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FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big
September 28th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Sports Media 101 Inc. is proud to announce an official, and exclusive, fantasy football partnership with FightClub.com. FightClub offers weekly fantasy football games suited for both the novice and professional fantasy football player, encompassing NFL football and NCAA football. Sign-up is free and all new participants receive an immediate $5 credit. Additionally,...

Colin Kaepernick is Just What San Francisco 49ers Need to Get to Another Super Bowl
April 18th, 2013 at 6:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** After walking away from a four point loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl, the 49ers will be coming back this season stronger than ever, and with a leader like starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick, going to the Super Bowl again this season seems like a strong possibility.  Kaepernick...

Statistics Alone Do not Paint the Entire Picture for a Few San Francisco 49ers Players
February 14th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
A lot has been said about the San Francisco 49ers statistics this past year. Some have been good reviews on statistics and some have been bad reviews on statistics. And most of them have been very poignant and well thought out. Unfortunately, many of those statistic hounds focus on the...

The Super Bowl Commercials This Year Leave Fans Hoping for Better Next Year
February 12th, 2013 at 9:46 AM
As like in years past, the NFL Super Bowl has become a spectator sport to many others than just the die-hard football fan. And one of the biggest draws that the Super Bowl presents is the commercials associated with it. No other program on television has a viewing audience strictly...

Super Bowl Half Time Show Does Little to Impress Most Viewers
February 8th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
With the Super Bowl in the books now, and the winners and losers have gone home, and the media has covered just about every aspect of the game, there are some other areas of the Super Bowl still left to comment on. That’s right, the commercials and half time performance....

San Francisco 49ers Lose to the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl
February 5th, 2013 at 7:42 PM
This past Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers lost the Super Bowl to the Baltimore Ravens 34-31. And although the Ravens were an excellent football team this past year, the fact remains that the 49ers blew missed opportunities and poorly executed their game plan in Super Bowl XLVII. Not to take...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About the Super Bowl
February 2nd, 2013 at 2:08 PM
Think you know football? Are you one to spout out a team or player's stats at the drop of a hat? In honor of Super Bowl XLVII, we wanted to give you a few more pieces of random trivia to one-up that obnoxious Ravens fan at the party this Sunday. 1)...

One Last Look at San Francisco 49ers Regular Season Before Taking the Field for Super Bowl
February 1st, 2013 at 1:58 PM
In the last post before the 49ers take the field for Super Bowl XLVII, it’s fitting to take just one last look at the hard fought and roller coaster season that was the 49ers in 2012. There have been some extreme highs as well as some echoing lows. Both though...

While Colin Kaepernick is Great, Frank Gore is Crucial to San Francisco 49ers’ Success at Super Bowl
January 31st, 2013 at 5:30 PM
The San Francisco 49ers started the season with Alex Smith at quarterback, leading the offense with veteran RB Frank Gore. But after head coach Jim Harbaugh saw how quarterback Colin Kaepernick brought more of an explosive element to the offense, he went with his gut and went with the inexperienced...

Media Day on Tuesday Held a Lot of Questions for Alex Smith
January 31st, 2013 at 3:58 PM
Tuesday was media day for the San Francisco 49ers, and they had thousands of reports and journalists clamoring for answered questions and game day preparation notes. In the midst of all that hoopla stood a very stoic number 11 to take on the media onslaught. Back up quarterback Alex Smith...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part 3: Special Teams and Coaches
January 30th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Again, with the help of Josh Michael over at Ravens101.com, we get an inside look at the Baltimore Ravens team. This time he has been kind enough to answer some key questions regarding special teams and coaches. With this final installment of Insider Report, 49ers101 wishes Josh and the Ravens the...

Randy Moss Calls Himself Greatest Wide Receiver Ever, Jerry Rice Reacts
January 29th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver, Randy Moss spoke to press at Super Bowl XLVII Media Day in New Orleans today, calling himself "the best receiver to ever play this game." Many were shocked by the statement, and it has been debated ever since, with Jerry Rice stepping in to retaliate. When...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part II: Baltimore Ravens Defense
January 29th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Our friend over at Ravens101.com, head writer Josh Michael, has once again been kind enough to answer a few questions for 49ers nation. This time the focus was on the defensive side of the ball and the expectations going into the Super Bowl. To view the questions and answers that...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part 1: Questions for Baltimore Ravens
January 28th, 2013 at 1:21 PM
In preparation for the Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers have a multitude of questions that they will be asked leading up to the game. It’s a right of passage over these next few days for the players and coaches, which are termed media days. We at 49ers101 also have...

Brother Versus Brother in Super Bowl XLVII, but not According to John and Jim
January 25th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
It is being billed as the Harbaugh Bowl, but you wouldn’t be able to tell by the two brothers for which the name derives itself from. Both 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and his older brother Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh have been quite passive about the situation the two...

The 49ers Look to Exploit Weaknesses in the Ravens Game, If There are Any
January 23rd, 2013 at 2:40 PM
With the Super Bowl two weeks away, many are trying to find an edge or a weakness with both the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens. Certainly a difficult task to undertake, as both teams are categorically the two best teams in the league, and many opponent has already tried...

The San Francisco 49ers Defeat the Atlanta Falcons in Close NFC Championship Game
January 21st, 2013 at 1:48 PM
The San Francisco 49ers are moving on to the Super Bowl after battling out a tough victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game 28-24. It will be the first time the 49ers will take the field in a Super Bowl game since 1995. And they most certainly...

The San Francisco 49ers Travel to Atlanta to Take on the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game
January 18th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
This weekend the San Francisco 49ers will once again take the field in the NFC Championship game, though this time they will be playing away from home at the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons enter the game as the number one seed in the NFC...

San Francisco 49ers Move on to NFC Championship Game After Defeating the Green Bay Packers
January 14th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
The San Francisco 49ers will once again be playing in the NFC Championship game after they dismantled the Green Bay Packers 45-31 this past weekend at Candlestick Park. In convincing fashion, the 49ers displayed dominance on both sides of the ball as they put up 579 yards worth of total...

The Key to a San Francisco 49ers Victory on Saturday is in the Hands of the Running Game
January 10th, 2013 at 9:27 AM
With the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers divisional playoff game right around the corner on Saturday, many are wondering what is the key to success that the 49ers must utilize to pull out a win. And though playing hard and executing and eliminating turnovers is a must for...