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Super Bowl XLVIII Commercials

Some of the highlights that didn’t occur on the field… Here are some of the commercials from the 2014 Super Bowl.

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By Chris Kuc

Andrew Shaw still loves shin pads.

The forward’s equipment played a huge role in a thrilling Blackhawks overtime victory Friday night and the defending Stanley Cup champions are one victory from dispatching the Blues in their first round NHL playoff series after a heart-thumping 3-2 victory in Game 5 at the Scottrade Center.

Jonathan Toews scooped up a pass from Duncan Keith — that first deflected off Shaw’s shin pad — raced in on Blues goaltender Ryan Miller on a breakaway and tucked in a backhand shot at the 7-minute, 36 second mark of overtime to give the Hawks a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series that resumes Sunday at the United Center.

Click here for more on this story from the Chicago Tribune.


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RadioShack 2014 Super Bowl ad

Professor Tim Calkins, of the Kellogg School of Management, gives his report on the Super Bowl Sunday commercials that worked and flopped.

GoDaddy 2014 Super Bowl ad


Tim Calkins, Clinical professor of Marketing at Northwestern University with Sirott and Murciano. (WGN Radio)

Beats by Dre 2014 Super Bowl Ad featuring Richard Sherman: “Hear What You Want”

John Greening, a professor at Medill with years of experience in advertising, talks to Steve about the decline of the Super Bowl commercials.

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Nick Digilio reacts to this years crop of Super Bowl commercials first with Dr. Dave Stewart – the President’s Professor of Marketing at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles – and then with listeners.

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