Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most famous groundhog, made his prediction this morning for how long winter will last. The verdict? He reportedly did not see his shadow, meaning an early spring is in store.
For the first time since Katrina, New Orleans will once again play host to the Super Bowl as the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers prepare to square off on Sunday. This is the tenth time the city, best known for letting the good times role, will have welcomed football’s biggest spectacle tying them with Miami for the most. Six of those Super Bowls have been played in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
Feb. 1 Photo Brief: A ‘Bear’ wins the Wing Bowl, the Ravens prepare for the Super Bowl and ewes take to the streets in France
Shepherds protest the new European Union electronic RFID chip legislation, Jamie ‘The Bear’ McDonald upsets three-time winner Jon Squibb by 5 wings at ‘Wing Bowl 21,’ the Harbaugh brothers hold a press conference before the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers battle it out in Super Bowl XLVII and more in today’s daily brief.
Baltimore artist Robert McClintock, known for his work with photography and photo digital illustrations, has assembled a series of impressive posters from the 2012 Ravens season. Working in conjunction with The Baltimore Sun, he has put his vision to Sun staff photographs. His work uses intense, saturated hues while playing with a point of focus that draws the viewer’s eye and gives the image a dramatic edge.