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.”
Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them all night.
Taking the train to MetLife Stadium? You’d better pack your patience — and a ticket to the big game. WFAN reporter Chris Lopresti said he had to wait an hour in line before boarding at Secaucus.
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith earned Super Bowl MVP honors in the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was taken to the locker room on a cart after appearing to hurt his right leg. He was hit by teammate Earl Thomas.
Broadway Joe looked the part. Joe Namath, New York football royalty as MVP of the third Super Bowl for the Jets, wore a fur coat for the coin toss.
The NFL ensured there would be no mistakes during its pregame entertainment segments long ago when they chose rapper and singer Queen Latifah and the opera star Fleming to handle “America the Beautiful” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
The National Weather Service said that temperatures for Sunday’s NFL title game at MetLife Stadium were 10 to 15 degrees above normal, and just nine degrees below the record high of 62 set in 1973.
Mets captain David Wright hopes the Seattle Seahawks knock it out of the park — so to speak — on Super Sunday. Meanwhile, Yankees reliever David Robertson will be cheering on the guys in orange and blue.
Remember all those worries about playing the NFL’s biggest game outdoors in a cold-weather city? Turns out, this likely won’t even be the coldest Super Bowl.
After a week of interviews, practices and plenty of hype, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are ready to kick off the Super Bowl in a matchup that makes even the most casual football fans drool.
Here’s a tip, you can thank us later: Don’t. Drive. To. The. Game. For those going to MetLife or watching at home, read on for everything you’ll want to know about Super Sunday.
The Super Bowl features classic pocket passer Peyton Manning of the Broncos and Seattle’s quick-footed, quick-witted scrambler Russell Wilson.