Do you hate that home-run thing the Marlins have parked in the outfield? Then you should love slugger Giancarlo Stanton. As his season heats up, he’s putting more balls out in the area of the home run thing. Friday, one of his powerballs almost took the thing out.
Matt Cain used to be San Francisco’s hard-luck loser, seemingly never getting the run support he needed. He had finally begun to shed that stigma this season and had a nice new contract as a vote of confidence — not to mention 18 straight scoreless innings over his first two home starts.
Beset by injuries, the Giants were counted out before the season even began. At 7-7, they seemed doomed to narrowly miss the playoffs. Forget about all of that now. Get ready for a parade, New York.
Sure, the Giants’ victory parade down the Canyon of Heroes is still a day away. But can you blame them for starting the celebration early?
The Super Bowl is more than a football game; some people watch just to see the innovative ads which make their debut on what is regularly one of the most-watched TV program of the year. Advertisers pay top-dollar for exposure in the big event, and some of the best ads develop an almost cult following.
Here are the 20 highest-ranking Super Bowl ads, as measured on USA Today’s Ad Meter.
“My husband cannot (bleeping) throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time,” Tom Brady’s supermodel wife snapped after the game.
No more hot seat for Tom Coughlin. No more second-guessing. The 65-year-old made NFL history on Sunday.
Blame me, Welker said. Blame me for letting a ball I always catch fall to the ground.
Sure, Victor Cruz had on his dancin’ shoes Sunday. But it was fellow wide receiver Mario Manningham who saved the Giants with his feet.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano joined NFL and other officials in warning that security for Sunday’s game at Lucas Oil Stadium would be significantly heightened.