Candlelites

Everything from Everywhere

super bowl - Search

super bowl Searched between all the resources and sites across the web. To view the full text news click on the links searched. All links are displayed with the source site.



breaking down the super bowl host cities


super bowl host citiesminneapolis last played host to a super bowl after the 1991 season. the vikings finished 8-8 that year and left the winter weather behind for the washington redskins and buffalo bills to deal with in super bowl xxvi. the game returns for super bowl lii after 26 years, making minneapolis the second northern city to host the event multiple times.south florida 10new orleans 10los angeles 7tampa bay 4san diego 3arizona 3houston 3 *atlanta 2detroit 2indianapolis 1jacksonville 1minneapolis 1new york/n.j. 1arlington, texas 1stanford 1san francisco 1* 2016-2017 season super bowlupcoming host cities:2018: super bowl lii, minneapolis2019: super bowl liii, atlanta2020: super bowl liv, miami2021: super bowl lv, inglewood, calif.






breaking down the super bowl host cities


super bowl host citiesminneapolis last played host to a super bowl after the 1991 season. the vikings finished 8-8 that year and left the winter weather behind for the washington redskins and buffalo bills to deal with in super bowl xxvi. the game returns for super bowl lii after 26 years, making minneapolis the second northern city to host the event multiple times.south florida 10new orleans 10los angeles 7tampa 4san diego 3arizona 3houston 3 *atlanta 2detroit 2indianapolis 1jacksonville 1minneapolis 1new york/n.j. 1arlington, texas 1stanford, calif. 1san francisco 1* 2016-17 season super bowlupcoming host cities:2018: super bowl lii, minneapolis2019: super bowl liii, atlanta2020: super bowl liv, miami2021: super bowl lv, inglewood, calif.






super bowl serves at peacemaker between uber and houston


houston — anybody using uber in houston during super bowl week can thank the big game for their ride.uber had threatened to leave houston ahead of the super bowl, insisting various city regulations, including fingerprint background checks of drivers, were too burdensome and prevented drivers from working.houston officials and uber reached a compromise in november that kept the popular app-based ride-hailing service in the city.but the dispute highlights the ongoing debate many cities across the country have had with uber over how to balance sufficient regulation and public safety.city and super bowl officials say they're relieved uber will be one of transportation choices that will help shuttle many of the more than 1 million people expected to take part in super bowl related activities in






citing policy on supplements, nfl nixes gnc's super bowl ad


new york — nutritional supplement seller gnc intended to use a 30-second super bowl ad to revamp its image. but the nfl had other ideas.gnc said tuesday it was notified that it will not be allowed to air the ad it created — or any ad — during the game sunday because it violates an nfl policy against having supplements advertised during its games.a number of companies in the past have had their super bowl ads rejected due to content, and have had to switch them out or make modifications.but this is the first time in recent memory that an advertiser has been banned completely.






new budweiser super bowl ad takes on immigration


‘you’re not wanted here, go home’: new budweiser super bowl ad takes on immigrationthe super bowl takes place this sunday, and never before has the year’s biggest sporting event taken place at a time of such political upheaval. since his inauguration on january 20, donald trump has stretched the nation’s political conventions to their limits, most recently in the form of a controversial immigration ban on seven predominantly muslim…






alexa scores some super bowl skills for next week’s big game


this time last year, amazon made it clear just how big it expected alexa to be with its first ever super bowl commercial, starring alec baldwin and jason schwartzman, along with a motley crew of celebrity eos ranging from dan marino to missy elliot and, of course, its voice controlled speaker.it’s been a heck of a year for the line. amazon muscled its way connected homes everywhere with the device and has since celebrated virtually ever big event with new skills (including a christmas time eo from tim curry). alexa’s got a bunch more lined up for next weekend’s big game of american football that many people will be watching.amazon lists some regular old alexa skills like restaurant delivery and jokes (that old cl ic comedy standby, the football joke), but there are also a handful of featur






watch all the super bowl 51 movie trailers here


the 51st super bowl kicks off this weekend, and along with determining the champion of the 2016-17 nfl season, the game also provides one of the biggest forums for companies to advertise their products.in addition to all of the commercials for beer, cars, and various other consumer goods, the super bowl also serves as the annual debut of new trailers and footage from some of the test upcoming movies. and this year’s game is shaping up to be no exception, with trailers already lined up for some of the most-anticipated films arriving in theaters this year and beyond.more:super bowl vr: fox sports is bringing you super bowl highlights in virtual realityin the interest of getting the word out early, some studios have already released their full super bowl trailers or brief teasers for their tr






