Eureka! 49ers may have found it

Eureka! 49ers may have found it

by Frank Cooney (Originally published in San Francisco Examiner, October 12, 1981) Some people just never learn. Now the 49ers have really done it. Right there in front of a record-breaking Candlestick Park crowd and a Northern California television audience, they totally blew their cover.  They couldn’t just satiate the fans with a mild upset. Oh, no. They had to …

QB Joe Montana

Sweet XVI is the biggest

Originally published by the San Francisco Examiner on January 24, 1982 • Cover photo © Manny Rubio-USA TODAY Sports By Frank Cooney Examiner staff writer January 24, 1982 PONTIAC, Mich.––Today’s the day we’ve waited for. Because you’re not a baby anymore. You’ve turned into the gaudiest show we’ve ever seen. Happy Birthday. Sweet XVI. All due respects to Neil Sedaka. …