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Super Bowl

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Two Men Charged in Queens for Selling Counterfeit Super Bowl Tickets

    In December, the National Football League's security division informed the New York Police Department of a counterfeit ticket operation in the city. Over the next two months, an undercover officer purchased multiple sets of fake tickets from two men in Queens who offered passes to a regular season g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Team-Themed Cocktail Creations for Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is nearly upon us. This is the day football fans eagerly await all season long, and the day the rest of us look forward to for the wings, Pepsi commercials, and men in tight pants running around a field (ok, some of us). You likely have strong feelings about one team in this race, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    A Full Roster of Super Bowl Events

    The Super Bowl's debut in the Big Apple has the city's restaurant industry abuzz with offers. From fan friendly events to bars that have more TVs than Best Buy, there are plenty of reasons to skip the home made onion dip and head out into the wild blue yonder for the game. But before you do, here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Where to Watch the Game: Broncos and Seahawks Bars in NYC

    Ah, the Super Bowl. Neither of our home teams are even in it, but still we'll be forced to hear about it all week, since the contest goes off at MetLife Stadium, and brands from across the globe are descending upon the Big Apple to shower us (or, more accurately, our sports fanatic tourists) with fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    The Jets Should Move Darrelle Revis (To Free Safety)

    Ah, the subject of Darrelle Revis again. I hate to keep coming back to this, but at the time of year when we ought to be talking about the Yankees and the Mets, the subject of what the Jets should do about Revis continues to grab headlines. Here's Mike Lupica in today's Daily News: "The Jets shoul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    What Time Does The Super Bowl Start?

    What Time Does the Super Bowl Start? A poem to enthrall and inspire!:

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    18 Awesome Places to Watch the Super Bowl in New York: Get Your Sports On

    Deciding where to watch the Super Bowl is stressful. Do you pick the place with the best drink specials? The greatest food deals? Do you follow the crowd? Find a quiet bar with a decent screen to watch the game in private? We've broken it down by hood and borough of where to get the most bang for yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Nate Silver (and Puppies) Know Who Wins The Super Bowl

    Nate Silver, the statistical genius who predicted the outcome of the last two presidential elections and the most recent Senate race, has now revealed his pick for the winner of the Super Bowl. Are you ready for it? It's Beyonce! Nope, it's actually the San Francisco 49ers. And, unfortunately for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Giants Fans: Start Planning That Super Bowl Party Now

    You may think that the Giants hit a new low yesterday with a 34-0 thrashing at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons. But not so, I think. I think the Giants are testing a new strategy, one they worked to perfection at the end of last season. You'll recall that at the end of the 2011 regular season Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Steve Sabol Defined The Way We Look At Sports

    I first met Steve Sabol - actually, I talked on the phone with him - early in 1985. I was at the old Voice office at 842 Broadway, sitting in the cubicle that belonged to the sports editor, who was almost never there. The voice at the other end said his name was Steve and that wanted to talk footbal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Big Blue's Path To Two-Peat Starts With Dallas

    The Giants take the field tonight in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys as a four-point pick, and the fans and local press seem to pretty much agree that Big Blue has an excellent chance of repeating as Super Bowl champions. Las Vegas doesn't exactly agree, at least on the latter point: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Boston A "Football Town?" Not Even Close

    Whenever I read something about football that sounds like it was written in a barroom by someone as sloshed as Rance Preibus at the RNC, it invariable comes from ColdHardFootballFacts.com. The latest beer-soaked rant comes from Kerry J. Byrne on August 26: "There is this mythology in certain circle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Giants Fans Like Bill Murray Are Classier Than Patriots Fans

    It goes without saying that New York baseball fans are classier than those of New England -- we see evidence of that every time the Yankees and Red Sox play, whether in New York or Boston. As the Super Bowl approaches, it should be just as obvious that New York football fans are classier than their ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2012

    The Super Bowl Prostitution Hoax

    Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Brooklyn Man Currently Seeking Football Coach on Craigslist

    Oh, Craigslist. You never fail to amuse us, especially around weekends, holidays, and Great American Pastimes. Throw a little bit of the male ego in there, and the comedy gold practically writes itself. A local Brooklyn man is currently seeking a football coach on Craigslist, offering $500 to anyo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 23, 2011

    SQUEEZE THE CHEESE

    New York Giants host Green Bay Packers

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    The Jets' Key? Start Fast, for Starters

    Do you want to know if this is really going to be the Jets' year? Here's your clue. It's not whether they beat the Jacksonville Jags this Sunday. It's not even whether or not they beat the point spread — 9½ as we go to press, which strikes us as a lot for any NFL team. What is the real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Aaron Rodgers on Mark Sanchez's GQ Spread: 'That's Terrible.'

    GQ"Broadway Mark"Lost in all the fuss over Mark Sanchez's photo spread in the September GQ is that it was a charity gig for Tuesday's Children, which benefits children of people who died on 9/11 and in other global terrorist attacks. You'd expect that his QB counterpart Aaron Rodgers, who does a gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    The Super Bowl Is Stupid

    ​The Super Bowl is stupid. We say that and we're football fans here at Runnin' Scared. Watching the "big game," as it is referred to by companies attempting to profit off its popularity without paying licensing fees, is a useful exercise in being a stupid person for an entire day. Don't believ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Super Bowl: Biggest, Greatest, Most Important Day on Earth? So They Say.

