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  • Richard Sherman says joining 49ers 'reignites that gasoline fire'

    Richard Sherman doesn't think it will take him too long to get comfortable with the 49ers. "I've spent a lot of time wearing a red jersey in the Bay, so I'm sure I'll figure that out," the 49ers new free agent acquisition said Monday on a conference call with reporters. Sherman, who played at Stanford before becoming a fifth-round draft pick for the Seahawks in 2011, made it clear that he is still out to prove doubters wrong. Sherman will turn 30 this month and...

  • The Coverups, Green Day’s side project, packs San Francisco dive bar

    By the time the doors opened at Thee Parkside on Thursday, March 8,word was out that the night's bar band, the Coverups, was actually Green Day's side project. And the little San Francisco bar on 17thStreet was soon packed elbow to elbow, nose to shoulder. Around 10:40 p.m., Billie Joe Armstrong led his band onto the stage, reminiscent of the small East Bay bars where Green Day first started out in the late 1980s. He was joined by longtime bandmate Mike Dirnt, Green Day's...