Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad

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C'mon, ESPN: Tiger, Tebow Aren't Muhammad Ali

Network needs moratorium on dumb comparisons

(Newser) - “Can ESPN please declare a company-wide moratorium on comparing current athletes to Muhammad Ali?” Dave Zirin begs after suffering through the “idiocy” of Worldwide Leader columnists equating Tim Tebow (for appearing in a pro-life ad) and Tiger Woods (for his courageous comeback from … sex addiction) to the... More »

Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad: That's It?

Focus on the Family wins by going understated

(Newser) - After weeks of hype, controversy, and speculation over what it would entail, the actual Focus on the Family ad featuring Tim Tebow was discreet, lighthearted, and rather anticlimactic. That didn't appease the National Organization for Women, however, whose president simply turned focus from the (missing) pro-life propaganda to Tebow's playful... More »

Why Saints LB Scott Fujita Makes the Ladies Swoon

He's pro-choice, pro-gay rights, and wants to be a teacher

(Newser) - We all know the big names playing in tomorrow’s Super Bowl—Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Reggie Bush—but Irin Carmon has an enormous crush on Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, and thinks you should, too. Some reasons why, per Jezebel :
  • Though he was given up for adoption by a teen
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I Want Tim Tebow to Fail: Jeff Pearlman

Florida QB would throw non-Christians 'into the lake of fire'

(Newser) - "A famous Tim Tebow is a dangerous Tim Tebow," Jeff Pearlman writes on his website , and that's why Pearlman has a special wish for the anti-abortion quarterback: "I want him to fail in the NFL." Tebow plays football not for the love of the game, Pearlman... More »

CBS KOs Gay Super Bowl Ad

Network declares gay dating site's spot unfit for broadcast

(Newser) - Is CBS using Super Bowl advertising to pursue a political agenda? The network is facing controversy after turning down an ad for gay dating site ManCrunch.com but approving an anti-abortion spot featuring University of Florida star quarterback Tim Tebow. CBS rejected ManCrunch's ad, which features two men making out... More »

The Real Story of Tim Tebow's Near-Abortion

Omitted from inspirational version: Abortion was illegal

(Newser) - As the uproar over Tim Tebow’s anti-abortion Super Bowl ad rages, little attention has been paid to whether his mom Pam’s story—that she refused a recommended abortion while working as a missionary in the Philippines—is true. “One detail has so far been excluded from Tebow's... More »

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