Stars, Parties & More: It's Super Bowl Time!
Flexing her quarterback muscles, Giants fan Kate Walsh goes for the goal at the Victoria's Secret Super Bowl party, held at Taste Ultra Lounge in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Models Selita Ebanks, Karolina Kurkova and Adriana Lima show off their own team colors – in customized pink jerseys at the Victoria's Secret bash.
At the packed Playboy party, Kevin Connolly mingles with the real-life Hills entourage, Lauren Conrad and Audrina Patridge, at the Pavilion at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Ariz.
New England Patriots fan Kate Hudson sends good vibes to the field at University of Phoenix Stadium during the big game. Although Kurt Russell claimed she was a "West Coast good-luck charm" for the team, she couldn't hold off the New York Giants, who won in the end.
A WINNING MOMENT
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (joined on the field by FOX commentator Terry Bradshaw and Giants head coach Tom Coughlin) holds his head – and the hard-earned Super Bowl trophy – up high after leading the Giants to a 17-14 victory.
BEND AND SNAP
New Yorker Alicia Keys puts her back into her pre-game performance, which included a medley of her hits "Fallin'," "If I Ain't Got You" and "No One."
BOYS' NIGHT OUT
A recovered Ryan Seacrest – who missed the Screen Actors Guild Awards due to illness – hugs it out with Sean "Diddy" Combs at the Maxim magazine bash at Stone Rose Lounge.
HAT'S ALL, FOLKS
Taking a break from judging duties, American Idol's Randy Jackson joins Paula Abdul – who unveiled her new single, "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow," during the pre-game – on the red carpet outside the stadium.
Pete Wentz ditches the guyliner for football stripes – and gets a thumbs-up from Ashlee Simpson – at the DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl, which pits NFL stars against celebs for a flag football game, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Far away from the fashionable Upper East Side, a football-jersey-clad Blake Lively gets physical on the field with NFL quarterback Matt Leinart at the DirecTV game.
GIRL'S ON FILM
Spencer Pratt assumes camcorder duty for Heidi Montag on the red carpet at Maxim magazine's Super Bowl Party Friday night at Stone Rose at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.
Brody Jenner, Kristin Cavallari and Frankie Delgado are all smiles at the Ariva Late Night Lounge at the House of Hennessy in Scottsdale Friday night.
NEED FOR SPEED
Another Gossip Girl star, Chace Crawford, headed south for the Super Bowl bashes, checking out cars at the Audi Phoenix Forum cocktail reception.
Super Bowl performers Alicia Keys and Jordin Sparks field questions from the media during a press conference in Phoenix.
"I just want to see a good game," Nick Lachey (with girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo at Diddy's pre-Super Bowl party) tells PEOPLE. When asked who he's rooting for, the singer admitted, "I'm rooting for a good game. I'm a [Cincinnati] Bengals fan!"
HAVING A BALL
Even the Super Bowl comes with swag! Joey Fatone checks out the freebies (like this bedazzled ball) at the Super Bowl XLII Talent and Player Gift Lounge at the Phoenix Convention Center.
In a nod to her hit song "Red High Heels," New York Giants fullback Madison Hedgecock tries on a pair of crimson stilettos with singer Kellie Pickler during Media Day at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady – recently photographed in a cast – surveys the field during Media Day.
HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES
Mary J. Blige and Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine team up for a duet during the Pepsi Smash Super Bowl XLII Bash at the Jobing.com Arena.
With 50 Cent onstage, Paris Hilton throws her hands in the air – and waves them like she just doesn't care – at the Pontiac G8 launch party.