7 touchdown-worthy Super Bowl cocktails

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It’s that time of year again. On Feb. 7, the Denver Broncos go head-to-head against the Carolina Panthers (and Cam Newton’s zebra pants) in Super Bowl 50. It goes down in Santa Clara, California, home of the new Levi’s Stadium and the San Francisco 49ers. With the big game just days away, it’s time to begin prepping… Read more »

Lil Wayne’s Super Bowl commercial causes controversy

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Will someone please give rapper Lil Wayne a good Black history lesson? He’s back in the news for his upcoming Apartments.com Super Bowl commercial, which features Lil Wayne hanging out and cooking for America’s first president, George Washington, on a BBQ grill. This is spoof of the performance of Sherman Hensley and Isabelle Sanford as George… Read more »

Serena Williams silences detractors; check out MINI’s Super Bowl ad: #DefyLabels

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It’s been five years since MINI’s premier Super Bowl commercial and they’re back for round two this Super Bowl 50, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. This year, the automaker is bringing along tennis star Serena Williams for the ride. In the 30-second spot, Williams explains how negative labels have driven her success and how she’s worked to #DefyLabels. For the no…. Read more »

Snoop Dogg headlines Bay Area concert during Super Bowl week

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Snoop Dogg’s Super Bowl week got off to a strange start. On Feb. 2, TMZ reported that criminals broke into Snoop’s parked SUV and stole laptops, suitcases and other items. However, Snoop denounced the report on Instagram and stated that he was not in the Bay Area during the reported car burglary. Snoop eventually made… Read more »

5 most interesting quotes from Cam Newton during Super Bowl week

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Cam Newton stands as the most polarizing figure of Super Bowl 50. The NFL’s MVP has been praised for his outstanding play and charity work. However,  some have criticized his celebratory dances which often includes the Migos-created, Dab. But Newton has never embraced the words of his critics and continues to succeed in the game… Read more »

How to enjoy Super Bowl 50 with your special someone

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It doesn’t matter if you are a Panthers or Broncos fan; the most important thing to remember is how to enjoy Super Bowl 50 with your special someone. With that being said, your mate may have no interest in the teams that are playing or even the sport of football.

Super Bowl 50 media day kicks off in the Bay Area: Exclusive photos

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Players and coaches from the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos kicked off Super Bowl 50 week with media day on opening night. As expected, quarterbacks Cam Newton and Peyton Manning garnered the most attention during the two-hour event. Newton answered questions on facing backlash regarding his touchdown celebrations; why he decided to name his son “Chosen”;… Read more »

Jordin Sparks hosts party for charity pre-Super Bowl XLIX

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Jordin Sparks held her Red, White & Black party as part of the eighth annual Jordin Sparks Experience on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Blur Nightclub in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since 2008 Sparks has held events and fundraisers in the Super Bowl city to raise funds for her charities during Super Bowl Week. This year proceeds went… Read more »

Super Bowl sightings: Jhené Aiko, Drake in Hennessy Lounge

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Over the weekend Hennessy V.S hosted an exclusive lounge at the W Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. Located on the pool deck, the Hennessy Lounge was open Thursday–Sunday hosting VIP guests during evening hours. Guests, including Chris Evans, Jhene Aiko, AnnaLynne McCord, Rick Fox, Shaq, Daymond John and more were treated to Hennessy specialty cocktails and poolside… Read more »

Super Bowl XLIX prediction: NFL loses

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Sorry, sports fans. It’s the eve of Super Bowl XLIX, and apparently, the announcement so many hoped for, that the Green Bay Packers would meet the Seattle Seahawks at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, after the New England Patriots forfeited the game — well, that is not going to happen. Blame NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s failure to lead…. Read more »

2 more Super Bowl XLIX performers announced

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A photo posted by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on June 21, 2014, at 7:02 p.m. PDT Move over Katy Perry. Two more artists have been announced to perform at Super Bowl XLIX. According to NBC’s “Today” show, Idina Menzel will sing the national anthem, while John Legend will perform “America the Beautiful” just before kickoff at… Read more »

Super Bowl champ blasts ESPN for showing Michael Sam’s gay kiss

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Super Bowl champion Derrick Ward didn’t agree with ESPN’s choice to show Michael Sam kiss his boyfriend after being drafted by the St. Louis Rams. Ward, who played for the New York Giants and Houston Texans, voiced his displeasure on Twitter by posting, “Man u[sic] got little kids looking at the draft. I can’t believe… Read more »