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Super Bowl History

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The Super Bowl is a popular sporting event that takes place each year to determine the championship team of the National Football League (NFL).

Super Bowl is broadcast in more than 170 countries and one of the most-watched sporting events in the world. It has elaborat...

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The FNL officially formed in 1920. In 1960, a group of businessmen wanted to own football franchises but were denied by the NFL. They decided to launch an alternative league, known as the AFL (American football League).

The NFL and AFL competed for fans, players, and support. In 1966, the...

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  1. Super Bowl I took place on January 15, 1967, at the Los Angeles Coliseum, and the NFL's Green Bay Packers won against the AFL's Kansas City Chiefs. It was the only Super Bowl that didn't sell out. The game aired drew in an audience of more than 61,000 fans.
  2. The next y...

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  • During the 1970s, three NFL teams dominated the NFL scene and won a combined eight Super Bowls in 10 years.
  • Franchises from the NFC won 16 of the 20 Super Bowls played in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • The Buffalo Bills became a powerhouse franchise in the 1990s but lost four tit...

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  • Super Bowl LI (Feb. 5, 2017): The Patriots overcame a 25-point deficit to win against the Atlanta Falcons in the first overtime Super Bowl game in history.
  • Super Bowl XXV (Jan. 27, 1991): A missed field goal by the Bills gave the Giants their sec...

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Earlier Super Bowls had modest marching bands from local high schools or colleges during halftime shows. With time the shows evolved into bigger spectacles, including internationally famed artists such as Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and others. Now, the halftime show is a bigger event than the a...

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The Super Bowl has become a unique, shared experience in American culture. It combines sports, music, and advertising into one large event, providing ideal entertainment.

Many viewers are glued to the television screens watching the same broadcast, even if they are indifferent about the t...

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  • The NFL restricts the use of the phrase “Super Bowl” for advertising purposes.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots each have six Super Bowl victories—the most of any team.
  • The Denver Broncos and New England Patriots are tied for the record for the most Supe...

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