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Includes Head Coach John Harbaugh.

Harbaugh brothers' slugfest decades in making

During much of their childhood, Jim and John Harbaugh lived in a modest three-story house in Ann Arbor, Mich., and each level of their home served as a competition ground. In the basement, the brothers played basketball games using a coat-hanger rim, a net made of yarn and elbows thrown freely as...

Week 12 Preview: San Francisco 49ers (9-1) vs. Baltimore Ravens (7-3)

The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers have thrived this season because they are hard-nosed, physical and relentless. Both teams are mirror of their head coaches. Thursday night John and Jim Harbaugh will make history becoming the first brothers to compete on opposite sidelines as head coaches.John Harbaugh is seeking to take the Ravens (7-3) [...]

John Harbaugh on brother Jim, the Harbaugh Bowl

We’re going to be writing about the Harbaugh brothers a lot this week, so allow me to get some practice in.

Conference Call: Ravens Coach John Harbaugh

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:05:31 CST

CSN: Get ready for the Har-Bowl

John Harbaugh faces brother Jim on Thursday in the NFL's first game between brothers as head coaches. and team on a Har-bro guide.

49ers, Ravens: similar defense, different wrinkles

When Jim Harbaugh's 49ers meet John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens in the NFL's first brother-versus-brother coaching matchup tonight, it should come as no surprise that the teams have been shaped by some common football philosophy. What could be surprising, however, is where some of that...

Harbaugh goes all Sister Sledge on the Ravens, who eat it up

During the Ravens' Monday morning meeting, Baltimore coach John Harbaugh told his players that they were his family.

Ultra-competitive Harbaugh brothers square off across gridiron on Thanksgiving

BALTIMORE – Football is a game of inches, and Jim and John Harbaugh have been pushing and tugging over exactly that for more than four decades. Although he was younger, rookie 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh outgrew his brother as an athlete, going on to a long career as a quarterback in the NFL. Jim Harbaugh, left, credits brother John, right, and the family name with helping...

Jim Harbaugh says 49ers got “short end of the straw” for Thursday

The best Thanksgiving triple-header in NFL history will unfold in two days, with dessert being perhaps the best of the three courses. West vs. East, NFC vs. AFC.  For the first time ever, brother vs. brother. But Jim Harbaugh, coach of the 49ers, says he isn’t feeling “warm and fuzzy” about playing John Harbaugh’s Ravens. …

Brothers meet for first time as coaches on opposite NFL sidelines

John Harbaugh's AFC North-leading Ravens host Jim Harbaugh's NFC West-leading 49ers in the first meeting between head-coaching brothers in NFL history.

This year's Thanksgiving NFL slate best in decades

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer After so many years of bad Detroit Lions teams - and their games, no matter the week, meaning so little - all of a sudden that traditional Turkey Day contest in the Motor City is no turkey at all. Detroit, which is 7-3, hosts the reigning Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, who are 10-0, to open a tremendously compelling...

Ravens' Ray Rice will test 49ers' run defense

Beyond the brotherly coaching tussle between Jim and John Harbaugh, another fascinating duel looms Thursday night in Baltimore - the 49ers and their stout rushing defense against Ray Rice, one of the NFL's most...
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