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Laurent Duvernay-Tardif: The 1st medical doctor playing in the NFL is in Super Bowl LIV

  • Instead, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, who earned his doctor of medicine degree from McGill University in Canada in 2018, plays right guard on the Kansas City Chiefs offensive line.
  • Duvernay-Tardif, the first practicing medical doctor on an NFL roster, will soon become the first medical doctor set to play in a Super Bowl.
  • Because he had entered the incorrect date on his calendar, Duvernay-Tardif, whose first language is French, missed the deadline to get into French-speaking medical schools in Quebec.
  • Duvernay-Tardif was in his third year of medical school when the Chiefs drafted him in the sixth round in 2014.
  • There was also a Chiefs tie to Duvernay-Tardif's alma mater: Reid's mother graduated with a medical degree from McGill.
  • With his head coach's blessing, Duvernay-Tardif continued his studies, returning to Montreal during offseasons to fulfill his clinical rotations in pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics and his preferred specialization, emergency medicine.

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SUPER BOWL SQUARES: What are the best numbers to have when the Chiefs and 49ers face off in Super Bowl LIV?

  • At the end of each half, or in some cases, the end of each quarter, the second digit of each team's score is used to identify the winning square — if the Chiefs lead the 49ers 17-13 at halftime, the square that had Chiefs 7/49ers 3 would cash the halftime prize.
  • Because players select their squares before they have been assigned their numbers, a squares pool is a true game of chance.
  • Those 220 games and 880 quarters let us figure out where the best place to be on the Super Bowl grid is.
  • All told, 12.3% of the quarters ended with one team with a "0" in the ones column and the other with a "7", but 0-7 and 7-0 would split that probability for a 6.1% chance of winning money in that spot.

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A conversation between Bill Belichick and Kyle Shanahan after the Patriots' huge comeback in Super Bowl 51 may have helped the 49ers land Jimmy Garoppolo

  • Perhaps the toughest loss of Kyle Shanahan's career may have allowed the San Francisco 49ers to get their franchise quarterback in Jimmy Garoppolo.
  • Shanahan, now the head coach for the 49ers, was an offensive coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons in 2015 and 2016.
  • Shanahan accepted the head coaching job of the 49ers the day after that Super Bowl.
  • ESPN's Seth Wickersham said on the podcast "ESPN Daily" that Belichick and Shanahan met for "hours" and spoke about the Super Bowl loss, specifically, but also about head-coaching in the NFL.
  • Though Belichick told everyone from Patriots staffers to opposing teams that Garoppolo was not available, according to Wickersham, in October, he called the 49ers, offering Garoppolo for a second-round draft pick.
  • As Wickersham reported in 2018 about turmoil within the Patriots, Belichick was bitter about having to trade Garoppolo, as the team's quarterback situation came to a head.

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Porsche bought its first Super Bowl ad in over 20 years to promote the Taycan

  • Porsche has bought its first Super Bowl ad in 23 years to promote its Taycan electric sports car, the automaker said in a press release.
  • The Super Bowl is often the most-watched television broadcast in the US each year by a significant margin, and ads run during the event tend to receive more attention than those aired during  other TV programs.
  • A 30-second ad in this year's broadcast costs up to $5.6 million, well above the rates for other programs, which rarely exceeded $200,000 last year.
  • Porsche's Super Bowl ad will run for 60 seconds.
  • The automaker's decision to promote the Taycan in its first Super Bowl commercial in over two decades suggests that it views the Taycan, its first fully-electric vehicle, as an unusually significant release.

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Here's the full list of Super Bowl commercials that will run this year

  • The car maker is set to make its 11th consecutive appearance in the big game in a spot produced by David & Goliath, in which a 10 year-old boy replaces a star athlete in a press conference.
  • Michelob Ultra is yet another Anheuser-Busch InBev brand in Super Bowl 2020, and is running a star-studded 60-second spot this year with Jimmy Fallon, John Cena, Usain Bolt, Brooks Koepka, and Kerri Walsh Jennings.
  • The longtime Super Bowl advertiser is returning to the big game with a 30-second commercial starring Missy Elliott and H.E.R. that will promote Pepsi Zero Sugar in a matte black can.
  • The car-mat maker is making its seventh Super Bowl appearance this year, with a 30-second commercial produced by its agency of record Pinnacle Advertising.

