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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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Seahawks Beat Redskins, RGIII Hurt Again 13

Posted: January 06, 2013 10:54 PM ; Updated: January 06, 2013 11:03 PM

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Russell Wilson raced ahead to throw the final block on Marshawn Lynch 's go-ahead touchdown run, and the Seattle Seahawks finally had a victorious road show.

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Ravens Smother Colts, Denver Up Next 4

Posted: January 06, 2013 7:48 PM ; Updated: January 06, 2013 11:14 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Ravens wanted one long final ride for Ray Lewis .

They also wanted Denver. They got it.

Having disposed of Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts , they now face a far more imposing challenge - Peyton Manning and the streaking Broncos.

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Packers Beat Shorthanded Vikings, 49ers Up Next 3

Posted: January 06, 2013 12:45 AM ; Updated: January 06, 2013 11:15 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Deep on offense and scary-good on defense, the Green Bay Packers were way too much for the Minnesota Vikings .

Maybe everyone else in the NFC, too.

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Texans Breeze Past Bengals, Patriots Next 2

Posted: January 05, 2013 10:42 PM ; Updated: January 06, 2013 11:16 PM

HOUSTON (AP) -- J.J. Watt swatted away passes, Arian Foster ran away from tacklers and the Houston Texans did just enough to knock Cincinnati out of the playoffs for the second straight year.

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Texans Gut Out Win in Chicago 6

Posted: November 12, 2012 2:45 AM ; Updated: November 12, 2012 11:53 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- There weren't many style points in this one. J.J. Watt wasn't interested in them, anyway.

All that mattered was the result, and the Houston Texans will take that along with everything else they took from this game.

They took away the ball. They even took out the Chicago's quarterback in a 13-6 victory over the Bears on Sunday.

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