fans invited to rally for super bowl-bound patriots


foxborough, m . — new england patriots fans will have one more chance to see the team and wish the players luck before they leave to play in the super bowl in houston.the team is inviting fans to a special super bowl send-off rally monday morning on nrg plaza outside the hall at patriot place.the rally will include a performance by the new england patriots cheerleaders.patriots chairman and ceo robert kraft, head coach bill belichick and team captains tom brady, devin mccourty, dont'a hightower and matthew slater will talk to the crowd before the buses leave foxborough for logan international airport.the patriots won their ninth conference championship with a 36-17 victory over the pittsburgh steelers on jan. 22. they will face the atlanta falcons in the super bowl feb. 5.






watch all the super bowl 51 movie trailers here


the 51st super bowl kicks off this weekend, and along with determining the champion of the 2016-17 nfl season, the game also provides one of the biggest forums for companies to advertise their products.in addition to all of the commercials for beer, cars, and various other consumer goods, the super bowl also serves as the annual debut of new trailers and footage from some of the test upcoming movies. and this year’s game is shaping up to be no exception, with trailers already lined up for some of the most-anticipated films arriving in theaters this year and beyond.more:super bowl vr: fox sports is bringing you super bowl highlights in virtual realityin the interest of getting the word out early, some studios have already released their full super bowl trailers or brief teasers for their tr






15 memorable super bowl commercials from the past 10 years


super bowl 51 is sunday, feb. 5, and will bring a slew of new ads that will have us talking.it’s rare that people tune into a tv program just for the commercials, but that’s what millions do every year when the super bowl rolls around. that’s because the super bowl broadcasts the best of the best commercials. this year should be no exception. sneak peeks at this year’s ads have already started to show up online.to get ready for the big game (feb. 5 on fox), here is a look back at 15 memorable super bowl commercials from the past 10 years:sierra mist 2007coca-cola 2008doritos 2009old spice 2010snickers 2010volkswagen 2011doritos 2011honda 2012taco bell 2013budweiser 2014always 2015hyundai 2016bud light 2016heinz 2016toyota 2016






tom brady only wants to talk about football before the super bowl


kyle shanahan draws up an offense better than he plays defense.the atlanta falcons offensive coordinator didn’t dodge and deflect monday night about his future as coach of the san francisco 49ers, even though he can’t officially be hired until after the super bowl. he patiently answered the questions... (sam farmer)






houston mayor says protests won't hurt super bowl li activities


houston mayor sylvester turner says demonstrations during super bowl week won't prevent fans from having a good time. turner said monday that demonstrations like the one sunday outside super bowl headquarters with protesters opposing president trump's travel restrictions from some muslim countries are “about people exercising their constitutional right to voice their opinion.” calling houston “the most diverse city in the country,” turner noted “we can do that and have good football at the same time.” turner stressed that security would not be an issue and that the city has worked for four years preparing to host the game for the first time since 2004.






minnesota may extend bar hours for 2018 super bowl


st. paul, minn. — minnesota lawmakers appear ready to let football fans drink a bit later when the super bowl comes to minneapolis in 2018.a senate committee heard a bill tuesday to allow liquor license holders in hennepin and ramsey counties apply to stay open until 4 a.m. during super bowl weekend. that's two hours later than usual.sen. karin housley, the bill's author, says the bill is similar to legislation from past years for the 2008 republican national convention and the 2014 major league baseball all-star game.senators asked few questions on the bipartisan legislation and set the bill aside for inclusion in a larger liquor bill.






