This weekend, the New York Giants and New England Patriots will face off at the Super Bowl for the second time in four years. This theme features some of the biggest names at the biggest game in sports.



Madonna

publication date: Friday, February 3, 2012

category: Music

clue: She's now the Material Middle-Aged Woman, but she can still make a halftime show pop.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn


Ahmad Bradshaw

publication date: Thursday, February 2, 2012

category: Sports

clue: His college career almost ended when police caught him running back home from an underage drinking party.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Laurie Laczkowski


Wes Welker

publication date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012

category: Sports

clue: Since joining the Patriots, this wide receiver has caught more passes than anyone else in the NFL.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Laurie Laczkowski


Tom Brady

publication date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

category: Sports

clue: Will this patriotic American avenge his team's first defeat of the season at a very similar Super Bowl?

explanation: Brady's New England Patriots were defeated the last time they played a Super Bowl against the New York Giants. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Laurie Laczkowski

trivia: This clue was worded to be very similar to that of the previous goo of Tom Brady, who at the time was widely expected to win the Super Bowl.


Eli Manning

publication date: Monday, January 30, 2012

category: Sports

clue: This quarterback has long played in his big brother's shadow. This weekend, he'll play in his big brother's stadium.

explanation: Manning is the younger brother of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Payton Manning. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Laurie Laczkowski


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