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'That's Just How Football Is Played'

Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks called a foul on the officials after his team lost to the New Orleans Saints on a last-second field goal o...

What To Watch: Peyton Manning Takes Center Stage, And Formula One Returns To The U.S.

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

November! Football! Also Formula 1!

Colin Kaepernick Shines In Second Career Start For 49ers

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

With a defense that ranks near the top of every statistical category -- a defense that Jerry Rice told HuffPost was "unquestionably the best in the NFL" -- the choice for Harbaugh essentially comes down to risk. Smith will rarely hurt you but he will rarely win games either. Kaepernick, at least thus far, seems to be the home run hitter who is also willing to hit singles when needed. In other words, the best of both worlds.

Kaepernick, 49ers' D Shut Down Saints

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Even if Colin Kaepernick's second start was hardly as spectacular as his first, he played well enough to extend coach Jim Harbaugh...

Saints Fan Shoots Two 49ers Fans After Playoff Game

Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

According to police in Gwinnett County, Georgia, a New Orleans Saints fan shot two men rooting for the San Francisco 49ers in the parking lot of an Ap...

Alex Smith Leads 49ers To Shocking Playoff Win

AP | By JOSH DUBOW | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Drew Brees overcame five New Orleans turnovers and a 17-point deficit to put the Saints on the brink of their first road playoff vict...

49ers Top Saints In Instant Classic

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 03.15.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — What a way to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of "The Catch." Joe Montana to Dwight Clark then....

San Francisco Defense Looks To Stop Drew Brees

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Drew Brees piled up points, yards and accolades in a record-setting season for the New Orleans Saints. Much of the time, Alex Sm...

Alex Smith: Playoff-Caliber QB?

Scott M. Campbell | Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports
Scott M. Campbell

Smith has a grand opportunity to quiet the naysayers on Saturday, as he leads San Francisco into its NFC divisional playoff game against the visiting Saints.

PHOTOS: Are You Ready For Some Football?!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.13.2012 | San Francisco

It's been ten years. Ten years of close calls and failures. Ten years of revolving coaches and staff. Ten years of referencing the season of 1994 when...