Satisfy your sweet tooth and celebrate the Super Bowl

Carrie Guzman
February 5, 2018

This is the last in a series of stories on the Minnesota Vikings' four trips to the Super Bowl in the 1970s.

For football fans Super Bowl weekend, there is only one story in town.

In Arizona, it was two free championship-level golf courses for the week.

With an average audience of 111.32 million, Super Bowl LI was by far the most-watched TV program of 2017 in the US, more than doubling the second-place finisher in that category.

Besides the battle between the Patriots and the Eagles, the big stars of the Big Game are the Super Bowl commercials.

Super Bowl XXXIX, which takes place at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, will begin at 6:30 p.m. E.T. on Sunday. On First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis is the newly renovated Target Center, home of the NBA Timberwolves and WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx.

The 2014 World Cup final is still the most-watched soccer game in American history, drawing around 27.3 million total viewers. NBC has the rights to the game, so they'll be broadcasting it through their properties. The coverage, with commentary from Osi Unemyiora, Mark Chapman and Jason Bell, will run until 3:45am on Monday 5 February.

Who are the key figures to look out for?

At 40 years of age, he continues to dominate his position and is a consistent performer for the New England team.

While Minnesotans may be radiating warmth, it's probably safe to say that ice sculptures will remain intact at Super Bowl Live, a 10-day, outdoor fan festival. With Super Bowl LII being only the sixth to be held in a so-called "cold weather city", it will be interesting to see how the crisper temperatures affect the game. But the elder Crisman said that day might be coming soon. When American Airlines handed out Eagles necklaces and towels to the passengers, Clark was uncowed and waved his Patriots' glove in the air.

Eagles notebook: Doug Pederson shrugs off less than crisp practice
But if Belichick was looking for a little bit of extra motivation to try to win his sixth Super Bowl , he's got it right here. We're so late in the season now that we know how to practice. "Just making sure that we understand the importance of one".


Rob Gronkowski and Bill Belichick. Her first shift was Friday and she'll work Sunday morning before the Super Bowl.

Are you excited to watch the big game?

The Jaguars led for much of the tie, but Brady's composure inspired the Pats to victory as he completed 26 of 38 passes for 290 yards and two touchdowns.

Whether you're interested in the game or you're just looking forward to the half-time show with Justin Timberlake and Pink, you won't want to miss it. They were 14-3 up in the second quarter, but the Patriots presents a much stiffer prospect Doug Pederson's charges.

Who is providing the half-time show?

The cheapest and easiest way for Brits to watch the NFL Super Bowl in the United Kingdom is with the BBC.

Under the National Football League officiating program's evaluation system, officials must be rated in the top tier at their position to be eligible for the Super Bowl. Make note - no Janet Jackson or a malfunctioning wardrobe is on the program.

Minneapolis is projecting an economic impact of $250 million to $400 million for hosting, and yet with any such report, many who study these things believe them inaccurate and overinflated.

The underdogs, the Philadelphia Eagles, take on the seasoned professionals, the New England Patriots.

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