Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback of all time. And after last week’s dramatic come-from-behind win in Super Bowl LI over the Atlanta Falcons, Brady now has five championships under his belt. He is also as good as ever at 39 years old, an age when most football players are already retired. Off the field, Brady’s life is pretty fabulous also. Here is how the greatest quarterback of all time makes and spends his millions.
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It’s Super Bowl Sunday, and as many people already know, everyone in the U.S. pays attention when the final game of the NFL season approaches. The Super Bowl is by far America’s most watched TV program annually, and from a single sporting event it has transformed into a business where billions are invested and earned. Here are 25 facts about the big day that you can drop at this year’s Super Bowl party.
The Super Bowl is this Sunday — do you have a game plan ready to feed your hungry fans? Beyond the big screen TV and a cooler stocked with ice cold drinks, this is one party that’s all about the spread. So whether you’re new to throwing a Super Bowl party (congratulations to the Falcons) or you throw one almost every year (time to break out the New England decorations again), we’ve got you covered. Score a touchdown with your family and friends with these tailgate-ready snacks, sandwiches, appetizers, and more.
While every Super Bowl features some great plays, many have their fair share of head-scratching, logic-bending blunders as well. Sure, it’s the little things which often decide a Super Bowl, but sometimes the mistakes are so big that they become part of legend.
Super Bowl Sunday—the American holiday where football faithfuls and casual viewers alike set aside time to eat special foods (wings), wear special clothes (jerseys) and gather with friends and family in an annual festivity. The Super Bowl is so popular that it has garnered more viewers than any other televised event. So it’s no surprise that many people plan parties around such a celebratory occasion. If you’re like so many other Americans who intend to host a Super Bowl party, you might want some advice and inspiration on how to make yours memorable. Here are 10 tips that will help you throw the ultimate Super Bowl party this year.
Super Bowl 51 is just two weeks away and set to air on Fox on February 5. As usual, the big game’s broadcast will be stuffed to the brim with big-money ads, reportedly costing $5 million for a 30-second slot. Unlike last year, many brands are keeping unusually quiet so far about their Super Bowl activity. But expect to see more teasers as the Super Bowl draws closer. But here is what we do know so far about the year’s upcoming Super Bowl ads (organized in alphabetical order, by brand).
On Wednesday night the Chicago Cubs broke their infamous 108 year sports losing streak when they beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series. This is the Cubs’ first Major League Baseball championship since 1908, effectively ending one of the most notorious title droughts in all of sports and one that has… View Article
José Fernández — the Miami Marlins pitcher who died in a boating accident early Sunday — announced just days before his tragic accident the news that he was expecting a baby, making the timing of his loss all the more crushing. The jovial expectant father posted a heartfelt black and white photo on Instagram one… View Article
On Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirmed that a Russian cyber-espionage group hacked WADA’s database and published online the confidential medical files of four American athletes who competed in the Rio Olympic Games. Among those affected by the Russian hack were tennis star sisters Serena Williams and Venus Williams, world-renowned U.S. gymnast Simone Biles,… View Article
Climate change could threaten the Summer Olympics as we know them, according to a new study published in the medial journal The Lancet. The study, written by a group of U.S. and Australian researchers, looked at how global climate change would affect the viability of host cities in 2085. The cities included in the study… View Article
Winning a gold medal has a downside. U.S. athletes competing in the 2016 Olympics will have to pay state and federal taxes on the value of every medal they win, as well as on the cash bonus they receive with each medal. The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) awards American athletes $25,000 for a gold medal,… View Article
Following a powerful qualifying heat on Sunday, the U.S. women’s gymnastic team once again dominated the competition Tuesday—winning the team competition gold medal by an unprecedented margin. The U.S. scored 184.897, impressively beating out second-place Russia by eight points. As USA Today pointed out, the gap between the U.S. and Russia is more than double the gap… View Article