Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens face off against the San Francisco 49ers tonight.
It may not be the Patriots' year, but you can still enjoy the Big Game today when the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. But chances are, you won't be taking a trip down to New Orleans to see the game in person. So go with the next best thing: Watching it on big-screen TVs with good food and good company in Watertown. Here's a look at some great local options for places to catch the Super Bowl this Sunday: Where will you be watching the game? Give us your suggestions in the comment section below.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are Super Bowl-bound.
If you're a New England fan, you still might be shaking your head following the Patriots loss Sunday to the Baltimore Ravens in the American Football Conference championship game. With the win, the Ravens advance to Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3 and take on the National Football Conference champ San Francisco 49ers. Those of you who aren't Patriots fans, are you glad Tom Brady's days under center are over for the season? Who will you root for on Sunday, Feb. 3? New England fans: which team will you cheer for in the Super Bowl, and why? The 49ers, because of the Patriots loss to Baltimore? Or does Baltimore deserve the Super Bowl win? Tell us in the comments. Note: This story is also published on several neighboring Patches.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Bud Bowl, Mean Joe Greene, the Bud frogs ... what do you think is the best ad ever to air during the NFL title game?
It's been the game within the game. The hottest topic other than what team won and why. And this year should be no different. Commercials during the Super Bowl tend to keep football-crazed fans glued to their TVs during timeouts. Not so much for the product, but for the genius writing and creativity. The hype really started with Coco-Cola's ad featuring Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Mean Joe Greene tossing his grimy game shirt to a young fan in 1980. Since then, we've been enthralled with talking frogs, animated beer bottles, the Big Brother-type ad when Apple announced the release of the Macintosh, and others. So I started to think about which commercials I thought were the most memorable. Here are my choices for all-time greatest …
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Pats have a chance to exact revenge on the Giants for ruining the undefeated season; how will it turn out?
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl, and they get another shot at the New York Giants - the team that ruined the Pats' perfect season in 2008. Sunday's win against the Baltimore Ravens tested the cardiac wellness of New Englanders. Don't worry, you have two weeks to recover. The big game in Indianapolis renews the Boston-New York rivalry. Will the game be a triumph for Beantown or another heartbreaking loss to the boys from the Big Apple?