2012 marks The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance.
These things tend to come in cycles. The Bay's Age of Terrible Sports was a long, cold winter. Game Six in '02 was the first snow, and the blizzar ... More >>
Take it from a Bears fan, there ain't no better rivalry in football, maybe in all of
professional sports, than the San
Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants. No two teams
have had so many epic battles, so many knock-down, drag-out fights, as the 49ers and
Giants. Both teams have to be among t ... More >>
Mike Singletary, Emperor of the United States and Protector of MexicoGoing back to the days of Emperor Norton, San Francisco has been a place that celebrated and made heroes of people who, for lack of a better way of putting it, were deeply off their rockers. The San Francisco Giants are, astound ... More >>
Dirty Dozen Brass BandCelebrate Mardi Gras @ Various LocationsWith the hot flush of underdog love filling everyone's hearts after the Saints' improbable Super Bowl victory (so conveniently close to Mardi Gras!), you can bet there'll be a lotta people pretending to be Big Easy expats on this year' ... More >>