1. San Francisco 49ers Ultimate Showdown Tournament: First-Round Matchups

    The votes are in and the ballots have been counted! The bracket is finally set and soon we as 49er fans will find out once and for all who the greatest squad ever to dawn the red and ...

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  2. 2010 San Jose Sharks Playoff Preview: The Duality of Ducking Detroit

    For better or worse, this past weekend saw things work out exactly as many San Jose Sharks fans had hoped. The Sharks slipped past the Cinderella Phoenix Coyotes and earned two points ...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: The Cure for the Common 2010 NFL Mock Draft

    All signs point to NFL fans being hungry for mock drafts. If that is what you are looking for, you will not find it here...

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  4. San Jose Sharks: Why the Continued Use of the “Big Line” Could Prove Costly

    You do not win the President’s Trophy and finish back-to-back seasons first or second in your conference in the NHL (or any other league for that matter) by accident...

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  5. Greatest San Francisco 49ers Squad of All Time: The Ultimate Showdown!

    Dwight Clark with The Catch in 1981 (well technically January of 1982); Joe Montana and John Taylor with The Drive in Super Bowl XXIII; the team-effort demolitions of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXIV and San Diego Chargers in Super Bowl XXIX...

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  6. San Jose Sharks Have Best of Both Worlds: Best In West As Joe Thornton Rests

    The San Jose Sharks managed to break out of their worst swoon in 13 years in time for the final push to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, it has not exactly been smooth waters in San Jose since then...

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  7. Duality of Donovan McNabb to the 49ers: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't

    The prospect of a trade between the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers involving QB Donovan McNabb has been the topic of much discussion around the Bay lately...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about over 4 years ago 1,362 reads 16 comments

  8. One Less Thing to Wonder: Another Case for the 49ers in Santa Clara

    It is safe to say that there are a lot of questions surrounding the San Francisco 49ers as they approach the start of the 2010 season. Some possibilities are fun to wonder about...

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  9. Resurgent San Jose Sharks Return Favor for Previous Defeats; Win Streak to Four

    A vastly depleted San Jose Sharks squad gutted out a gritty win against a determined and desperate Colorado Avalanche team Sunday night to sweep their three-game home stand and push ...

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  10. The Big 5-0: What Evgeni Nabokov's 50th Shutout Could Mean to San Jose

    Starting San Jose Sharks goalie, Evgeni Nabokov, is not a fan of the limelight. He makes himself accessible for locker room interviews, but tries to avoid being the focus of attention whenever he can...

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  11. Could Be Worse: Five Players 49ers Faithful Can Be Glad to Be Rid of

    The 2010 season stands to be a make-or-break year for the San Francisco 49ers. They managed to escape their seventh straight losing season in 2009, finishing even at 8-8...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about over 4 years ago 13,973 reads 35 comments

  12. NFC West Offseason Round Up: From Signings, to Trades, to the Draft

    The 2010 NFL offseason has seen its fair share of major moves in the NFC West thus far. Pro Bowlers and Super Bowl Champions have retired; big names have left, re-signed, or changed hands...

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  13. Very Superstitious: Three Superstitious Fixes for the Slumping Sharks

    Time to face the music. The San Jose Sharks have been mediocre at best since well before the Olympic Break and downright dismal through most of 10 games since, leading to their worst skid since 1997...

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  14. Why Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Balloting Is A Terrible Idea

    In my opinion, NFL fans should have absolutely NO say in who gets enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Think about that for a minute. If you are like most NFL fans, you will take offense...

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  15. Don't Stop Believing! Why 2010 Is Far From Over for the San Jose Sharks

    The Sharks’ recent swoon has brought about harsh criticism and more than a little speculation across various sports media outlets that this is simply 2010’s beginning of ...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about over 4 years ago 357 reads 11 comments

  16. Should David Carr be in the Driver's Seat for the San Francisco 49ers?

    There has certainly been a lot of talk about the departure of GM Scott McCloughan in San Francisco over the last couple of days...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about over 4 years ago 1,634 reads 13 comments

  17. I Want to Believe! Three Reasons This Could Be the San Jose Sharks’ Year

    Now seems like an odd time to write an article about why Sharks fans should be optimistic about the upcoming playoffs...

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  18. Told You So! Why Shaun Hill's Departure Is a Step Forward for the 49ers

    Vindication is sweet! Sunday saw the trade of former “anointed” 49ers starting QB Shaun Hill to the Detroit Lions for an officially undisclosed—but widely known to be seventh-round—draft pick in 2011...

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  19. Don't Make Hal Repeat Himself! The Yankees' Quest for 28 in Twenty-Ten

    When the incomparable George M. Steinbrenner III turned the role of New York Yankees Managing General Partner, the ownership representative most closely tied to the day-to-day operations ...

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  20. “What Could Go Wrong?” The 2010 Draft Blunders the 49ers Need to Avoid

    The 49ers are coming off their first non-losing season since 2002. This modest measure of success has a fan base hungry for a return to prior glories. They're cautiously optimistic that this could be the year the team finally breaks through...

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  21. The 49ers Top 5 Strange Personalities In History: Characters Welcome

    The 49ers have certainly seen their fair share of unique and interesting personalities over the years. Whether fans loved them, or hated them, nobody was ambivalent...

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  22. David Carr? Can His Return to California Be the Answer For The 49ers?

    I have to admit that I was rather surprised this morning when I woke up, turned on ESPN News, and saw that my beloved San Francisco 49ers had signed David Carr. On the surface, I guess it really is not that surprising...

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  23. The Great Stadium Debate Redux: A Look at “Viable” Alternatives

    As if the San Francisco 49ers’ Santa Clara stadium initiative wasn’t facing enough opposition from environmentalists, theme park operators, opponents of economic progress and expansion, ...

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  24. San Jose Finds a Way: Gritty Performance Vaults Sharks over Columbus

    It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t certain. It wasn’t easy. It wasn’t decisive. It wasn’t any of the things that a March matchup between an NHL conference leader and a ...

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  25. NHL Trade Deadline Deals: Deft or Desperate?

    People in my hometown area of the greater San Jose metro region, in the south of San Francisco’s Bay Area, are all up in arms this week...

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