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10 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.


Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers waves to the crowd as he runs off the field at Candlestick Park.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Say Goodbye To Nostalgic Candlestick Park

“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.


An aerial view of AT&T Park on Sept. 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Dodgers Fan Stabbed To Death Near San Francisco’s AT&T Park

The Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Jonathan Denver, 24. Cameron Mullins, an investigator with the office, said authorities were still trying to determine the city where Denver lived.


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Giants Safety Antrel Rolle Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week

The two-time Pro Bowler has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after recording six tackles, deflecting two passes and picking off two balls thrown by 49ers quarterback Alex Smith.


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Eli Manning On Sunday: ‘For The First Time This Year We Played To Our Full Potential’

“It was going to take a full team,” Manning said. “Offense, defense and special teams all played really good football, and I think that was by far our best performance as a team.”


49ers fans and Giants fans brawl at Candlestick Park. (Credit: Screen grab from YouTube video)

WATCH: 49ers Fans, Giants Fans Engage In Brawl In Ugly Scene At Candlestick Park

Prior to Sunday’s highly-anticipated matchup, a large chunk of Big Blue fans and 49ers fans got into a vicious brawl. The scene turned quickly ugly, as both men and women took part in the melee. There was pushing, screaming and punching.


Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carlos Rogers Vows That He Won’t Mock Victor Cruz’s Signature Dance On Sunday

There won’t be any salsa-dancing controversies on Sunday at Candlestick Park when the Giants take on the San Francisco 49ers in a rematch of last season’s NFC championship game. At least that’s what 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers has vowed.


Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Salsa Dance Gone Bad: Will Rogers Mock Cruz On Sunday By Imitating His Moves?

“With his teammates cheering him on, he did a sarcastic salsa dance over me,” Cruz wrote in his book in regard to Rogers. “The Candlestick Park crowd went ballistic, but I wasn’t laughing. It was a sign of disrespect.”


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Victor Cruz Embracing New Role As Leader, Go-To Playmaker For Steady Giants

“It feels good to be somebody that the younger guys can look up to and come to for advice whenever they need it,” Cruz said. “It just so happens that in my third year I have to already switch hats and be the wise veteran to some of the younger guys.”


Victor Cruz of the New York Giants celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giants’ Victor Cruz To Modify Trademark Salsa?

Victor Cruz is thinking about modifying his trademark endzone salsa dance.


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Hartnett: Tynes Hits Overtime-Winning Field Goal, Giants Are Going To The Super Bowl

Lawrence Tynes kicked an overtime-winning field goal to send the Giants to Super Bowl 46. Giants are going to Indianapolis!


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Watch It, Unruly NFC Championship Fans Face Ouster From Game

When some 70,000 fans converge on Candlestick Park this Sunday for the Bay Area’s first NFC championship in 15 years, they had better be on their best behavior or risk being booted from the stadium — without warning.


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Coughlin: We’re Not Concerned About Weather

The biggest player during Sunday’s NFC Championship game just may end up being the weather.


Giants (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images) at 49ers (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Dottino: Giants-49ers NFC Championship Game Preview

By Paul Dottino » More Columns So both teams have gotten what they wished for this week. There are Giants who said they preferred to draw the San Francisco 49ers rather than the New Orleans […]


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Palladino: Candlestick Field Will Be Softer Than Giants’ Jacobs

Unfortunately for Brandon Jacobs, he may not have a chance to prove Jerry Rice wrong. The Stick could well become a quagmire by game time Sunday.