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A Brief History of the Super Bowl Broadcast

© Anthony J. Causi/Icon SMI/Corbis Sunday will mark the 17th time that NBC has broadcast the Super Bowl, tying it with CBS for the most in NFL history. Here’s a brief history of the Super Bowl on TV. The AFL-NFL World Championship Game Simulcast In 1967, NBC and CBS simulcast the first Super Bowl between the Kansas City [...]

Larry David: Middle East Peacemaker?

While laughter does tend to bring people together, many people would think it certainly has its limits. Harvard Law professor – and O.J. Simpson defense attorney – Alan Dershowitz, however, wants to see just how far a few chuckles can lead people down the road to unity. In an effort to help usher in an era [...]

Woody’s Winners, NFL Week 6

NFL WEEK SIX: Week 6 was an absolute mess, leaving prognosticators nationwide scratching their heads. My 6-8 record last week included the Giants’ upset win at Houston, but who’d have predicted Oakland over San Diego or Arizona over New Orleans? Heck, some teams – Minnesota, for instance – can do the Jekyll & Hyde thing [...]

5 Great Australian Frauds

Australians are honest, trustworthy people, without exception. Well… maybe a few exceptions. Here are some of those rare Aussies in history who occasionally tried to tell a few fibs about themselves (including, in one case, lying about being Australian). Naturally, the rest of us are perfectly reliable… 1. Arthur Orton Born into a wealthy English family, 24-year-old [...]