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

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The Super Bowl

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 ...

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History of the Super Bowl

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 (Amer...

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The First Four Super Bowls

  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 di...

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Super Bowl: 1970s-Present

  • 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...

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Memorable Matchups

  • 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.

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Super Bowl Halftime Show

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 ...

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Super Bowl and American Culture

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 g...

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Fun Facts

  • 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 t...

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