Football Fans Enjoy Super Bowl Experience

2 years 6 months 2 weeks ago February 02, 2014 Feb 2, 2014 Sunday, February 02 2014 Sunday, February 02, 2014 5:40:00 PM CST in News
By: Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - One of America's favorite Sundays has arrived. Fans watch it for the ads or to cheer for your favorite team, the Super Bowl is the biggest event on the US sporting calendar and one of the most televised programs of the year.

The Seattle Seahawks won this year's Super Bowl at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. It was a special Super Bowl this year, because it was the first time the game was held outdoors in one of the coldest states of America, New Jersey. But weather was no excuse for all the Super Bowl fans out there.

Many enjoyed their food and drinks in one bar in Columbia as they were cheering for their favorite team. Bill Heilenbach is a Seattle Seahawks' fan, who was having dinner while watching the game.

"I love defence and the Legion of Boom is really producing today," said Heilenbach.

Cheryl Helm, who is a Kansas City Chiefs fan, was also supporting the Seattle Seahawks.

"They are a young team and their quarterback is only been in the series for two years and Peyton Manning is not my favourite. He is a great quarterback but I tend to think that he is kinda of a baby when he doesn't do well. You watch him tonight, he is going to be throwing a few baby fits because he is loosing. And he's done it all, he's got plenty of accolades, let the kids get it this time," said Helm.

Many initially cheered for Peyton Manning, Denver's veteran quarterback, who aimed to be the first one to win the Super Bowl with two different teams. Manning won the Super Bowl XLI in 2007 with Indianapolis Colts at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

"I'm actually going for Denver Broncos but there is not much luck there. The Seahawks are kinda killing them," says Julia Floyd, who was out with a group of bikers at a local bar.

The Broncos last won the Super Bowl in 1998, but the Seahawks have never won before.

Many have also enjoyed watching the famous Super Bowl commercials and the famous half-time show, which featured Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Bruno Mars this year.

"I am waiting for the Budweiser commercial. I love the half show, I love Bruno Mars and I like the Red Hot Chilli Peppers," said Helm.

These folks are just a few among the millions of people who have watched the game across the world. The Super Bowl is expected to be viewed in more than 200 countries.

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA - Major building code changes will go into effect in Columbia starting October 1, 2016. The city is currently... More >>
6 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:41:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia's Downtown Leadership Council began debate Tuesday afternoon on how to solve a slew of problems with parking... More >>
6 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:12:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - The construction of a new Boone County Fire Protection District station starts this week. The new Station... More >>
6 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:42:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - A ruling Tuesday from the National Labor Relations Board, which states graduate workers at private universities are considered... More >>
7 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - One man was seriously injured Tuesday in a crash at the intersection of Bethel Church Road and Route... More >>
8 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:28:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - The Better Business Bureau is warning people to take extra precautions when donating to flooding victims and to... More >>
8 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:51:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Science fiction author Robert Heinlein has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. ... More >>
9 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:20:13 PM CDT in News
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A key figure in a previous murder case is now charged with killing a man she... More >>
9 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:11:45 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools is now offering evening dinner for high school students staying after school for clubs, athletics... More >>
9 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:51:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters will have some additional choices on the Nov. 8 ballot. The Green... More >>
10 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:27:26 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia's website launched a database of businesses owned by minorities and women Tuesday. The... More >>
10 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:06:00 PM CDT in News
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that student teaching and research assistants at private... More >>
10 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:05:10 PM CDT in News
CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — An increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 in St.... More >>
11 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:25:19 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - A woman told police a man strangled, sliced, punched and head-butted her, and assaulted her children while holding... More >>
12 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:33:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Since the Olympics, Authority Gymnastics and Cheer has seen an increase in enrollment for its fall gymnastics classes.... More >>
12 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:28:00 PM CDT in Sports
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Science fiction author Robert Heinlein has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. Missouri... More >>
13 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:23:12 PM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to three years in prison for causing the accident... More >>
13 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:18:36 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A federal judge is admonishing an advocacy group for clergy abuse victims for defying her orders... More >>
13 hours ago August 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Tuesday, August 23 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:55:00 AM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 75°
2am 74°
3am 73°
4am 73°
5am 73°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

1:37a
Access Hollywood
2:07a
The Meredith Vieira Show
3:07a
Mad Money
1:30a
Seinfeld
2:00a
Paid Program
2:30a
Paid Program

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
America's Got Talent
8:00p
America's Got Talent
9:00p
The Night Shift
7:00p
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
8:00p
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
8:30p
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld