If you want to get tickets to see the big game up "close" and personal, you need a little bit of luck and a whole lot of patience. But hey, the Harbough brothers did the same thing, and look where they'll be on Super Bowl Sunday.
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Going into Super Bowl XLVII, some interesting trends have cropped up on the secondary ticket market, with special significance for fans still looking to grab a seat. On Sunday night, the average price paid for a Super Bowl XLVII ticket was $3,223.
Seeing a man laid out cold on the field, crushed, unconsciousness, without life, and right next to him, 10 Ravens and Patriots players and three referees in a 2,000-pound pig pile fighting for the loose football right next to him, soured the game for me.
I've been thinking a lot about Jack and Jackie Harbaugh today. As a psychologist and the mom of two boys sharing a career path in film, I can't help but analyze the Harbaugh situation.
This is a crisis of character for Manti Te'o. Scouts around the NFL and people around the country are wondering what Manti Te'o is made of. They wonder if his judgment and character are as non-existent as Lennay Kekua. I hope he figures it out and proves them wrong.
They interviewed practically everyone who could even spell the word football, but in the end Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, General Manager Howie Roseman, and President Don Smolenski came up with the man at the top of their list all along.
Underneath all the clichés and apologies, it is hard to argue the Baltimore Ravens would not have lost the game long before overtime without several game-changing assists from the officiating crew.
Despite a slightly weaker conference championship winning percentage than New England , San Francisco edges the Patriots in the most likely Super Bowl.
Like the Broncos' season, the Brady/Manning debate is over. Brady wins; he's playing on Sunday.
Being a die-hard fan is almost masochistic. But that won't stop you next year from starting this process all over again.
Anyone who's seen football, anyone who's been to a football game, and most definitely anyone who's played football understands that it's not so good for your brain. It doesn't take a surgeon to figure that out.
In football, the odds are carefully crafted and discussed. People went into this weekend knowing for sure that the Denver Broncos would beat the Ravens. But the odds didn't take into account the intangibles -- in this case, the spirit of Ray Lewis.
During my NFL days, my idea of Sunday Fundays -- suiting up to take on an opponent -- was much different than the current take that many Americans have. But now, the concept of Sunday Funday has taken on a whole new meaning.
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If there was any doubt as to why Forty-Niners coach Jim Harbaugh decided to go with the younger Colin Kaepernick than with Alex Smith. He proved them all wrong tonight. Making his playoff debut, Kaepernick outshined and outplayed Aaron Rodgers.