Monday, February 4, 2013
Super Bowl ads cost as much as $3.8 million this year. Which were the best Super Bowl commercials of 2013? Which were your favorites? Watch some of them right here on Patch.
Millions of sports enthusiasts around the world and in Roswell watched Super Bowl 47 on Sunday. Even more, likely, many tuned in just to watch Super Bowl commercials, just like they do every year. According to Ad Age, CBS essentially sold out its ad inventory for Super Bowl XLVII at prices averaging between $3.7 million and $3.8 million. More from Ad Age: The usual coterie of big sponsors is more or less on board again -- hello, Pepsi! hello Bud Light! -- accompanied by opportunistic, smaller brands that want to make a big splash, such as Century 21 and GoDaddy.com, both of which are also returning to the game. In addition to Ms. Patrick and Mr. Fogle, celebrities and pseudo-celebs on the ad roster will include Willem Dafoe, Amy Poehler, …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Who will win Super Bowl 47? The Baltimore Ravens or San Francisco 49ers?
If you're an Atlanta Falcons fan, you still might be shaking your head following the Falcons loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football Conference championship game. With the win, the 49ers advance to Super Bowl XLVII later today and take on the American Football Conference champ the Baltimore Ravens. Who will you root for on this Super Bowl Sunday, and why? Or do you care? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Here are a list of places hosting special events in Roswell and the surrounding area for the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Don't have a Super Bowl party to attend yet? Don't worry, it's not too late to do something cool. There are viewing parties going on at several local spots, so grab some friends on Sunday, Feb. 3 and head out to one of these great places to catch the game in Roswell or an area nearby. The Roswell Tap - Roswell Several special "tailgate" options will be available while you watch the game. Plan to build your own grit chip nachos, Bloody Marys or go for some "Super Wings." The restaurant will also host a game score pool and several raffles. The viewing party is set to benefit "The Lighthouse Family Retreat," an organization that serves children with cancer. 1090 Alpharetta Street, Roswell; 770-992-9206 Coldbrews - Roswell Nosh on Louisiana-…
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The former Hornets player will meet fans beginning at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31 prior to the Roswell High School vs. Centennial High School game.
When the stadium lights flood the field at Roswell High School on Friday night, they're sure to also flood former Hornets player Chris Reis with memories of gridiron dreams that turned into an NFL reality. Having played in the NFL for five seasons from 2006 through 2011, Reis will return to his alma mater, Friday, Aug. 31, as the likely hero of every young man outfitted in green and black on the field. After all, sharing team colors with a Super Bowl champion is quite an honor - especially when that champion was the one to recover a historic onside kick and change the course of a game that helped lead the New Orleans Saints to their first ever league championship during Super Bowl XLIV in 2009. As a wide receiver and safety during his time…
Monday, February 6, 2012
Everyone who watched the game has one...or two. Tell us about your favorite commercials in the comments!
Monday, February 6, 2012
The New York Giants won the battle out on the gridiron, but plenty of companies are still vying to be the most memorable ad spot during Super Bowl XLVI thanks to the power of the social media and YouTube shares. So, tell us, which company or companies hit the mark? Which were the best and worse of this year's Super Bowl ad offerings? Tell us in the comments, Roswell! What makes a great Super Bowl commercial? We've provided a few examples above, but don't limit your opinions to those.
Friday, January 27, 2012
With the big game just less than two weeks away – is your TV Super Bowl ready?
Super Bowl XLVI will be here before you know it and if you can't be at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 5, then hopefully you'll be watching the game on a TV that will make the experience the next best thing to being there. If you were holding out to buy that new TV until now, consider these tips from Consumer Reports before making that big purchase before the big game. Some suggestions [if you can afford to make the buy] include, going bigger, getting connected and don't skimp on the sound.