Not just balls deflated at Super Bowl LII

Will this be the year Super Bowl ratings get hit for a loss? This season saw NFL TV regular season numbers drop around 10 per cent overall. The season before, there was an eight per cent drop in viewers. Plenty of theories as to why. All those concussion reports — and the NFL’s slow response to the… Read on



Prince 1958 – 2016

O lord how it rained. The story behind the greatest Super Bowl half time show ever is here. Production designer Bruce Rogers was in the truck in Miami for Super Bowl XLI and tells how, when Prince was warned it was pouring rain, he asked, “Can you make it rain harder?” Price was plugged into four,… Read on


Blowouts throwing CBS’ Thursday Night Football for a loss

As I sit typing in a Winnipeg Hotel room (yes, glamour is my life), the TV is on. I’ve got one of two LG flatscreens in the room tuned to CBS. It is the true, CBS Minnesota affiliate WCCO. Thanks to five interceptions, the Giants are beating the crap out of the Red, uh, jerseys. CBS… Read on


Can hockey score in Canada like football in the U.S.?

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–Soccer???? What the hell is that?? Are you ready for some football?? That was the message Sunday as NBC presented its Sunday Night Football panel. Al Michaels and Cris Collingsworth were in the house and were quick to give the boot to commie kick ball. Real footballs have pointy ends and NFLers don’t… Read on



The Firm opens soft due to Tebow time delay

Josh Lucas of The Firm: still in witness protection plan? PASADENA, CA–In Canada, The Firm got off to a so-so start. In the United States, it was sacked by football.The two-hour pilot, which aired Sunday from 9 to 11 p.m., opened to an overnight, average audience of 1,075,000 viewers in Canada. Less promising for Global… Read on