Stevie Johnson Drafted A Really Great Fantasy You Team

When you get down to it, it is kind of strange that we get together and pretend to collect teams of employees, and award them imaginary points for things they do at their jobs, just because they work in football. So 49ers WR Stevie Johnson decided to put together his own "fantasy work team," and I think we're all on… » 9/25/14 9:38am 9/25/14 9:38am

Colin Kaepernick Was Probably Penalized For Saying "Nigger" Or "Nigga"

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the first NFL player to be penalized and then fined for using "inappropriate language," it was pretty clear that, given the NFL's instructions for referees to crack down on the use of racial and homophobic slurs, he had said something that was deemed by… » 9/23/14 3:42pm 9/23/14 3:42pm

Jim Harbaugh: "We're Not Going To Flinch" And Bench Ray McDonald

The 49ers are in a thorny situation with starting DE Ray McDonald, who has played the first two games despite an ongoing investigation into accusations he assaulted his pregnant fiancée. But McDonald has not been charged, and to Jim Harbaugh, that's enough. "We're not going to flinch based on public speculation," the… » 9/16/14 11:11am 9/16/14 11:11am

Why Did Colin Kaepernick Receive An "Inappropriate Language" Penalty?

After throwing his second interception of the night against the Bears, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was flagged for a 15-yard penalty for "inappropriate language." Kaepernick is the first player to be hit with a penalty of this sort, and while nobody's sharing exactly what Kaepernick said, it's fairly safe to… » 9/15/14 10:03am 9/15/14 10:03am

Jim Harbaugh Once Pissed Himself To Get A Picture With A Ballplayer

Tim Kawakami sat down with Jim Harbaugh to talk about his love for baseball and two stories immediately stick out. First, he says he pissed himself as a five-year-old waiting for a chance to meet and get a picture with the Cleveland Indians first baseman after a game. Harbaugh also says there is a picture of him… » 8/21/14 8:20pm 8/21/14 8:20pm

The 49ers' New Stadium Is Probably The Future Of Concessions

Yesterday saw the 49ers' very first game at their new home, Levi's Stadium, and if you had to pick one quote from a fan to summarize the tens of thousands of opinions out there, it'd be the one the Chronicle got from one season-ticket holder: "I live in San Francisco, so it's a little far. But this is really nice." » 8/18/14 2:24pm 8/18/14 2:24pm

Here's How To Sneak Into Candlestick Park

That guy in the picture above is a reader who just emailed to tell us all about how he snuck into Candlestick Park yesterday, where he hung out on the field for about a half hour without anybody noticing or caring. The key to sneaking in appears to be wearing a suit and telling security you are there for an important… » 8/01/14 2:01pm 8/01/14 2:01pm