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Pizza Hut is giving away 2 years of free pizza and Super Bowl tickets to the first set of twins born after this year's Super Bowl kickoff

  • Pizza Hut is gifting the first parents to have twins during this year's Super Bowl with two years of free pizza, the chain announced in a Tuesday press release.
  • The restaurant will also offer the winning family two tickets to next year's Super Bowl and $22,000 towards the lucky twins' education.
  • To be considered for the promotion, eligible parents need to tag @PizzaHut in a tweet with a photo of their newborn twins that includes the times of birth and hashtags #PHTwin2Win and #promotion.
  • Pizza Hut is celebrating its second year as the NFL's official pizza sponsor.
  • Last year, the chain celebrated its first season as a sponsor by giving free pizza to the family of the first baby born after the Super Bowl kickoff.
  • The 2020 Super Bowl is set to take place on Sunday, February 2.

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Super Bowl Opening Night: Chiefs and 49ers react to death of Kobe Bryant

  • While the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs were available to a swarm of media members at Super Bowl LIV's Opening Night, on the minds of many was the shocking loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who were among the nine people killed Sunday when Bryant's charter helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California.
  • Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who has the opportunity to win a Super Bowl and a league MVP before turning 25 years old, talked about how he uses Bryant as a source of inspiration.
  • For the fifth consecutive year in prime time, coaches and players from both teams answered questions from the massive throng of media in front of fans.
  • Opening Night is the first time both teams have made media appearances since arriving in Miami.
  • The week will culminate with Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday in Miami Gardens.

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The most famous football player from every state

  • Roaf, who was born in Pine Bluff, played 13 seasons in the NFL (for the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs), 11 Pro Bowls, and was named a member of the NFL's All-Decade Team in the '90s and 2000s before he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007.
  • With nine Super Bowls under his belt — and a record six wins — the New England Patriots' quarterback is today's most recognizable name in the game and considered the best football player of all time by some.
  • He was named the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year twice, in 1967 and 1968; was invited to eight Pro Bowls; and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980.
  • The Wichita native won the Heisman trophy, was named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year twice, and was invited to the Pro Bowl 10 times.

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Planters halts ads Mr. Peanut death ads after Kobe Bryant death - Business Insider

  • Less than a week after killing off Mr. Peanut in a Super Bowl pregame ad, Planters is halting the campaign in light of the sudden death of basketball icon Kobe Bryant.
  • However, in the aftermath of Bryant's death in a fatal helicopter crash on Sunday, Planters is pausing paid advertising for its campaign on channels like Twitter and YouTube as well as suspending "some other outreach," according to a Planters spokesperson.
  • Nine people — including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna "Gigi" Bryant — were killed in the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, as first reported by TMZ and later confirmed by outlets including ESPN.
  • On Twitter, several users posted frustration about receiving promoted ads featuring the death of the fictitious peanut after Bryant's death was announced and called for Planters to halt the campaign.

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34 unique and unexpected kitchen gifts from Food52

  • In the Food52 Shop, you can find cookware, small appliances, kitchen accessories, and tons of other things you need in your kitchen and home.
  • The set comes with five different sizes, which can cover bowls, cups, pans, and more.
  • The sleek and sophisticated design, which comes in six colors, also won't look out of place on a dinner table.
  • It features five different light modes with seven LED colors, plus it's Bluetooth-compatible so they can play their favorite songs at the same time.
  • These smart grilling tools (sets include a spatula, pair of tongs, and brush) have LED lights to illuminate the way and show them exactly what they're cooking.
  • Homegrown herbs could be the small and simple trick to making their dishes taste better.
  • This sleek set contains three straws of different sizes and a cleaning brush, all in one space-saving case.

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