News archive from 8 February 2016

Brennan: Imagining the NFL 50 years from now

Brennan: Imagining the NFL 50 years from now

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Welcome to Super Bowl 100. The year is 2066. The players are huge, averaging well over 300 pounds. The NFL commissioner is a woman. Nearly all of the players hail from the lower end of the socioeconomic ladder. The annual revenue...

Usa Today, 19:12 in Sport
 
Betty White's Dab wins Internet

Betty White's Dab wins Internet

Sure, Cam Newton does the move when he scores. But Betty White is winning the Internet right now with her dab. The actress did the dance move during the Super-Bowl opener directed by Ron Howard. Then she tweeted that she taught Newton everything he...

 
Facebook CEO offers holiday greetings in Mandarin

Facebook CEO offers holiday greetings in Mandarin

Viewers of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's latest video may have all eyes on daughter Max, but if they listen they will hear him speak Mandarin. The social networking site's co-founder took to Facebook Saturday to post a new videowith wife Priscilla...

 
Black N.H. voters unconvinced by Bernie Sanders

Black N.H. voters unconvinced by Bernie Sanders

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Freddye Ross will vote for Bernie Sanders if he wins the Democratic nomination, but she won't campaign for him. A member of the mostly black New Hope Baptist Church, Ross is active in politics and is campaigning for Hillary Clinton...

 
Super Bowl 50 quarter-by-quarter analysis

Super Bowl 50 quarter-by-quarter analysis

FIRST QUARTERBroncos - The pass rush is as good as advertised – especially Von Miller. The star linebacker’s strip sack of Cam Newton near the goal line was the most impressive play of the first quarter, both for the speed of his rush and for the...

Usa Today, 19:43 in Sport
 
Bell: When Super Bowl memories mean even more

Bell: When Super Bowl memories mean even more

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — When they say that Super Bowl memories can last a lifetime, just know that notion can go so much deeper than the big plays immortalized by NFL Films. Consider the connection between Ronnie Lott and Larry Roberts. More than a...

Usa Today, 19:43 in Sport
 
Unforgettable Super Bowl national anthem performances

Unforgettable Super Bowl national anthem performances

Following on the heels of legendary Broadway actress and Frozen headliner, Idina Menzel, singer Lady Gaga had a lot to live up to this year in her Super Bowl 50 performance of the Star Spangled Banner. And though her seemingly perfect high notes,...

 
Florida's giant Powerball jackpot still unclaimed

Florida's giant Powerball jackpot still unclaimed

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. -- The excitement may have died down but the person who purchased a historic winning Powerball ticket in Melbourne Beach has yet to step forward to claim their share of the coveted prize. That means time may be slowly sipping...

 
Door-knocking with Bernie Sanders' N.H. foot soldiers

Door-knocking with Bernie Sanders' N.H. foot soldiers

Bernie Sanders presidential campaign staff and volunteers discuss their efforts two days before the New Hampshire primary on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. CONCORD, N.H. – Two days before the New Hampshire presidential primary, Julia Barnes is running on...

 
Will Puppymonkeybaby haunt your dreams?

Will Puppymonkeybaby haunt your dreams?

Ad Meter 2016: Mtn Dew Kickstart 'Puppymonkeybaby' Marketing win or totally creepy ad? Folks on social media are debating the merits of the Puppymonkeybaby advertisement by Mountain Dew Kickstart. Apparently, nightmares will abound tonight. But some...

 
'The Good Wife' calls it quits

'The Good Wife' calls it quits

What a way to make an announcement about the end. CBS drama series The Good Wife made it official in a commercial during Sunday night's Super Bowl. This is the drama series' final season. TOP VIDEOS Earth, Wind, & Fire leader Maurice White dead at...

 
CBS Super Bowl streaming experiences glitches

CBS Super Bowl streaming experiences glitches

CBS’ plan to deliver Super Bowl 50 to cord-cutters ran into a fumbling start Sunday evening when streaming stalled as the game was set to start, triggering an instant, frantic reaction on Twitter. Underscoring the technical difficulties of streaming a...

 
Review: Bey was super in Super Bowl halftime show

Review: Bey was super in Super Bowl halftime show

Oh, Bey. There’s no question Beyonce just stole that Super Bowl halftime show from its headline act, Coldplay. The only remaining question is, who didn't see that coming? FullscreenColdplay singer Chris Martin performs during halftime in Super Bowl 50...

 
Watch: Steve Harvey mocks his Miss Universe mistake in Super Bowl ad

Watch: Steve Harvey mocks his Miss Universe mistake in Super Bowl ad

Steve Harvey pokes fun of his controversial Miss Universe slip-up in this T-Mobile Super Bowl 50 commercial. Steve Harvey faced worldwide ridicule in December when he announced the wrong contestant as winner of the Miss Universe contest. On Sunday, he...

 
Watch again: First quarter Super Bowl ads

Watch again: First quarter Super Bowl ads

If you missed any of the first quarter ads for Super Bowl 50, check them out here: Mobile Strike, Mobile Strike Mobile Strike Super Bowl 50 commerical. 03 Ad Meter 2016: 'Doritos Ultrasound' The Jungle Book, Disney Watch the teaser trailer for 'Jungle...

 

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