Pablo Sandoval, 37, will return to Giants camp as a non-roster invitee, NBC Sports Bay Area first reported Saturday, marking a return to San Francisco for a player affectionately known as “Kung Fu Panda” during his time there.
Donovan Clingan had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help top-ranked UConn defeat No. 4 Marquette in a historic 28-point blowout Saturday.
Multiple 49ers players said they were not aware of the NFL’s postseason overtime rules.
The Chiefs came back from a horrid first half against the 49ers to claim their third Super Bowl title in five years.
For the second time in four years, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan had to find the words to comfort a team that had climbed to within a step of the NFL mountaintop only to come up short. “There’s nothing different to say,” he said. “We’re hurting right now.”
Despite a sideline confrontation during Sunday’s Super Bowl that both of them brushed off, Kansas City coach Andy Reid and tight end Travis Kelce vowed to return for another season, electing to aim for a third straight Super Bowl title rather than retire.
The underdog Chiefs’ rally in overtime to pull out a 25-22 win over the 49ers resulted in a blow to sportsbooks.
A Christmas Day loss was a “good wake-up call” for Kansas City en route to their second title in two seasons.
The Kyle Shanahan era has now seen the 49ers fall to the Chiefs in a Super Bowl for a second time, extending a gut-wrenching title drought.
Moments after leading a game-winning scoring drive, Patrick Mahomes was named Super Bowl MVP Sunday, fresh off a performance in which he threw for 333 yards and ran for 66 more, leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a 25-22 win over the San Francisco 49ers.