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  1. Patrick Willis on snakes, TV spot, 49ers

    Lynn Hoppes

    In the new Foot Locker commercial for ASICS shoes out Thursday, San Francisco's Patrick Willis says he's the fastest linebacker in football. One thing he can't outrun is the controversy over when he recently killed a gopher snake in his house. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  2. Brian Sims talks Culliver, football, politics

    Lynn Hoppes

    Now that the Super Bowl is over, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will begin his sensitivity training and education following his anti-gay remarks last week. Culliver will work with The Trevor Project, an organization that provides cr...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  3. Joe Montana talks Tide ad, 49ers, Tebow

    Lynn Hoppes

    Joe Montana's likeness was featured in Tide's "Miracle Stain" Super Bowl ad, in which a 49ers fan gains fame and fortune through a Montana-looking stain on his 49ers jersey. The ad placed second in USA Today's Ad Meter for Super Bowl spots. Playbo...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  4. Jeff Gordon on 49ers, Dr. Seuss, NASCAR

    Lynn Hoppes

    As part of the Citi Read to Skate program, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon was in New York Monday morning reading Dr. Seuss' "Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?" to school children from the Bronx. The program reinforces students to take advantage of the New Yo...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  5. Tale of tape: Baltimore vs. San Francisco

    Lynn Hoppes

    TV reception at her temporary house isn't so hot. Her computer's live stream isn't working. She's nowhere near home in California. That won't stop actress Claire Coffee, who was born in San Francisco but is now working on a show in Portland, from ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  6. Mario Batali uses food to create 'Harbowl'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Celebrity chef Mario Batali, eager for Super Bowl Sunday to arrive, worked with his food stylist, Krista Ruane, to depict "Harbowl" in food. The duo, using Ruane's sketch, created a scene of a couch, light and even pillows using meat, bread and ra...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  7. Jerry Rice, Steve Young talk about TV spot

    Lynn Hoppes

    San Francisco 49ers legends Jerry Rice and Steve Young are back together again, working with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, in the latest campaign for clothing company Van Heusen and the "Funny or Die" website. The football players tr...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  8. QB Alex Smith on haters, still being a fan

    Lynn Hoppes

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith can rest easy for a few days as his first-place team (6-2) is in the midst of their bye week. It doesn't mean the haters aren't still out there. Just a few weeks ago, Sports Illustrated questioned Smi...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  9. Vaughn, Owen Wilson in 49ers' locker room

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actors Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson were in the San Francisco 49ers' locker room Sunday night, to the surprise of the players and the media. Both were in town to continue shooting "The Internship," a movie about two men in their 40s laid off and h...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  10. Happy birthday, Joe Montana!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana was born today in 1956 in New Eagle, Penn. The 56-year-old Montana won four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers and was elected into the hall in 2000. He still lives in San Francisco and owns horses and pr...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  11. Actress Claire Coffee is set for her fantasy football draft

    Lynn Hoppes

    On Saturday, actress Claire Coffee has to disregard her love for the San Francisco 49ers and pick the best players for her fantasy football team. "I can't be sentimental," said the star of TNT's courtroom drama "Franklin & Bash," who was born in San...

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2011
  12. Roddy White isn't addicted to Twitter ... yet

    Lynn Hoppes

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White doesn't take social media as seriously as you might think. The three-time Pro Bowler and six-year NFL veteran has been critical of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, trash-talking about the New Orle...

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2011