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Pittsburgh Steelers Win Super Bowl XLIII

February 1, 2009

The upstart Cardinals ended up losing to the favored Steelers 27-23 in Super Bowl XLIII tonight.  The game was looking like a blowout as the score was 20-7 going into the 4th Quarter.  The Steelers were taking advantage of everything the Cardinals were doing.  The Cards had some lucky breaks, but that last second 100-yards pick-six at [...]

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The Super Bowl “Flu” Epidemic

February 1, 2009

Long have there been calls to make Super Bowl Monday a holiday since absenteeism and productivity resulting from the Super Bowl “flu” can be costly: last year 4.4 million late-ins and an estimated 1.5 million extra absences were phoned in.  Some have also estimated that $16 million per minute lost during the week preceding the Super Bowl on people running [...]

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Petraeus to Toss Coin at Super Bowl XLIII

January 29, 2009

Centcom Head and Iraq Redeemer David Petraeus will be part of the Super Bowl XLIII coin toss Sunday night.  Here what Petraeus had to say about it: “It is a privilege to represent our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen in the coin-toss ceremony…. And it is an honor to thank the NFL commissioner and [...]

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The Arizona Cardinals are in the Super Bowl!!!

January 18, 2009

Is this a sign of the apocalypse?  Perhaps, but it is nonetheless true:  the Arizona Cardinals (one of the perennial laughing-stocks of the NFL) are going to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII on February 1! Both Conference Championship games were exciting in different ways.  If you’re an offensive person, you liked the [...]

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Arizona Cardinals in NFC Championship Game

January 11, 2009

That’s no typo!   As perennial losers for nearly all of my life, any success  that the Arizona Cardinals are a part of comes as a huge shock.  Last night they were on the road in the Eastern Time Zone (they were 0-5 this season in the EST) to meet the 12-4 Carolina Panthers.  No one gave them [...]

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Arizona Cardinals Win a Playoff Game!

January 3, 2009

No, I’m not joking!  I just finished watching something I may tell my grandkids one day — I witnessed the Arizona Cardinals actually win a home playoff game 30-24!  1947 was the last time the Cardinals hosted a playoff game, so I’m not totally kidding about that.  I’m not a Cardinals fan by any stretch, but [...]

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