Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Super Bowl ads cost as much as $3.8 million this year. Which were the best Super Bowl commercials of 2013? Which were your favorites? Watch some of them right here on Patch.
Over 100 million people watched Super Bowl 47 on Sunday, and most of those people excitedly watched the commercials. 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, Tracy Morgan, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Psy, Kate Upton, Usher and …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
A Ravens cheerleader has been making headlines for the reasons she says she was banned from cheering on Super Bowl Sunday.
The story of a Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who said she was disciplined for weight gain—and believes this is a reason she was left behind from the Super Bowl—has been making headlines across the country. Cheerleader Courtney Lenz said she thinks her team didn't take her to the Super Bowl was because she gained 1.6 pounds. Admittedly, her story has changed through the week: Yahoo Sports noted she first said the team was upset because she had chosen to retire at the end of the season. She later told Good Morning America she thought the decision was because of her weigh-in. The alleged snub led to supporters starting an online petition to reinstate her, The Huffington Post reported. The team has said they picked cheerleaders for the Super …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Images from Natick's Super Bowl game against Beverly.
Natick was defeated in the Division 2A Super Bowl by Beverly in a game that was undecided until its final seconds.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Red Hawks fell to Beverly in a game that was undecided until its final seconds.
Natick was defeated in a highly-contested division 2A Super Bowl Saturday night by Beverly High School. Quarterback Troy Flutie heaved two long passes for the Red Hawks in the games final seconds but both fell incomplete. The final score of the game was 28-21. We will have a full gallery with photos from the game tomorrow morning.
Natick and Beverly will compete for the state title in Division 2A.
Natick Patch will be live blogging the Division 2A superbowl. You can find our live updates here. The final two teams left standing in Division 2A will meet Saturday afternoon when the Natick Red Hawks face the Beverly Panthers at Gillette Stadium. Members of both teams got a chance to become familiar with the field on Thursday as the captains from both teams were invited to Gillette Stadium for breakfast, a tour, and a chance to walk on the field. “It’s just surreal. I always wished we could play here some day and it’s finally great to finally do that. To play on this field is just a honor,” Natick running back Nick Lee said. When the teams return today, they are bringing along their high power offenses that made both Natick and Beverly …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Here's 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. 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: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Kickoff Time: …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Kick-off is Sunday at 6:29 p.m. on NBC.
Are you ready for some football or ar you just ready for the game to be over already? Unless you have been away on vacation half-way across the world, the New England Patriots will battle the New York Giants Sunday in the Super Bowl Sunday. Do you plan to tune in? Tell us in our poll!
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Natick Police Department received numerous calls about a low-flying jet over town on Sunday.
The Natick Police Department received numerous phone calls from worried residents Sunday afternoon when a low-flying jet used in the Patriots' game flyover passed over town. The jet was a C-5 Air Force plane, according to police, and posed no threat to residents, but instead helped cheer the Pats on to the big win and their sendoff to the Super Bowl.