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So that’s that.  Two weeks of hype bottled in to one four hour football game.  Interesting to be sure, it was mayhem in the second half, Beyonce performing, a power outage, and a furious Forty Niner comeback.  Super Bowls are almost always surreal and Sunday night was a special edition for die-hard football fans.  After the power went out, the Superdome felt like one of those southern summer nights, it was humid and quite warm.  The AC didn’t filter down to the field until the last few minutes of the game but by then it didn’t matter people on the field were sweating profusely.  At about three this morning after all the photo galleries were built and the editing was complete I’ve never fallen in to a more comfortable hotel bed.

I get the pyrotechnics before the game and halftime, but a Spare the Air day would have been declared in the stadium because of it. I have never figured out why it’s done in a dome.

So here’s to football in the Bay Area being over.  Now we can get on to baseball.  Pitchers and catchers report on February 11!

Meanwhile, back to football…

Forty Niner head coach Jim Harbaugh wants a holding call on a fourth down play in the end zone involving Michael Crabtree on the niners last possession during Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Baltimore beat San Francisco 34-31. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Vernon Davis misses a pass on the 49ers last drive as the Ravens Corey Graham defends during Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Baltimore beat San Francisco 34-31. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Referee Jerome Boger, was knocked to the turf during one of the many on-field skirmishes. Boger was a replacement ref during the referee holdout. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2013

Chris Culliver just misses an interception on the Ravens Torrey Smith during Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Beyonce performs at halftime during Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Baltimore beat San Francisco 34-31. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

The 49ers get in to a brawl in the second quarter during the 49ers loss to the Ravens in Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Baltimore beat San Francisco 34-31. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick walks off the field after they lost to the Baltimore Ravens 34-31 in Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Beyonce performs at halftime during Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Baltimore beat San Francisco 34-31. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Dehard 49er fan Dan Bakovich of Chicago laments his teams loss to the Ravens during Suberbowl XLVII in New Orleans, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Baltimore beat San Francisco 34-31. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

-Kent Porter

 

 

 

 

 

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