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Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers greets Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots following their game at Gillette Stadium on December 17, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: 49ers, Patriots Generate Instant Classic

The San Francisco 49ers were one win away from the Super Bowl last year, a highly-improbable outcome for a team that had gone 6-10 the year before, had a new head coach, and got a late start on everything due to the player lockout.

12/17/2012

San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams

KCBS Sports Fans: The Future Is Now At 49ers QB Position

It’s now clear that Alex Smith’s concussion was merely the trigger mechanism for something San Francisco head coach Harbaugh planned to do eventually anyway: install Colin Kaepernick as the 49ers’ starting quarterback.

12/03/2012

(L-R) Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera (Otto Greule Jr/Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Don’t Bother Me With The Facts On MVP Voting

KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – We’re into baseball’s post-postseason silliness now. It’s Awards […]

11/14/2012

Pitcher Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants runs along the parade route during the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade on October 31, 2012 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Romo Nails It At Giants World Series Fest

It’s the calm after the storm, the morning after the crazy party you never really wanted to see end.

11/01/2012

Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey #28 celebrate with their teammates after defeating the Detroit Tigers in the tenth inning to win Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Second Title Creates New Reality For Giants Fans

Full disclosure: I am a Giants fan. It’s a lifetime deal; I have as much Johnnie LeMaster and Frank Linzy in my DNA as I do Pablo Sandoval and Sergio Romo. I have the ticket stubs, season-ticket invoices, blankets and Croix de Candlestick to prove my oft-misplaced loyalty.

10/29/2012

Home plate umpire Dan Iassogna (C) signals fair ball as catcher Gerald Laird #9, Miguel Cabrera #24 and Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers look on on a ball bunted by Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Giants Getting A Miracle Every Night

5 wins in 7 days; a gloriously crazy week that surely must rank among the most remarkable sports weeks anywhere, any time.

10/26/2012

World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 1

KCBS Sports Fans: 3 Paths To World Series Redemption

There’s no point trying to explain the Giants’ Game 1 win over the Tigers. So let’s spend some time reflecting on the remarkable paths taken by the Giants’ three Game 1 heroes: Sandoval, Zito and Lincecum.

10/25/2012

The San Francisco Giants celebrate after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Giants Bathing In Victory

Mesmerizing, isn’t it? If there’s any way to sum up the Giants’ incredible, improbable, emotional, can’t-really-believe-it’s-true Game 7 NLCS win over the Cardinals, it’s that broken-bat hit by Hunter Pence that turned a 2-0 Giants lead into a 5-0 rout.

10/23/2012

Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals slides into second knocking over Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of Game Two of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: It’s On

Matt Holliday’s chop-block on Marco Scutaro may have done more than a Hunter Pence dugout sermon to build a fire under the San Francisco Giants and their fans.

10/16/2012

Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks wrestles with cornerback M.D. Jennings #43 of the Green Bay Packers after making a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers 14-12 on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: ‘Clueless in Seattle’ Is NFL’s Waterloo

The episode some are calling “Clueless in Seattle” makes it clear that the NFL’s lost its battle with its referees. The lockout has to end, and it has to end soon.

09/25/2012

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