The melee appears to have broken at the start of half time near the 50 yard line seats in the upper deck, when 49er fans and Cardinal fans began jawing at each other across an aisle. The initial shoving sent fans down the stairs and onto a walkway below. At that point, fans in Cardinals gear who had not been previously involved began taking swings at the pile, which included both men and women.
San Francisco’s 49ers are putting their heads together with Santa Clara transit officials in hopes of improving the horrible post-game traffic some fans were forced to endure last Sunday during the home opener.
Back in June the Giants and A’s looked destined to meet in the World Series, now they’ll be lucky to get more than one game of postseason play apiece.
The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called “Don’t Block the Box’” to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants’ games.
Before the season, Las Vegas bookies said the California Golden Bears would be lucky to win three games (they set the over-under line at 2.5 wins). That’s what happens when you only beat Portland State the prior year. But after two fairly dominant victories to start the year, the team has to be feeling good about its chances to cover that bet.
In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.
Pinball wizards in Oakland can rejoice, because they can now play the silver ball without worrying about being thrown in the slammer.
Donny Moore can be the most reviled man in NFL locker rooms. He’s not a coach, a referee or a drug tester. He has never played or coached a game. Still, NFL players — and millions of fans — can’t wait to see what he has to say.
The number two most expensive game in the NFL this season – based on resale on the secondary marketplaces – is the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. That game will cost you just under $600, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
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