Gov. Christie reminds people Super Bowl is in New Jersey - New York News

Gov. Christie reminds people Super Bowl is in New Jersey

Posted: Updated:
  • Gov. Christie reminds people Super Bowl is in New JerseyMore>>

  • The Super Bowl is in New Jersey. Are we clear?

    The Super Bowl is in New Jersey. Are we clear?

    Thursday, January 23 2014 10:34 PM EST2014-01-24 03:34:22 GMT
    Commotion, consternation, confusion -- call it what you want. Super Bowl 48 is being played in New Jersey. But, when people say "New York" it's understood they mean the New York metropolitan area. Nonetheless the issue is a source of debate. And, for some, consternation. The official Super Bowl 48 program shows the New York City skyline in the background -- not Jersey City, Newark, or East Rutherford, New Jersey.
    Commotion, consternation, confusion -- call it what you want. Super Bowl 48 is being played in New Jersey. But, when people say "New York" it's understood they mean the New York metropolitan area. Nonetheless the issue is a source of debate. And, for some, consternation. The official Super Bowl 48 program shows the New York City skyline in the background -- not Jersey City, Newark, or East Rutherford, New Jersey.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's governor is reminding people that the Super Bowl will be played in his state this weekend.

Chris Christie weighed in Monday on recent comments by New Jersey politicians who say the state was getting slighted in the NFL's promotional game materials.

Christie said he wanted to "remind his friends in New York" that the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks arrived Sunday at Newark Liberty International Airport, not JFK or LaGuardia, and are staying and playing in New Jersey.

Christie said visitors were free to go to New York and enjoy "a couple of good restaurants, and some theater and stuff to do." But he added that game announcers on Sunday are not going to say "Live from New York City - because that would be a lie."

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Don't forget: Download the free Fox 5 Super Football app to stay on top of all Super Bowl activities in New York and New Jersey. Just search for "Fox 5 Super Football" in your app store.


  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Hundreds celebrate Easter at St. Patricks Cathedral

    Hundreds celebrate Easter at St. Patricks Cathedral

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:37:51 GMT
    Hundreds of people showed up to Saturday's mass at St. Patricks Cathedral to celebrate Easter, one of the holiest days for Christians around the world.
    Hundreds of people showed up to Saturday's Mass at St. Patricks Cathedral to celebrate Easter, one of the holiest days for Christians around the world.
  • NYC police investigating body in plastic container

    NYC police investigating body in plastic container

    Police in New York City are questioning a suspect after discovering a dead body stuffed into a large, black plastic storage container.
    Police in New York City are questioning a suspect after discovering a dead body stuffed into a large, black plastic storage container.
  • Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

    Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:00:18 GMT
    Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
    Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices