Stories about Niners

The (final) Doormat Division: Moldy Carpet Award goes to …

Week 17.  When teams have just given up, are fighting for the Doormat lives, are booking tee times in Florida, and, most importantly, are...

The Doormat Division: It stinks in the Bay Area

Now that the Raiders and 49ers have throttled the league into submission, it is only fitting that Thursday Night Doormat will feature the...

Doormat Division, Week 16: Garoppoloco and the wrong-way Whiners

DOORMAT DIVISION STANDINGS, WEEK 16 NFC                                   W-L      ...

The Doormat Division: 0-for-Niners!

  DOORMAT DIVISION STANDINGS, WEEK NINE NFC                                   W-L          PF        PA      DIF SANTA CLARA         0-9           143      239     -96 NY GIANTS               1-7           129      207     -78 TAMPA BAY              2-6           158     198     -40 CHICAGO                ...

The Doormat Division, midseason: TWO 0-8 teams!

LONDON CALLING! BROWNS 16, VIKINGS 33 At 6:30 a.m. yesterday morning, I stuck my head out of the sleeping bag and fumbled in the dark for...

The Doormat Division: The worst of the NFL

49ERS 10, COWBOYS 40 On a beautiful day for getting shellacked on your home field, the Red and Gold finally put together a complete game...

The SF police union is embarrassing itself and losing its clout

Slowly, but with increasing momentum, the San Francisco Police Officers Association is losing its political clout. At one point, not that long ago, the POA...

Kaboom! The plan to blow up Candlestick — and the health impacts on the neighborhood

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 7, 2015 – Stand outside of Shirley Moore’s front door and you can see Candlestick Park – easily. The empty stadium...

Tom’s Town: Go Warriors — and a privately financed arena

By Tom Temprano San Francisco is inarguably a baseball and football town. As a basketball fan (albeit also a Giants and Niners guy), I get...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over...