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Superbowl 2012

The Stupid Decision Super Bowl Advertisers Made

Doug Simon | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Doug Simon

The Super Bowl presents the once-in-a-year opportunity when you know your target demographic is tuning in. Doesn't it make sense to create content that is relevant to those who will buy your product or are you just turning this into a $4-million-plus branding exercise?

Black Ex-Coaches: NFL Rooney Rule Is Broken

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vac...

WATCH: Rosie O'Donnell Lashes Back At Homophobic Street 'Preacher'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a clip reportedly filmed at this year's Superbowl but currently making the rounds on the Internet today on sites like Towleroad and Unicorn Booty, ...

Superbowl 2012 Breaks Social Records, Sets New Marketing Standard

Maya Grinberg | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media
Maya Grinberg

If you had any doubt that sports and social media go hand in hand, this week's Super Bowl XLVI should have convinced you.

What Did College Students Think Were The Best Superbowl Ads?

Posted 04.07.2012 | College

Some people love the Superbowl because they love to watch football. But some people watch the Superbowl for a debatably more rarified reason -- they...

What Nicki Minaj Can Learn From M.I.A.'s Middle Finger

Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

If Minaj wants to achieve real staying power, she needs to slow down to M.I.A.'s pace. Every year or so, the London-born singer does something that's provocative enough to gain exposure but not obnoxious enough to alienate her fans.

Sadness in Winning

James S. Gordon | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

An unfamiliar mixed emotion overtook my 9-year-old son, Gabriel, and me as we watched the New York Giants close out the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday.

NFL, NBC Trade Barbs Over M.I.A.'s Middle Finger

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Less than a second stood between British singer M.I.A. giving the finger to 114 million people watching the Super Bowl halftime show ...

OK Go Drives A Chevy Through A Musical Obstacle Course

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Cars can play instruments too -- at least they can if you're OK Go, driving a radically modified Chevy Sonic through the desert. In the new music v...

M.I.A. Flashes Middle Finger During Halftime Show

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment

By David Bauder, The Associated Press For all the pomp and excess of Madonna's Super Bowl halftime extravaganza a single extended middle finger by ...

Madonna's Halftime Performance: Star Slips, Stuns

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

Love her or hate her, there's no doubt that only Madonna can bring a certain level of pop flair to a performance. Madonna's Roman-themed Super Bowl...

Why I Love the NFL

Alexandra Huber | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women
Alexandra Huber

My football love affair may have started in a basement in suburban Kansas but it has survived my move to New York City

Who Said We Have to Agree?

Princeton Irvin Parker | Posted 04.06.2012 | Black Voices
Princeton Irvin Parker

It is no secret that many of our nation's institutions do not operate to their highest potential because of division. Many of the world's problems exist because the people are busy taking sides instead of working together. In no other institution is this issue more prevalent than in the Christian church.

Improvement Starts With "I"

Maya Ana Callender | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home
Maya Ana Callender

As football season comes to a close, it would not be a bad idea for certain teams to think about "painting their dreams." If we think about it, football is like a work of art.

Gronkowski Looking Good On Saturday

AP | Posted 04.05.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rob Gronkowski walked without a limp as the New England Patriots gathered for photographs on Saturday. Gronkowski...

Why I'm Making My Husband Miss The Super Bowl

Stacey Tavor Merwin | Posted 04.05.2012 | Weddings
Stacey Tavor Merwin

On Sunday, as fans of football and fans of commercials gather round the TV, my husband will be sitting with me at a devastatingly romantic restaurant.

Ron Dicker

How Brady, Manning Stack Up Off The Field | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning gathered impressive stats to guide their teams to Sunday's Supe...

Put Your Game Face On For Super Bowl 2012

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Female fans getting ready for Super Bowl 2012 may have run into a major style dilemma as both the New York Giants and New England Patriots have simila...

Publishers Create Probably The Nerdiest Super Bowl Wager Ever

Posted 02.03.2012 | Books

In perhaps the nerdiest Super Bowl bet yet, small independent book publishers Beacon Press (of Boston) and Other Press (of New York) have made a wager...

Football as a Metaphor for Americanism and the Giants as the "Home Team" for Red State Republicans

Howard Barbanel | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

It has come to a point where winning your division, whether in football or baseball isn't a guarantee of anything -- the late bloomers can come and take a whole season's worth of outstanding play away.

Post Football Depression Syndrome

Dr. Phil McGraw | Posted 04.04.2012 | TV
Dr. Phil McGraw

Super Bowl Sunday. For most men, it makes their year. Unfortunately, for too many, the year ends the day after. PFDS, Post Football Depression Syndrome sets in and sets in with a vengeance.

Madonna's Pre-Super Bowl Style

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Madonna, the world's most famous pop star, has been doing double duty as of late promoting her new film "W.E." and preparing for her Super Bowl XLVI h...

'I'm A Super Nerd For The Super Bowl!'

About the author: Jimmy is a senior at Maine South High School and a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland high ...

WATCH: Sneak Peek At Madonna's New Music Video

Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

Viewers of "American Idol" were treated to a sneak peek of Madonna's new music video for 'Give Me All Your Luvin,' the song she'll debut at her Super ...

NFL Players Who've Crossed The Line

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 02.02.2012 | Celebrity

This Sunday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will square off against the New York Giants in the Super Bowl. But even if he and the New Engl...