Tag Archives: Super Bowl

Some Eagles To Boycott Meeting With Trump

The New York Daily News reports: They have not even been invited yet, but several Eagles players have already said they will not celebrate their historic Super Bowl victory with President Trump. “No, I’m not going to the White House,” Chris Long said. “Are you kidding me?” Malcolm Jenkins, Torrey Smith, and two-time boycotters LeGarrette Blount and Long, who sat ...

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MINNEAPOLIS: Philadelphia Fans Mistakenly Flock To Eagle Bar To Watch Super Bowl, Have Fun Anyway

Cyd Zeigler reports at Outsports: In cities around the world, bars bearing the name “Eagle” are gay — and usually gay leather — bars. New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Dallas, and many other cities have local dives bearing the name “Eagle.” One city that doesn’t have one? Philadelphia. There, The Bike Stop has been the big gay leather bar ...

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Breitbart Deletes Anti-Muslim Super Bowl Tweet

The Hill reports: The conservative website Breitbart News deleted a tweet on Sunday night that suggested Muslims will bring an end to the Super Bowl if they gain control of the United States. The tweet was in the form of a discussion between a child who asks what the Super Bowl was, and a grandparent explaining why it was done ...

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Coke’s Super Bowl Ad Triggers Todd Starnes [VIDEO]

Todd Starnes is ever so pissed about last night’s Coke ad: Coca-Cola’s new Super Bowl commercial celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQIA community — along with a special wink-wink, nod-nod to the non-binary/transgender crowd. The commercial, which aired during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game, includes a same-sex couple and a person who identifies with the pronoun “them.” There’s a ...

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HOMELAND SECURITY: CNN Staffer Finds Super Bowl Anti-Terror Docs In Seat Pocket Of Commercial Flight

CNN reports: The Department of Homeland Security documents critiquing the response to a simulated anthrax attack on Super Bowl Sunday were marked “For Official Use Only” and “important for national security.” Recipients of the draft “after-action” reports were told to keep them locked up after business hours and to shred them prior to discarding. They were admonished not to share ...

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Kentucky Cops Tweet Rape Joke During Super Bowl

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: Kentucky State Police made a joke Sunday about anal rape in an anti-drunk driving tweet tied to the Super Bowl. “Enjoy watching Rob Gronkowski (TE) play but if you drink & drive … your tight end may end up in jail!” the tweet said. Attached was a slow-motion gif of a bar of soap hitting ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: NFL 2018 Bad Lip Reading

Thrillist raves: During Sunday’s Super Bowl you’ll see close-ups of players on the sidelines. They’re celebrating, walking through plays, and sometimes yelling at each other. The broadcast would be greatly enhanced by getting to spy on them, having the opportunity to hear what Tom Brady is saying to Danny Amendola between plays. Bad Lip Reading is letting you do that. ...

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Fox News Commentator Mocks Justin Timberlake’s Manhood Because He Won’t Let His Son Play Football

“This guy was in a boy band, I think his son will be much more qualified to be in a boy band. It’s a lot safer on stage than it is on a football field, right? Come on, this is indicative of the way the elites see football, and tough sports and manhood, frankly. You learn things when you get ...

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NFL Hall Of Fame Quarterback Brett Favre: The Only Way To Make Football Safer Is Not To Play [VIDEO]

Retired NFL Hall Of Fame quarterback Brett Favre issued a sobering assessment ahead of this weekend’s Super Bowl: “How do you make the game safer? You don’t play. You know, I mean, is that going to happen? No, I think the NFL is here to stay, obviously. And that being said, I think we, we have started the ball rolling, ...

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Trump To Dodge Traditional Super Bowl Interview

Because this year the Super Bowl won’t be on Fox. CNN reports: President Trump has decided not to participate in a Super Bowl Sunday interview this weekend. “He is not doing a Super Bowl interview,” a White House official told CNN on condition of anonymity on Wednesday. Sources at NBC affirmed that their interview requests have been turned down. But ...

