Doug Garland faces a formidable opponent. As the general manager of stadium experience and technology for the San Francisco 49ers, he competes with the comforts of the living room, where most football fans prefer to park themselves on Sunday. Fast Wi-Fi, affordable snacks, no lines when nature calls.
The Detroit utility responsible for electricity at the Tigers’ baseball stadium said an outage that interrupted yesterday’s playoff game against the Boston Red Sox was isolated and that it doesn’t expect another incident.
The mayors of San Francisco and Oakland called for an end to violence at sporting events after two men were shot outside a National Football League preseason game in what police said were separate incidents.
Michele Ryan says Santa Clara, a Silicon Valley city of 116,500, overreached by betting it can build a $1.18 billion stadium for the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers without dunning taxpayers.
New York kicker Lawrence Tynes didn’t quite follow his dream’s script. The kick he made last night in overtime had the same impact, though, sending the Giants to the Super Bowl on a rainy San Francisco evening.