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The phrase “peak oil” was in vogue a few years back. Geologist M. King Hubbert theorized the world was about to hit the peak of its petroleum-extraction capabilities and it would all be downhill after that.
Ex-49er In Class Action Suit Against NFL For ‘Culture Of Drug Misuse, Substituting Players’ Health For Profit’
Former 49ers Pro Bowl center Jeremy Newberry joined hundreds of former players in a class-action lawsuit filed today in San Francisco Federal Court. Ex-NFL stars Richard Dent, Jim McMahon, Roy Green, and Ron Stone are also among those listed as Plaintiffs.
From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.
It’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.
The National Football League and other professional leagues favor legislation by Central Valley Assemblyman Henry Perea to close what they see as a loophole that athletes with tenuous connections to the state to file for what’s known as cumulative injuries that occur after years of playing.
Terry Tautolo, a nine-year NFL linebacker who was a member of the San Francisco 49ers during the beginning of their dynasty, has been lived in a tunnel under the freeway much of the time since he retired.
The sigh of relief will not erase three weeks of controversial calls, John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Alex Smith, who has worn a San Francisco Giants cap to post-game press conferences in recent years, could be slapped with a $15,000 fine by the NFL if he does it again, according to the Bay Area News Group.
Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams exhorted his players to injure key San Francisco 49ers players during January’s divisional playoff at Candlestick Park in a speech recorded by a documentary filmmaker, according to Yahoo Sports.
National Football League owners have approved a $200 million loan to fund construction of the proposed new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.