Super Bowl updates: 49ers finally break scoreless tie


The Chiefs struck first with a forced fumble of Christian McCaffrey on the game's opening drive. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

It all comes down to this. The 2024 Super Bowl.

The San Francisco 49ers, in their first Super Bowl appearance since 2020, will take the field with Brock Purdy under center for the biggest game in his life.

They’re facing the Kansas City Chiefs, who are attempting to win their third Super Bowl in five years behind quarterback Patrick Mahomes with their eyes on securing a dynasty.

The game is underway. Follow along as Yahoo Sports provides the latest news, scores, injuries, and highlights for the 2024 Super Bowl.

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    Mistakes are the name of this game so far. CMC and Pacheco have both turned the ball over in scoring territory. San Francisco has the ball and a 3-0 lead early in the second quarter.

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    Disaster strikes for the Chiefs one play after the 52-yard gain. Isaiah Pacheco fumbles, and the 49ers recover in the red zone.

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    Patrick Mahomes has arrived. Chiefs QB hits Mecole Hardman with a 52-yard dime to get Kansas City in scoring position. Drops it between two 49ers defenders.

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    A pass breakup by Trent McDuffie on a deep ball in the end zone forced the field-goal attempt.

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    We have points. Jake Moody hits a Super Bowl-record 55-yard field goal to give San Francisco a 3-0 lead early in the second quarter.

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    That’s the end of a scoreless first quarter. San Francisco’s outgained Kansas City, 125 yards to 16, but has no points to show for it because of mistakes. The 49ers face third-and-14 to start the second after Christian McCaffrey gets tackled in the backfield on second down.

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    Big conversion from the 49ers. Brock Purdy finds Chris Conley on third-and-9 to get to midfield and keep a drive alive.

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    That’s four possessions and zero points now. A Chase Young sack of Patrick Mahomes stunted Kansas City’s second drive for force another Kansas City punt. San Francisco takes over again in a scoreless game.

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    Holding penalties put the 49ers in a hole, and they punt after coming up short on third-and-20. Brock Purdy looks good with five completions on five attempts. But mistakes from All-Pros Christian McCaffrey and Trent Williams have stunted San Francisco’s first two drives.

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    Wow, Trent Williams picks up holding penalties on consecutive plays. Uncommon mistakes from the game’s best pass blocker.

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    Taylor Swift looks nervous.

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    San Francisco holds after turning the ball over. Three-and-out for the Chiefs after a third-and-12 pass comes up short of the sticks. 49ers have the ball back following a Chiefs punt.

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    The turnover stands. Kansas City has the ball for its first possession of the game.

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    Big early mistake from Christian McCaffrey. 49ers RB fumbles, and the Chiefs have recovered. Play’s under review, but a potentially disastrous turnover on the game’s opening drive. San Francisco was driving and close to the red zone.

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    49ers are moving the ball. Three quick first downs, and they’re over midfield.

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    First touch goes to Christian McCaffrey, who gains six yards on a run.

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    Harrison Butker has kicked off, and we’re underway. 49ers start the game at their own 25 after a touchback.

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    The Chiefs won the toss and deferred. The 49ers will start with the ball. Kickoff is moments away.

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