Mario was born two months premature and as a result has battled numerous health issues throughout his life. But as the video notes, Mario maintains a positive attitude and says he ‘likes the way God made him.’
I have to say that I’m not a New England fan and the Giants don’t move me one way or another but I suspect more than a few of you have very different opinions on that. Me? I’m just hoping for a good game – like the Bowl they played in 2007, which was pretty epic (and which Giants fans will always cherish). Also looking forward to watching the Super Bowl commercials, in spite of the fact that I’m disgusted with how much money those ads cost! Will probably not watch the halftime show – not a fan of Madonna’s anymore. Like many other Americans, I’ll use the halftime as an opportunity to go to the bathroom, refill my glass with sweet tea, and grab a few more potato skins from the kitchen.
The USA Today has a great piece up on Denver QB Tim Tebow titled “The man behind the mania.” In it, the article talks about what Tebow does when he’s not playing football (for example, the work he does for the charitable foundation he set up) and also includes not just quotes from Tebow himself but also from Broncos executive VP of operations John Elway, who as we all know used to be a QB for Denver himself. What he said about Tebow was one of the better, more accurate quotes I’ve seen about him coming from any sports figure: