Super Bowl XLVII: 7 moments to remember

  • Corey Graham #24, Ray Lewis #52 and Paul Kruger #99 of the Baltimore Ravens walk towards the sideline as play was suspended in the third quarter for 34 minutes due to a power outage against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

    1. THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT

    The Super Bowl turned into Blackout Sunday. The biggest game of the year was halted for 34 minutes because of a power outage, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness and leaving TV viewers with no football and no explanation why.

    The Baltimore Ravens were leading the San Francisco 49ers 28-6 when most of the lights in the 73,000-seat building went out with 13:22 left in the third quarter Sunday night.

    About two hours after the game, won by the Ravens in a 34-31 thriller, officials revealed that an "abnormality" in the power system triggered an automatic shutdown, forcing backup systems to kick in. But they weren't sure what caused the initial problem.

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