Found February 01, 2013 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
It’s been reported that over $1 billion dollars is bet on the Super Bowl, including millions on simply prop bets.
They are very entertaining and can range from mildly ridiculous to very ridiculous. Here just a few of them, and, if I were a betting man, which way I would lean. (Odds courtesy of hogshaven.com.)
Will any player get a penalty for excessive celebration in the game?
Yes +225 (9/4)
No -350 (2/7)
I have to think the Harbaugh brothers have taught their teams how to control their emotions, even if they don’t themselves on the sideline.
How scary would that be to get a dumb 15-yard penalty and then get yelled at and, probably spittled on, by Jim Harbaugh? I’ll put down the $350 and take the hundred bucks on this one.
What Color will the Gatorade (or liquid) be that is dumped on the head coach of the winning Super Bowl Team?
Put my money on yellow. The lemon-lime is probably the most popular of the flavors...
BEST OF MAXIM
In advance of the much-hyped Harbowl (or “Super Browl”, if you will), Reddit brings us this absolute gem from the Harbaugh brothers’ childhood.
Check out young John and Jim decked out in their Baskin Robbins little league unis, with the elder John towering over the befuddled looking Jim:
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John Harbaugh said at the Super Bowl on Thursday that he hopes folks find it in their hearts to vote Art Modell into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during Saturday mornings vote.
Dont expect many hearts in Cleveland to feel that way.
And if Modells name is announced Saturday night, dont expect many hearts to accept it with a shrug, or without angry protest.
Feelings in Cleveland...