January 21, 20128

The nation wants a Giants/Pats Super Bowl … or do they?

We get a little too sensitive around these parts about the whole east coast bias thing. I’m guilty too, but I guess that goes with the territory when you write

January 21, 20124

Niners songs flood YouTube – which one’s the best?

It’s the rite of passage every franchise goes through when they experience success. Local artists, both excited about their team and eager to capitalize on a potential audience that’s both

January 21, 20121

49ers week in review, plus my appearance on ESPN!

I’m pretty much tapped out. It’s still over 24 hours away, and I’ve been overanalyzing the NFC Championship game so much that I’m starting to see the “Manning Face” wherever

January 20, 20122

49ers vs. Giants: BASG’s non-expert NFC Championship pick

 “That’s a great win, that’s a great win for US! That was a great win for our team, that was a great team win. That’s a classy team over there.

January 20, 20126

49ers vs. Giants: “experts” predicting Giants/Patriots Super Bowl rematch

Since the New York Giants’ 17-14 win in Super Bowl XLII over the almost-perfect New England Patriots represented the apex of east coast biasism, it’s no surprise that most of

January 19, 20121

Jim Harbaugh, the media and psychology

When Jim Harbaugh took the job, the San Francisco 49ers were damaged goods. Good damaged goods, but damaged just the same. Not only were the 49ers losing more games than

January 19, 20122

49ers’ offensive x-factor should sound familiar to the Giants

The San Francisco 49ers lost Frank Gore to a knee injury early on in the Niners’ 27-20 victory over the New York Giants on Nov. 13. That was after New

January 19, 20120

49ers hold bigger special teams advantage over Giants than Saints

Part of the reason why the New Orleans Saints presented a challenge to the San Francisco 49ers was they took away one of the Niners’ biggest advantages all season: special

January 18, 20120

Aldon Smith named Defensive Rookie of the Year by PFW/PFWA – AP next?

Aldon Smith finished 0.5 sacks behind Jevon Kearse’s rookie record of 14.5 set back in 1999, but Smith’s year was still good enough for Pro Football Weekly-Pro Football Writers Association to

January 18, 20121

Victor Cruz wants even more attention from the 49ers?

The first time New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz faced the San Francisco 49ers, on Nov. 13 at Candlestick Park, he had no problem getting open. That was the

January 17, 20122

5 reasons why the 49ers’ coverage team’s use of “Tony Montana” rules

  Of all the major team sports, football’s the one where the live experience is valued least. It’s true, being at the game means you miss replays from all the

January 16, 20126

49ers vs. Saints aftermath, part 2: professional video, amateur video and video games

I haven’t re-watched the NFC Divisional Round game between the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints yet, because my wife caught the cold I came down with on Christmas

January 16, 20122

49ers vs. Saints aftermath, part 1: the final 3 TDs (en Español)

I can’t wait for the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. The time between now and 3 pm on January 22 seems like an eternity, and on Sunday morning it’ll seem

January 15, 20126

49ers fans loudly assume team’s new identity

There has never been a louder crowd in San Francisco 49ers history than the one that filled Candlestick Park on Saturday. Seismic inspectors probably need to head over there and

January 15, 20126

49ers vs. Saints: Just like an episode of Friday Night Lights

By: Sports Girl Liz I’m exhausted today. And not just from screaming as loud as I could for four hours straight, but from the emotional turmoil that was the 49ers

January 15, 201222

Where Alex Smith took over

Voice: gone. Energy: expended. I watched Game 1 of the 2010 World Series in person a little over a year ago, and this was kind of like the same thing,

January 13, 20124

Heading to The Stick as a fan … and I’m ready to get LOUD

I get to go to the 49ers’ first playoff game in nine seasons. Not because the 49ers suddenly had a change of heart and gave me a media credential for

January 13, 20123

49ers vs. Saints: BASG’s non-expert prediction

As seen in the post where I compiled picks from all those experts, a good portion of people throughout the country see this game as Drew Brees vs. Alex Smith.

January 13, 20125

Some irrational reasons the 49ers will beat the Saints

I am normally a cold calculating, numbers-driven, rational person, but I am having all sorts of trouble doing that with the upcoming 49ers playoff game against the Saints. I can’t

January 13, 20122

49ers vs. Saints: what the experts think

We’ve devoured all the information we could, pored over all the stats and set our DVRs. Now we’re about 24 hours away from game time and NFL writers throughout the

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