January 29, 1999 |
Bernie Kukar, a 15-year veteran, will referee his first Super Bowl. The other officials are umpire Jim Daopoulos, head linesman Sanford Rivers, line judge Ron Baynes, field judge Tim Millis, side judge Gary Lane and back judge Don Hakes. Referee Gerry Austin and umpire Chad Brown will be alternates.
February 9, 1999 |
For their $1.6-million-per-30-seconds slot, Super Bowl advertisers received a 48% boost in visitors to their Web sites that day compared with the prior Sunday, according to Media Metrix Inc., a New York firm that measures Internet traffic. The survey also found that four out of five visitors to Super Bowl advertisers' sites Sunday and Monday were men, representing a 32% increase in male visitors over the prior week.
January 25, 2010 |
Lord, how I want to be in that number. On a raging Sunday in the bayou, they marched, through 42 years of football misery, through the jagged remains of human tragedy, to a Super Bowl that will surely taste like gumbo and feel like salvation. In a chilly and deafening building that a few years ago was a symbol of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Saints finally came marching in to an NFC championship victory that seemed as much destined as deserved. "This is for everybody in this city who's had homes who used to be wet," Coach Sean Payton shouted after one of the most memorable, meaningful games in NFL playoff history.
February 2, 1991
Gary L. Kirkland and his "drinking group" (Viewpoint, Jan. 26) show the low mentality of many sports fans. Their thinking never goes beyond the football field. Disgusting. FLORENCE GLICK Pasadena