Crack open a cold one, settle on the couch and get your Super Bowl XLVII facts and figures before kickoff.
Sunday, February 3
The grudge match of the year is on: San Francisco vs. Baltimore. And we’re not just talking the Super Bowl, but city vs. city. As you count down the hours to kickoff and debate the matchup of Ravens vs. 49ers, here are some Super Bowl stats you should know: 1. This year, a 30-second commercial costs $4 million, up from $3.5 million last year and $42,000 in 1967, according to Time. 2. Football fans are anticipated to consume an estimated 79 million pounds of Hass avocados during Super Bowl gatherings this year, according to the Hass Avocado Board. 3. If you still think the 1983 series finale of M*A*S*H was the most-watched broadcast in the U.S., think again. The 2010 Super Bowl between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts stole …
Haddon Township senior Kim Flacco will be one of 60 of Joe's family and friends heading down to watch the Super Bowl in New Orleans.
The Huck Finn’s Restaurant and Sports Bar is known for having some of the best shrimp po-boys and jambalaya in New Orleans. It’s also known as a great place to catch a sporting event with friends. By Sunday night, it may be known as the new home of the Joe Flacco Fan Club. Haddon Township High School senior Kim Flacco is one of about 60 of Joe’s family members and friends hopping on a plane today and heading to New Orleans. Joe is picking up the tab to ensure he'll have the people, including cousin Kim, who mean the most to him as close as possible. While Joe’s parents Steve and Karen Flacco will attend the game, the rest of the crew will watch from a private room at Huck Finn’s, sweating out every moment of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII …