Super Bowl

Super Bowl media day nonsense

thOne of the most interesting days each year is Super Bowl Media day. It brings out bizarre people, asking bizarre questions. Having it in New York (or in New Jersey, since the game will be held in Jersey and media day was at The Prudential Center Arena n Newark) only increases the hoopla and hype.
In this era of tweets, blogs no question or topic is out of bounds or off limits.
Here’s a survey of some past Media Day “moments.”

Super Bowl site less than that

thThings a Jerseyguy noted this week:
The Super Bowl is coming to Jersey. Yes we know, it’s mainly a Big Apple Event, but the game will be played in East Rutherford, N.J.
But for the most part this is an NYC Show. Parts of Broadway will be shutdown to vehicular traffic.
People will write stories about the city, where to go, what to do–what not to do–as much as they will write about the football players.

Joe Flacco is now an elite QB

He came out of the box throwing. And when the game was on the line, he did the same thing.  The Baltimore Ravens are Super  Bowl champions because Joe Flacco is their quarterback. Oh, you can pick a variety of heroes and catalysts for the Ravens’ 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers in the Super…

No place for big event like New Orleans

One of the axioms and clichés in horse racing is “there are horses for courses”, meaning that certain horses do well on certain tracks without any logical explanation. The same could be said of mediocre hitters who do well against Hall of Fame pitchers and mediocre pitchers who do well against Hall of Fame hitters.…