Seahawks demolish Broncos to win first Super Bowl

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Dominant. Unrelenting. Champions.

The Seattle Seahawks are all three and so much more after demolishing the Denver Broncos 43-8 to win their first Super Bowl on Sunday night.

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Coke features first gay family to appear in a Super Bowl ad

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In the second quarter of the Super Bowl, Coke became the first advertiser to show a gay family in an ad for America’s big game.

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Super Bowl XLVIII Live Blog

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Seahawks, Broncos gear up for super ‘green’ bowl 

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Given the legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, this year’s Super Bowl featuring the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos has already earned a few chuckles as the “green” bowl. Pot jokes aside, the annual pigskin revelry has become progressively more environmentally friendly over the past 20 years, according to the National Football League.

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Ravens Linebacker Ray Lewis celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the Super Bowl XLVII victory parade at M&T Bank Stadium on Feb. 5, in Baltimore.
(Photo: Patrick Smith / Getty Images) Ravens quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco waves to the crowd gathered on the team's victory parade route in Baltimore.
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Baltimore celebrates Ravens Super Bowl victory

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Thousands of Baltimore Ravens fans are cheering, singing, dancing and marching along with the team in a parade to celebrate the Super Bowl victory.

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Super Bowl coach has ‘mixed emotions’ about win over brother

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The head coach of the Baltimore Ravens speaks from New Orleans about the tumultuous Super Bowl, saying the 49ers “changed momentum” in the second half. He also calls his brother, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, “the best coach in football.”

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Ravens hold off 49ers’ surge to win Super Bowl XLVII

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NEW ORLEANS - The Baltimore Ravens fended off a second half surge from the San Francisco 49ers and overcame a 30-plus minute power outage to win Super Bowl XLVII 34-29.

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Beyonce electrifies Super Bowl Halftime Show

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She brought the house down — and some joked, took out the power. Superstar Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show dazzled the crowd even before the singer reunited onstage with her hit 1990s R&B group, Destiny’s Child.

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Power goes out in Superdome, delaying Super Bowl XLVII in 3rd quarter

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NEW ORLEANS - Baltimore didn’t lose any momentum from an extended halftime.

Jacoby Jones took the 2nd half kickoff back 109 yards — setting an NFL record — to extend the Baltimore Ravens’ lead to 28-6 early in the third quarter.

Then the Superdome lights went out. Officials are still working to restore power to the stadium.

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Jennifer Hudson sings “God Bless America” with the Sandy Hook Elementary School Choir

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In an emotional pre-Super Bowl moment, Hudson and the choir all wore green ribbons, a sign of their support for the school, which lost 20 students and 6 staff members in a horrific December shooting.

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Live-blogging Super Bowl ads: The good, the bad, the viral

Welcome to the NBC News 2013 Super Bowl ad coverage. We’ll be keeping you updated with our takes and quips on all the big Super Bowl ads this year.

Our aim is to be select, smart, conversational and fun, so not every single ad will appear, just the ones we feel are noteworthy. We’ll also be uploading clips of the ads we pick throughout the game.

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Nine things to watch while watching the Super Bowl

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More than 100 million people will watch Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. Those not in New Orleans will be chowing down on pizza and wings (some from luxurious man caves that probably aren’t in your neighbor’s basement ), waiting to laugh at ads, gawk at the halftime show and maybe even catch some football.

So what, exactly, will you see on Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens play for NFL bragging rights? Here’s what.

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Who will win Super Bowl XLVII? Predictions

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We’ve finally reached the end of the road. After 256 regular-season games (I won by 11) and 11 postseason games (MDS is up three), it’s time to pick a winner in the Super Bowl.

So without further adieu, here are our predictions on one of the hardest Super Bowls to predict.