So how much does the Super Bowl bring to a host city?

Turns out, not that much — certainly not a half-billion, as some folks like to claim. There’s a bump in the limo business, and strip clubs, but: Imagine, sports economist Victor Matheson┬áposits to┬áSportsOnEarth, that an airplane lands in Phoenix, or any Super Bowl city. Everyone gets out and gives each other a million bucks, then …

Will God watch the Super Bowl?

Here’s a rather…odd…discussion going on right now on the interwebs: Does God Care About Football? The answer is a qualified “Maybe, because we say so.” The connection between religion and sports in general goes back to Greek times, according to this essay at Interrupt. Writes Beatrice Tsakoumakis: The ancient Olympic Games not only marked the …