Super Bowl Themed Stories Get Nearly 5X the Coverage of January Jobs

Business
February 7th, 2018 4:33 PM
Two nights before the Philadelphia Eagles took home its first Super Bowl trophy, the networks were far more focused on stories related to the big game than to one measure of the U.S. economy. So pre-game stories still outranked the strong jobs report nearly 5-to-1.
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SNL Flunks US History 101 in Colonial Era Themed Super Bowl Skit

February 4th, 2018 1:45 PM
Alec Baldwin is back again on Saturday Night Live, depicting an ignorant and buffoonish Donald Trump to the besotted hosts of Fox & Friends in last night's opening skit. "Mr. President, can I say, your speech was maybe the best speech in the history of this country!" gushed SNL's Heidi Gardner as Fox's Ainsley Earhardt, referring to the State of the Union address.…
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Lauer Grills Patriots Owner Over His Friendship With Trump

February 13th, 2017 9:48 AM
During an interview with Patriots owner Robert Kraft about his NFL team’s Super Bowl win, on Monday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer turned the conversation to politics and demanded Kraft defend his friendship with President Trump: “Your relationship with Donald Trump, I should mention, goes back a while.... Has your relationship with Donald Trump in any way strained your…

Celebrities Celebrate ‘Gorgeous’ Liberal Super Bowl Ads

Culture
February 7th, 2017 1:01 PM
Despite apparent attempts to inspire unity, some Super Bowl advertising led to even more division as liberal ads sparked Twitter battles over what America stands for as a country. And, as usual, celebrities weighed in on the debate.

BDSM-Themed Super Bowl Ad Sparks T-Mobile, Verizon Twitter Battle

Culture
February 6th, 2017 6:08 PM
Super Bowl commercials are known for being creative, funny, and sometimes controversial, but T-Mobile’s BDSM-themed commercials took the game day ads to a weird new level. Sunday night, two T-Mobile ads compared Verizon customer experience to BDSM during the 2017 Super Bowl. The ads were meant to reflect the controversial (and media-hyped) BDSM-themed movie 50 Shades of Grey and its sequel…

7 Outrageously Liberal Super Bowl Ad Campaigns

Culture
February 6th, 2017 2:21 AM
If you just crawled out from under a rock and turned on Fox last night, you might have thought you were witnessing a presentation sponsored by the United Nations, instead of the Super Bowl. We weren’t treated to “We are the World,” but there was no shortage of advertisements pressing Americans to go the way of the world.

Prof Claims Trump-Supporter Brady ‘More Un-American’ than Kaepernick

Culture
January 30th, 2017 7:58 AM
Who’s more threatening? A professional athlete who disrespects our flag and our troops and supports the radical activism of Black Lives Matter and the ruthless dictatorship of the late Fidel Castro? Or an athlete who wears a Trump hat?

NFL Says Gaga Can Grumble About Trump in Super Bowl Show

Culture
January 18th, 2017 9:01 AM
Phew! That was close. It looked for a moment that Americans might be denied the trenchant political observations of Lady Gaga during the Super Bowl halftime show. The Huffington Post had reported that the NFL ordered Gaga to shut up and sing.

Patriots’ Brady, Belichick, Kraft Might be [Gasp!] Trump Voters!

Culture
January 16th, 2017 2:51 PM
Cheating and scandal have proven unable to shake New England Patriots’ fans from their attachment to the controversial National Football League team. However, the personal off-the-field decisions of three key leaders of the team are proving too much to overlook.

Cowherd: Newton Criticism Is Similar to How Media Hits Conservatives

Culture
February 11th, 2016 12:09 AM
“It takes one to know one…” as they say. Which made it especially humorous on Tuesday’s edition of The Herd with Colin Cowherd when Cowherd, who is an avowed lefty, sounded off on the torrent of criticism Cam Newton encountered for his behavior after the Super Bowl.
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CBS Interview Devolves Into Asking Obama What’s in His Pockets

February 9th, 2016 1:37 PM
After sitting down with the President and the First Lady on Sunday for a friendly chat before the Super Bowl, CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King was not finished with her sycophantic fawning as she followed Obama into the Oval Office for a one-on-one exchange highlighted by her asking what “cool things” he was carrying in his pockets that day.
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CBS Uses Beyonce Super Bowl Show to Cheer Black Lives Matter Activism

February 8th, 2016 12:01 PM
Monday’s CBS This Morning applauded Beyonce using the “global stage” of the Super Bowl halftime show “to showcase the political message of her latest single” and hailed the singer’s new album making “a powerful statement on both racism and police brutality.”

NYT Sportswriter Makes Left-Wing Cut onto QB Cam's Racism Bandwagon

February 1st, 2016 8:34 AM
New York Times sportswriter William Rhoden jumped on the latest leftist bandwagon on Sunday, heartily supporting controversial comments by the Super Bowl-bound Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Newton was quoted in the Charlotte Observer accusing critics of his showboating post-touchdown antics of being racist. It’s been twenty-eight years since Doug Williams became the first black…

Super Bowl Softballs? Obama's Seventh Big Game Interview

January 31st, 2015 5:30 PM
For the seventh straight year, Barack Obama will be interviewed prior to the Super Bowl. Just before the kickoff between the Seahawks and the Patriots, the President will talk to NBC's Savannah Guthrie. This will be the third Super Bowl interview with NBC. Back in 2009, Matt Lauer gushed to the new president: "Has there been any surprise in terms about life in the White House? Is there…