Why Americans Go Crazy Over the Super Bowl

By ShareAmerica More than 100 million people across America are expected to watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons vie for the coveted Super Bowl football championship on February 5. American football is the
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Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of millions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown its origins as a (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of millions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown (more...)

Celebrating the Indomitable Spirit of New Orleans

With its unofficial motto being “Let the good times roll,” New Orleans has long been known as a place to party. Mardi Gras — marked by parades and unrestrained revelry each year on the Tuesday before the start of Lent — was declared a legal state holiday (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of mil­lions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown (more...)

International Cycling Championship In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter committed the City of Philadelphia to work toward securing a major pro cycling event in 2014 in the wake of an announcement that the current cycling championship has been canceled for this year. “While we are all greatly disappointed by the cancellation of the Philadelphia International (more...)

Barclays Center: Prokhorov Opened The Arena in New York

Mikhail Prokhorov, one of Russia's richest men, took part in the opening of the new arena Barclays Center', with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a business partner of Russians - Bruce Ratner. Mikhail Prokhorov said that two years ago this place was just a deep hole, (more...)

UEFA Euro 2012 Started Today

And so it begins! A month of European soccer kicks off today with two matches: one of the host nations, Poland, against the 2004 champions Greece in Warsaw; and Russia vs Czech Republic in Wroclaw. World champions Spain will begin their title defense against Italy on Sunday after Germany, also one (more...)

Europe May Boycott Euro-2012 For Tymoshenko

Five weeks before the start of the football championship, which will be held in Poland and Ukraine, the human rights situation in the former Soviet republic has EU officials worried. Several German ministers have even discussed a boycott of the championship if Kiev fails to improve the conditions of detention (more...)

Basketball March Madness Thrills Fans, Boosts Morale

It descends on America every year in March, together with spring showers and the first blossoms on trees. It is a collective giddiness, excitement, even frenzy that involves gathering in groups, missing classes, making wagers and telling tall tales about the amazing Final Four and the (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday an Unofficial Holiday for Millions

By Michael Jay Friedman Staff Writer Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of millions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that (more...)

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