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Only A Blog
March 4th, 2015
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Can A Rugby Player Tackle The NFL?

Former Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne signed a futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers and hopes to earn a roster spot in 2015.

In The News
December 17th, 2014

49ers Release McDonald After News Of Rape Investigation

The San Francisco 49ers have released defensive lineman Ray McDonald after learning that he’s the subject of a rape investigation. McDonald was arrested in August as part of an unrelated domestic violence case.

Feature
July 19th, 2014
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Football Legends Face Off At Candlestick Park’s Farewell Game

San Francisco’s long, long goodbye to Candlestick Park continues. This past week saw what was billed as the final football game, ever, at the 54-year-old wind tunnel by the Bay. As KQED’s Dan Brekke reports, 49ers legends and their fans visited the park one last time.

In The News
January 18th, 2014

Previewing The NFL Conference Championships With Gregg Doyel

Four teams are left. But who will advance to the Super Bowl? CBS Sports national columnist Gregg Doyel makes his picks and tells us which coach might be the greatest of all time. Hint: it’s not Bill Belichick.

Feature
December 21st, 2013
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49ers Bid Farewell To Candlestick Park

Since it opened in 1960, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park has been known for its howling winds and frigid temperatures. Even so, San Francisco 49ers fans have been having a hard time saying goodbye.

Interview
November 2nd, 2013

Terrell Owens Strikes Again … In Bowling!

Terrell Owens is a six-time NFL Pro Bowler. Since his retirement, he has been spending his time pursuing another sport: bowling. Owens joins Bill to talk about his love for the sport.

Commentary
March 13th, 2013

Football’s Hot Stove

Bill Littlefield laments baseball’s fall from glory and football’s growing popularity.

In Depth
February 2nd, 2013

Jim Harbaugh Wins An Unlikely Fan

WBEZ’s Cheryl Raye-Stout has covered sports in Chicago for more than 30 years, but one moment from 1987 still stands out in her memory – and explains why she will be rooting for the 49ers this Sunday.

Super Bowl Haiku
February 2nd, 2013

Super Bowl Haiku XIX, Part I

It’s Super Bowl weekend, which means it’s also time for the 19th annual Only A Game Super Bowl haiku.

Interview
January 19th, 2013

49ers Seek Super Bowl Return Behind QB Kaepernick

On Sunday, second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a chance to take San Francisco to the Super Bowl when the 49ers meet Atlanta in the NFC Championship. It would be San Francisco’s first Super Bowl appearance since 1995. Bill Littlefield discusses Kaepernick’s recent success with Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle.

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