Covering the spread

Thoughts on the upcoming Super Bowl, and the events surrounding it

When my mom asks me about a story in the NFL I know it must be a big deal. Larger than the Dez catch, the Seahawks comeback or even the Super Bowl itself, Deflate-Gate has taken on a life of its own. This week NFL investigators found 11 of the Patriots’ 12 footballs used in […]

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World Champions of WHAT?!?

“Here to present the Lombardi Trophy to the world champion New York Giants, the commissioner of the NFL, Roger Goodell.” Wait, what? The Super Bowl is a world championship game now? Dan Patrick certainly wasn’t the first to refer to the Super Bowl champion as the “world champions” of football. He was but the latest […]

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Who’s Manning the ship?

After watching their season end off of a kick from the right foot of Jets kicker Nick Folk in the AFC wild card weekend last year, Colts’ fans looked ahead to the 2011 season with the same optimism they have every year. Perennial Super Bowl contenders — riddled with Pro Bowl talent — the team […]

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Athlete’s Angle

The crew at Athlete’s Angle loves them some football, and although I’m sure you’ve had more than your fair share of Super Bowl chit-chat, we would like to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly from Super Bowl weekend. The good Obviously, the Green Bay Packers fit in the good category. Championship teams […]

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The spoils of victory

Feb. 6, 2011 will go down in my personal history as one of the greatest days ever. This was, of course, the day in which the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV, bringing the Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay, Wisconsin. It holds extra significance in my life because it […]

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Super Bowl Tweets

Onion Sports Network (@OnionSports) Cyndi Lauper looking great during National Anthem Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) This Super Bowl could end in sudden death; especially for that fat guy in the Packers hat eating bratwurst. timheidecker (@timheidecker) Haven’t seen ONE Ruffles commercial! Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) If I got presents on the Super Bowl I’d totally like it […]

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