Tag: nfl

Catchphrase ‘Bye Felicia’ is 29 Years Old. But the Original Felicia Isn’t a Fan.

With Katt Williams opening up a Pandora’s box of messiness by attacking his “Friday After Next” co-star Rickey Smiley as well as “Next Friday” star Michael Blackson during his “Club Shay Shay” interview last month, along with Mike Epps — who starred in both of those “Friday” films — getting into a tussle of words […]

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George Kittle Couldn’t Recover A Fumble During The Super Bowl Because He Was Saying Hi To George Karlaftis, Who Recovered It

Super Bowl LVIII started with the San Francisco 49ers marching down the field and getting deep into Kansas City territory. It did not, however, end with points, as Christian McCaffrey fumbled on the fifth play of the drive. Points there would have been really big, because the Niners ended up leaving a whole lot of […]

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Love Hangover? Here’s How Our Favorite Black Celebs Spent Valentine’s Day

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, the day we all can’t wait to see who gets engaged, hard launches their new boo, or writes sweet messages about their relationships on social media. In Rev Run’s Run-D.M.C. & Simmons Family Story, Queens, NY Is The Central Character | My Family Story Off English Although we should be used […]

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Chaos at Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Parade as Ten People Were Shot, Including Children

Kansas City police confirmed a KSHB-TV 41 report that there were 10 shooting victims, including children, during the Chiefs’ Super Bowl LVIII parade Wednesday. Making Love Songs: The Story Behind Dionne Warwick’s “I Say A Little Prayer” Off English “Shots were fired west of Union Station near the garage and multiple people were struck,” the […]

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Favorite Black Celebs Spotted At Super Bowl LVIII

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) Last night’s Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas featured a highly anticipated performance by the one and only Usher. The “Confessions” singer brought out special guests Alicia Keys, H.E.R., Lil’ Jon and Ludacris. However, they weren’t the only Black celebrities we spotted as the popular event. Here […]

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Why Is the NFL So Scared of Cardi B’s Hilariously Racy Super Bowl Ad?

If you’re a woman who watches a lot of sports, you know you’re constantly inundated with commercials for male hormone products and erectile dysfunction medication. It’s just one of the things you learn to live with. Seriously, I could live a very happy life if I never have to hear former MLB player Frank Thomas […]

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‘NFL Africa’ Super Bowl Commercial Prompts Mixed Responses To League With No Black Majority Owners

NewsOne Featured Video A video board displays a logo for Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium on February 1, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Source: Ethan Miller / Getty Famous in part for its commercials, the Super Bowl’s annual telecast didn’t fail to produce any number of conversation-generating ads that ran throughout the NFL’s […]

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Patrick Mahomes Found Mecole Hardman In Overtime To Give The Chiefs Their Second Super Bowl In A Row

Super Bowl LVIII came right down to the wire, as a field goal with just under two minutes left by San Francisco 49ers kicker Jake Moody gave Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs the ball with a chance to send the game to overtime or, potentially, win another championship. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Mahomes marched the […]

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Knuckles Super Bowl trailer spins off Sonic movies into streaming

Are you looking to showcase your brand in front of the gaming industry’s top leaders? Learn more about GamesBeat Summit sponsorship opportunities here.  The trailer for the upcoming Knuckles series aired during the Super Bowl. The upcoming Paramount+ show — debuting April 26, 2024 — marks the first spin off of the Sonic the Hedgehog […]

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Niners WR Jauan Jennings Threw The First Touchdown Of Super Bowl LVIII On A Double Pass To Christian McCaffrey

The San Francisco 49ers scoring the first touchdown of Super Bowl LVIII wasn’t a surprise, and Christian McCaffrey finding the end zone first wasn’t a particularly big shock, either. How it all happened, though, was pretty wild, as it took until the 4:23 mark of the second quarter for either the Niners or the Kansas […]

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Amazon’s Prime Video Will Reportedly Get Their Own NFL Playoff Game In 2025

If you didn’t like an NFL Playoff game airing exclusively on Peacock this season, then there is good news and bad news: there won’t be one on Peacock next year. But there will reportedly be another Playoff game on a streaming-only platform — this time on Amazon’s Prime Video. The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Flint […]

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Rome Odunze Lays Out Why He’s The Best Receiver In The NFL Draft (And Gives His Super Bowl Pick)

If you’re an NFL team that needs some help at wide receiver, you’re in luck. The 2024 NFL Draft features as good a group of pass catchers as we’ve ever seen, a deep and talented class with difference makers like Washington standout Rome Odunze. Along with Ohio State’s Marvin Harrison and LSU’s Malik Nabers, Odunze […]

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O.J. Simpson Has Allegedly Been Diagnosed With This Life Threatening Condition, Rumors of Hospice Care

