NEW YORK (AP) â€” Instead of shrinking from the possibility that football's ultimate game could be played in a blizzard, organizers of the first outdoor, cold-climate Super Bowl have decided to embrace the snow as the game's unofficial theme.
In fact, some officials are positively hoping for snow.
"It would be disappointing if it didn't, quite frankly," said Brian McCarthy, the National Football League's top spokesman. "Weather and the elements are part of the game. And we are embracing it."
The results of a poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports was released Nov. 18.
Two-out-of-three Americans consider themselves regular alcohol drinkers. They're almost evenly divided between those who drink for social reasons and those who drink because they enjoy it.
But there's a few surprises in what America thinks about drinking:
â€˘ Whites are more likely to say they enjoy drinking, while blacks and other minorities are more likely to say they drink to be sociable.
Today MaytagÂ® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced the selection of five finalists in the 2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards â€“ Americaâ€™s Vote competition, including Ethan Harris, a Club Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Bryant, Arkansas. The Dependable Leader Awards recognize Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of youth, and are dependable and exceptional role models. Americaâ€™s Vote is an extension of the Dependable Leader Awards, inviting people across the U.S.