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Golden Nuggets: Levi's Stadium; New Home has a Partner

Thursday, May 9, 2013 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of 49ers links from around the web.

Frank Gore listens to a podcast about Stadium naming-rights.
Frank Gore listens to a podcast about Stadium naming-rights.

There was really only one story from yesterday. The 49ers announced a partnership deal with Levi Strauss in regards to their new stadium in Santa Clara. Many had hinted that this deal might be the one we eventually see, seeing as the brand is a local company and a national icon. $220 million dollars for 20 years is a lot of money, and will pay 14% of Colin Kaepernick's future contract (I kid!!!). Since naming rights and sponsorship deals, while important, bore me to no end, I'll get into the links. Levi Strauss stuff at the top, the other links at the bottom.

Stadium Deal

Christian Gin gets the honors of announcing the deal. | New 49ers stadium will be named Levi's Stadium with $220 million deal (Gin)

BASG questions whether or not the 49ers got the best price. They wanted a lot more, but with the awarding of Super Bowl L pending, were they forced to take the best offer on the table? | Levi's Stadium is a 'perfect fit', but is it a perfect profit? (BASG)

The local paper of the 49ers' new home gets to sound off on the topic. | Levi's Stadium: 49ers' new Santa Clara home gets a name (Mercury News)

Levi's Stadium: Name sounds enduring (Sando)

Twittersphere: Reaction to 49ers' Levi's Stadium (NBC)

Raw video: 49ers CEO Jed York on Levi's Stadium deal (NBC)

Video - 49ers, fans cheer Levi's Stadium deal (NBC)

Top 5 NFL naming-rights deals (Mercury News)

Other News

Mike Sando has a good piece on QB's and how much they add to win probability. This article pertains to the NFC West, of course, and covers all the starters in our stacked division. | How many victories QBs are really worth (Sando)

49ers, Bay Area celebs, tech heavyweights team up for Super Bowl bid; details revealed (Mercury News)

Fifth-round DL Quinton Dial more plugger than pass-rusher (Branch)

49ers among NFC favorites (

NFL position a 'Gray' area for 49ers newcomer (Maiocco)

49ers add former Raiders receiver to coaching staff (Mercury News)

Off-season signings provide insurance for 49ers rookie class (SF Gate)

49ers promote Cumby (CSN)

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