January 24, 2014 |
As the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos prepare to face off at the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, movie studios are lining up for an unofficial showdown of their own over whose trailer will make the biggest splash. The tab isn't cheap, with 30-second spots reportedly going for $4 million, but the big game is generally the most watched broadcast of the year, capable of drawing well over 100 million viewers. While studios tend to remain tight-lipped over their Super Bowl plans, a handful of high-profile films have emerged as those likely to make a showing.
January 27, 1991 |
Sunday's Super Bowl by the numbers: 1: Super Bowls the Giants have won. 2: Super Bowl teams this year with 15-3 records. 3: Pre-Super Bowl NFL championships the Giants have won. 4: Eyes used by Buffalo quarterback Jim Kelly and New York linebacker Lawrence Taylor to judge a bikini contest during Super Bowl week. 5: Miles around Tampa Stadium in which aircraft, including the Goodyear blimp, will be restricted as part of heightened security because of Persian Gulf war.
February 3, 2007
Times staff writer Lonnie White uses a video game to take you step-by-step through the key plays and defensive schemes that Coach Lovie Smith of the Bears and Coach Tony Dungy of the Colts will probably use in Super Bowl XLI. latimes.com/keyplays
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.
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