only the atlanta falcons stand in the way of brady and belichick making super bo


are the rams the reason the atlanta falcons are in the super bowl?well, that might be overstating it. but some of the falcons pointed to their 42-14 victory in los angeles in week 14 as a turning point for a team that was coming off a 29-28 home loss to kansas city.since that defeat to the chiefs... (sam farmer)






a reminder that apple's '1984' ad is the only great super bowl commercial ever —


original cast members of the tony award-winning broadway hit "hamilton: an american al," will sing "america the beautiful" during pregame festivities at super bowl 51, the nfl and fox announced friday.the performance by renee elise goldsberry, jasmine cephas jones and phillipa soo, who starred... (tribune news services)






super bowl commercials 2017: tom brady for intel, and more


coen brothers’ mercedes super bowl commercial(credit: mercedes-benz usa via youtube)the coen brothers directed this mercedes-amg gt roadster super bowl li commercial, which is a tribute to "easy rider" and stars peter fonda. kia super bowl teaser(credit: kia motors america via youtube)in kia's super bowl li teaser, melissa mccarthy is running, screaming and carrying a flag. "get ready for the 3rd quarter," the teaser says. avocados from mexico super bowl teaser(credit: avocados from mexico via youtube)"listen to the celebrity," avocados from mexico's super bowl li teaser says, as jon lovitz tells viewers they should eat gua ole.advertisementadvertise heremr. clean super bowl commercial(credit: mr. clean via youtube)a woman fantasizes about a dancing cgi-version of mr. clean in this super b






new budweiser super bowl ad takes on immigration


the super bowl takes place this sunday, and never before has the year’s biggest sporting event taken place at a time of such political upheaval. since his inauguration on january 20, donald trump has stretched the nation’s political conventions to their limits, most recently in the form of a controversial immigration ban on seven predominantly muslim…






budweiser focuses on immigration in super bowl commercial


each year super bowl ads offer a snaps of what's going on in the culture.but this year's budweiser ad released tuesday featuring an immigrant's travel to the u.s. be e suddenly more topical than anheuser-busch executives were probably expecting, released days after president donald trump's executive order friday temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven muslim-majority countries.the 60-second ad called "born the hard way," shows anheuser-busch co-founder adolphus busch traveling by boat from germany to the u.s. in 1850s. he goes through travails including jumping off a burning boat and catching a glimpse of anheuser-bush's clydesdales mascots, before meeting fellow immigrant eberhard anheuser."when nothing stops your dream, this is the beer we drink," the copy reads.r






who will win super bowl li? madden nfl 17 says it knows the answer


why it matters to you want to know how super bowl li will play out days in a nce? a simulation that uses madden nfl 17 predicts a close, exciting game that will be won in the fourth quarter.the new england patriots will win super bowl li, defeating the atlanta falcons 27-24 in houston this coming sunday. that’s according to ea’s official simulation using madden nfl 17. it predicts that patriots quarterback tom brady will lead a comeback in the fourth quarter that will culminate in a game-winning touchdown and earn him mvp honors, which would make him the most decorated and successful quarterback in super bowl history. fans will be in for an exciting game if the prediction turns out to be correct.betting markets agree with ea’s prediction about the upcoming game. according to sportsline th






budweiser focuses on immigration in super bowl commercial


each year super bowl ads offer a snaps of what's going on in the culture.but this year's budweiser ad released tuesday featuring an immigrant's travel to the u.s. be e suddenly more topical than anheuser-busch executives were probably expecting, released days after president donald trump's executive order friday temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven muslim-majority countries.the 60-second ad called "born the hard way," shows anheuser-busch co-founder adolphus busch traveling by boat from germany to the u.s. in 1850s. he goes through travails including jumping off a burning boat and catching a glimpse of anheuser-bush's clydesdales mascots, before meeting fellow immigrant eberhard anheuser."when nothing stops your dream, this is the beer we drink," the copy reads.r






p os: super bowl opening night


houston (ap) — a man traipsing around monday’s super bowl opening night in a full-length gown declaring himself ”the empress of austria, elizabeth i” was the most outrageous guest at what was a rather tame media night compared to the circus this event has been in the past.the empress, otherwise known as julian kurzwernhart, who said he’d been covering the super bowl for a television station in austria for the past six years, spent more time being interviewed in his crazy getup than actually conducting interviews with the players from the atlanta falcons and new england patriots.”why outfits? oh yeah, that’s funny questions because we want to spread some austrian flavor every year here and spread some austrian charm and you guys have something to love,” he said. ”it’s a crazy event and you






heightened dui traffic enforcement rolls out in colorado for super bowl weekend


the super bowl will be played sunday, so the “heat is on” dui enforcement program is here.the state patrol, law enforcement agencies throughout the state and the colorado department of transportation will conduct heightened traffic enforcement this weekend in combating impaired drivers.“the super bowl is an exciting event that combines friends, family, food and, for many people, alcohol,” said darrell lingk, a cdot transportation safety director, in a news release. “cdot wants to remind football fans across the state to make safe travel plans — to and from your destination — before you start drinking. there’s never a good reason to drive impaired.”the enforcement period begins friday and runs until monday. it will include 100 law enforcement agencies from across the state.officers statewid