    Jan. 28, 2011 Clip - New Rule: Irritable Bowl Syndrome If we are to believe a new poll conducted by the market research and consulting firm Penn Schoen Berland, Sunday's Super Bowl matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers will be the most important day in American history & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Super and Not-So-Super Bowls: Allen Barra Ranks all 44 Previous Big Games from Worst to First

    ​While we wait for this Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and the Packers, we're feeling nostalgic for the big games of our past. We've been spoiled lately with some pretty exciting Super Bowls. But we remember a time not so long ago when the ultimate championship tended to be something ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    A NY Super Bowl in February Goes from "Stupid" to "Done Deal"

    ​Remember several months ago when you heard for the first time that the Giants and Jets owners were putting in a bid for the 2014 Super Bowl? Remember how stupid that sounded at the time? What exactly happened in the meantime to make that idea sound less stupid? When, exactly, did having th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    New York Gets Its Very First Super Bowl...in New Jersey

    ​The NFL owners have voted, and the 2014 Super Bowl (that's Super Bowl XLVIII to you) will be held in the brand new Meadowlands Stadium.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Donovan McNabb in DC: Still Black

    ​Open your window this beautiful spring day and you can still hear Giants fans chortling over the Philadelphia Eagles' decision to trade quarterback Donovan McNabb. His replacement will be Kevin Kolb (0 -- that's zero -- NFL starts), who told the Philadelphia Inquirer "don't expect any drop-of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Super Bowl 2014 in New York? Who's Kidding Who?

    ​It appears that New York and Tampa Bay are the leading contenders to host the 2014 Super Bowl, which suggests that the NFL owners who vote on this decision need to start testing their own people for recreational drug use. Tampa Bay or New York (er, New Jersey) -- in February? That's a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Prince Lays a Football-Sized Egg: His Viking Anthem 'Purple and Gold'

    Prince was so excited about his Minnesota Vikings' victory last weekend in the NFL playoffs that he dashed off a football fight song, "Purple and Gold." It sounds as if it were dashed off by a fan. Purple Rain it ain't. Actually, it sounds like Christian rock, though MTV's Kyle Anderson, who mu ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 12, 2010

    COLD SNAP

    Sign up for 'frostbite football' season

  • Voice Choices

    September 8, 2009

    TOUCHDOWN!

    The Giants take on the Redskins

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Jockbeat: John Madden's Final Score

    Yes, OK -- we get it:  John Madden was a cultural phenom who did funny beer commercials,  "wrote" ghosted bestsellers, and gave his name to a popular video game. He was, as Harvey Araton said in yesterday's New York Times, "one of three voices [that] resonate in the age of video." But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Jockbeat: This Seals It - Kurt Warner Is The Best QB Ever

    First, we're going to start our post-Super Bowl coverage by telling you what nobody else would:  the Arizona Cardinals didn't belong in the Super Bowl.  The Cardinals were not, as some pointed out, one of the weakest teams ever to make it to the Big Game, they were the weakest.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Jockbeat: Timeless Super Bowl Blather From the Times

    There were two Super Bowls played yesterday, the one we saw and the one written about in today's New York Times by William C. Rhoden. The game Rhoden saw "Posed a great matchup and a timeless question that went to the heart of football: Can a great high-yield offense beat a great low-yield defense? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Fuck vegetables? Hell, yeah!

    'Veggie Love': PETA's Banned Super Bowl Ad PETA's banned video advises: Once you go broccoli, you never go back. Is that a carrot in your pocket or are you just glad to see me? NBC won't let PETA even try to ask that question, banning the animal-rights group's proposed Super Bowl ad campaign. FO ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 22, 2008

    TAILGATE TIME

    The Jets take on the Kansas City Chiefs

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    The Super Bowl Champion New York Giants Visit the White House

    It's another personality-switch day with the front pages of the city's two tabloids. The Post chooses to highlight the New York Giants' White House visit, while the Daily News plays up the CCNY hostage incident from yesterday. You'd think that the News would be all over the Super Bowl champs' meet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    TABLOIDED: The Giants Defeat the Patriots!

    This is a busy, busy week for the city of New York: Fashion Week, the primary election, and now there's going to be a parade tomorrow for some warriors who—if you believe everything you read in the papers—have slain the dragon, destroyed the Death Star and defeated Goliath in one fell swoop. Yes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Call 311 to Win Giants Parade Tickets

    If you care about the Giants parade and want to know how to score free tickets — from City Hall — for their parade down the Canyon of Heroes, then read on.

  • News

    January 22, 2008

    Why the Giants Shouldn't Be in the Super Bowl and Ways They Can Win It

    If the Favre treatment doesn't stop Brady, maybe Jessica Simpson could?

  • News

    June 8, 2004

    Jets Zoom in on New York

    Details of stadium financing as an 'investment' seep into public view

  • News

    January 28, 2003

    First-Class? No, Glazer Takes Coach.

    Tampa Bay Owner Watches Gruden Deal Pay Off

  • News

    December 31, 2002
  • News

    January 15, 2002

    Big Blue Blunders

    How the Giants Got Cut Down to Size

  • News

    January 30, 2001

    That Giant Sucking Sound

    Feats of Super Bowls Past Echo Through Big Blue’s Sunday Performance

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Talk Supe

    Making Sense of the Pre–Super Bowl Media Blitz

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Three and Out

    Women's Football Gets Crowded

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Super Bowl Short Takes

    The Only Tampa Trivia You'll Need To Read

  • News

    January 16, 2001

    Big Blue 'Dogs' Continue to Buck the Odds

    Super Bowl Trip Scrubs a Team's Image

  • News

    January 16, 2001
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    January 16, 2001
  • News

    November 14, 2000
  • News

    February 1, 2000

    A Bookie's Wild Week

    Hanging Out With a Bookmaker on the Super Bowl, Betting's Biggest Event

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