February 5, 2010 |
Admit it. You had no idea ESPN has 18 platforms. But they do and there is Super Bowl coverage on all of them. And this isn't even the network that is actually televising the game, so ESPN has to get creative. For example, Friday at 12:30 on the actual, original ESPN platform, Mike Tirico will host "SportsCenter." And not just any "SportsCenter," but a "SportsCenter Special: The Champions" with analysts who have won Super Bowl rings -- Tedy Bruschi, Mike Ditka, Trent Dilfer, Jon Gruden, Keyshawn Johnson, Matt Millen, Mark Schlereth and Steve Young.
January 26, 1987 |
The winners' player share for Super Bowl XXI was $36,000 per man. The losers got $18,000 per player.
February 3, 2014 |
The Seattle Seahawks took home the Super Bowl championship on Sunday, roundly beating the Denver Broncos, 43-8. Another big winner for the evening was operatic soprano Renée Fleming, whose near flawless rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" provided a rousing start to pro football's biggest night. Fleming, wearing a black dress with a white wrap, sang the national anthem to a recording provided by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, with a...
January 31, 2014 |
Super Bowl, what? You'd rather watch puppies approximate the same moves as Peyton Manning and call it a day. That's not to say that you won't be tuning into the big game. Just that the time has come to excuse yourself from anything that's not undeniably cute. This year a number of television commercials, including those featuring Bob Dylan, Scarlett Johansson and the Budweiser Clydesdales, are vying for your short-term attention. Fortunately, your choice is simple. Dial into the big game, but keep your remote programmed to the "Puppy Bowl.
January 17, 2009 |
The NFL has named its Super Bowl officiating crew, according to an officiating source familiar with the selection process. No one is authorized to talk about the names before the league announces them next week. The referee for the Super Bowl crew will be Terry McAulay, who, in a season marked by controversial calls, has been freshly touched by criticism too.
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
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.