Super Bowl XLV Left Me Feeling Less Than Impressed

February 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well, I did as I promised. In fact, I did far more than as I that sat through every minute of the Super Bowl, and to be honest I don't know what all the fuss is about. I really don't.
It's great for people interested in big numbers, of course.
And the the average American and more importantly the average Texan likes nothing more than talking down to the rest of the world.
The "World Champions" were crowned and yet the world is invited to watch but not really participate—whereas FIFA and the Olympic movement take their message out to every corner of the world, the NFL expects the world to come to them.
The stadium, Cowboys Stadium, cost $1.3 billion to build—wow, that's quite a lot.
But then when you consider that Wembley cost over $1.5 billion to construct, the US still missed the mark there, but you would never think it the way it was presented to the world.
There were 103,219 people in attendance, which is pretty big really.
Again that i...

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