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Superdome Power Outage

Super Bowl Blackout Traced To Device Installed To Prevent Power Outages

The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl took the blame Friday for the power outage that brought the big game to a halt, explaining that a device designed specifically to prevent a blackout failed and plunged the game into darkness for more than half an hour.


Best Bars To Celebrate Mardi Gras On The Peninsula

Are you ready for Mardi Gras? If you live on the Peninsula and like to party close to home, you’re in luck. With numerous cool spots celebrating Mardi Gras, your only dilemma will be choosing which one to go to.

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49ers tight end Delanie Walker poses with his aunt and uncle, Alice and Bryan Young at the Super Bowl. (Delanie Walker/Instagram)

Relatives Of 49ers TE Delanie Walker Killed In Post-Super Bowl DUI Crash

The aunt and uncle of San Francisco 49ers tight end Delanie Walker were killed early Monday morning by a suspected drunk driver, according to Walker.


File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Grabs Super Bowl Spotlight With Record Number Of Tweets

Beyonce’s splashy show, a freak power outage, and—oh, yeah—a captivating game of football combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night’s Super Bowl.


Superdome Power Outage

Power Outage Halted Super Bowl Play For Over 30 Minutes

The Super Bowl was halted for 34 minutes because of a power outage Sunday, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness in the biggest game of the year.


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10 Things You Need To Know For Super Bowl XLVII

A look at what to be aware of when the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers meet Sunday in the Super Bowl XLVII at the Superdome in New Orleans…


Photos: 49ers In Training

Harbaugh Calls Kaepernick ‘Exemplary’ After 3 Days Of SB Practice

The San Francisco 49ers wrapped up their final practice before the Super Bowl a little early Friday, with coach Jim Harbaugh offering praise for the way Colin Kaepernick has handled the three days of work in New Orleans.


Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (C) #7 of the San Francisco 49ers calls a play in the huddle against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madden & Mariucci: Niners Have The Edge In Very Physical Game

John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew he likes the 49ers in the Super Bowl, “(But) it’s going to be a tough game, I think it’s going to be a physical game, I think it’s going to be a close game.”


uper Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The 49ers Are The Better Team

“This is a great match-up,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. But he likes the 49ers in Sunday’s Super Bowl.


Ricky Jean Francois #95 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on as he answers questions from the media during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day .  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Some 49ers Already Played For A Title In The Superdome

San Francisco defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois made one of his greatest football memories to date in the Superdome, where he won a national championship with LSU against Ohio State in January 2008.