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Arizona Anti-Gay Bill Vetoed After NFL, MLB, And NBA Put Pressure On State

A controversial anti-gay bill was vetoed by Arizona governor Jan Brewer only hours after pressure from American sports leagues that pump millions of dollars into the US state’s economy. The National Football League, which will stage Super Bowl 49 next February in Arizona, as well as Major League Baseball and […]
Arizona Anti-Gay Bill Vetoed After NFL, MLB, And NBA Put Pressure On State
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Axe, Hyundai, And Audi Reveal Details On Their Returns To The Super Bowl

As Super Bowl XLVIII’s Feb. 2 date approaches, news on advertising’s biggest night is coming at a faster clip. In the past few days, Unilever’s Axe brand and automakers Hyundai and Audi have all released details on their Super Bowl campaigns. Here’s what we’ve learned: Axe Unilever’s U.S. headquarters are […]
Axe, Hyundai, And Audi Reveal Details On Their Returns To The Super Bowl
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The MTA Made A Brand New NYC Subway Map For The Super Bowl

For the first time ever, the MTA has made a regional public transportation map for New York and New Jersey. The map was commissioned specifically for the Super Bowl, which will take place at MetLife Stadium in February. It includes Manhattan’s subway lines, as well as New Jersey Transit, Amtrak, […]
The MTA Made A Brand New NYC Subway Map For The Super Bowl
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Kia Will Advertise This New Luxury Car In The Super Bowl

After running two spots at last year’s big game, Korean automaker Kia Motors will return to the Super Bowl to promote its new luxury sedan, the K900. At an entry price of $US50,000, the rear-wheel drive K900 will be the most expensive Kia vehicle yet, and a strong move upmarket […]
Kia Will Advertise This New Luxury Car In The Super Bowl
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The New York Times Explains Why GIFs Are So Popular Right Now

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcJScBLIEX4″] GIFs, the animated image file format, have had a renaissance, becoming quite popular on the web for the last year or so. Alex Williams at The New York Times decided to dig in and figure out why the animated files that are almost as old as the web […]
The New York Times Explains Why GIFs Are So Popular Right Now
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O.J. Simpson Reportedly Hosted A Super Bowl Bash In His Jail Cell

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:O.J._Simpson_1990_%C2%B7_DN-ST-91-03444.JPEG”] O.J. Simpson celebrated Super Bowl Sunday in style, albeit in his jail cell, the New York Post reports.Simpson hosted a viewing party in his 80-square-foot cell where he and his friends watched his own private TV, according to the New York Post.
O.J. Simpson Reportedly Hosted A Super Bowl Bash In His Jail Cell
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Will Social Media Replace Email?

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Will Social Media Replace Email?
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Saturday Night Live Mocked CBS’ Coverage Of Super Bowl Blackout

One of the big stories following the Super Bowl was CBS’ (lack of) coverage during the second half blackout. So it was not a surprise that “Saturday Night Live” would offer their own take on the incident. However, it was a surprise, that given six days to prepare, they couldn’t […]
Saturday Night Live Mocked CBS’ Coverage Of Super Bowl Blackout
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How Zappos Uses Facebook To Drive Massive Site Activity

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Broncos And 49ers Are The Early favourites To Win Super Bowl XLVIII

[credit provider=”Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel”] The NFL hasn’t had its draft or gone through free agency but that hasn’t stopped sportsbooks from placing odds on teams to win next year’s Super Bowl. And early indication show that gamblers don’t think the Ravens have a good chance of repeating.According to Bovada.lv, the […]
Broncos And 49ers Are The Early favourites To Win Super Bowl XLVIII
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The Ravens Lost The Lombardi Trophy For Several Hours After The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”NFL.com”] John Harbaugh held his day-after press conference today and revealed that for several hours after the Super Bowl, the team had no idea where the Lombardi Trophy was. Harbaugh explained that the trophy was eventually returned this morning (via NFL.com).”We hadn’t seen this (trophy) since last night…We thought […]
The Ravens Lost The Lombardi Trophy For Several Hours After The Super Bowl
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Fox Is Already Promoting Super Bowl 48 With An Ice-Covered Graphic

Even though we can still see Super Bowl 47 in the rear-view mirror, it is apparently not too soon for Fox to start promoting next year’s Big Game in New Jersey. And their first graphic is not shying away from acknowledging what some fear might end up being the Super […]
Fox Is Already Promoting Super Bowl 48 With An Ice-Covered Graphic
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Super Bowl 47 May Have Been The Most-Watched Super Bowl Ever

[credit provider=”CBS Sports”] This year’s Super Bowl drew a 48.1 overnight rating, the highest ever for a Super Bowl, topping the previous overnight record of 47.9 for the 2011 Super Bowl between Green Bay and Pittsburgh.The broadcast’s peak rating of 52.9 came in the final 15 minutes of the game. […]
Super Bowl 47 May Have Been The Most-Watched Super Bowl Ever
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Inside The Star-Studded Super Bowl Parties In New Orleans [Photos]

[credit provider=”Getty”] Sofia Vergara, Olivia Munn, Victoria’s Secret models and Playboy playmates all arrived in New Orleans this weekend to party before Sunday’s big game.Audi, Patrón, Maxim, XBOX and Belvedere were just a few of the major brands sponsoring big parties that drew a star-studded crowd.
Inside The Star-Studded Super Bowl Parties In New Orleans [Photos]
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Beyonce’s Halftime Show Put A Little-Known Designer On The Map

[credit provider=”CBS screencap”] Big-name designers were clamoring to dress Beyonce for the Super Bowl. But instead of going with a famous label like Madonna did last year with Givenchy, Beyonce worked with Rubin Singer, an obscure designer she’s known for years.  
Beyonce’s Halftime Show Put A Little-Known Designer On The Map
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Beyoncé Announces She’s Going On Tour With ‘The Mrs. Carter Show’

[credit provider=”YouTube screencap” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RbN79D5ST-0″] No sooner than Beyoncé wrapped up a spectacular Super Bowl halftime performance, did she announce she’s going on tour.It will be Beyoncé’s first time doing a multi-city show in more than three years.
Beyoncé Announces She’s Going On Tour With ‘The Mrs. Carter Show’
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Twitter Blew Out Facebook In Last Night’s Super Bowl

[credit provider=”Getty Images”] Super Bowl XLVII was close on the pitch, but the battle of the social networks was a walkover, with Twitter being mentioned in half of all adverts aired during coverage on the US television network CBS.As the Baltimore Ravens were narrowly beating the San Francisco 49ers, Twitter […]
Twitter Blew Out Facebook In Last Night’s Super Bowl
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The Super Bowl Blackout Was Incredibly Eerie Inside The Stadium

[credit provider=”AP”] In one of the most remarkably unscripted moments in Super Bowl history, a freak power outage delayed the Super Bowl for 35 minutes in the middle of the third quarter.On TV, you couldn’t tell what was going on and it didn’t really look all that dark.
The Super Bowl Blackout Was Incredibly Eerie Inside The Stadium