The NFL Now Wants $15.1 Million From M.I.A., Because The NFL Is Crazy

It was pretty goddamn ridiculous—for reasons explained here and here—when the NFL decided that it was going to sue M.I.A. for flipping the bird during her Super Bowl halftime performance, but according to new documents obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, the league's suit against M.I.A. has now gone from silly to… » 3/17/14 6:22pm 3/17/14 6:22pm

Game Of Thrones And Nutella Ads: How The Super Bowl Looked In Austria

We've barely withheld our admiration for Austria's love of the NFL, and official network PULS4 gave the Super Bowl its full attention on Sunday—complete with lengthy pre-game show, halftime analysis, and, yes, Super Bowl ads. Oh, and they updated that awesome Game of Thrones-themed intro for the game, too. » 2/05/14 3:40pm 2/05/14 3:40pm

Just How Bad Was That Super Bowl? Updating Our Watchability Rankings

Last year we ranked all 47 Super Bowls on "watchability," a stat we devised based on performance against the spread, total scoring, closeness, and quality of finish. We ran the numbers for last night's massacre, and Super Bowl XLVIII ranks as the sixth-least watchable matchup of all time, and the worst since 2001. All of … » 2/03/14 11:56am 2/03/14 11:56am

Super Bowl Hangover? Drink a Gatorita. It’s Exactly What You Think It…

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That game last night, huh? So much booze, so much booze. It's all a little hazy this morning. Luckily, as a public service to the hungover, every week we track down the best bartenders in America and ask them to share their favorite hair-of-the-dog remedies. This week, in a special post-Super Bowl hangover edition, we… » 2/03/14 11:16am 2/03/14 11:16am

Buffalo Banthas and Oakland Vaders: Helmets of a Star Wars Super Bowl

If the Super Bowl was kicking off on the Death Star and not in New York, it'd be the Tauntauns versus the Wattos today. That's according to this set of helmets reimagining the NFL inside the Star Wars canon. Every choice is outstanding (St. Louis Twi'leks, for sure) but the most apt has to be the Washington Gungans. » 2/02/14 3:23pm 2/02/14 3:23pm

San Diego TV Station Airs Unsettling Photo In Super Bowl Weather…

San Diego station KUSI's evening news tonight followed in the footsteps of most local broadcasts in previewing the weather for Sunday's Super Bowl. Where KUSI differed from those other stations is in their choice of graphics: a bizarre image of Green Bay Packers center Scott Wells holding a baby with a bald adult human … » 2/02/14 1:34am 2/02/14 1:34am

Weatherman: "But The Seacocks, They Have A Chance, Too"

Have you missed unintentional dongs? Well, lucky for you, we've got one right here. Kind of. While giving the Super Bowl forecast, the weatherman for Houston's local CBS affiliate mentions that he is a Denver fan, and thinks the temperate conditions will help Manning and the Broncos win. Not wanting to appear biased… » 2/01/14 11:25am 2/01/14 11:25am