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Are You Ready for Some Football?
LAist reader Hope Egan has sent us this pic from inside the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona where Super Bowl XLII is going to get going in just about two hours.
In case you're totally oblivious (like I was until I did some internet-scouring) this is the 42nd annual playing of the major NFL match up, and this year's game is between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots. Good old Wikipedia tells me this tidbit: "With a win, New England would become the first NFL team to complete a perfect season undefeated since the 1972 Miami Dolphins and the first one since the league expanded to a 16-game regular season in 1978. This game will also be a rematch of the teams' regular season-ending game on December 29, 2007, which the Patriots won, 38–35, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey."
Who are you rooting for?
Photo courtesy Hope Egan