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Review: Shakira and J.Lo ‘Get Loud’ at Super Bowl 2020 Halftime Show

Shakira and Jennifer Lopez during the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2020

After facing criticism for last year’s Super Bowl halftime show, the NFL stepped it up by recruiting superstar Latinas Jennifer López and Shakira to perform at Hardrock Stadium in Miami, Fla. Shakira began the set with a fiery dance routine and an array of her chart-toppers while giving it an a...

Chiefs Have a Comeback, Win Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV MVP, Patrick Mahomes.

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2020

In a back-and-forth game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, 31-20. The game took place Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. Prior to this season, the Chiefs had three rings, their last Super Bowl win in 1969. It was...

Are the Patriots Bad for Football?

Are the Patriots Bad for Football?

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019

Who will watch the Super Bowl?   The New England Patriots have somehow managed to make their way to yet another Super Bowl, but at what cost to the NFL? Super Bowl tickets are usually incredibly expensive, but the average resale price is approximately $1,000 less than it was at this time last year....

Super Bowl Trailers

Ben Atwater

February 17, 2016

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched events on television every year. With the game comes a slew of new commercials, and those include trailers for upcoming films. Costing millions of dollars per minute, the commercials featured several new trailers that premiered during the big game this year. Jason Bourne...

Weekly roundup

Ben Atwater

February 11, 2015

With the super bowl came a new slew of movie trailers. A new feature for Jurassic World debuted, with a lot of the same footage from the first trailer. Yet new scenes included Chris Pratt’s character training raptors, as well as an air attack by pterodactyls upon park visitors. This trailer furthe...

Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials

Liana Teixeira

February 5, 2014

I’m one of those people who watches the Super Bowl mainly because of all the great commercials showing between touchdowns. Here is a list of my favorite (and not-so-favorite) Super Bowl ads this year. Best: 5. Dad’s Sixth Sense This dad has excellent reflexes, and it actually scared me for half a s...

Beyoncé Is Back

Jenn Harrington

February 14, 2013

The Super Bowl 2013 halftime show proved Beyoncé still runs the world after her performance had social media running at an all-time high. Some even renamed the game, “Beyoncé Bowl.” Beyoncé entered the stage in front of a personal silhouette that, of course, was lit on fire. She opened with “Love on Top” and “Crazy in Love,” accom...

Super Bowl Ads Battle for Championship

The Associated Press

February 8, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — The pressure was on. The tension was thick. And then, there were yawns in between. The Super Bowl may have been a nail biter, but the ads were a snooze. Actor Clint Eastwood waxed for two minutes about Detroit and Chrysler. An M&M candy stripped "naked" at a party. And sta...

Giants Top Pats for 2nd Super Bowl in 4 Years

The Associated Press

February 8, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Brady let his final pass fly toward the scrum of players in the end zone, hoping for an incredible finish. Uh-uh, Tom. Not in this city, and not in this game. Indianapolis is a Manning town, whether it’s Peyton or Eli pulling out the wins. And the Super Bowl is sudde...

Madonna Headlines Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Associated Press

February 8, 2012

The NFL and a major television network are apologizing for another Super Bowl halftime show. There was no wardrobe malfunction, nothing like that glimpse of Janet Jackson's nipple eight years ago that caused an uproar and a government scrutiny. Instead, it was an extended middle finger from Bri...

Manning, Giants Heading to Indy to Face Pats Again

The Associated Press

January 25, 2012

Hey, Indianapolis. A Manning will be playing in your Super Bowl, after all. No, not that one. It'll be Eli Manning leading the New York Giants to a Super Bowl rematch against the New England Patriots — and this time on older brother Peyton's home field. "It doesn't matter to me where you're pla...

Patriots in Super Bowl, Beat Ravens 23-20

The Associated Press

January 25, 2012

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady got all the help he needed to get the New England Patriots into the Super Bowl. Thank you, Billy Cundiff. The Baltimore Ravens kicker shanked a 32-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and the Patriots escaped with a 23-20 victory in the AFC championship game on ...

Madonna to Perform at Halftime of Super Bowl

The Associated Press

December 7, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) — The Material Girl will be taking the stage on football’s biggest night. Madonna, who has sold more than 300 million records, will perform at halftime of the Super Bowl in Indianapolis. The NFL and NBC announced Sunday during the Detroit-New Orleans game that the Grammy Award-win...

MVP Rodgers Leads Packers Past Steelers 31-25

The Associated Press

February 9, 2011

ARLINGTON, Texas – Absolutely no need to bring up Ol’ What’s His Name ever again. Aaron Rodgers is a Super Bowl championship quarterback in his own right. And he’s the game’s MVP, too. That’s an honor Brett Favre, his Green Bay Packers predecessor, never earned. With precise ...

The Half Time (Dirty Bit): The Review

Dave Iannacone

February 9, 2011

Seeing as last week’s article was about the Super Bowl Half Time show, I wanted to write about something different this week. However, this year’s performances, not just at half time, but throughout the whole event, were so noteworthy that I couldn’t resist. The festivities kicked off w...

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