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SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has a long history of seeking advice from people he deems great. If Harbaugh thinks he can become a better coach - or person - from a conversation, he has it. After accepting the head coaching job at Stanford in 2007, Harbaugh made a point to have frequent chats with the late Bill Walsh. As Harbaugh tells it, he would make his way over to Walsh's office on the Stanford campus and pick his brain. Football, leadership, family. There were no limits. Over the course of this season, Harbaugh has sought and received advice from several more accomplished members of the sporting world. On Friday, he took the lead of his brother and called into a radio show. On the other end? Hall-of-Fame coach John Madden. "Some of the advice he gave. Thought it was really good insight," Harbaugh said. "Some that I have never heard before. And shared it with the team just a few minutes ago." Madden, who coache...
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Jack and Jackie Harbaugh held a conference call on Thursday to speak with the media about their sons coaching against each other in the Super Bowl. The call was going fine and dandy until “John from Baltimore” jumped on the line.
“Question from Baltimore – Is it true that both of you like Jim better than John?” the person asked.
There was silence on the other end. After...
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A man who paid over $1,000 last year to file trademarks for the phrases "Harbowl" and "Harbaugh Bowl" claims he was pressured by the NFL to not do it.
Jack and Jackie Harbaugh held a conference call on Thursday to speak with the media about their sons playing against each other in the Super Bowl. When “John from Baltimore” jumped on the line, things hit a bit of a snag.“Question from Baltimore–Is it true both of you like Jim better than John?” the mystery caller asked.After a long pause, John and Jim’s sister Joanie...
While most people in America have pledged their allegiance to the San Francisco 49ers or Baltimore Ravens for the upcoming Super Bowl, Jacki and Jack Harbaugh hope for a tie. Naturally. The parents of Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh refused to pick a favorite for the first Super Bowl matchup to fit brothers against one another as coaches. "...
With seven days and counting to the Super Bowl, you have heard and will indisputably hear much more of all the “Brother vs. Brother” commentary, as San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh goes up against Baltimore Ravens coach and older brother John Harbaugh.
But in Super Bowl XLVII, there are many more storylines to watch out for than just a sibling match-up.
On December 10th the Baltimore Ravens broke up with their former offensive coordinator Cam Cameron. The final straw for the Ravens organization was losing 31-28 to the Washington Redskins.
The Ravens were barely squeezing out wins. Joe Flacco was playing like Joe Fluke-O and concerns started to surface regarding his consistency and effectiveness. Not to mention, fans were not...
There is nothing more frustrating than having a grand idea and then let it be ruined. That is exactly what Roy Fox is experiencing after he thought that he had purchased the trademark rights to the phrase “Harbowl”.
Last February after the AFC and NFC Championship games, Fox spent more than $1,000 to file for the trademarks “Harbowl” and “Harbaugh Bowl” in anticipation...
John Harbaugh already prank called his parents during their national conference call on Thursday. On Friday it was his brother Jim making a surprise call of his own.
Jim Harbaugh called into John Madden’s daily segment on KCBS 740, looking to get advice from the Super Bowl-winning Hall of Fame coach. From Cam Inman:
“What advice can you give me as first-time coach going to the...
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome says the decision to fire offensive coordinator Cam Cameron in December was orchestrated solely by coach John Harbaugh.
Cameron was dismissed the day after Baltimore lost to the Washington Redskins on Dec. 9. There had been speculation either Newsome or owner Steve Bisciotti pushed Harbaugh into making the call.
Asked Friday if that was the...
Once the Baltimore Ravens knocked off the Denver Broncos and the possibility of a Peyton Manning versus Tom Brady AFC Championship was eliminated, the next best option for the Super Bowl immediately became a Baltimore-San Francisco match-up. In the AFC Championships second half Joe Flacco looked very Tom Brady-esque. Anquan Boldin shed years off his [...]
Jack, Jackie and Joani Harbuagh – the father, mother and sister of Ravens coach John Harbaugh and 49ers coach John Harbaugh – cover a spectrum of topics surrounding the coaching Harbaugh brothers and their family upbringing during a national conference call this week.
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh wanted to find out which brother his family would be rooting for in next Sunday's Super Bowl. So he asked them during a Harbaugh family conference call on Thursday with the media. Via NFL.com: Question from Baltimore: Is it true that both of you like Jim better than John? (John Harbaugh’s question) Joani (sister): “Hey, John, how...
There is more on the line for the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII then just winning the Lombardi Trophy. A win over Baltimore would give the 49ers the chance to launch a new dynasty and enjoy successes similar to the 49ers teams of the 1980’s and 1990’s.I do think that San Francisco has the tools and ability to win Super Bowl XLVII and become a dominant force in the NFL...