Posts Tagged San Francisco

Loose sod at new Levi’s Stadium being removed

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, fans at Levi's Stadium watch as the San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

A member of the grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Bochy probably had a lot more he wanted to say after a 4½-hour wait to resume a game Tuesday night — and Wednesday morning — proved futile.

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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

A member of the grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. And when the game was finally called early Wednesday morning, they still hoped to play some more.

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49ers shut out by Broncos in Levi’s Stadium debut

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, fans at Levi's Stadium watch as the San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers turned their hyped Levi’s Stadium debut into a real dud. So bad, in fact, tens of thousands of fans left the snazzy new Silicon Valley digs midway through the third quarter.

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Morse paces Giants to 5-2 win over Phillies

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum throws to the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Morse got three hits and scored twice as the San Francisco Giants won consecutive home games for the first time in over two months, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Sunday.

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