The NFL Experience kicked off Saturday in San Francisco, as thousands of fans descended into the city, braving all manner of traffic, to soak in the festivities as prelude to Super Bowl 50.
Of all the places in the world, San Francisco isn’t one that needs football to enhance its self-esteem, and some San Franciscans will tell you that. The irony is, they’re not actually getting the Super Bowl – Santa Clara is, and many in this suburb of Google aren’t pleased with that circumstance. They’ll have to be satisfied with the off-site Super Bowl festivities.
The Kings have lost four consecutive games but are still flirting with the eighth and last playoff spot in the Western Conference.
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Last season was Gray’s most decorated as a big-leaguer, as he went 14-7 with a 2.73 ERA. Those numbers, though, masked a late-season dip that has not been uncharacteristic for the 26-year-old. He says staying healthy throughout a 162-game season is his goal.
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