By Percy Della
I tried but failed to get hold of PBA great Abe King last night to spur him into a friendly wager. So I ended up making a fun bet with my town mate Joey Antonio, a resident of the Seattle area like Abe—the former San Beda and Toyota Tamaraws stalwart—on the outcome of this Sunday’s (Monday in Manila) match pitting the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers.
Three teams won away games on wild-card weekend, with the San Francisco 49ers capping the victorious road shows with a 23-20 win at frigid Green Bay on Sunday. Phil Dawson’s 33-yard field goal as the game ended lifted the defending NFC champs into the divisional round, where they will play at Carolina. That figures [...]
By Barry Wilner
In a Super Bowl that went from blowout to blackout to shootout, the Baltimore Ravens held on to edge the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 on Sunday in one of the most thrilling NFL deciders ever.
This Super Bowl is one of comebacks, of firsts and lasts, and—if San Francisco wins—the best. A win over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday gives the 49ers six championships, matching Pittsburgh’s record number of titles in the Super Bowl era. Unlike the Steelers, the Niners have never lost one.
FOX International Channels (FIC) Asia, News Corporation’s international multimedia business and Asia’s leading pay-TV network, announced yesterday that Fox Sports will be showcasing the live broadcast of the 2013 National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl XLVII featuring the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens tomorrow at 7:30 a.m.
By Nancy Armour
Getting a week off sounds great to the Green Bay Packers. It’s looking even better now, too. The Packers moved up to the No. 2 seed in the NFC on Sunday with their 55-7 thrashing of the Tennessee Titans and Seattle’s victory over San Francisco. Beat the Minnesota Vikings next weekend, and the Packers (11-4) can spend the first week of the playoffs parked on the couch.
The San Francisco 49ers earned a playoff berth by withstanding a stunning comeback by New England from a 28-point deficit to beat the Patriots 41-34 on Sunday night in the rain.