Photo: Steve Marcus-Pool (Getty Images) The world’s most infamous acquitted murder defendant O.J. Simpson has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer, per Miami’s Local 10 News. Various sources told the outlet that the former athlete, 76, is suffering from prostate cancer. Carla Hall Related To Danny Glover? Maybe. The Chef Shares Her Roots & Granny’s Influence […]

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SpongeBob gets ready for Super Bowl LVIII with Roblox and Gamefam

Are you looking to showcase your brand in front of the gaming industry’s top leaders? Learn more about GamesBeat Summit sponsorship opportunities here.  Gamefam announced last week that it was partnering with the NFL on a special activation: A SpongeBob-themed Super Bowl event within several of its popular games in Roblox. This event is a […]

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Easy-To-Find Bourbons Under $50 For Super Bowl Sunday, Ranked

This weekend is going to be a good weekend for some bourbon drinking. Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest non-holiday holiday on the American calendar and it’s one that’s awash in booze. If you ask me (your friendly neighborhood whiskey critic), you should be grabbing tasty, affordable, and easy-to-find bourbon for this weekend’s festivities. Sure, […]

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Rival networks ESPN, Fox, and Warner Bros. join forces to launch a sports streaming service this year in the U.S.

In a massive news for sports lovers across the country, multiple rival networks, including ESPN, Fox, and Warner Bros. are joining forces to launch a premium sports streaming service across the United States this year. According to several reports that broke out on Tuesday, the top companies are doing a joint venture that will give […]

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NFL Tuesday Night Gaming: ‘crown jewel’ of Enthusiast’s services

Brands understand that gaming is a powerful opportunity to cultivate the next generation of fans, but finding the right way to reach their target audience is easier said than done. The NFL is doing its best to reach out to new audiences (see Taylor Swift) and gaming is a prime opportunity. For the last two […]

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NFL Tuesday Night Gaming: ‘crown jewel’ of Enthusiast’s services

Brands understand that gaming is a powerful opportunity to cultivate the next generation of fans, but finding the right way to reach their target audience is easier said than done. The NFL is doing its best to reach out to new audiences (see Taylor Swift) and gaming is a prime opportunity. For the last two […]

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Michael B. Jordan Is Following a Career Blueprint Paved by ‘Rocky’ Legend Carl Weathers

When Michael B. Jordan’s Adonis Creed entered the “Rocky” franchise as Apollo Creed’s secret son, it seemed fitting that Jordan and the late Carl Weathers would be connected forever through this on-screen bond. As an ‘80s action hero, Weathers paved the way for Jordan’s movie star status and opened the door for many more Black […]

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Rob Gronkowski And Julian Edelman Can’t Wait To Watch The Pass Catchers In Super Bowl LVIII

Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski know a thing or two about winning the Super Bowl. The former teammates-turned-analysts were vital parts of the New England Patriots teams that brought three Lombardi Trophies to Foxboro, while Gronkowski won an additional ring as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Super Bowl is more than just […]

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Eminem Shelved A Potential Diss Track For Lions’ Coach Ben Johnson After Johnson Decided To Stay In Detroit

Many a celebrity has felt the wrath of Eminem’s scathing pen, but it looks like the Detroit Lions’ offensive coordinator Ben Johnson will avoid such a fate — for now. The coach had potential offers to move up to a head coaching role for teams like the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Commanders, but opted […]

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Here’s How This Hollywood Legend and NFL Superstar Are Related

Whoopi Goldberg, left; Tony Gonzalez.Photo: Dia Dipasupil/ David Livingston (Getty Images) Every now and then, I’m amazed at the revelations that come out of “Finding Your Roots” with scholar, historian, and The Root founder Henry Louis “Skip” Gates. This latest one is no different. What Rev Run Really Thinks About Nicki Minaj, Plus Run DMC […]

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Super Bowl odds: If you like KC, pounce while you can

The Super Bowl is set, and now is as good a time as any to take stock of the board and secure some initial positions in this matchup. It’s the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, a rematch of Super Bowl LIV, the first Patrick Mahomes championship. Is anything going to change? Securing […]

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Rapper Rick Ross’ Son Might Be Heading to the NFL After Committing to This HBCU

Rapper Rick Ross’ son, William Roberts III, might be heading to the NFL after committing to playing football at this Florida-based HBCU. And while some might look at this announcement as just another nepo baby making moves, Roberts’ sports resume proves he has the talent to back it up. Beverly Johnson Reflects On Naomi Sims […]

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Everything That Went Wrong In The Lions Catastrophic Second Half Collapse Against The 49ers

The Detroit Lions took a 24-7 lead into halftime in Santa Clara on Sunday evening, as they stunned the top-seeded San Francisco 49ers in the first half of the NFC Championship Game. From that point, seemingly everything that could go wrong for the Lions did go wrong, while the Niners capitalized on mistakes and managed […]

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