super bowl facts


super factsparticipants: nfc champion atlanta falcons (13-5) vs. afc champion new england patriots (16-2). this is the second super bowl appearance for the falcons (0-1) and the ninth for the patriots (4-4).when: 5:30 p.m. next sunday.where: nrg stadium (capacity 71,795) in houston will be hosting for the second time.tv: ch. 9 (joe buck, troy aikman, erin andrews, chris myers).earnings: winners $107,000 per player; losers $53,000 per player.line: new england by 3.performers: “america the beautiful” by cast members of “hamilton,” national anthem by luke bryan, halftime show by lady gaga.






budweiser focus on immigration in super bowl spot


new york — each year super bowl ads offer a snaps of what's going on in the culture.but this year's budweiser ad released tuesday featuring an immigrant's travel to the u.s. be e suddenly more topical than anheuser-busch executives were probably expecting, released days after president donald trump's executive order friday temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven muslim-majority countries.the 60-second ad called "born the hard way," shows anheuser-busch co-founder adolphus busch traveling by boat from germany to the u.s. in 1850s. he goes through travails including jumping off a burning boat and catching a glimpse of anheuser-bush's clydesdales mascots, before meeting fellow immigrant eberhard anheuser."when nothing stops your dream, this is the beer we drink," the c






former 49ers lineman randy cross pledges brain to cte research


randy cross, a lineman on three 49ers’ super bowl-winning teams, is among 30 former nfl players who have pledged to donate their brains for research, the concussion legacy foundation announced thursday.cross, 62, is one of the biggest names of the latest group to help medical researchers better understand the causes of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (cte), a degenerative brain disease that can only be diagnosed after death. physicians believe the disease is caused by repetitive blows to the head that occur in sports such as football, hockey and soccer.“i can’t imagine why anybody that played the game and that cares about the guys and the kids that are starting to play the game now, wouldn’t donate,” cross said in a statement. “i would urge everybody that’s ever played the game to do it.”






donald trump blasts nfl commissioner roger goodell


donald trump has formed quite the friendship with new england patriots owner robert kraft, head coach bill belichick and quarterback tom brady over the years through various business ventures and golfing. with the pats in the super bowl for the ninth time, the media has been all over the four-time super bowl champion brady about his political opinion and bond with the president. tom has not given in to the press’ demands, and did not comment on anything politically related.read: donald trump backtracks on immigration order: “this is not a muslim ban”a 2015 interview between trump and new york times magazine resurfaced wednesday (feb. 1), with trump ripping nfl commissioner roger goodell. the patriot fan criticized goodell’s handing of the ray rice suspension as well as “deflategate.” trump






mike francesa, chris ‘mad dog’ russo to reunite for an hour on super bowl radio


mike francesa and chris “mad dog” russo, who pioneered the idea of radio station remotes at the super bowl, will appear together from radio row in houston for 45 commercial-free minutes starting at 5 p.m. eastern time on thursday.the joint appearance will be heard on wfan and siriusxm ellite radio, russo’s home since he left wfan and his “mike and the mad dog” partnership in 2008.advertisement | advertise on newsdayfrancesa said he will do the show from russo’s siriusxm set.votemike francesa: fan or foe?p osmike francesa's wfan timelinep osa day in the life of mike francesafrancesa and russo were partners at wfan for 19 years, from 1989 to 2008. the two have made several joint appearances since then, including in the week before super bowl xlvi in indianapolis, and held a three-hour reunio






san diego's weather to stay dry through super bowl sunday


san diego is experiencing a dry spell that’s likely to last through super bowl sunday. and the region will be unseasonably warm through wednesday, the national weather service says. monday’s high temperature at lindbergh field will reach 75, or 12 degrees above normal. it’ll be 71 on tuesday and 70 on wednesday.the high pressure system that’s now in place will break down on thursday and friday, allowing temperatures to drop to a more seasonal level of 65-66. forecasters say a storm may move into central and northern california. but it doesn’t appear that the system will cycle through southern california.the dry weather will last at least until super bowl sunday, when it will be partly cloudy and 67 in san diego, the weather service says. three must-see headlines <h1>1,700 volunteers






