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Super Bowl LIII early release of ads benefits viewers and advertisers

Super Bowl LIII early release of ads benefits viewers and advertisers

Holden Cohen '21

February 25, 2019

Many companies with commercials for Super Bowl LIII switched their policies by releasing their ads on Youtube for free, around 48 hours before the big game. This allowed everyone to have the chance to watch the commercials that they were interested in beforehand and gave the companies with the commerci...

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Zach Strober ’19

February 11, 2019

As Johnny Hekker sent a beautiful, record breaking 65-yard punt through the air with 8:53 left in the third quarter, and I jumped with excitement for the first time in the entirety of the game, I came to a realization: Super Bowl LIII is boring, and the only thing that can salvage it is the entertainment...

What to do now that your NFL team’s season is done

What to do now that your NFL team’s season is done

January 12, 2017

By: Amelia Brown ’18 Your hopes were high. They won the first game, crushed the second, made a killer comeback to take the third. They just barely lost the fourth (the referees were totally on the other team’s side), but hey, almost no team goes undefeated. But then they lost week five. And si...

Top three Super Bowl commercials

Top three Super Bowl commercials

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

February 5, 2015

On Super Bowl Sunday, there are two types of people in America: those who watch the biggest football game of the year to actually watch the biggest football game of the year, and those who stick around for the puppies and celebrities that grace our screens in between the tackling. As one of the latter,...

Deflate the controversy

Deflate the controversy

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

January 26, 2015

Deflate the Controversy It’s rough being a Patriots fan right now. I mean, besides the fact that we’re marching to the Super Bowl to squash the Seahawks’ hopes of a repeat, we now have to defend ourselves and our team. Following the New England Patriots’ emphatic 45-7 win in the AFC Championship...

The thrills of the Bills

The thrills of the Bills

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer

January 2, 2015

In a tribute to the relentless Buffalo Bills and their loyal fans,  ESPN reporter and Westporter Joe Valerio spoke about his book “Second to None” on Wednesday, Dec 10. at the Westport Public Library. As an Emmy award winner for sports writing and producing, Valerio’s vivid depictions and f...

Richard Sherman and his band of (promising) misfits

Richard Sherman and his band of (promising) misfits

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2014

Pete Carroll and his dominant Seattle Seahawks exited Super Bowl XLVIII as an elite team with a positive future in the NFL. Perhaps even a dynasty. They are among the favorites for Super Bowl XLIX, but haven’t they been favored this entire season? Yes, but little did we know that these men were j...

Omaha! or Oh No

Omaha! or Oh No

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

February 3, 2014

The Super Bowl is the day when football fans sit back on the couch, have some nachos, and gather around the TV with friends and family to watch the most thrilling part of the football season. But what made this Super Bowl so unusual? There was barely any competition. Let’s face it, the Broncos were...

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