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Video: Kentucky Wildcats football airs local Super Bowl commercial

The Kentucky Wildcats football program cashed in on the notion that the Bluegrass had football on their minds Sunday night when airing this ad during the Super Bowl.The television spot went out to folks in Lexington and features second-year coach Mike Stoops narrating in the background, with players looking into the camera and flashing menacing facial expressions.Stoops has his work...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia attorney airs absurd, intense local commercial during Super Bowl

This may not be the best commercial aired during the Super Bowl, but it definitely takes the prize for most intense/absurd/mind-boggling.A Savannah, Georgia attorney by the name of Jamie Casino bought a local television spot during the Super Bowl and the end result of his advertisement is something worth talking about.First, here is some background thanks to the YouTube description...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Eli Manning did not enjoy the Super Bowl one bit

It was a tough day for the Manning family as Peyton recorded a forgettable outing in the Super Bowl, while Eli looked on, watching his older brother perform in his home stadium.This GIF of Eli in the fourth quarter pretty much sums up what kind of day it was for the Manning brothers. The silver lining is that they still have three championship rings between them.Via Deadspin
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston furniture store loses $7 million on Super Bowl promotion

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerGallery Furniture founder Jim McIngvale, also known as "Mattress Mack," cannot be too pleased at the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl game, because he is now forced to give away $7 million worth of furniture to customers who entered a promotion.In the week leading up to the Super Bowl, Mattress Mack held a promotion offering...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fernando Tatis trolls Broncos with tweets

"hi peyton, its me...poppa john, when you get back to denver, i got a big bag of weed to smoke and eat pizza....you are still my idol...bye"— Fernando Tatis (@FTatis23) February 3, 20148 points in the superbowl...i had 8 rbi in one inning— Fernando Tatis (@FTatis23) February 3, 2014It's safe to say that former MLB player Fernando Tatis was not impressed by the Broncos performance...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Complete list of 2015 Super Bowl odds: Seahawks tabbed as early favorite

The Super Bowl has been over for less than a day, but it's never too early to look ahead to next year, as the folks at pregame.com can attest to.By the looks of it, the Seahawks and Broncos are the early favorites to return to the title game. Meanwhile, the 49ers and Patriots, who were eliminated in their respective conference championships, are given pretty good odds to make it...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning insulted by reporter who dubs Super Bowl performance as 'embarrassing'

Sure, Peyton Manning and the Broncos may have experienced some humiliation during their 43-8 defeat at the hands of the Seahawks on Sunday in the Super Bowl. But just don't expect Manning to peg his team's performance as "embarrassing.""It's not embarrassing at all, I would never use that word,'' Manning said after the game. “We put in a lot of hard work and effort. The word embarrassing...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple new records set in Super Bowl

The Seattle Seahawks blasted the Denver Broncos 43-8 Sunday night in one of the more lopsided victories in Super Bowl history.As you might imagine, a performance like that has a tendency to smash some records. Among others, the Seahawks now hold Super Bowl records for longest lead lead (59 minutes 48 seconds) and taking just 12 seconds into the game to score.Meanwhile, the Broncos...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Namath botches Super Bowl coin flip

The demise of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII can be blamed on many things, but perhaps the crucial turning point came before the game even started.This is because former NFL great Joe Namath hilariously botched the coin flip by not giving the Seattle Seahawks a chance to call heads or tails.Oops!Namath's ensuing flip resulted in a tails, which hadn't happened in the previous...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Howe mourns the loss of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

Like many others who heard the news of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's passing on Sunday, former Oakland Athletics manager Art Howe is grieving.Although the two never met, they are forever linked by Hoffman's portrayal of Howe in the 2011 film "Moneyball." Howe wasn't exactly portrayed in the best of light, but he doesn't hold that again Hoffman, who he believes was "just playing...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at the outrageous Super Bowl concession prices

A piece of advice for anyone attending this year's Super Bowl: don't go hungry or thirsty.The fine folks over at Gamedayr were nice enough to paint this illustration by listing a rundown of prices for certain concession items. Here is a look at the overpriced menu:Premium Can Beer – $14Bottled Beer – $12Wine – $12Soft Drink – $6Hot Chocolate – $11Peanuts – $6Bottled Water...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Matt Stairs chugs beers at wing bowl

Your browser does not support iframes.After spending 19 seasons playing professional baseball, which included stints with 12 different franchises, Matt Stairs appears to be living it up in retirement.Seen here is the 45-year-old pounding beers at the Wing Bowl last Friday at the Wells Fargo Center. As you can see, he's in complete party-mode in the City of Brotherly Love.I would...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sochi poisoning stray dogs before Olympics

