Gone are the days of staying glued to the television for game coverage
Ferndale, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2007
The 5th Annual Super Sunday Ad Poll on AOL will let fans view and vote on their favorite Super Bowl(R) commercials and share them with their friends. The ad poll will begin shortly after kick-off at http://aol.com/superbowlads, and the winning commercial will be announced on Monday following the game. Last year, Budweiser's "Streaker" ad won, and viewers streamed the commercials almost 42 million times in the week after the game. Even after the polls close, fans will still be able to watch and share the commercials online.
AOL(R) Sports will also broadcast a special daily edition of its live sports podcast, Sports Bloggers Live, airing live from Radio Row in Miami and also available on-demand at http://sportsbloggerslive.com. Sports Bloggers Live host and FanHouse Editor Jamie Mottram will lead the show, which will also include several guest hosts, such as NFL Real Talk columnist Jason "Big Sexy" Whitlock and the FanToo girls (http://www.fantoo.com), Carol Doroba and Robin McConaughy, a Philadelphia-based sports podcast and radio program, providing fan insights from a women's perspective. Sports Bloggers Live will broadcast live Monday-Friday and will also offer behind-the-scene's interviews from events around Miami.
"Gone are the days of staying glued to the television for game coverage," said Neal Scarbrough, Editor and General Manager, AOL Sports. "Instead, today's sports fans are enhancing their game viewing experience by logging on to the Internet for additional video coverage and live blog commentary. AOL Sports has always provided fans with interactive, innovative and informative Super Bowl programming and this year's coverage will build upon that tradition with live online radio broadcasts, FanHouse blogs and the ever-popular Super Sunday Ad Poll."
Other Super Bowl features available on AOL Sports:
AOL will also feature exclusive columns by Jason Whitlock, Ira Miller, Sean Jensen and Jim Armstrong, who will cover off-beat stories from Miami. Roy S. Johnson will also write about what happens to players after winning a Super Bowl. Does it really change their life?
AOL's popular sports blog, The Fanhouse (http://nfl.aolsportsblog.com), will be updated continuously throughout the week with news, reaction and humor from the FanHouse network and will feature live blogging during the game. Throughout Super Bowl week, FanHouse bloggers will also be engaging in Point/Counterpoint arguments, views from the rest of the 32 teams on why next year will be their year, First Annual FanHouse awards with a look at the season's highlights and lowlights.
Test your NFL and Super Bowl knowledge with AOL's Special Super Bowl quizzes. Interactive quizzes will feature video of key NFL players and event surrounding the history of the game.
Where are They Now?:
Catch-up on what Super Bowl legends, including Joe Montana, Jack Lambert, Jerry Rice, the Bears 46 defense and many others are up to today, and what their outlook is on today's NFL.
Relive some of the most memorable and most talked about moments from the previous 40 games, and read what the players have to say about them.
In addition to extensive sports coverage, AOL will feature Super Bowl content across numerous channels, including AOL Music (http://music.aol.com), AOL Food (http://food.aol.com) and AOL CityGuide (http://cityguide.aol.com) with information on all things Miami, insights into what is happening in your city, and tips on how to have a complete Super Bowl experience.
AOL is a global Web services company that operates some of the most popular Web destinations, offers a comprehensive suite of free software and services, runs the country's largest Internet access business, and provides a full set of advertising solutions. A majority-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., AOL LLC is based in Dulles, Virginia. AOL and its subsidiaries also have operations in Europe, Canada and Asia. Learn more at AOL.com.