Most NFL fans might consider going to the Super Bowl a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For the lucky winner of a new contest being run by Visa, going to the big game will become not only a once-a-year opportunity, but a reality. Which begs the question: If you had a pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLV, which less than four months away, who would you take?
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Hines Ward added a second job last week — one with a high-profile new boss. President Barack Obama named Ward to his Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The New Orleans Saints did more than just receive some Super Bowl praise last week during their trip to the White House. After being hailed by President Barack Obama, they took to the White House kitchen to help prepare some authentic N’Awlins food.
The Steelers waved Terrible Towels as Dick LeBeau kicked off the induction ceremonies on Saturday night. LeBeau was introduced by his brother, Bob, who said that he immediately poured four fingers worth of single-malt scotch when he found out that Dick was inducted into Hall of Fame.
Monday night’s Jets-Dolphins game in Miami is the culmination of the NFL’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, and it will include a special message from President Barack Obama.
So, what are the accommodations like on USO tours? We always stay in “DV” quarters, which are on-base accommodations for “Distinguished Visitors.” These quarters can range from having an extra pillow on a standard-issue Army cot in a barrack-style room to comfortable single rooms for each member of the tour.
President Barack Obama ran on a platform of change, but the sense the Cardinals players have is that Obama is pulling for the Steelers, winners of five previous Super Bowls, to be the first professional team he greets in the White House as champions.
The winners of Super Bowl XLIII between Pittsburgh and Arizona get a trip to the White House to visit President Barack Obama.
Not every member of the New York Giants cast his vote for Barack Obama, but every player, reports Brian Lewis of the New York Post, acknowledged the significance of the election of the country’s first African-American president.
Bill Willis is recognized as football’s Jackie Robinson, a racial pioneer who was the first African American to play in the NFL.
No need to wait to halftime of tonight’s steelers-redskins game to hear what presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain had to say to Chris Berman. Here are excerpts:
On the Sunday before Election Day, football and politics mix. Over time, there has been no more accurate gauge as to who will win the presidential election than the Washington Redskins’ performance in their final home game before the election.