Super Bowl Sunday – Falcons vs. Patriots
Do you have your Super Bowl Party supplies ready? Okay then, here is everything you need to know: Super Bowl 51 will take place this Sunday, February 5 at 6:30 PM at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The New England Patriots are favored to win. It will be broadcast on FOX and available on the Fox Sports Go app. Play-by-play and analysis will be provided by Troy Aikman and Joe Buck with Erin Andrews and Chris Myers on the sidelines. Country music star Luke Bryan will get things started by singing the national anthem and Lady Gaga will perform the halftime show. Remember…no matter who wins YOU still have to go to work Monday morning!
Puppy Bowl XIII – Team Ruff vs. Team Fluff
You say you’re more of a Puppy Bowl fan? Puppy Bowl XIII will be broadcast before the Super Bowl on Sunday at 3:00 pm ET on Animal Planet. The starting lineup consists of pups from 34 rescue organizations in 22 states. Starters include Alexander Hamilpup, Blitz, Buttons, Oliver, Parfait, Peanut, Puddles, Slippers, Squirt, Tucker, Wilma, and more. Lucky, a three-legged dog, Doobert, a deaf dog and Winston, a sight and hearing-impaired dog are among the special needs pups that will be featured. There will also be “Back Up Pups” standing by to get in the game! The halftime show starring the Chicago Rock Cats will be performing “Puparazzi” led by Kitty Gaga. Good news for the pups and bad news for you: all of the pups will probably be adopted by the time Puppy Bowl airs on Sunday. You can watch Puppy Bowl on TV via the “puppy cam” on AnimalPlanet.com.
It’s F-R-I-D-A-Y!!! Where did Friday come from?
We thought it would never get here but it’s finally Friday! It’s officially the sixth day of the week. And, in case you are wondering, Merriam-Webster gives the following Origin and Etymology of the word “Friday”.
“Middle English, from Old English frīgedæg (akin to Old High German frīatag Friday), from *Frīg Frigga + dæg day, prehistoric translation of Latin dies Veneris Venus’ day. First Known Use: before 12th century”