Posts by Mike Krumboltz

  • High School Senior Asks Kate Upton to Prom

    Mike Krumboltz at omg!1 yr ago

    Jake Davidson and Upton don't exactly run in the same circles, making a face-to-face proposal out of the question. So, Davidson made a video for Kate, which has since gone viral with 26,248 views and counting!

    In the two-minute clip, Davidson lists the many points of interest they have in common. She models for Sports Illustrated, he reads Sports Illustrated. She's only an inch taller than he is. He can't dance but he is a great admirer of her "Cat Daddy" video that nearly broke the Internet last year. In short, it's destiny.

    [Related: Kate Upton on ‘Painful’ Sports Illustrated Shoot: I Was Losing My Hearing and Eyesight]

    Davidson admits that he doesn't currently have a special lady in his life. But, as an optimist, he sees the glass half full. "Great moments are born from great opportunity," he says, quoting Kurt Russell's character in "Miracle." "And that is what you have here today. A chance to make a nice guy's senior year the best ever."

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  • Super Bowl Name Explained

    Mike Krumboltz at omg! from Yahoo!2 yrs ago

    Young bucks might not remember this, but the Super Bowl wasn't always called the Super Bowl. Until the late 1960s, the title game was called the National Football League Championship Game. Doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, does it? When the American Football League merged with the National Football League, the Super Bowl was born.

    So, who coined the phrase? Most pigskin historians give credit to Lamar Hunt. According to legend, the founder of the Kansas City Chiefs was sitting at his home watching his daughter play with a bouncy ball called a Super Ball. Hunt apparently got to thinking that "Super Bowl" would be a catchy name for the big game. He wrote a note to NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle offering up the suggestion. "I have kiddingly called it the 'Super Bowl,' which obviously can be improved upon," Hunt wrote.

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