"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
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.
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
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."