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Your Thursday Super Bowl Ticket Update: Prices Are Slightly Up

As of 2:40 p.m. this afternoon, the cheapest tickets for Super Bowl XLV on StubHub are on sale for $2,197 (as we published this post a set of tickets for $2,000 was snapped up). That’s slightly up from yesterday’s mark of $2,150, the cheapest price we’ve seen this week.   
Your Thursday Super Bowl Ticket Update: Prices Are Slightly Up
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Here Are The Most Super Bowl-Obsessed States In America

The Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers face-off at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, but for millions of Americans, the Super Bowl will be happening at living room gatherings all across the U.S. According to Nielsen data, last year, 106.5 million people watched the Saints beat the Colts […]
Here Are The Most Super Bowl-Obsessed States In America
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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Parties At Fort Worth Bar Until 1 AM

[credit provider=”TMZ” url=”http://www.tmz.com/2011/02/03/ben-roethlisberger-drinking-boozing-super-bowl-piano-bar-texas-fort-worth-video-footage-green-bay-packers/”] TMZ has eyewitness footage of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger “boozing” it up at a Fort Worth piano bar last night. Their evidence is a grainy video of him sitting at the piano and singing “Piano Man” with friends.(That’s his head poking up on the left side.)
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Parties At Fort Worth Bar Until 1 AM
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How To Bet On The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”AP Images”] We love talking about gambling stories and explaining all about different bets you can make on Super Bowl Sunday. But if you’re wondering how you can gamble without travelling to Vegas, here’s your guide.There are tons of great and secure ways to place bets from the comfort […]
How To Bet On The Super Bowl
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New “Angry Birds” Level To Be Featured In Super Bowl Ad

[credit provider=”Flickr/Astroot” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/astroot/5248632873/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Twentieth Century Fox has just purchased a new Super Bowl ad for their animated movie “Rio” that will give viewers a code to unlock a new level of Angry Birds.Variety reports (via Sports Business Daily) that Fox and Rovio are planning to release a special “Angry Birds […]
New “Angry Birds” Level To Be Featured In Super Bowl Ad
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Super Bowl Ad Sunday, The Lost Weekend

[credit provider=”Screenshot”] This week the business and marketing trade press started telling us about the 30-second spots that will run during this Sunday’s Super Bowl game.On Monday, they’ll start briefing us on who the “winners and losers” and along the way there will be much tut-tutting about how terribly expensive […]
Super Bowl Ad Sunday, The Lost Weekend
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Here’s How Much It’ll Cost You To Get Plane Tickets To Dallas For The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”By tomfs on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomfs/4975786692/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] It’s a tough call for sports fans: do you buy plane tickets to Dallas before your team wins its Conference Championship Game, knowing there’s a chance they might not even make the Super Bowl, or do you wait until they’ve clinched a spot and […]
Here’s How Much It’ll Cost You To Get Plane Tickets To Dallas For The Super Bowl
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8 Lesser Known Players That Could Become Household Names During Super Bowl XLV

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] Going into the Super Bowl, we always expect the Peyton Manning’s, Drew Brees’s, and Ben Roethlisberger’s of the football world to deliver moments to remember.But it doesn’t always work out that way.  In recent years players like David Tyree, Kevin Dyson, and Adam Vinatieri have been involved […]
8 Lesser Known Players That Could Become Household Names During Super Bowl XLV
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The Super Bowl Can Show You How To Be A Marketing Genius

The Super Bowl isn’t just the only day of the year it’s acceptable to start tailgating at dawn–it’s also the most popular TV program in American history. The marketing genius that has gone into making the Super Bowl a national commodity is something that businesses everywhere can learn from, as […]
The Super Bowl Can Show You How To Be A Marketing Genius
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Newborn Pittsburgh Babies Wrapped In Terrible Towels As Part Of Super Bowl Hype*

[credit provider=”Mike Jones (Upper St. Clair Patch)” url=”http://upperstclair.patch.com/articles/steeler-nation-welcomes-new-arrivals-2#photo-4651986″] UPDATE: Even aeroplane pilots are caught up in the excitement.  Check out this photo of pilots waving Terrible Towels.EARLIER: Steeler Fever has taken over Pennsylvania in anticipation of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLV.
Newborn Pittsburgh Babies Wrapped In Terrible Towels As Part Of Super Bowl Hype*
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The Gadgets You’ll Need For The Ultimate Super Bowl Party

