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Super Bowl XLIII

John Madden Leaves the Booth

April 16, 2009

Former NFL coach and renowned commentator John Madden is retiring from the booth.  The last game he called was Super Bowl XLIII last February.  He will be replaced on Sunday Night Football by Cris Collinsworth. If he follows the Favre model, we’ll see him in September, but most sources believe this retirement is legit, that [...]

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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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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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Good Food for Super Bowl Sunday

January 29, 2009

My wife, MrsSal, has started her own blog, primarily focused on recipes, but also on other “Domestic Pursuits.”  In celebration of Super Bowl XLIII, she has collected 10 appetizer recipes for the big game, calling it her “2009 Super Bowl Appetizer Extravaganza“  There is some great food here, so check it out, and enjoy the [...]

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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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