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Super Bowl Stories You May Have Missed

February 5, 2012

Super Bowl Stories You May Have Missed

The USA’s largest gladiatorial sporting event, Super Bowl XLVI, takes place tonight. 68,000 spectators will cram into Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and 113 million Americans will watch the game on TV, along with unknown millions of viewers in more than 180 other countries. A 30-second Super Bowl television ad cost $3.5 million. You may have read these facts as well as speculation on the physical condition of various Giants and Patriots players, but you probably overlooked these critical 2012 Super Bowl stories:

“Super Bowl is the No. I event for Roman numerals,” Frank Reust, St. Louis Post Dispatch

“Over 1.25 Billion Wings, 4.4 Million Pizzas Eaten During Super Bowl Weekend,” Ryan Tepperman,

“Nuns plan to tackle Super Bowl sex trafficking,” Douglas Stanglin, USA Today