happy with winning mark for season, here's super bowl pick


houston — any season when pro picks finishes above .500 against the spread is a good one. we're not looking to be super bowl champions here, so we're happy with our 2016-17 tally.the falcons and patriots certainly are seeking the nfl crown, however, and on sunday at the home of the texans, atlanta (13-5) squares off with new england (16-2).at first glance, it seemed the 3-point spread favoring tom brady and co. was kind of low. the patriots are in their seventh super bowl since brady be e the starter in 2001, winning four so far, though all were tight contests.perhaps that was on the minds of oddsmakers. so, for sure, must be those 540 points the falcons put up during the regular season. as were their romps past seattle and green bay, both of which are probably superior to houston and pitt






full coverage | super bowl li: atlanta falcons vs. new england patriots


what color hoodie will bill belichick wear during super bowl li? when will the word “deflategate” be uttered for the first time during the fox broadcast of the game? who will be the heaviest and tallest players to score a touchdown? will fox broadcaster joe buck be sporting any facial hair? and what will his tie look like? if you know the answer to these or other extremely relevant questions, you might want to make some prop bets in the days leading up to the big game between the new england patriots and atlanta falcons on feb. 5 in houston. here are some of the latest odds, according to sportsbettingdime.com: belichick’s hoodie the coach has gone with blue in both of the patriots’ games this postseason, so that color will get you 4-11 odds. gray comes in at 3-1, red at 40-1 and an






brady hopes ill mother can attend super bowl


houston — tom brady hopes his mother will be in the stands on super bowl sunday despite dealing with an undisclosed health issue.the new england patriots quarterback acknowledged on wednesday that his mother galynn brady has been ill. he didn't provide any details."it's personal with my family, and i'm just hoping everyone's here on sunday to share in a great experience. but it has been a tough year. every family goes through different things and you know my family has always been a great support system for me and hopefully we can make everyone happy on sunday."brady got choked up talking about his father during media night on monday, and he said tuesday that his mother had not been able to attend any games this season. on wednesday, he confirmed that his mother has been ill.though he isn'






citing policy on supplements, nfl nixes gnc's super bowl ad


new york — nutritional supplement seller gnc intended to use a 30-second super bowl ad to revamp its image. but the nfl had other ideas.gnc said tuesday it was notified that it will not be allowed to air the ad it created — or any ad — during the game sunday because it violates an nfl policy against having supplements advertised during its games.a number of companies in the past have had to switch out or modify their super bowl ads because they were rejected due to their content.one company, 84 lumber, said it was asked to alter its spot that showed a border wall, because it was deemed "too political." sodastream changed its ads twice in the past two years because they were deemed to be referencing coke and pepsi too directly. godaddy has had a spot rejected for being too racy.but this is






atlanta falcons worried about team's 'excessive' use of painkillers in 2010, ema


a string of emails from 2010 that began with the trainer and reached all the way to atlanta falcons owner arthur blank showed a franchise worried about an “excessive” reliance on painkillers to treat players.the e-mails were read into the record in a proposed federal cl -action lawsuit filed by ex-nfl players claiming they were encouraged to abuse dangerous drugs to continue playing without regard for their long-term health.an email chain released in court shows atlanta falcons officials in 2010 were worried about the team's “excessive” reliance on painkillers to treat players and the potential embarr ment that could cause.the officials expressed concerned over a review that found the team spent $81,000 on prescriptions for medications for players in 2009 — nearly three times the league av






migos interested in joining lady gaga at super bowl


it’s been set for months that pop star lady gaga will be performing during halftime on sunday’s super bowl broadcast (feb. 5). however, several people are hoping that another group of chart-toppers will take mother monster’s place during the telecast.read: eminem, migos, & jhene aiko all featured on big sean’s ‘i decided’a petition to have the migos take lady gaga’s performance slot has made the rounds online, with over 60,000 signatures. the “bad and boujee” hit-makers, whose album culture is poised to be number-one on the charts, have caught wind of the petition, and are certainly down to make an appearance.when asked by tmz’s reporters wednesday (feb. 1) about the possibility of an appearance during the coveted halftime performance, the trio seemed gung-ho about joining the “a milli






