San Francisco 49ers http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24483/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 Thomson Reuters 5731781 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-49ers-win-nfc-championship-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>SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS BEAT ATLANTA FALCONS TO WIN NFC CHAMPIONSHIP AND QUALIFY FOR SUPER BOWL</p> Atlanta Falcons National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737012 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 Thomson Reuters 5737014 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Profile of NFC champion San Francisco 49ers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-profile-nfc-champion-san-francisco-49ers <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 20 (Reuters) - Profile of the San Francisco 49ers, who beat the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday to win the National Football Conference (NFC) championship and advance to the Feb. 3 Super Bowl.</p> <p>Founded: Established in 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference and joined the National Football League in 1950 after the two leagues merged.</p> <p>NFC titles (season): 6 (1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2012)</p> <p>Super Bowl titles: 5 (1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-profile-nfc-champion-san-francisco-49ers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlanta Falcons National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737015 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 Thomson Reuters 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 Thomson Reuters 5737041 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Harbaugh brothers make Super Bowl party a family affair http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nfl-harbaugh-brothers-make-super-bowl-party-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>By Larry Fine</p> <p>FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts, Jan 20 (Reuters) - John and Jim Harbaugh will turn a family reunion into a war of attrition in New Orleans early next month when they become the first coaching brothers to oppose each other in a Super Bowl.</p> <p>Last year, the siblings came within a game each of reaching the Super Bowl but lost in their respective conference championships. On Sunday, their victories set up something of a 'Harbaugh Bowl' for the NFL title.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nfl-harbaugh-brothers-make-super-bowl-party-family-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baltimore Ravens National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 06:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737094 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/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>Brilliant brothers set up unique Super Bowl showdown</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baltimore Ravens National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:15:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737113 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Two weeks and counting for the HarBowl hype http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nfl-two-weeks-and-counting-the-harbowl-hype <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 Steve Ginsburg</p> <p>BALTIMORE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - With two weeks of hype left before the Super Bowl, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is already trying to play down the drama of facing his little brother for the National Football League championship.</p> <p>John used to share a room with his brother Jim and, like many siblings, they would place tape down the middle of the room to claim their turf.</p> <p>Their story has already been told. And told. And told.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nfl-two-weeks-and-counting-the-harbowl-hype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jim Harbaugh John Harbaugh National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737515 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NFL-Two weeks and counting for the HarBowl hype http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-nfl-two-weeks-and-counting-the-harbowl-hype <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 Jim Harbaugh quotes)</p> <p>By Steve Ginsburg</p> <p>BALTIMORE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - With two weeks of hype left before the Super Bowl, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is already trying to play down the drama of facing his little brother for the National Football League championship.</p> <p>John used to share a room with his brother Jim and, like many siblings, they would place tape down the middle of the room to claim their turf.</p> <p>Their story has already been told. And told. And told.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-nfl-two-weeks-and-counting-the-harbowl-hype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jim Harbaugh National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 02:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737544 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Ravens get rest before crush of Super Bowl preparations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/nfl-ravens-get-rest-crush-super-bowl-preparations <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 22 (Reuters) - Baltimore Ravens players were given a couple days off to plan for their trip to New Orleans to play the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl but can expect to be all business when they return for practice on Thursday.</p> <p>"You go to sleep at night, you sleep, you get up and you go to work. That's what we'll do," Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told reporters about how his players will prepare before leaving for New Orleans on Monday ahead of the Feb. 3 clash.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/nfl-ravens-get-rest-crush-super-bowl-preparations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hospitality John Harbaugh National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737954 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-'Bittersweet' feeling for cast aside 49ers quarterback Smith http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/nfl-bittersweet-feeling-cast-aside-49ers-quarterback-smith <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 23 (Reuters) - San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith lost his starting spot to Colin Kaepernick after getting injured in week nine and while the former top draft pick is happy to be going to the Super Bowl he admits to having mixed feelings about being a back-up.</p> <p>Smith won plaudits last season after throwing for 3,144 yards and 17 touchdowns and leading the 49ers to the NFC Championship game where they lost to eventual Super Bowl winners the New York Giants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/nfl-bittersweet-feeling-cast-aside-49ers-quarterback-smith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alex Smith American football in the United States National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 03:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738656 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Showdown put loyalties to test for Harbaugh parents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/nfl-showdown-put-loyalties-test-harbaugh-parents <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 Larry Fine</p> <p>Jan 24 (Reuters) - Like all caring parents, Jack and Jackie Harbaugh do not play favorites when it comes to their kids, who just happen to be the rival coaches for the upcoming Super Bowl in New Orleans.</p> <p>For them, the Feb. 3 title game between John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers led by Jim Harbaugh has no perfect outcome.</p> <p>"We are neutral in the Super Bowl!" proclaimed Jackie Harbaugh in a conference call on Thursday, refusing to pick between her sons.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/nfl-showdown-put-loyalties-test-harbaugh-parents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football Business National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:45:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739085 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-49ers remain grounded after landing in New Orleans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/nfl-49ers-remain-grounded-after-landing-new-orleans <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>NEW ORLEANS, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The San Francisco 49ers arrived in New Orleans on Sunday with head coach Jim Harbaugh hailing the team's "focus and unity" as they aim for a record-equalling sixth Super Bowl triumph against the Baltimore Ravens.</p> <p>The NFC champions flew 1,900 miles (3,057 km) to the venue for the Feb. 3 title game and after barely an hour in the 'Big Easy', Harbaugh started the first of six days of news conferences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/nfl-49ers-remain-grounded-after-landing-new-orleans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jim Harbaugh Jim Harbaugh National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 04:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740338 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Ravens and 49ers get Super Bowl week under way http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/nfl-ravens-and-49ers-get-super-bowl-week-under-way <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 28 (Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens will fly into New Orleans on Monday to join Super Bowl rivals the San Francisco 49ers as the week-long build-up to America's biggest and most celebrated game gets fully under way.</p> <p>The Harbaugh brothers, 49ers coach Jim and Ravens boss John, have five straight days of media conferences ahead of them, including a joint session on Friday as the NFL and an insatiable sports media takes full advantage of the fascination with the pair.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/nfl-ravens-and-49ers-get-super-bowl-week-under-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baltimore Ravens National Football League San Francisco 49ers Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:15:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740504 at http://www.globalpost.com