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Are Super Bowl ads worth it? New research indicates sales benefits persist

The 2018 Super Bowl arrives in a few weeks and over 40 percent of U.S. households will watch the game on TV. With a 30-second TV commercial priced at over $4 million, some advertisers may debate whether these ads are worth the cost.

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Have Super Bowl Party driving plan in place ahead of time

Super Bowl parties are fast approaching with scores of people making plans as to where to watch and what they will eat and drink.

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What time does the Super Bowl start? TV ads could set records

For many viewers, Super Bowl advertising is bigger than the game itself. Sunday night’s contest is likely to set records.


Viewpoints examines Super Bowl TV commercials

Viewpoints examines the hype around Super Bowl commercials with Dr. Talé Mitchell, a professor in the School of Media Arts and Design at JMU.

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Poll: America rooting for Atlanta in Super Bowl

Fifty-three percent of Americans will be rooting for the Atlanta Falcons to win the Super Bowl, according to a poll released on Monday.

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Poll: Who are you rooting for in the Super Bowl?

Americans’ loyalties are pretty much evenly divided this Super Bowl Sunday, according to numbers from Public Policy Polling.

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Super Bowl 50: Friends don’t let friends drive drunk from their SB party

Whether a Panthers or a Broncos fan, a guaranteed game-day loser is anyone who chooses to drive drunk on Super Bowl Sunday.

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Avoid a food safety penalty this Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is already the most-watched television program in the United States, and this year’s 50th game is sure to take the experience to a whole new level.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Iowa, Super Bowl, ACC basketball

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics and sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports.

Anatomical view of the worst play call in Super Bowl history

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell are trying to make sense of their nonsensical goal-line call that led to the Malcolm Butler interception that sealed Super Bowl XLIX for the New England Patriots.

Meet Malcolm Butler: The D2 undrafted free agent who won the Super Bowl

New England quarterback Tom Brady got to hold his fourth Lombardi Trophy Sunday night. The Super Bowl was won because of a play made by a guy named Malcolm Butler who five years ago was a college dropout working at Popeye’s.

Super Bowl: Anheuser-Busch releases details on Bud Light, Budweiser TV sports

Anheuser-Busch has released two Super Bowl XLIX spots from marquee brands Budweiser and Bud Light ahead of the game on Sunday, Feb. 1.

Beast Mode: Marshawn Lynch, heel, laughing all the way to the bank

Marshawn Lynch, Beast Mode, has a career as a wrestling heel awaiting once he hangs up the spikes. Dude can fake outrage and move the needle on T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats with the best that Vince McMahon can put together, that’s obvious.

Playing the game: UVA-Duke, Super Bowl, Virginia General Assembly

It’s Super Bowl Weekend, and #2 UVA hosts #4 Duke on Saturday. But those aren’t the only games going on these days. The Virginia General Assembly is playing like a sort of political game with the 2015 legislative elections hanging over the winter session in Richmond.

Super Bowl Party Plan: Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

Sunday’s Super Bowl featuring the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots is expected to be the nation’s biggest sporting event of the year, with millions of fans gathering to watch at house parties, restaurants and bars where alcohol plays a prominent role in the festivities.

Just writing this column so I don’t get fined

Nobody at this point cares what Marshawn Lynch has to say, and no, him saying 29 times some version of, I’m just here so I don’t get fined, isn’t funny.

How many ACC teams could be going dancing in March Madness?

There are five ACC teams in the Top 15 of the two national polls. Are there others from the nation’s best basketball conference that could be in line to punch a ticket to March Madness?

Dumb Fox Business report: NFL bracing for ‘record low’ Super Bowl attendance

Fox Business had an awkward report today offering that the NFL is bracing for possible “record low” attendance at this year’s Super Bowl.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.

Notebook: Washington loses to Seattle on Monday Night, 27-17

Postgame interviews with coach Jay Gruden and Washington players following a 27-17 loss to defending Super Bowl champion Seattle on Monday Night Football.

Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Saturday. Washington (1-3) hosts defending Super Bowl champion Seattle (2-1) on Monday Night Football.

Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Highlights from Friday’s press conference with Washington coach Jay Gruden. Washington (1-3) hosts defending Super Bowl champ Seattle (2-1) on Monday Night Football this week.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with the media on Tuesday. Washington (1-3) hosts the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks (2-1) on Monday Night Football.


ACC announces 2014 Football Championship Game Legends Class

The ACC announced the 2014 Class of Legends for its 10th Annual Dr Pepper Football Championship Game, which will be played in Charlotte, N.C. on December 6.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters. The Redskins open the 2014 season at Houston on Sunday.


Up with People headed to Harrisonburg

Up with People, which has toured to 38 countries around the world during the last 49-years, has announced that Harrisonburg will be a stop on their 2014 tour.

Should wrestling have an offseason?

Wrestling is 52 weeks a year; might it be too much? The short answer is yes, but that doesn’t mean the sport needs an offseason. WWE and TNA just need to be smarter about how they manage their talents.