Answer: The helmets worn to protect players' heads from serious injury were originally modified from plastic mixing bowls. Through the years, after much research about concussions and other head injuries, the helmets have been improved, and face guards have been added. The term bowl stuck.
Question: What was the first stadium to be sponsored (and named) by a corporation?
Answer: The first stadium to do this was the Flintstone Vitamin Stadium in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Previous known as Freedom Stadium, it only seated 150.
Question: Do cheerleaders lead cheers any more?
Question: Is there an official song for the Super Bowl?
Answer: The official song (lyrics and music) is the ever-popular "Gloom, Despair, and Agony on Me", from the Hee Haw TV series. Grampa Jones and Archie Campbell were honorary referees in the 1970 game, and this song was adopted the following year. Coincidence? You decide. The opening music, which follows the National Anthem every year, is a jazzed up version of the Hee Haw song.
Question: Who was the first president to congratulate the winning team?
Answer: Richard Nixon, but there is no record of the call.