The National Football League's premier event began as Super Bowl I back in 1967, and it was not referred to as Super Bowl One, for that would have been too plebeian of a depiction.
Amidst the sounds of Springsteen and the streets of Hoboken, New Jersey never really seemed like the athletic state -- more like boardwalks and beauty pageants.
If you are one of the millions that will in tune in for the commercials, here is a cheat sheet of fun facts you can use to score a touchdown in conversations with fellow viewers during the big game.
There's only one Media Day. It's the day when Halloween costumes appear in January and nightclub outfits appear at noon, all in the name of reporting.
Super Bowl XLVIII barrels onto Broadway this week, and with it comes a million storylines. But will anyone be able to join the greatest individual showings in Super Bowl history?
Rather than suffering the embarrassment of asking how many runs have been scored, simply use the guide below to match your personality to the teams playing and give yourself a rooting interest.
Are you ready for some football... cliches?
This whole Sherman story got me thinking about if such a thing as a non-obnoxious sports fan can really exist and I'm beginning to think the answer is no. This binary, black-or-white mentality of being a sports fan makes us all quite repellent.
In life all of us need to realize that leaders are very important, but leaders alone in any field of endeavor cannot get the job done. It takes a team: all the members of the executive committee.
Let's start with the fact literally every postgame analyst his missed -- the 49ers really missed their "Swiss Army Knife" fullback, the injured Bruce Miller.
Bryant Gumbel's hauteur was in especially high gear during last Sunday's final commentary. With barely controlled eye-rolling, he admonished fans headed to his 'hood for the Super Bowl to spend as little time as possible in Manhattan, leave their colorful team clothing home, and to not wear out a welcome thin as ice.
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Kyle Sum Three reasons that stand out (besides the fact that, well, he's Peyton Manning...
Don't get me wrong. I completely respect the Chilis body of work, but there had to have been a more cohesive and suitable act available. How on earth did the NFL come to that weird combination in the first place?
NFL fans wait all year for Championship Sunday. The AFC and NFC title matches feature equally talented squads battling familiar foes with unrivaled intensity. This Sunday will showcase football play of the highest caliber as the consensus four best teams compete for a chance to play one more game in 2014.
It is difficult to imagine two more brilliant and exciting quarterbacks than Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks) and Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) or two more effortlessly perfect passers and play-callers than Tom Brady (New England Patriots) and Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos).
This is the 14th career matchup between these two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks. Expect it to live up to their reputations.