migos interested in joining lady gaga at super bowl


it’s been set for months that pop star lady gaga will be performing during halftime on sunday’s super bowl broadcast (feb. 5). however, several people are hoping that another group of chart-toppers will take mother monster’s place during the telecast.read: eminem, migos, & jhene aiko all featured on big sean’s ‘i decided’a petition to have the migos take lady gaga’s performance slot has made the rounds online, with over 60,000 signatures. the “bad and boujee” hit-makers, whose album culture is poised to be number-one on the charts, have caught wind of the petition, and are certainly down to make an appearance.when asked by tmz’s reporters wednesday (feb. 1) about the possibility of an appearance during the coveted halftime performance, the trio seemed gung-ho about joining the “million






fox sports to deliver super bowl virtual reality highlights in real time


why it matters to you virtual reality will be your answer to getting as close to super bowl action as possible without purchasing a ridiculously priced ticket.getting up, close and personal at super bowl li may no longer cost you a year’s salary. for the first time, super bowl highlights will be delivered in virtual reality– in near real time.fox sports and virtual reality production company livelike vr will broadcast 20 highlights from super bowl li in virtual reality through the fox sports vr app. four highlights each quarter will be uploaded, with four prepared for pre- and post-game. “the touchdowns, the epic plays are what we are going to be looking for,” livelike ceo andre lorenceau told digital trends regarding which plays will be chosen for the highlight package.more: you won’t wa






siri can help you prepare for this year's super bowl no matter what you need


why it matters to you whether you need to figure out how to get the game on or how to get home, siri has you covered for super bowl sunday.super bowl sunday is right around the corner, and the only person readier than you are is siri.on monday, apple revealed how its famous ai istant will be helping sports fans gear up for the big game, and suffice it to say that you’ll be more in tune with the action this year than ever before. from team rosters to player comparisons to historical statistics and records, siri has all the information you need to impress your friends and family with the depth of your football knowledge.and when it comes to actually watching the game, apple tv owners have the ability to tune in simply by saying, “watch the super bowl.” so don’t worry about finding the right






super bowl li: budweiser’s stunning pro-immigrant commercial


budweiser proves you don’t need puppies or clydedales for an emotional super bowl ad. and in today’s political climate -- where the idea that an immigrant is of questionable value to the united states is raised by certain people in the white house -- the commercial is a sharp, patriotic jab to the gut.released online before sunday’s super bowl li broadcast, “born the hard way” is a 60-second story of immigrants, namely one adolphus busch, a brewmaster from germany who makes a perilous journey to america in the mid 00s. confronted by anti-immigrant bias and overcoming tremendous adversity, he manages to work his way to st. louis, where he joins forces with another immigrant, eberhard anheuser. the rest, as they say, is history.of course, the company’s press release does not overtly emphasiz






fans really want the migos to perfrom at the super bowl


apparently lady gaga performing at the super bowl halftime show wasn’t enough to get the people going. now, fans have formed a petition on change.org, calling for the migos to replace gaga at the nrg stadium in houston, texas.read: migos’ contribution to the ‘culture’ is finally hereorganizers’ call for a trade comes shortly after the atlanta falcons made it to the championship. “very simple, the atlanta falcons are in the super bowl and it’s gonna be in houston. two of the trillest hip hop communities under one roof. your entertainment choices have to change right now,” the petition’s statement reads. in addition to suggesting that migos perform their no. 1 hit “bad and boujee,” the petition also demands that a number of other t artists should be invited to perform as well.“andre 3000 sho






here’s your super bowl preview of the year’s biggest commercials


the super bowl is one of the most-watched tv programs of the year, so advertisers always spend big bucks to get their products in front of the millions of eyeballs watching the game. brands invest so heavily in super bowl sunday that their commercials are often big-budget productions.this year’s biggest commercial gamble comes from snickers. in hopes to sell the isfying candy bar to eaters old and new, the brand is enlisting star wars actor adam driver to star in a live commercial.it’s a big risk. the rest of the commercials that air on sunday will have been painstakingly s , edited, and focus-grouped before they hit the air. snickers is likely hoping to get enough publicity off the novelty of the live commercial and inclusion of driver to offset a potential crash and burn during the live






