The Super Bowl’s evolution from football game to entertainment extravaganza

In 1967, advertising rates for a 30-second commercial spot cost a modest $42,500. Super Bowl XLIII Thunderbirds flyover, Feb 1, 2009 | source: Wikipedia Peter M. Hopsicker, Pennsylvania State University and Mark Dyreson, Pennsylvania State University In just 50 years, [...]

By |2019-10-03T03:46:15-04:00February 3|Categories: SOCIETIES|Tags: , , , , , |

Ollies at the Olympics: why having skateboarding at Tokyo 2020 is a winning move

Some might question whether the largely street-based activity of skateboarding is even a proper sport. Iain Borden, UCL It’s official: skateboarding is going to become an Olympic sport. At Tokyo 2020, the world of ledge-grinding, ollie-jumping, kick-flipping and bowl-riding will [...]

By |2016-10-14T05:28:12-04:00August 4|Categories: SPORT [m]|Tags: , , , |
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