Kick­off Cor­ners

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From first downs to touch­downs, hot wings to pints on draft, and fam­ily-friendly to guys’-night out­ings, cheer for the home team— or your home­town team—on game day at th­ese Val­ley sports bars. ZIPPS SPORTS GRILL This neigh­bor­hood sports bar has a loyal fol­low­ing and a dozen lo­ca­tions across the Val­ley. The menu spans piz­zas, burg­ers, sand­wiches and fo­cac­cias. And the wings are served mild, medium, hot or ex­tra-hot in tra­di­tional or golden styles. Dur­ing half­time, try your hand at pool and shu eboard. www.zipps sports­ Lo­ca­tions in­clude: 7551 E. Camel­back Road, 480.970.9507; 690 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480.404.7255 ’Murica Style Bene­dict or the Bananas Fos­ter French Toast on Sun­day morn­ings at this North Scotts­dale sports bar. www.kodon­ 14850 N. North­sight Blvd., 480.922.7200 RNR When the weather’s nice, this two-story pa­tio is packed for week­end brunch and lunch— es­pe­cially on game days. TVs are in­ter­spersed through­out the restau­rant, and items like the Sun- dried Scram­ble, Cham­bord French Toast and eatery. The TVs are al­ways tuned into the games, and the eclec­tic menu ac­com­mo­dates most crav­ings—more than 10 spe­cialty burg­ers, a few Ir­ish en­trées, and wings with sauces like Guin­ness BBQ and Kilt Burner. www.tilt­ed­ 2 E. Je er­son St., 602.293.3888 THIRSTY LION The Scotts­dale and Tempe lo­ca­tions serve up break­fast on Sun­days dur­ing the NFL foot­ball sea­son with items like the Ir­ish Whiskey French Toast and Huevos Rancheros. Chicago Bears’ head­quar­ters is lo­cated in­side Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill, where fans nosh on Vi­enna Beef Chicago Dogs and other Chicago fa­vorites while watch­ing the Bears take on ri­vals. Hear the “Bear Down, Chicago Bears” team song play fol­low­ing a touch­down. www. half­moon­sports­ 2121 E. High­land Ave., 602.977.2700

Seat­tle Sea­hawks

Seat­tle Sea­hawks fans’ main­stay is at Skep­ti­cal Chymist. The Ir­ish pub keeps tra­di­tion with many of its dishes, im­ported beers, whiskey and scotch, but once game time be­gins, the mood shifts to Seat­tle or bust. www.skep­ti­ 15688 N. Pima Road, 480.609.8677

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