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When the Lights Went Out: Superdome Loses Power During Super Bowl XLVII 25

Posted: February 04, 2013 1:09 AM ; Updated: February 04, 2013 1:19 AM

super bowl blackoutNEW YORK (AP) — When the lights went out at the Super Bowl, CBS' telecast got a jolt.

The power outage in the Super Dome in New Orleans sent the network scrambling and silenced its announcers for about half an hour. The remarkable scene — probably the most-watched "we're having technical difficulties" moment in television history — also made CBS' broadcast compelling at a time when the game was looking like a blow-out.More »

Flacco Leads Ravens to Super Bowl Title 15

Posted: February 04, 2013 12:55 AM ; Updated: February 04, 2013 1:07 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.

The outage flipped a switch for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.

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Baltimore Ravens Beat San Francisco 49ers To Win Franchise's Second Super Bowl 3

Posted: February 04, 2013 12:50 AM ; Updated: February 04, 2013 12:51 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.

The outage flipped a switch for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.More »

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