Monday, February 4, 2013
Which were the best Super Bowl commercials of 2013? Which were the worst?
Millions of sports enthusiasts around the world and in Woburn watched Super Bowl 47 on Sunday. Likely, many tuned in just to watch Super Bowl commercials, just like they do every year. According to Ad Age, CBS essentially sold out its ad inventory for Super Bowl XLVII at prices averaging between $3.7 million and $3.8 million. More from Ad Age: The usual coterie of big sponsors is more or less on board again —hello, Pepsi! hello Bud Light! — accompanied by opportunistic, smaller brands that want to make a big splash, such as Century 21 and GoDaddy.com, both of which are also returning to the game. In addition to Ms. Patrick and Mr. Fogle, celebrities and pseudo-celebs on the ad roster will include Willem Dafoe, Amy Poehler, Bar Refaeli, …
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.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Here are some additional facts about Sunday's big game we bet you didn't know, and some more useful information, including kickoff time.
Watching the Super Bowl with friends can leave a lot of us feeling like information haves and have-nots. While some of us have been following the Patriots team, its players, its strategy, and its statistics since the day we were born, others at least know who Tom Brady is and that he's the one who throws the ball. (Admittedly, that's Woburn Patch Editor Danielle Masterson!) Whether you're looking to impress the sports nerds in the room with a few of your own facts, or you're simply a true connoisseur of arguably useless knowledge, here's some fun trivia for you about Super Bowl 2012. Five Fun Facts About the Super Bowl So who will come out with a fourth title? Finally, here's some actual useful knowledge to have heading into Sunday. Where…