Super Bowl 50: Here’s What We Know So Far

Super Bowl 50: Here’s What We Know So Far

Football fans, you know you’ve been following your favorite teams like a hawk. Some of you are even going the extra mile and hosting your own tailgating parties. Do you know who will make it to the last game of the season? There are still two more months left to go, until we determine which teams will take on the gauntlet, but this is what we know so far.

In the news this week, we’ve learned that Coldplay will headline Super Bowl 50’s Halftime Show and the game will be held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Cali. Stay tuned for more news about the latest events taking place at the next Super Bowl, but until then, we’ll give you the facts we’ve learned.

There are tons of resources on social media and other official NFL websites, and this is the intel we’ve gathered from around the net.

Here’s the rundown:

  • * Super Bowl 50 is known as the “Golden Super Bowl”, with a 24-karat gold “50” designed by Tiffany & Co. to be awarded to the winning team
  • * The game is slated for Feb. 7, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Cali.
  • * Levi’s Stadium is the home of the San Francisco 49ers
  • * This will be the first Super Bowl held in San Francisco area since 1985
  • * This is also the first time that the game is being referred to in Arabic numerals (“50”) instead of Roman numerals (“L”)
  • * Next year’s game will switch back to Roman numerals,–officially called “Super Bowl LI”
  • * 50 Fund and NFL Foundation have raised $750,000 to build museums and YMCAs in 21 Bay Area cities, in association with Super Bowl 50
  • * The Super Bowl Host Committee will dedicate 25% of all money raised to local charities
  • * Jim Nantz and Phill Simms are the 2016 announcers
  • * Coldplay is headlining the Halftime Show

 

Check out this video of Chris Martin from Coldplay, as he talks about how astonished and excited he is to be playing the Halftime Show at Super Bowl 50.

https://youtu.be/8tudS1Cj7zc

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