Monday, February 4, 2013
It was a thrilling evening, with a close game, great entertainment -- and a 30-minute power outage.
Updated 10:46 a.m. Super Bowl 2013 provided a thrilling ending Sunday (February 3) to the pro football season, with the Baltimore Ravens holding off the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 to win the NFL title in New Orleans. Not until a fourth-down pass from the 49ers' Colin Kaepernick was incomplete in the end zone in the final two minutes was the game effectively decided. The 49ers were trailing 34-29 at that point. Early in the second half, Baltimore had led 28-6, but a power outage in the Superdome halted play for about 30 minutes, and seemed to give San Francisco a chance to regroup. Here is what some key media outlets are reporting about Sunday's game and key aspects: -- How did you like the 2013 Super Bowl? What were your favorite …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Checking on developments with Sunday's NFL title game between Baltimore and San Francisco.
There's already enough info out there on Sunday's Super Bowl 47 (or XLVII, in Roman terms) game to fill your DVR and a couple of thumb drives. So now we hope to make your life easier. The Super Bowl 2013 game between Baltimore and San Francisco will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and be televised by CBS. But the pregame coverage will begin long before. 11:00 a.m. Road To The Super Bowl 12:00 p.m. New Orleans: Let The Good Times Roll, hosted by Wynton Marsalis 1:00 p.m. Phil Simms' All Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition 2:00 p.m. The Super Bowl Today 6:00 p.m. The Super Bowl on CBS Kick-Off Show -- What's your prediction on the Super Bowl? Who will be the MVP? Share your thoughts in the comments below. --- Related …
Friday, February 1, 2013
News leading up to Sunday's NFL title game between the Ravens and the 49ers.
The Super Bowl between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers will be Sunday, Feb. 3. The game will be televised on CBS, with kickoff set for 6:30 p.m. --- The Super Bowl halftime show has gotten to be about as much of an event as the game itself, with a superstar performer and the ensuing celebrity buzz. And so it is in 2013, with Beyonce the scheduled performer. She follows a long list of celebs, such as Madonna (in 2012), Tom Petty, the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney. This year, the buzz is not just about what Beyonce will perform in the 12-minute set. In meeting the Super Bowl media Thursday (Jan. 31), she also had to deal with a possible Destiny's Child reunion and whether she was "lip-synching" her performance of the …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Checking on news leading up to Sunday's NFL title game.
The Super Bowl between Baltimore and San Francisco on Sunday (Feb. 3) will be televised at 6:30 p.m. on CBS. --- This year's Super Bowl has the ultimate family angle: To win the NFL title, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens coach John Harbaugh have to beat their brother. And that's a test for their parents. However, it's not the first time that family loyalties have been tested. The teams also met on Thanksgiving Day 2011, in the regular season. John's Ravens won. -- Who ya got in Sunday's game? What are your viewing plans? Share your predictions in the comments below. According to ABCNews.com, the Harbaugh parents were at the stadium in Baltimore, but watched the game on TV, away from the crowd. "I've never seen Jackie experience that in…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Checking online reports leading up to Sunday's game between Baltimore and San Francisco.
Wednesday, January 30
The Super Bowl will be televised Sunday, February 3, at 6:30 p.m. on CBS. --- With the Super Bowl just four days away, there's already plenty of news about both the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers. And controversy already has developed, as a published report says that star Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis may have used a banned substance to help him heal from an injury that he suffered in October. According to reports, a story in SI.com suggested that Lewis' return may have been aided by a banned substance -- IGF-1, a substance found in deer antlers that reportedly stimulates muscle growth. -- What's your prediction on the Super Bowl? What are your viewing plans? Share your thoughts in the comments below. The report says that …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Atlanta is again at a crossroads after a heartbreaking loss in the NFC Championship game. Share your thoughts.
Updated 10:10 a.m., January 22 --- The 2013 Super Bowl will be Sunday, February 3, in New Orleans. Game time is 6:30 p.m., CBS. --- The Atlanta Falcons went farther in the playoffs in 2013 than in any year since the 1998 season. Yet, there's still the taste of defeat. And that makes many Falcons fans wonder, "What does it take?" Sunday's 28-24 loss to San Francisco at the Georgia Dome was tough for Atlanta in that the Falcons, who were the top-seeded NFC playoff team, had a 17-0 lead in the first half. According to media reports, that made it the largest comeback in the history of the NFC Championship. That shows the Falcons' chief weaknesses -- defense, and a championship tradition. And those should be the team's top priorities to keep …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The Georgia Dome is hosting the NFC Championship Game for the first time Sunday. Share your thoughts.
If ever there was a time to "rise up." The Atlanta Falcons are a win away from the Super Bowl. And it will be determined Sunday (January 20) in the Georgia Dome, the first time Atlanta has ever hosted the NFC Championship Game. The visitors are the San Francisco 49ers. (Game time, 3 p.m., FOX) This is only the second time Atlanta has gone this far in the playoffs. The previous time was after the 1998 season, when the Falcons, under coach Dan Reeves, had to travel to Minnesota to play for the Super Bowl slot. And in that game, the Falcons pulled off a memorable upset to reach their only Super Bowl. -- Will the Falcons win Sunday to reach the Super Bowl? If so, will they play New England or Baltimore? Share your predictions in the comments …