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When you ask Jason for his SBLII prediction and want his honest opinion on what it will take for each team to win…this is what you get lol

Silly, but we heard the same opinion on First Take a couple of days after this was recorded. He may be onto something..

 

Superbowl LII is less than a weeks away as the Philadelphia Eagles face a daunting task against the dynasty of the New England Patriots and the Brady/Belichick duo.  You can be sure that major money will be put on the line by seasoned bettors and newbies but one of my favorite and fun things about the Superbowl are the prop bets.  Take a look and see what you think!

2018 Super Bowl

Date: Sunday, Feb. 4

Location: U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kickoff Time: 6:30 p.m. ET

TV: NBC

Odds: Patriots -5, Over/Under 48

Photo Courtesy of Beta News

Prop Bets

 Here’s where the fun is!  Part of the fun of these is that they are so hard to predict and, usually, pretty random.  Take a look at what is going on at Odds Shark

The Color of Pink’s Hair on Super Bowl Sunday

Pink/red: plus-150 (bet $100 for $150 win)

White/blonde: plus-175

Brown/black: plus-400

Blue/purple: plus-500

Green: plus-500

Will Pink forget or omit a word from the National Anthem?

YES: +300

NO: -500

Will ‘Nipplegate’ Be Said During the Broadcast?

Yes: plus-500

No: minus-900

How many times will Tom Brady’s age be mentioned during the broadcast?

Over 5: -150

Under 5: +150

What color will the Gatorade be that is poured on the winning coach?

Lime/green/yellow +225

Orange +250

Red +275

Clear/water +375

Blue +1000

Purple +1000

How many times will the Rocky statue in Philadelphia be show during the broadcast?

OVER 1: -150

UNDER 1: +110

Eddie “Truck” Gordon joins me and my guest host, Jason C Powell for discussion about fighting, family, his book “Forever Truckin” as well as his predictions for UFC 220!

As an author and motivational speaker, Truck tells us about how he left corporate America for fighting, how he fought depression and what he does to stay motivated and motivate others.

Check out “Forever Truckin” on Amazon

Words cannot describe what this day meant for everyone involved.  Dr. Jen Welter held her Camp on the Corner in partnership with Adidas and Samaritan’s Feet.

We started the day at Forest Brook Middle School in Houston, Texas bright and early.

After Jen addressed the students in the auditorium, the Adidas volunteers and Samaritan’s Feet crew were ready for them.  The students began to file into the gym a little confused, a little apprehensive.  As they approached rows of chairs, they were asked to sit and remove their shoes because the volunteers were going to wash their feet and give them new shoes!  The sneakers were generously donated from Adidas!

The look on these kids’ faces was priceless.  Some of the teachers were in tears.  The whole morning was overwhelming.  Some of the kids have a rough home life. It was so interesting hearing their stories.  Their hopes.  Their dreams.  They were in awe that complete strangers were there to give to them. Give things.  Give an ear.  Care.

After the kids got their new shoes and Camp on the Corner shirt, the staff took a break to prepare for part two of the day.  The afternoon was Jen’s Camp on the Corner.  It started with a visit from Texans Tyler Ervin and D’Onta Foreman.  Though it was a very chilly day, the volunteers and over 500 kids came out to participate.  It wasn’t a football camp.  It was about development.  Each station that the kids went to involved a physical activity which centered on a corner value like coachability.

Of course there were some who were a little timid as sports aren’t their thing.  But the staff was amazing at showing them that camp was about much more than that.  By the end there was this group of girls standing on the side of the field during drills, not participating. When Jen approached them and asked what was up, they basically said that they couldn’t and wouldn’t participate because it was “for the boys”. Jen, in typical Jen fashion, let them know that she fought for them to have this day. That, at least today, the boys don’t “get everything”..they were CHOOSING to give them everything by not participating. By the end of the talk she took them over to her station to do some drills. They participated, enjoyed it and felt empowered. This photo shows them leaving their station as a group. You can see the joy in their eyes. At that moment they felt they could take on the world ❤

Booth 342 was rocking at the Massachusetts Conference for Women at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center! I was in attendance with the Female Fan Association and some of their great partners, ACE Ticket and ’47!

 We had one of the busiest booths and for great reason!!

First, our ’47 mannequin decked out in Pat’s gear could be seen a mile away!  Then with the foam fingers and energetic people behind the table, it was impossible not to stop by and say “hi”!

The Female Fan Association partnered with ACE Ticket to raffle a big ticket package to one lucky winner!  The prize consisted of 2 tickets to one game of each of the major Boston sports teams:  Patriots, Celtics, Bruins, Red Sox and Revolution!!

On day 2 we had the NFL Alumni Association and 3x Superbowl Champ, Bart Oates at our booth!  There was a long line of women waiting to meet, get photos with and get autographs from him.  Dr. Jen Welter, the first female to have coached in the NFL (Arizona Cardinals) was also at our booth signing her book, “Play Big“.  There are countless stories of women who had conversations with Jen thanking her for what she’s doing and what she has done not only for women, but people in general.  She is an inspiration to many!!

We met so many amazing women who all had one thing in common:  the love of sports!  There were so many incredible stories of their fandom, how it came about and who they share it with.  One woman stated, “I learned about football as a way to communicate with my teenage sons”.  She then grew to love the sport and is now the leader in 2 of her office fantasy leagues!

To learn more about the Female Fan Association, please visit their site here.  JOIN today!  FREE Membership!

 

What a great night out in Boston!  I was honored to attend the Boston Globe “Globies” at the House of Blues.  As the Globies site describes, “The Globies celebrates the dynamic New England sports scene and honors the athletes, teams and individuals that fuel the area’s passion for sports on and off the field”.

I was in great company as I attended with Laurie Voke, the founder and CEO of the Female Fan Association and Jen Welter, the first female to have coached in the NFL.  We started with a VIP reception where we chatted up with the one and only Dan Shaugnessy from the Globe and did some photo ops with Keith Foulke and Lenny DiNardo of the 2004 world champ Red Sox!  We then headed downstairs for some food, drinks, and socializing before the awards began.  Of course we had to get photos with Pat the Patriot and Lucky the Leprechaun to complete our collection.

Awards were given for the MVPs of the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Revolutiob.  Awards were also given for Unsung Hero, Best Moment, Best College Athlete, Male Athlete of the Year, and Female Athlete of the Year. Linda Driscoll of Dream Big!  won the 2017 Community Hero Editors’ Choice Globie Award.

 

Hey, all!

I’m excited to get back into on-air production.  “Hands 2 the Face” will be all things sports and entertainment and their surrounding culture.  I wanted to talk about things that interest me..and therefore have strong opinions about 🙂  I will have guests, be on location, have short videos about some random nonsense to keep you entertained.

Thanks, and enjoy the ride!