[credit provider=”Dan Harrelson/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dharrels/4338534147/”] This week is your last chance to stock up on the gear you’ll need for the Super Bowl.Several retailers are offering deals on HD TVs and home theatre systems, which will help you make the best possible set up without breaking the bank.
The Gadgets You’ll Need For The Ultimate Super Bowl Party
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The NFL Needs A Different Kind Of Commissioner

Super Bowl Week 2011 will be less about the on-field contest between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers and more about the off-field press conferences of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith.
The NFL Needs A Different Kind Of Commissioner
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STAT OF THE DAY: We May Not See Much Scoring In The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clay_Matthews_as_Predator.jpg”] The last time the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers met was December 20, 2009.  Pittsburgh won in a shootout, 37-36, and Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger tossed three touchdowns apiece. So we’re in for another high-scoring affair, right?
STAT OF THE DAY: We May Not See Much Scoring In The Super Bowl
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Despite The Controversies, NFL Goes All In On Twitter

[credit provider=”AP”] NFL.com has just released a new Twitter aggregation page that will pull in any and all Super Bowl related tweets for easy, somewhat organised viewing of the online football world. (Via @darrenrovell)Including it seems, any messages that happen to feature NFL players calling each other cowards or threatening […]
Despite The Controversies, NFL Goes All In On Twitter
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What If There’s No Super Bowl Next Year?

[credit provider=”David Fulmer via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveynin/5100562051/”] DALLAS (TheStreet) — Enjoy this year’s Super Bowl hype, throwback match-up between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers and the commercials and Black Eyed Peas halftime show that comes with it. All of it could be gone next year.Once the confetti falls, the […]
What If There’s No Super Bowl Next Year?
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Classic Sides Can Produce Classic Super Bowl game

The Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers are not franchises that can be accused of failing to retain a strong sense of history. Nor can they be called franchises that play in front of empty stadiums week in, week out, or without the support of many loyal fans. What […]
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Hedge Fund Manager Steve Cohen’s Guide To An Awesome Super Bowl Party

[credit provider=”avinashkunneth via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/avinashkunnath/2075685312/”] SAC Capital increased its position in Domino’s Pizza just two weeks before Super Bowl XLV, leading some investors to wonder, does manager Steve Cohen know something we don’t?Yeah, he does. He knows how to throw a kick-arse Super Bowl party.
Hedge Fund Manager Steve Cohen’s Guide To An Awesome Super Bowl Party
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Green Bay Fan FIRED For Wearing A Packer Tie To Work In Chicago*

[credit provider=”Jean Lachat/Chicago Sun-Times”] Chicago-area car salesman John Stone was canned from his dealership job after refusing to take off his Green Bay Packer tie the morning after the NFC Championship Game.Jerry Roberts, the general manager of Webb Chevrolet, told the Chicago Sun-Times that he gave Stone five opportunities to […]
Green Bay Fan FIRED For Wearing A Packer Tie To Work In Chicago*
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Super Bowl Subplot #1: Football Is Very Popular

[credit provider=”Dan Harrelson/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dharrels/4338534147/”] Last year’s Super Bowl between the Saints and Colts was the most watched U.S. television program ever. Over 106 million people were tuned in when Drew Brees led his team to a dramatic victory.Big deal.
Super Bowl Subplot #1: Football Is Very Popular
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Retailers Are Offering Big Super Bowl Deals, Because Last Year Was A Spending Disaster

[credit provider=”David Fulmer via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveynin/5100562051/”] DALLAS (TheStreet) — Super Bowl Sunday taught retailers a hard lesson last year: Fan revenue isn’t a given. It’s earned.Last year, according to Nielsen ratings, an estimated 153.4 million Americans watched part or all of the New Orleans Saints’ victory over the Indianapolis Colts […]
Retailers Are Offering Big Super Bowl Deals, Because Last Year Was A Spending Disaster
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CHART OF THE DAY: Packers Looking To Add To 12 NFL Championships

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers will meet in the 45th Super Bowl. It will also be the 91st time the NFL has named a champion. The Packers lead the way with 12 NFL titles, including three Super Bowl wins. With a win, the Steelers would tie the […]
CHART OF THE DAY: Packers Looking To Add To 12 NFL Championships
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Super Bowl XLV Is Set: Who Do You Think Will Win?

