On Sunday, sports fans will be huddling around a big screen TV to watch the Super Bowl, which could help explain the surge in TV sales this week. The National Retail Federation said around 7.7 million TVs are sold in the week leading up to the Super Bowl, the most popular being 50 inches or bigger.
It’s not as toxic a topic as the New York/New Jersey border war, or as socially inflamed as the Richard Sherman saga. But, in a strictly sporting sense, it really is the topic du jour. If he wins Sunday’s Super Bowl, is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback in NFL history?
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The cheapest seats for this Sunday’s Super Bowl are going for $1,500 a piece. That’s down from nearly $2,500 last week due to fears of cold and rainy weather at the outdoor MetLife Stadium. According to Ticket King, the Minnesota-based ticket reseller, there are about 4,000 available tickets left on the secondary market for the 82,000-seat venue. Andrew Baydala, executive director of business operations for Ticket King, says a 50-yard line club seat ticket is now going for nearly $9,000 on the secondary market.
Minnesota political and business leaders say the cold-weather state would be ideally suited to host the 2018 Super Bowl in the Vikings’ new climate-controlled indoor stadium. Gov. Mark Dayton and a team of business and community leaders launched Minnesota’s bid on Monday while area temperatures were below zero.
A Super Pitch For the Super Bowl is coming from Minnesota. Blois has details on today’s Morning Take.
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In the days since his rant, Sherman has moonwalked from his outburst. Well, kinda. He didn’t apologize for humiliating Michael Crabtree, but insisted he was sorry for deflecting from his team.
With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.
Both Denver and Seattle advanced this week after defeating the Patriots and Niners, respectively. The two will square off on Groundhog Day this year with the championship on the line. The question is: who will end up with the title?
Details, including the referees, National Anthem singer and the color jerseys the Broncos will wear have come out in anticipation of Super Bowl XLVIII in less than two weeks.
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It’s been a while, but we finally have the teams with the two best records in the regular season facing off in this year’s Super Bowl. Can Seattle’s lockdown defense slow down Denver’s high-powered offense in the big game?