Super Bowl XLIX will be remembered for its exciting, crazy ending, the kind of final scene that would have a Hollywood scriptwriter saying, “Nah, nobody would ever believe that.”
Thanks to Malcolm Butler’s game-clinching interception, the Patriots won their fourth Super Bowl under Bill Belichick, concluding one of the most exciting title games ever.
Patriots corner back Malcolm Smith, who made the game-saving interception states: “I made a play to help my team win. I’ve worked so hard in practice and I just wanted to play so bad and help my team out. I got out there and did exactly what I needed to do to help my team win. I was fired up ready. I was ready to play. … I was on the sidelines waiting to get in and I was ready. I prepared hard this weekend. …I knew they were going to throw it,” Butler said when asked about the Seahawks’ decision to not give the ball to Marshawn Lynch late in the game. “Our defensive coordinator is real smart and with a goal line, three-cornerback formation we knew they were going to throw the ball” (CBS News.com)
Tom Brady lifted the New England Patriots to a fourth title. By piloting the Patriots through a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit, Brady cemented his legacy and position in the debate of the game’s best quarterbacks. Here are five reasons why Brady stands atop the NFL’s quarterback mountain, but in the end it was Brady leading the Patriots to a 28-24 heart-pounding win and an undrafted rookie defensive back making an astonishing play to seal the win.
Sunday’s nail-biting game was the most-watched show in U.S. television history, according to the latest Nielsen data. The New England Patriots’ 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks was also the highest-rated Super Bowl in the last 30 seasons. The game brought in 114.4 million viewers, and Katy Perry’s halftime show was also the most-watched performance in recorded Super Bowl history, averaging 118.5 million viewers.
Since 1907, over a century ago, with the exception of the World War II years, Detroit has hosted an auto show: the Detroit Auto Show. The vision and fortitude of the 1989 organizing committee, that made the show international rather than regional, as well as the efforts of Detroit area auto dealers who’ve since served on the organizing committee, the North American International Auto Show has continued to grow and has earned a top spot among auto shows around the world.
The 2015 Detroit Auto Show brought the year’s first glimpse at what our automotive future-near and far-holds.
Some of the most impressive and favored cars of the show were:
Ford GT 2016
The carbon-fiber-bodied, 600-horsepower Ford GT is basically engineered for high-speed chases down coastal highways, and showing the world you are superior to them because of the crown you have, called the Ford GT. Ford plans to introduce 12 new performance vehicles by 2020. Two others that debuted in Detroit include the F-150 Raptor and Shelby GT350R.
This car has a hybrid powertrain that pairs a twin-turbocharged V-6 with three electric motors, allowing computers to do all the technology things that are needed to maintain traction and thrust. Acura will begin taking orders for the limited-production hybrid super car this summer. It will reportedly have a starting price in the mid-$150,000 range.
Mercedes-Benz F 05 Concept
The self- driving car which is also known as the ‘luxury in motion’ project, made its premiere at the Detroit Auto Show, where it showcased how the future of the automobile is shifting towards becoming a private retreating space. It is a car focusing on the progression from self-propelled to the self-reliant vehicle, the luxury sedan concept is electrically driven using a system similar to the F-cell plug-in hybrid used in the 2011 ‘F 125′ research car.
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