Super Bowl Sunday ranks number two in terms of Calorie consumption, second only to Thanksgiving Day feasts. Super Bowl fans consume 4,000 tons of popcorn, 14,000 tons of chips and approximately 3,200,000 pizzas.
They say sports and politics don't mix. One sportswriter disagrees with that. In fact, he would argue that professional sports has always been political and has been a positive force in shaping American society.