The head of New Jersey’s transit agency is defending the response to delays for thousands of fans leaving the Super Bowl by train, as officials sought to understand how ridership estimates could have been so far off base.
According to the Internet, the flashy fur coat worn by Joe Namath during the coin toss was one of the big stars of Super Bowl XLVIII. It even has its own Twitter account.
By midday, the flight-tracking website FlightAware reported nearly 2,000 delayed flights and 1,500 canceled flights nationwide, including in Newark, New York and Philadelphia.
For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Broncos wasn’t really competitive.
It’s unfair to say that Denver lost it. Seattle snatched it and swallowed it. This team was bigger, faster and bionic in the way that it smashed the Broncos.
Talk about one of your all-time backfires. Seattle’s victory in the Super Bowl has cost Houston furniture store mogul Jim McIngvale some $7 million.
Led by its All-Pro cornerback, Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” secondary and the nastiest defense in the NFL proved the strength of the Seahawks was greater than the record-setting arm of Peyton Manning in their stunning 43-8 rout on Sunday night.
Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, New England and Denver are among the places that can make a case to host it.
Transit and National Football League officials are reviewing what could have been done to avoid the massive train backup in New Jersey after the Super Bowl.
“I’m not going to say any names, but he knows who he is,” Baldwin said. “I respect what you did on the field. But stick to football. Stick to playing football because your analytical skills ain’t up to par yet.”
The first cold-weather Super Bowl turned out to be unseasonably warm. As for the snow that fans fretted about for months? Let’s just say the NFL got lucky.
While the rest of the world was tweeting about Peyton Manning’s nightmarish Super Bowl, Hillary Clinton was taking aim at the network airing game.
As Eli Manning looked on at his brother’s struggles in Super Bowl XLVIII, he must have said, “Welcome to my world, Peyton.” Or, as Yogi Berra might have said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”
For every person who watches the Super Bowl for the game, there’s someone else tuned in for the commercials. This year was no different. Therefore, behold our annual big list of ads.
I think it’s fair to say that nobody saw that coming. The Seattle Seahawks took a 2-0 lead over the Denver Broncos just 12 seconds into to Super Bowl XLVIII and never looked back.
Photos of Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show.
Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.
Great snaps from Super Bowl XLVIII.
Photos of fans gathering outside MetLife Stadium ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII.