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Friend Fight Round 1: Aaron Rodgers vs. Ben Roethlisberger. Winner captures Super Bowl 2011

February 2, 2011 1 comment

Let’s face it – no matter how many times 50 year old former players with 70 year old bodies and 90 year old brains yell in our faces about the awesomeness of the Super Bowl, most of us treat it more as a screening of today’s best commercials than a generational defining sports event.  Or, if you’re a Canadian like me, you swear uncontrollably at the same three lame Canadiana pitches all afternoon, and resolve to never purchase anything from Tim Hortons ever again. Read more…

Steelers, Packers, Super Bowl 2011 Stats Break Down

January 30, 2011 1 comment

Predicting the winner of the Super Bowl can be a precarious game. What information should be used to base the judgment; individual statistics of players, team statistics, history between teams, coaching strategies, color of jerseys, or good ol’ gut feeling?

The way I see it, Read more…

Super Bowl XLV Thoughts

January 29, 2011 1 comment

Super Bowl XLV is only eight days away and I couldn’t be more excited. I really enjoy the Super Bowl because of the four main professional sports in North America (baseball, hockey, football, and basketball) it’s the only final that is set on one exact date. All the other three have their final series that will eventually name one team the winner, but with the Super Bowl, its a day you can mark on your calendar weeks, even months before. Although he is resentful, one friend always volunteers to have all his buddies over and have a few grown up pops and eat some artery clogging food. Its a time to totally let yourself get caught up in all the hype going into it and then eventually just sit down and watch a good game. Even the people who haven’t watched a single game all year become fans when they flick the game on. Read more…