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Super Bowl Sunday: The Scene, The Crowds And More

  • Kickoff is at 3:00 p.m. PT
  • L.A. Rams (15-5) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (13-7)
  • Watch live on NBC or wherever the network is streamed
Wanna make a bet?
Posted February 11, 2022 at 12:56 PM

Among the friendly wagers going into the game:

A close-up of a white owl looking at the camera. The owl has its mouth open, so it looks like it has a fuzzy mustache.
Amidst the flood of football content you'll see on your social media feeds this Sunday, you might spot an owl or two.
(Scott Barbour
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Getty Images)

Mayors

The mayors of L.A. and Cincinnati are putting their own money on the line. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval agree to make a personal donation to the losing city's children's hospital — and to encourage their constituents to do the same.

Also, the losing mayor agrees to wear the winning team's jersey at an upcoming public appearance.

Zoos

The emblem for the LA Zoo, on the left, has the silhouettes of a python, condor, rhino and gorilla in red and white. The Cincinnati Zoo emblem, on right, has a dark green rhino on a white background within a stamp motif that reads: Cincinnatir Zoo & Botanical Garden.
The L.A. Zoo on left and Cincinnati Zoo on right.
(Courtesy L.A. and Cincinnati zoos)

The zoo of the city that wins the Super Bowl will change its logo on social media for a whole day to incorporate the logo of the winning team.

The L.A. Zoo's permanent emblem features reptiles, the California condor, rhinos, and a gorilla. Officials say they are confident the Rams will win and there won't be any tigers added to the mix!

We think the signature horns of the Rams would be a fitting replacement for the rhino currently featured on the Cincinnati Zoo homepage.