All-America Football Conference http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24482/all en Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-tuesday-jan-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>Major League Baseball</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-tuesday-jan-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference San Francisco 49ers Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:15:31 +0000 5731781 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NFL-49ers upset Falcons to qualify for Super Bowl http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-nfl-49ers-upset-falcons-qualify-super-bowl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details)</p> <p>ATLANTA, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The San Francisco 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 on Sunday to win the NFC Championship at the Georgia Dome and qualify for next month's Super Bowl in New Orleans.</p> <p>The 49ers will play the winner of Sunday's AFC Championship, between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens, in the National Football League's championship game on Feb. 3.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-nfl-49ers-upset-falcons-qualify-super-bowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:15:30 +0000 5737014 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-NFL-49ers in Super Bowl after comeback against Atlanta http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-2-nfl-49ers-rally-past-atlanta-punch-super-bowl-ticket <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 49ers set record for biggest comeback in NFC title game</p> <p>* Falcons held scoreless in second half of defeat (Adds quotes, details, opponents in Super Bowl)</p> <p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>ATLANTA, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The San Francisco 49ers battled back from a 17-0 deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 on Sunday and book their first trip to the Super Bowl in 18 years where they will face the Baltimore Ravens.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-2-nfl-49ers-rally-past-atlanta-punch-super-bowl-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:15:54 +0000 5737021 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Gore shines, then praises coach for 49ers' transformation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-gore-shines-then-praises-coach-49ers-transformation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>ATLANTA, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Frank Gore scored the winning touchdown in the San Francisco 49ers 28-24 NFC Championship win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and immediately praised coach Jim Harbaugh for turning around the franchise.</p> <p>Gore was drafted by the 49ers in 2005 during a period when one of the National Football League's most successful franchises was enduring some of its leanest years, having gone 2-14 in the previous campaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-gore-shines-then-praises-coach-49ers-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference Frank Gore National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:45:15 +0000 5737041 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Ravens and 49ers get Super Bowl week under way</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference Entertainment San Francisco 49ers Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:15:03 +0000 5740812 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Ravens get royal sendoff on their way to Super Bowl</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens arrived in New Orleans on Monday, a day later than their opponents for Sunday's Super Bowl, but inspired by a rousing farewell they received from their most dedicated supporters. Ravens coach John Harbaugh was still beaming when he touched down with his team in the Big Easy and went straight to his first news conference ahead of Sunday's title game against the San Francisco 49ers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:30:32 +0000 5740862 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Ravens get royal sendoff on their way to Super Bowl</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens arrived in New Orleans on Monday, a day later than their opponents for Sunday's Super Bowl, but inspired by a rousing farewell they received from their most dedicated supporters. Ravens coach John Harbaugh was still beaming when he touched down with his team in the Big Easy and went straight to his first news conference ahead of Sunday's title game against the San Francisco 49ers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:15:11 +0000 5740889 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-49ers' Culliver under fire at Super Bowl for anti-gay remarks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nfl-49ers-culliver-under-fire-at-super-bowl-anti-gay-remarks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver faced intense media scrutiny on Thursday for saying he would not accept a gay teammate in the team's locker-room.</p> <p>Culliver came under fire for the comments he made this week on comedian Artie Lange's radio show but apologies from the player and National Football League team in statements late on Wednesday did little to diffuse the situation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nfl-49ers-culliver-under-fire-at-super-bowl-anti-gay-remarks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference Chris Culliver National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:32:02 +0000 5742090 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>49ers' Culliver under fire at Super Bowl for anti-gay remarks</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference American football National Football League Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:15:53 +0000 5742125 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-49ers' return to Super Bowl still a family affair http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nfl-49ers-return-super-bowl-still-family-affair <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 31 (Reuters) - It may be hard to view a National Football League team valued at over $1 billion as a mom-and-pop operation, but the Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers have remained very much a family business.</p> <p>Jed York is the 49ers' chief executive and principal owner, having been passed the torch from father John York and his wife Denise DeBartolo York in 2008 after Eddie DeBartolo Jr. was forced to hand over control of the franchise to his sister in 2000 when he became involved in a messy corruption case.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nfl-49ers-return-super-bowl-still-family-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:46:32 +0000 5742160 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Talented 49ers roster finally comes of age http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nfl-talented-49ers-roster-finally-comes-age <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Barely three years since being derided as a sorry parody of the franchise which once dominated the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers have a chance to claim a record-equalling sixth Super Bowl win on Sunday.</p> <p>It has been 18 years since the 49ers last appeared in a Super Bowl - their fifth victory coming against San Diego Chargers in Miami in 1994 - and in that time the franchise endured some poor seasons.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/nfl-talented-49ers-roster-finally-comes-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 02:30:53 +0000 5742470 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Profiles of key San Francisco 49ers players http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nfl-profiles-key-san-francisco-49ers-players <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - Brief profiles of key San Francisco 49ers players for Sunday's Super Bowl against the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans:</p> <p>- -</p> <p>Colin Kaepernick (quarterback) - The second-year backup got his chance midway through the campaign when starter Alex Smith suffered a concussion. He played so well the coaches gave him the top job. A strong runner, he set an NFL record for most rushing yards (181) by a quarterback in his first playoff game.</p> <p>- -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nfl-profiles-key-san-francisco-49ers-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:17:55 +0000 5742994 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Vegas bookmakers backing 49ers in Super Bowl http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nfl-vegas-bookmakers-backing-49ers-super-bowl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Frank Pingue</p> <p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - The San Francisco 49ers can count Las Vegas among their newest supporters for this weekend's Super Bowl, but casinos in the gambling city would prefer they win by a small margin in a low-scoring affair.</p> <p>The over-under, or the combined score of the two teams in the National Football League's title game on Sunday, is 47 1/2 points and the 49ers are 3 1/2-point favorites to beat the Baltimore Ravens.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nfl-vegas-bookmakers-backing-49ers-super-bowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:01:04 +0000 5743381 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Brothers share stage as Super Bowl coaches</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:15:48 +0000 5743454 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Super Bowl resumes after power outage interruption http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nfl-super-bowl-resumes-after-power-outage-interruption <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Super Bowl, America's iconic sporting spectacle, resumed Sunday after being halted for 35 minutes by a power outage at the Louisiana Superdome, the first such mishap in its history.</p> <p>The same stadium where survivors of Hurricane Katrina fled for refuge in 2005 only to find peril and heartache was once again plunged into darkness and momentary chaos when the lights went out.</p> <p>US telecaster CBS reported that referees said an electrical feed into the Superdome went out, causing the power outage that shut down the power early in the third quarter of the gridiron classic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nfl-super-bowl-resumes-after-power-outage-interruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference Entertainment Human Interest National Football League San Francisco 49ers AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 03:00:39 +0000 5744956 at http://www.globalpost.com