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The Oberlin Review

Belichick Seals Legacy

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
February 6
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Tom Brady was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLIX last Sunday, but he wasn’t the most valuable Patriot in the game. That honor goes to Bill Belichick. During his 15-year reign as head coach of the New England Patriots, Belichick has compiled a 175–65 record in the regular season, 2...

Editorial: Bob Goes to the Super Bowl

Quinn Hull, Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Bob slipped anonymously into the Burton basement on Sunday evening, undetected by a group, a crowd perhaps, of television-watchers. They sat on every conceivable surface — cheap green sofas, rigid plastic chairs, accompanying tables, the ground — and were engrossed, to varying extents, by the big...

Fans Show All Their Love for Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime

Sarp Yavuz, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under ARTS, Music

Talk about an entrance! The iconic beat of “Vogue” filled the Lucas Oil Stadium to start off the 46th Super Bowl halftime show this past Sunday. Escorted to the stage by a throng of armor-clad, Romanesque men fanning her with giant feathers, Madonna appeared atop a throne. Costumed in a part Roman,...

NFL Owners’ Greed, Hypocrisy Clouds Their Finest Hour

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
February 11
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the confetti streamed down onto the victorious Green Bay Packers at the end of Super Bowl XLV, the National Football League and its fans should have been rejoicing. The Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers — arguably the two most storied franchises in the game — had just played one of the tightest...

Super Blown: The Super Halftime Show Disappoints Yet Again

James Blankenship, Sports Editor
February 11
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Music, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Every time the overhyped monstrosity that is Super Bowl week graces us with its presence, a nation is left wondering, “Can this halftime show really be worse than last year’s?” In the last five years, a spectacle that has become more celebrated than several national holidays (I’m talking to you,...

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