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Trump Pardons Ex-San Francisco 49ers Owner DeBartolo Jr.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful NFL teams in the game's history. “You know what, we all make mistak...
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Shanahan Must Answer for Another Super Bowl Collapse

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Kyle Shanahan will now have another Super Bowl collapse to answer questions about. After being peppered all week by reporters seeking to rehash that blown 28-3 lead to New England three years ago when Shanahan was offensive coordinator...
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Chiefs-49ers: Toughest Super Bowl to Pick in Years

MIAMI — Even the oddsmakers aren't sure about this Super Bowl. That's how close the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers match up. The Chiefs are a 1-point favorite, which basically means a tossup. Ind...

Joe Montana Headlines QBs With Ties to 49ers, Chiefs

MIAMI — Soon after the Super Bowl matchup was set, Hall of Famer Joe Montana went to Twitter to send out a picture of his framed jerseys for the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. Joe Cool will be a champion once again. "You heard from me fi...
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Super Bowl a Tossup at Legal Sports Books

LAS VEGAS — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl. Odds opened at pick 'em Sunday at many Las Vegas sports books, though the Kansas City Chiefs quickly moved to 1-po...
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After Cashing in on QB Gambles, Niners, Chiefs in Super Bowl

A little more than two years ago, a pair of teams gambled on quarterbacks who had all kinds of potential but were far from a sure thing. Both teams guessed right. The Kansas City Chiefs will meet the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in Mia...