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super bowl

Ravens vs. 49ers

6:30 p.m. Sunday,

Superdome, New Orleans,

TV: Ch. 10 Line: 49ers by 31/2

Super Bowl news and notes


"It's a good idea, but it's going to be a tough sell."

Adam DeMezza, co-owner of a San Francisco sports bar, on Mayor Ed Lee's suggestion the city restrict hard liquor sales on Super Bowl Sunday

By the number

$434 million

An early estimate from the University of New Orleans on the Super Bowl's economic impact on the region

eBay item of the day

Budweiser Super Bowl Collector Series, complete 33-can set. Price: $198.26 or best offer.

Prop bet

How many yards will the first touchdown be?

1-7: 5-48-15: 4-1

16-25: 9-226-39: 5-1

40-59: 7-160-79: 18-1

80-95: 20-196 or more: 20-1

The list

Top five halftime shows, according to the blog List of the Day:

5 U2: XXXVI (Patriots 20-17 over the Rams on Feb. 3, 2002)

4 Diana Ross: XXX (Cowboys 27-17 over Steelers on Jan. 28, 1996)

3 Michael Jackson: XXVII (Cowboys over the Bills 52-17 on Jan. 31, 1993)

2 Paul McCartney: XXXIX (Patriots over the Eagles 24-21 on Feb. 6, 2005)

1 Prince and the FAMU band: XLI (Colts over the Bears 29-17 on Feb. 4, 2007)

A big discount

It seems appropriate given the many tattoos on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaeper­nick. Allied Ink Tattoos & Piercings, located in the San Francisco suburb of Vallejo, is having a sale on Friday only. All 49ers-related tattoos will cost $49. "We're super excited, so we decided, 'Why not?' " shop manager Andrew Moskito said. "Normally, they'd be about $120."

Times wires

Super Bowl news and notes 01/27/13 [Last modified: Sunday, January 27, 2013 11:01pm]
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