fox censors ‘controversial’ super bowl ad featuring immigrant family encounterin


a building material company that submitted its first-ever super bowl ad this year was forced to revise the commercial after fox determined the subject matter was “too contoversial,” the new york times reports.84 lumber, a pennsylvania-based building materials supplier, originally intended to air a super bowl commercial featuring a spanish-speaking woman and who are fleeing their home country. in the ad, the family hits a nation’s border wall, only to find a doorway that permits them to enter the country.now, only the part of the ad not including the wall will play before sunday’s half time show.“i still can’t even understand why it was censored,” owner maggie hardy magero told the new york times. “in fact, i’m flabbergasted by that in today’s day and age. it’s not og hic, it’s not immoral,






will the falcons upset the patriots in super bowl li? – the denver post


will atlanta pull the upset and beat new england in the super bowl?kiz: while it might be must-see tv to watch nfl commissioner roger goodell award the vince lombardi trophy to bill belichick and tom brady, is there a single person in colorado that actually wants to see the patriots win? it’s the top-ranked defense of crusty belichick against the offensive fireworks of kyle shanahan and the falcons. it’s a meeting of the football masterminds, old and young. who wins?jhabvala: i’m going with the patriots. kyle shanahan has turned the falcons into one of the most explosive and exciting offenses in the league, running roughshod over even the best defenses (hi, denver) and exploiting the talents of their two running backs devonta freeman and tevin coleman. he’s helped matt ryan become an mvp-c






trust us, there are 10 really good reasons to watch super bowl li


the falcons and patriots in super bowl li doesn’t scream grudge match, but the storylines are plentiful.10. spreading the wealthatlanta, 0-1 in super bowls, can become the 20th team to win a super bowl. if it happens, we’re down to 12 lombardi trophy-free teams: vikings (0-4), bills (0-4), panthers (0-2), eagles (0-2), bengals (0-2), cardinals (0-1), titans (0-1), chargers (0-1), texans (0-0), jaguars (0-0), lions (0-0) and browns (0-0).9. matty ice vs. joe coolmatt ryan’s playoff record is 3-4, but atlanta’s qb is completing 70.6 percent of this year’s playoff p es for 730 yards, seven touchdowns, no interceptions and a 132.6 p er rating. it’s reminiscent of joe montana’s postseason super bowl-winning run in 1989. he completed 78.3 percent for 800 yards, 11 touchdowns, no interceptions an






lady gaga super bowl halftime show set list – our predictions


var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push([’embed’]);lady gaga did an amazing job with the national anthem at last year’s super bowl in santa clara.and many are expecting that the pop- powerhouse will again rise to the challenge at this year’s big game, when she performs the super bowl halftime show on feb. 5 in houston.as per usual, there’s a lot of speculation over what songs will be performed during the halftime show.here is our set list prediction.“born this way” – could serve as a powerful closer or opener, but we’re going with the former. the song’s message, of self empowerment and acceptance, seems a perfect fit for the times.“bad romance” – easy transition from “born this way” to another upbeat club-friendly tune. this is where superstar djs skrillex and kaskade (both of who have done “b






patriots’ tom brady hopes his ill mother can attend super bowl – the denver post


by kristie rieken, the ociated press houston — tom brady hopes his mother will be in the stands on super bowl sunday despite dealing with an undisclosed health issue.the new england patriots quarterback acknowledged on wednesday that his mother galynn brady has been ill. he didn’t provide any details.“it’s personal with my family, and i’m just hoping everyone’s here on sunday to share in a great experience. but it has been a tough year. every family goes through different things and you know my family has always been a great support system for me and hopefully we can make everyone happy on sunday.”february 2, 2017 the cord-cutter’s guide to how to watch the super bowl february 1, 2017 trust, understanding of kyle shanahan explains falcons’ offensive explosion february 1, 2017 matt ryan, fa






protest shooting suspect takes stand, with more expected on monday


allen scarsella took the witness stand in his own defense late friday to explain why he went to a black lives matter protest in november 2015 and, after a scuffle broke out, ultimately s five people.his testimony was cut short, however, by the end of a day that saw his friend and co-defendant nathan gustavsson testify for several hours, arguing that scarsella s in self-defense. but his testimony also opened him up to what was often blistering questioning from the prosecution. it also revealed a text gustavsson wrote referring to the protest shooting and saying, "we're all guilty in this."gustavsson said in an interview afterward that his decision to testify e after his attorney, family and friends all told him not to. but he said he asked himself if he could live with himself if scarsella