[credit provider=”NFL”] Despite all the twists and turns of an NFL season, the final game isn’t much different than many anticipated.The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers were two preseason favourites. Even though the Packers barely reached the playoffs, and the Steelers opened the season without their starting quarterback, the […]
Super Bowl XLV Is Set: Who Do You Think Will Win?
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The Steelers Are Going To The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”30.fps.mocksession.com” url=”http://30fps.mocksession.com/”] Ben Roethlisberger is headed to the Super Bowl for the third time in his seven-year career, as they defeat the Jets 24-19 en route to a showdown with the Packers in Dallas on Feb. 6The Steelers won behind a dominant first half. Roethlisberger and Mendenhall each ran […]
The Steelers Are Going To The Super Bowl
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Seahawks’ Super Bowl Odds Plummet From 250-1 to 40-1

[credit provider=”AP”] Marshawn Lynch didn’t just slash his way through 11 Saints defenders on his way to the end zone and thrilling upset victory this weekend, he’s he slashed the payout for gamblers hoping to cash in on their success.Before the playoffs began, the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks were getting odds […]
Seahawks’ Super Bowl Odds Plummet From 250-1 to 40-1
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NBA Star Selling His House With A Bonus: Super Bowl Tickets

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] Last week, Shawn Marion of the Dallas Mavericks put his six-bedroom, eight-bath Miami home on the market for $2 million. The estate has an outdoor hot tub, roof-top terrace, two barbecue grills, and a pool and spa.But that’s not all. Marion has included a big perk for […]
NBA Star Selling His House With A Bonus: Super Bowl Tickets
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Ex-NFL Marketing Agent Gets Eight Months In Jail For Super Bowl Ticket Scalping Scheme

[credit provider=”DailyMe” url=”http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2010/10/five-strategies-to-break-startup-terror.html”] Mike Ornstein, a former NFL employee who was also once Reggie Bush’s agent, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for his role in a fraudulent ticket scalping scheme.The key to his fraud was buying Super Bowl tickets in his capacity as league employee (and buying […]
Ex-NFL Marketing Agent Gets Eight Months In Jail For Super Bowl Ticket Scalping Scheme
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Atlanta’s 18-Year-Old Stadium Isn’t Good Enough To Host The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] There’s a growing chance that the Atlanta Falcons will get a new stadium NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hinted that it could help their city land another Super Bowl.The Georgia Dome has been the site of the Super Bowl twice, in 1994 and 2000, but Falcons owner Arthur […]
Atlanta’s 18-Year-Old Stadium Isn’t Good Enough To Host The Super Bowl
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One Out Of Six Americans Would Miss Their Wedding To Attend The Super Bowl

[credit provider=”utatlvols via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisnflquarterbacks/4009352326/”] As part of a new marketing campaign, Visa polled Americans and found, unsurprisingly, that the Super Bowl is America’s #1 sporting event.The survey produced some surprising results, too:
One Out Of Six Americans Would Miss Their Wedding To Attend The Super Bowl
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How To Watch The Super Bowl Online

Sorry Super Bowl XLIV fans, but you won’t be able to watch an official, crystal clear stream of Sunday’s big game between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts online.
How To Watch The Super Bowl Online
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The 10 Best Tech Super Bowl Ads Ever

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year for the advertising industry. 30-second spots will cost advertisers somewhere between $2.5 and $2.8 million in 2010, and that’s actually a discount from recent years.
The 10 Best Tech Super Bowl Ads Ever
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Facebook Goes To The Super Bowl

From Inside Facebook: Sunday’s Super Bowl game promises to bring in about 100 million television viewers if it’s on par with last year’s game. But this year many corporate advertisers are taking their million-dollar spots to the next level by pairing them with Facebook campaigns.
Facebook Goes To The Super Bowl
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EA To Nation: “Go To Hell”

Electronic Arts (ERTS) is capping off its massive marketing campaign for its forthcoming epic “Dante’s Inferno” with an ad that will run during the Super Bowl.
EA To Nation: “Go To Hell”