Super Bowl http://wamc.org en Officials: Super Bowl Sex, Drug Arrests In NYC http://wamc.org/post/officials-super-bowl-sex-drug-arrests-nyc <p></p><p></p><p>Officials say 18 people are being rounded up in New York City on allegations they sold "party packs" of cocaine and sex to high-end clients and texted them to advertise ahead of this week's Super Bowl festivities.</p><p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office says the arrests follow an 11-month investigation by state and city authorities. The suspects are being arrested and brought to a Manhattan police precinct for arraignment Thursday morning.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:51:34 +0000 Dave Lucas 82929 at http://wamc.org Officials: Super Bowl Sex, Drug Arrests In NYC Delaware County Company Basking In Super Bowl Spotlight http://wamc.org/post/delaware-county-company-basking-super-bowl-spotlight <p>When the Super Bowl is played at MetLife Stadium — &nbsp;the home of the New York Giants and Jets that opened in 2010 — for the first time Sunday, there will be an upstate New York presence on the field. But it’s not in the form of a quarterback, coach or referee. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:45:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 82888 at http://wamc.org Delaware County Company Basking In Super Bowl Spotlight Sean Philpott: Keep Your Head In The Game http://wamc.org/post/sean-philpott-keep-your-head-game <p>My hometown 49ers will not be playing in this Sunday's Big Game. Despite my disappointment, I nevertheless will be joining millions of my fellow Americans in the hallowed tradition of watching the Super Bowl. I will put my feet up on the coffee table, drink a beer or two, and cheer on the Denver Broncos as they face off against the Seattle Seahawks. I will also cringe every time the quarterback is sacked or a wide receiver is brutally tackled, imagining the lasting damage caused to both body and mind.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:50:00 +0000 Sean Philpott 82885 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Sports : 1/29/14 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-sports-12914 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Big Game is this weekend, and in just a few weeks, the big games will kick off across the world. So there’s no shortage of exciting sports news, and definitely no shortage of controversy surrounding it. We’re talking sports today with our </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sports commentator Keith </span>Strudler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and producer Jessica </span>Bloustein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Marshall, who is also a competitive figure skater. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:56:24 +0000 82822 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Sports : 1/29/14 Vox Pop : Open Forum - Super Bowl : 1/31/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-super-bowl-13113 <p></p><p>Are you ready for some football?! Today we’re talking about football in the lead up to the super bowl this Sunday, where a veteran Baltimore Ravens team will be matched against the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick in his first season as a starter.</p><p>Joining us today is director of the Marist College Center for Sports Communication and WAMC sports commentator Keith Strudler. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 56937 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - Super Bowl : 1/31/13 Keith Strudler : President Obama and Football http://wamc.org/post/keith-strudler-president-obama-and-football <p>The President of the United States has some tough questions to answer.&nbsp; And how he answers might determine what he can do over the next four years, whether he’s effective or lame-duck, an elitist or a man of the people.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:30:00 +0000 Keith Strudler 56851 at http://wamc.org Keith Strudler : President Obama and Football Katrina's scars harder to see as Super Bowl looms http://wamc.org/post/katrinas-scars-harder-see-super-bowl-looms <p></p><p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- New Orleans has celebrated plenty of milestones on its slow road to recovery from Hurricane Katrina, but arguably none is bigger than hosting its first Super Bowl since the 2005 storm left the city in shambles.</p><p>To see the remnants of Katrina's destruction, fans coming to town for Sunday's game will have to stray from the French Quarter and the downtown corridor where the Superdome is located. Even in the neighborhoods that bore the brunt of the storm, many of the most glaring scars have faded over time.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:14:01 +0000 Associated Press 56728 at http://wamc.org Katrina's scars harder to see as Super Bowl looms Keith Strudler - Ray Lewis at the Super Bowl http://wamc.org/post/keith-strudler-ray-lewis-super-bowl <p>So maybe in one way, the Super Bowl is a bit like a Jewish Holiday.&nbsp; You start celebrating the night before.&nbsp; For the big game, it’s actually the week before, or technically the week before the week before, to be exact.&nbsp; That’s where we are right now, which puts us squarely in the thick of unnecessary hype.&nbsp; So if you don’t like what you hear right now, just wait.&nbsp; Because you’ll hate it even more the 500th time 10 days from now.<br> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:00:32 +0000 Keith Strudler 56400 at http://wamc.org Keith Strudler - Ray Lewis at the Super Bowl WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-0 <p>It'll be the Battle of Brothers in New Orleans in two weeks. John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens topped New England 28-13 to win the AFC title game and set up a Super Bowl meeting with his brother Jim. It will be the Ravens first Super Bowl appearance in 12 years. Joe Flacco threw three second-half touchdown passes while the Ravens shutout Tom Brady and the Patriots offense after intermission. New England held a 13-6 halftime lead. Brady had been 67-0 at home when leading at the intermission. The Baltimore victory avenged a loss to New England in last year's conference title game. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:03:58 +0000 Jaired Crofut 56155 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update