I know a lot of folks think they're football fans without considering what has to be done to prepare for the upcoming season. For some reason, they think they can just wile away the summer and start their TV football viewing with no preparation. Serious fans, however, know that the key to successful sports viewing is preparation, lots of preparation.
At a time when it seems we're paying less attention than ever to political news, it's even more crucial for politicians to identify with voters on another level. Be honest -- how many of you watched either the federal budget speech or the B.C. throne speech online? How many of you, by contrast -- have been sneaking peaks at the live-streamed Olympics from your desk?
FYEI (For Your Etiquette Information) -- Game day is the only day when your ball cap may be kept on while indoor but do remove it for the anthem. Before you get set to watch the famous coin flip, check for your Super Bowl game day party manners. Here are 10 don'ts and two dos, the get re-invited to next year's matchup:
This year, much to the satisfaction of football fans across the Lower Mainland, the Seahawks have secured their spot in the final showdown against the Denver Broncos. But perhaps the most devout -- and decidedly media friendly -- fan of all is Chris Boyd of Coquitlam, who caught the attention of major media during the NFC Championship game with a ... Skittles costume.
Even if you're not a huge football fan, you're going to want to tune in to Super Bowl XLVIII this year. As one of the most watched TV events in North America, the Super Bowl is an iconic sporting event and for some, it's because of the halftime show. Looking back at the 10 best Super Bowl halftime show moments, it's clear that the history and stories of this event are what make it so infamously viewed today.