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Why San Francisco will win: Fate can’t stop Kaepernick

Why San Francisco will win: Fate can’t stop Kaepernick

charlotteobserver.com Updated Jan 31, 2013
No matter how good Joe Flacco is Sunday, however, he?s unlikely to be enough to upset favored San Francisco.Click to Continue »
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  • Fangio believes Greene worthy of hall

    Fangio believes Greene worthy of hall

    charlotteobserver.com Jan 31, 2013
    San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic Fangio doesn?t have a Hall of Fame vote. If he did, he would use it on former Panthers linebacker Kevin Greene.Click to Continue »
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  • Chris Culliver apologizes for anti-gay comments

    Chris Culliver apologizes for anti-gay comments

    charlotteobserver.com Jan 31, 2013
    San Francisco cornerback Chris Culliver, who is from Raleigh and played college football at South Carolina, apologized Thursday for anti-gay comments he made to comedian Artie Lange.Click to Continue »
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  • Unhappy with conditions, Ravens move practice field

    Unhappy with conditions, Ravens move practice field

    CNNSI.com Jan 31, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Unhappy with the hard artificial turf at Tulane University's baseball field, the Baltimore Ravens will hold their main practice Thursday at the Saints' facility instead.
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  • Steve Smith Hopeful Mike Shula Can Keep Panthers Offense Moving

    Steve Smith Hopeful Mike Shula Can Keep Panthers Offense Moving

    panthersgab.com Jan 31, 2013
    Veteran wideout Steve Smith said he’s optimistic Mike Shula can keep the Panthers’ offense rolling following the departure of Rob Chudzinski to Cleveland. After Chudzinski interviewed with three teams last offseason, Smith said his leaving was inevita
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  • 49ers Harbaugh, Panthers’ Rivera take different coaching roads

    49ers Harbaugh, Panthers’ Rivera take different coaching roads

    charlotteobserver.com Jan 31, 2013
    In his first year with the Niners, Jim Harbaugh had San Francisco in the playoffs. In his second year, Harbaugh is in the Super Bowl. Meanwhile, Ron Rivera ? hired…Click to Continue »
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Smith chastises NFL for lack of player safety

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- The NFL Players Association challenged the league's commitment to player safety on Monday, going so far as to call some teams' behavior "reckless" when diagnosing and treating players.
  • Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ers

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
  • Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie Newsome

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…
  • Jim Trotter: In Trent Baalke, the 49ers have a GM whose foundation is buil…

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- After receiving his first NFL scouting job with the Cleveland Browns in 1991, Lionel Vital was told he should take college coaches to lunch when visiting their schools. Scouts want as much background as possible on draft-eligible prospect…