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NFC Championship

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Linebacker Heath Farwell #55 of the Seattle Seahawks runs out of the tunnel with the 12th Man flag before taking on the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Concert Speakers Not Loud Enough To Replicate Seahawks Crowd

CenturyLink field, home to this weekend’s NFC Championship game and the Seattle Seahawks, is perhaps the loudest sporting venue on earth and can be a real advantage for the home team. Just how loud is it?

01/17/2014

Members of the Rodriguez family enjoy a 49ers Seahawks game at Candlestick Park. (Maria Elena Rodriguez)

Seahawks Fans In Bay Area Brace For Inevitable Encounters With Niner Nation

As the biggest game in the history of the short rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks approaches, Seahawks fans in the Bay Area are bracing for an intense week of trash-talking.

01/15/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Seattle Mayors Bet On Food, Charity For NFC Championship Game 49ers V. Seahawks

Ice cream, chocolate, and Bloody Mary mix embody San Francisco and Seattle’s food scene, if the mayors’ 49ers v. Seahawks bets on Sunday’s game are any indication.

01/15/2014

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers appears angry from the sidelines during an NFL game against the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Park on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Quirky Harbaugh Does It His Way In Leading 49ers To 3rd Straight NFC Title Game

Jim Harbaugh pirouetted in frustration following a personal foul on Dan Skuta. He got hit with his own unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for arguing following a catch by Vernon Davis that went to review before being ruled a touchdown.

01/14/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks scores a touchdown against cornerback Carlos Rogers #22 and linebacker Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Seahawks Vs. 49ers: Rubber Match For A Trip To Super Bowl XLVIII

With both San Francisco and Seattle winning their respective NFC Divisional Round games, the NFC will be sending a member of the West to the Super Bowl, but which team will it be?

01/14/2014

Chad Hall (NFL/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: The Littlest, Unlikeliest 49er

You could easily walk past Chad Hall on the street and never guess at his occupation: NFL player. As the photo he Tweeted while flying to the NFC Championship game shows, Hall looks more like a snowboarder or the young guy working at your local sporting goods store.

01/24/2013

Frank Gore TD

49ers Head To Super Bowl, Beating Falcons 28-24

Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.

01/20/2013

NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Atlanta Falcons

GameDay: Seeing Is Believing When It Comes To Niners Success

San Francisco set an NFC Championship record with a 17-point comeback win by shutting out a Falcons team that put up 24 first half points. What it tells me is that this 49er team can win even when it’s not playing its best football.

01/20/2013

San Francisco 49ers v New England Patriots

49ers’ Comeback Over Falcons Spurred By Defense

The 49ers defense needed time to warm up, then shut out the Falcons in the second half and allow San Francisco to stage a record rally in the NFC championship game. Linebacker NaVorro Bowman knocked away a fourth-down pass intended for Roddy White with 1:13 left helped preserve a 28-24 victory.

01/20/2013

Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

Former 49ers Owner Calls NFC Title Win ‘A Warmup’ For Super Bowl

Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. hasn’t owned the San Francisco 49ers for nearly 13 years, but that certainly doesn’t mean he’s not a fan of the franchise. “This is a warm-up game” for the Super Bowl, Debortolo said from along the sidelines in Atlanta after the 49ers rallied for a 28-24 victory over the Falcons.

01/20/2013

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