As social scientists, we got to thinking... if Super Bowl players were dogs, what type of dogs would they be? Applying a combined 280-plus dog years of expertise, we found that the way the media describes star football players is remarkably similar to the official breed standard for top show dogs.
Richard Sherman's iconic postgame interview with Erin Andrews was candid, emotional, unsportsmanlike, and definitely EXTRA. Even so, as a sports fan, I loved Sherman's interview because it captured the heart of a city with a big mouth.
In the shadow of the NFL's biggest game, the Broncos defensive and Seahawks offensive players must feel like the forgotten stepchildren of Super Bowl hype.
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?