[Denver Broncos Super Bowl champion gear is packed up by a relief organization to be donated to folks in Africa, where the Bills remain football's greatest dynasty. Photo by Adam Paul Cooper.]
New Jersey Transit took a $5.6 million net loss on the Super Bowl for the honor of shuttling fans to and from New York, where they actually stayed and dropped their cash. Public funds well spent!
On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks walked all over the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 206 yards, ran for 26 more, threw two touchdowns, and made National Football League history. He became the second African-American quarterback ever to start and win a Super…
One photo taken immediately after Super Bowl XLVIII shows an unidentified Seattle Seahawk—with a "9/11" tattoo on his wrist—holding the Lombardi Trophy. One tipster asked if the ink belonged to head coach Pete Carroll, which would be interesting, considering his thoughts on the September 11th attacks. It isn't, but we…
This picture was sent to us by a reader who saw it pop up on his Facebook feed. According to the description added by the person who took the picture, that is Marshawn Lynch reaching for a bottle of Fireball while riding on the front of the duck boat during his team's Super Bowl parade.
These things are never as cool as they seem like they should be. But I bet something like 100,000 man-hours went into making this, so the least you could do is watch some of their video. [Guardian]
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.
The NFL prints money; we knew this. But some of the numbers are now out on what fans spent once they got to the Super Bowl, and it's big money.
Previously, we found out that San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick had an excellent method of dealing with people who hated him by favoriting their anger on Twitter. Tonight, Seahawks corner Richard Sherman—now a Super Bowl champion—handled an angry Twitter person in a less passive but equally fantastic way.
Shuffle your heart out, backwards-jersey-wearing Seahawks fan. Your team won the Super Bowl! Oh, you're going for the leg jump, or are you just holding—shit!
As it's done for the every round of the playoffs, Facebook put together a map showing where each Super Bowl team had more Facebook fans (above). The Broncos—an older, more centralized team with two NFL championships—had more national support, while Seahawks fandom was mostly contained to the Pacific Northwest.
New Jersey Transit regularly handles sell-out football crowds heading to MetLife Stadium for Jets and Giants games, and even more for concerts. So how did Super Bowl Sunday turn into such a disaster, with tens of thousands of fans stuck for hours in a hot, crowded train station? Let's figure out what went down, and…
No Super Bowl is complete without a gaudy display of militarism, and Super Bowl XLVIII featured a nine-helicopter flyover. Here's what it looked like from above.
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…
This is Seahawks general manager John Schneider doing his best "Drunk Guy Who Has Been at the Party For Way Too Long" impression after his team's Super Bowl victory.
When cities—especially certain cities—win championships, it's become a morning-after tradition to check in on the fans and see how much trouble they caused. Seattleites were pretty well-behaved, all told!
During the first local commercial break of last night's Super Bowl broadcast, residents of Savannah, Ga., were treated to something truly incredible. Personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino bought the entire two-minute block of local advertising and aired the masterpiece you see above.