You know the eternal story of the Super Bowl. It's an unofficial national holiday during which everyone has some kind of rooting interest, even if they're immigrants raised in soccer countries. We watch the commercials, there's a bigshot musical act as the halftime show, and the game itself sucks beyond belief as the favorite destroys the underdog. This year didn't leave me with a particular rooting interest. The game was between the San Francisco 49ers … more
Being a Steelers fan myself, I really did not know who to root for. Baltimore is the Steelers’ division rivals and 49ers may be the team of my city, but if they win, they would equal the Steelers’ 6 Superbowl Championships. I really did not care who would win, but I did somewhat favor the Ravens by a slim margin. I have to say that the game became one of the best championship games I’ve seen. What a nail-biter! The Ravens led by as much as 22 points in … more
Power Outages aside, the second half "surge" made it interesting. Yes there was a questionable non-call at the end but the Forty Niners made too many mistakes in key situations that really put them in a hole. Why was Kapernak afraid of being sacked on the two point conversion. He should have just run it and not thrown it away.