Apparently Sochi is indeed poisoning stray dogs and that's what I stumbled upon this morning. A pretty disturbing scene. Large dogs, too.— Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) February 2, 2014The Olympics is something the world looks forward to with great anticipation. But this report out of Sochi is sure to upset many dog lovers and people alike.According to Charles Robinson of...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: 'Saturday Night Live' spoofs Super Bowl halftime show

Saturday Night Live kicked off its episode last night by doing a segment on the Super Bowl. Namely, spoofing what the halftime show may look like if Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers had to cancel.Watch as Taran Killam dresses up as Peyton Manning, Kenan Thompson as Richard Sherman, and host Melissa McCarthy as herself, along with a panel comprised of Jimmy Johnson (Bobby...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers increase ticket prices up to 140 percent

Not only are the Los Angeles Dodgers eliminating paper season tickets this season, but they have also decided to raise ticket prices up to 140 percent in some cases.Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times explains:When the Dodgers announced late Friday that they had put an "extremely limited" number of season tickets on sale, they did not say they had imposed significant price increases...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: ESPN uses strange graphic after Syracuse beats Duke

The Syracuse Orange downed the Duke Blue Devils in overtime on Saturday and ESPN had a strange way of depicting the outcome afterward.Seen above is the image posted by ESPN to their Twitter account, which features a devious Otto the Orange torturing the Duke Blue Devil, and a caption that reads, "How's That Orange Taste?"Not surprisingly, the image was immediately received as confusing...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: High school uses Justin Bieber to recruit girls for track team

Justin Bieber is no stranger to being arrested lately.So, as a way to recruit freshman girls to run track, Ankeny Centennial High School (IA) created this funny flyer, which makes an example out of the maligned Biebs himself. The message is quite simple: run track and you won't end up in jail.Hey, that sounds convincing enough for me.Via The Victory Formation
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NYC restaurant offers cool Super Bowl-themed menu items

The guys @FoleyNY are offering Richard Sherman’s Big Mouth Burger pic.twitter.com/fuaaafsjXM (via @p2theslingshot)— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) February 2, 2014If you are in the mood for a wide selection of Super Bowl-inspired meals, and just so happen to be near the Empire State Building, head on over to Foley's Pub and Restaurant in New York City.For this weekend only, customers...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimmy Fallon comically explains 'lesser known penalties' of NFL

In case you missed it, late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon had a pretty comical segment dealing with the "lesser known penalties" of the NFL, just in time for the Super Bowl.You can check out the video of Fallon explaining these penalties in the clip below (starting around the 1:30 mark). But please know that they include "Slow End Zone Dancing," "Cup Stuffing," Over-Enjoying...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Man wins Super Bowl ticket package after dialing phone number in Old Spice ad

One fan will be attending the Super Bowl in style this year after winning a premier ticket package in the most unpredictable way imaginable.According to Suzan Clarke from ABC News, Scott Knowlton just so happened to be watching an Old Spice commercial when he noticed a woman scribbling a random phone number for a man (866-617-4247). Curious as to whether or not the phone number actually...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman's dad still drives garbage truck for a living

Say what you want about Richard Sherman, but it's not hard to see where his work ethic comes from, which comes courtesy of his blue collar father.According to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times, Sherman's dad has been driving a garbage truck for nearly three decades, and refuses to allow his NFL-playing son to financially support him.Papa Sherman's job requires him to wake up at...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Poll shows Seattle and Oklahoma City fans have drastic opinion of David Stern era

Sunday will mark the first day in over 30 years that David Stern hasn't served as commissioner of the National Basketball Association.With Stern's retirement imminent, SportsNation decided to ask fans how they believe Stern did over his long tenure. And it seems the majority of Americans think he did a great job. Well, except for the state of Washington, who are still apparently...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Team offers $10k for Russell Wilson to play baseball game

Could Russell Wilson potentially play in a professional baseball game this season? The Myrtle Beach Pelicans certainly hope so.As you can see from the video, the team is offering to donate $10,000 to the charity of his choice if the Seattle Seahawks quarterback was to play in just one game for them.The idea isn't too far-fetched, either, because the Texas Rangers just selected Wilson...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league baseball team to feature farm-themed 'agriculture zone' in stadium

The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, have partnered with Gar and Esther Tootelian Charitable Foundation and Gar Tootelian, Inc. to build a new "Agriculture Zone" at Chukchansi Park.The zone will be completed by Opening Day and will promote the Grizzlies Community Fund's Farm Grown program that supports Central Joaquin Valley agriculture, education...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Hyun-Jin Ryu terrified of snakes, Diamondbacks take advantage via Twitter

@Dodgers Lesson learned indeed. Ssssee you soon.— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) January 31, 2014 The image you see above captured the reaction of Hyun-Jin Ryu as he experienced a close encounter with a snake.Naturally, the division rival Diamondbacks caught wind of it via Twitter, and proceeded to use the opportunity to strike further into Ryu's heart.Well played, Diamondbacks...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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