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One Million Moms Vs The NFL

Just in via email from Monica Cole: The NFL has told the nation’s largest veterans service organization, American Vets, its patriotic ad that encourages people to stand for the American flag and national anthem will not be tolerated. AMVETS had been solicited by the NFL to place an ad in the Super Bowl LII program. When the submitted advertisement included ...

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Trump Might Shun Super Bowl Interview Tradition

Variety reports: The Super Bowl has launched dozens of customs, ranging from the event’s eye-popping halftime show to the consumption of thousands of pounds of pizza, buffalo wings, and seven-layer dip. In 2018, however, one new tradition is in danger of being broken. The White House has at present, according to a person familiar with the matter, indicated to NBC ...

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Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady Abruptly Bails On White House Meeting With Trump, Cites “Family Matters”

TMZ Sports reports: Tom Brady says he will NOT join his New England Patriots teammates at the White House on Wednesday … citing “personal family matters.” Brady just issued a statement, saying, “In light of some recent developments, I am unable to attend today’s ceremony, as I am attending to some personal family matters.” He explained, “I am so happy ...

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Super Bowl-Winning Patriots Players Explain Why They’ll Boycott White House Visit With Trump [VIDEO]

Fox Sports reports: Several members of the 2016-2017 NFL Champion New England Patriots will boycott their team’s customary trip to the White House later this year. DT Alan Branch, DE Chris Long, RB LeGarrette Blount, TE Martellus Bennett and LB Dont’a Hightower all decided to skip the opportunity to meet with President Trump. Long, the son of sportscaster and former ...

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TEXAS: Gov. Greg Abbott Mocks NFL For Warning That “Bathroom Bill” Will Cost State Future Super Bowls

Sports Illustrated reports: Texas governor Greg Abbott mocked the NFL’s “decision makers” on Twitter after the league issued veiled criticism of a proposed “bathroom bill” in the state. Abbott’s tweet came after a league spokesman told the AP that prejudicial legislation could be a factor when the NFL chooses where to host events like the Super Bowl. “If a proposal ...

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NFL Warns Texas Lawmakers: Drop That Bathroom Bill If You Ever Want To Host Another Super Bowl

The Associated Press reports: The NFL sharpened its warning to Texas on Friday about a “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people, suggesting for the first time that the football-crazed state could miss out on hosting another Super Bowl if the proposal is enacted. “If a proposal that is discriminatory or inconsistent with our values were to become law there, that would ...

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Six Super Bowl Winners To Skip Trump Meeting

The New York Times reports: At least six members of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots have said they will not visit the White House for the traditional meeting that championship teams have with the president. Running back LeGarrette Blount, defensive end Chris Long and defensive tackle Alan Branch on Thursday became the latest to announce that they would skip ...

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Lady Gaga Earns Raves For Super Bowl Show [VIDEO]

CNET reviews: Lady Gaga thought she’d drop in on Super Bowl LI Sunday night. Literally. The retractable roof at NRG Stadium opened up so the singer could make a Spider-Man-like appearance, leaping from the roof to the stage below. Before making the impressive jump, she performed a brief patriotic medley, singing bits of “God Bless America” and “This Land Is ...

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Nazi Leader Celebrates Win Of “NFL’s Whitest Team”

Neo-Nazi leader Richard Spencer, who won international headlines back in November when his speech to white supremacist Trump supporters culminated with literal Nazi salutes, is echoing Trump’s elation at the Super Bowl win of the New England Patriots, who do not deserve these kind of accolades, no matter who some of their fans might be. I was born in Boston, ...

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Trump’s Favorites Win Super Bowl 2017 [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump congratulated the New England Patriots on winning Super Bowl LI on Sunday in a tweet after their victory. “What an amazing comeback and win by the Patriots. Tom Brady, Bob Kraft and Coach B are total winners. Wow!” Trump tweeted Sunday night. Trump predicted the Patriots would win in an interview with Fox News’s Bill ...

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