Joe Flacco Wasn't The First To Consider Leaving The Sideline To Tackle An Opponent

After the Super Bowl, it was revealed that Joe Flacco had seriously considered running onto the field from the sideline to tackle Ted Ginn if Ginn had broken off a big kick return on the last play of the game. Flacco's idea was a ridiculous one, and would have resulted in the 49ers being awarded a touchdown, but it… »2/15/13 6:15pm2/15/13 6:15pm


Two Savannah State Students Recorded Themselves Sneaking Into The Super Bowl

If walking past dozens of police and security guards while sneaking into the Super Bowl is not brazen enough for you, these two guys decided to film themselves doing it, too. According to Savannah Morning News, what you see below is "footage of how they snuck into the stadium just in time for Beyoncé's halftime… »2/10/13 11:19am2/10/13 11:19am

Saturday Night Live's Cold Open Spoofed The Super Bowl Blackout

It's been a week since the Super Bowl, but Saturday Night Live is a weekly show, unfortunately airing the night before Super Bowl Sunday, so they just got around to pointing out the uselessness of studio shows. Keenan Thompson as James Brown guides the skit and has some fun when, at his wit's end, he resorts to… »2/10/13 9:15am2/10/13 9:15am

Map: Which Parts Of The Country Were Calling Ray Lewis A Murderer During The Super Bowl?

The map above shows the concentration of geolocated tweets sent during the Super Bowl that contained both the words "Lewis" and "murder." We were looking for references to Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who in 2000 was charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two men after an Atlanta Super Bowl party (he… »2/07/13 10:30am2/07/13 10:30am

Jacoby Jones Earns Marylanders Over $600,000 In Free Furniture

That one play saved hundreds of thousands of dollars for furniture shoppers and, more importantly, it gave Gardiner's Furniture a truckload of free advertising. The deal went like this: If you shopped in the store between January 31 and 3 p.m. Super Bowl Sunday and the Ravens took either the opening kickoff or the… »2/04/13 9:55pm2/04/13 9:55pm

Here's A Really Sad Email From A Guy Who Lost A Prop Bet On Beyoncé's Lack Of Cleavage

This screencap of an email, sent by someone named Jacob to an offshore sports book, has been making its way around the internet today, and boy is it sad. The only thing more depressing than placing a prop bet on whether or not Beyoncé will be showing cleavage during the first song of her halftime performance is… »2/04/13 6:45pm2/04/13 6:45pm

Boxing's Great White Hope Problem; Or, Why The Fuck Was Mike Lee In A Super Bowl Commercial?

During last night's Super Bowl, one professional boxer appeared in a commercial. It was not Floyd Mayweather, and it was not Manny Pacquiao, though they are the two highest-earning athletes in all of sports. It was not any champion of any weight division at all. It was Mike Lee, a mediocre light heavyweight with only… »2/04/13 5:10pm2/04/13 5:10pm