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The Big Game: Blowout, Blackout, and Burnout

February 4, 2013

Last night, I turned out to be wrong about the outcome of Super Bowl XLVII.  However, I was entertained — the halftime show was good, the commercials were OK (I liked “Montana Stain” and Paul Harvey, personally), and the post-blackout game was truly exciting to watch. In terms of the spectacle, the game itself seemed [...]

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Finally Super Bowl XLVII is Here!

February 3, 2013

Super Bowl XLVII (or “47″ to us non-Romans) will kick-off tonight at around 6:30 EST, featuring the San Francisco 49ers versus the Baltimore Ravens. And it’s about time!  All the manufactured hype, hackneyed story lines, politically-tinged distractions, and self-congratulations makes this two-week interregnum nearly intolerable.  Oh, and don’t forget the Pro Bowl sans all the [...]

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Obama Targets Football

January 28, 2013

The week before the Super Bowl, our President decided to give an interview with the New Republic in which he took aim at player safety in football: I’m a big football fan, but I have to tell you if I had a son, I’d have to think long and hard before I let him play [...]

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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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