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The Big Game

Big Game Sunday!!!

February 2, 2014

Tonight at around 6:30pm EST Super Bowl XLVIII (“48″ to us non-Romans) between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks–the league’s #1 offense versus the #1 defense, while both being #1 seeds in their respective conferences during the playoffs.  Here’s a preview. It should be a great game–Vegas still has the game with the Broncos [...]

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New Right-to-Work Law Pushes Unions to Threaten Super Bowl

February 2, 2012

Yesterday, Indiana became the twenty-third right-to-work state when Governor Mitch Daniels signed just such a bill into law.  Obviously, the unions hate this because “right-to-work” essentially means that you cannot be forced to join a union or pay union dues, though the union has to collectively bargain on your behalf. So, exhibiting predictable mob behavior [...]

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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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Giants’ Burress Shoots Himself in the Leg

November 29, 2008

File this one under “Huh?”  A day after being ruled ineligible to play in tomorrow’s game against division rival Washington Redskins due to a hamstring injury, New York Giants’ wide receiver Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the leg and was rushed to the hospital.  There aren’t too many details at this point. OK…  Plaxico [...]

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