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    49ers, Raiders are Super Bowl LI longshots

    49ers are 50-to-1 and Raiders are even longer at 66-1 to play in next year's Super Bowl in Houston  
    Super Bowl 50 aftermath: One turf expert says field did just fine
    George Toma thought the Levi's Stadium grass was excellent for Super Bowl 50. 

    Romanowski apologizes for tweet about Cam Newton
    Former Raider and 49er linebacker Bill Romanowski called Newton 'boy' in post-Super Bowl tweet 

    49ers icon Steve Young marvels at Manning's triumph, Newton's agony
    Steve Young stood on the Levi s Stadium field as confetti still fell from the sky and marveled at the likely end to Peyton Manning s career, even if the Broncos quarterback only threw for 141 yards. 

    Kawakami: Hall of Fame night for Super Bowl City: DeBartolo and Stabler
    Holding home-field advantage, former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo and late Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler win election to Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

    Ex-49er Vernon Davis gives Super Bowl tickets to cancer-fighting Broncos fan at Packard Children's Hospital
    It's been a whirlwind week for Alex Walter, 18, from Montana who is being treated for cancer at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. 

    49ers' Boldin NFL Man of the Year
    For his commitment to improving the lives of children, 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin captured the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, the NFL's top honor for community service, during the NFL Honors Awards Ceremony in San Francisco. 

    Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Eddie DeBartolo, the beloved former owner of the 49ers, was selected Saturday night for enshrinement in Canton, Ohio, breaking through after three previous misses as a finalist, according to sources.
     

    Former San Francisco 49er Ricky Watters helps raise awareness for foster youth
    A group of NFL players and celebrities, including Ricky Watters, Dorial Green-Beckham and Tony Goldwyn chose Super Bowl week to raise awareness for foster youth issues. They are working with Oakland-based nonprofit First Place for Youth, which also received a $500,000 'game-changer' grant from the NFL's Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, to launch a 'When I was 18' campaign. 

    49ers' Joe Staley performs incredible act of kindness
    Joe Staley gave his Super Bowl tickets to a Santa Clara man with heart and kidney problems who is raising a 7-year-old daughter by himself. 

    What to do with Super Bowl tickets? 49ers tackle Joe Staley gave his away
    It's Dan Brown with a guest post for mighty Cam Inman. You can find me on Twitter @mercbrownie.SANTA CLARA – What would you do if you had a pair of Super Bowl tickets? 

    Kawakami: Jim Harbaugh buzzes back into town for Super Bowl weekend
    Jim Harbaugh, the ousted 49ers coach, came back to the Bay Area, bigger and rowdier than ever.  

    Panthers' Davis excited to possibly bequeath NFL Man of Year title to 49ers' Boldin
    A day before possibly winning the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award, 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin succinctly summed up his motives that made him a finalist. 

    49ers' Anquan Boldin one of three finalists for Payton Award
    Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year candidate Anquan Boldin doesn't do community work 'to win awards.'
     

    Former San Jose State quarterback is lord of Super Bowl rings
    Neal Dahlen has amassed seven Super Bowl rings during his years working for the 49ers and Denver Broncos. 

    Delanie Walker: Super Bowl tragedy to avoid--don't drive if you drink
    Former 49er Delanie Walker knows first hand the tragedy that driving drunk can cause, and he's urging Bay Area residents to call a ride if they've been drinking. 

    NFL Network's Heath Evans not fond of Chip Kelly's coaching
    Heath Evans, a former NFL fullback, says Kelly's offense can beat bad teams but has little chance against the good ones. 

    Terrell Owens finally gets some love from ex-49ers
    Steve Mariucci, Eric Davis believe Owens belongs in Hall of Fame. 

    Steve Young: 49ers' Kaepernick should prove to Chip Kelly he's the man
    If Colin Kaepernick wants to remain a 49er, Steve Young has advice on what the quarterback should do. 

    Dissenter rips NFL health conference, says league is denying football-CTE link
    Chris Nowinski, executive director of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, is appalled by the NFL's ongoing stance that there is no conclusive link between football-related head injuries and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). 

    Thompson: NFL's PR spin on head injuries is shameful
    The NFL's reluctance to acknowledge the link between repeated head trauma and CTE is hurting the cause of fighting this degenerative brain disease. 

    Bennet Omalu doesn't support ban on football
    Bennet Omalu, otherwise known as the concussion doctor, says he doesn't support a ban on football because, 'This is America. You don't ban anything. 

    Roger Craig's Super Bowl Minute: On being introduced at the Super Bowl
    49ers great Roger Craig sits in with our Daniel Brown for a daily Super Bowl Minute. 

    Kawakami: 49ers spoil their own party
    Girl Scout gaffe plays out on Super Bowl stage with national media and NFL execs in audience 

    Young devises an approach for Colin Kaepernick to rebound under Chip Kelly
    Steve Young has a funny feeling the 49ers and Colin Kaepernick don t want to stay together under new coach Chip Kelly, which Young said he s based off media reports. 

    Steve Young says Manning victory would be most dramatic in Super Bowl history
    Hall of Famer Steve Young can t wait to see if Peyton Manning can overcome his physical limitations and lead the Denver Broncos to victory in Super Bowl 50 If he wins this, it would be the ultimate John Wayne, most dramatic moment I can remember in Super Bowl history, Young said Thursday in an 

    Montana back to pass -- or, actually, deliver pregame coin toss at Super Bowl 50
    Joe Montana will have one more thrown in him on the Super Bowl stage -- the pregame coin toss for Super Bowl 50. 

    Ex-49ers cornerback, coach vouch for Terrell Owens' Hall of Fame credentials
    Former 49ers cornerback Eric Davis and coach Steve Mariucci says T.O. belongs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite his notorious personality conflicts. Owens is a Hall finalist in his first year of eligibility. 

    Kuechly's Week 1 concussion didn't put him on Borland-like path out of NFL
    A concussion in the season opener put linebacker Luke Kuechly s career on hold for 34 days.He missed three games and returned to the Carolina Panthers quest to reach Super Bowl 50. 

    Panthers LB duo admired what 49ers had in Bowman, Willis
    While Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman flourished as a linebacker tandem in the 49ers 2011-13 playoff seasons, the Carolina Panthers had their own dynamic duo in Thomas Davis and Luke Kuechly. 

     
     
     
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7