Super Bowl XLIX

Notorious cornerback Richard Sherman and the reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks take on two-time MVP Tom Brady and the AFC champion New England Patriots in this year’s Super Bowl XLIX. The two No. 1 seed teams take the field in sunny-and-70 Glendale, battling for ultimate bragging rights. Whether you’re a 12th Man, a red-blooded Patriot, or just a football fan, Sunday’s match-up promises all the drama fit for a SportsCenter highlight reel.

Super Bowl XLIX kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on February 1, at University of Phoenix Stadium, 4615 East Elwood Street. Tickets available via NFL Ticket Exchange or buy-sell sites such as StubHub. Sky-high prices range from $2,500 to $12,000 per ticket. (For those who’d rather not spend their savings, the game will be broadcast live on NBC.) Visit for details.

Sun., Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m., 2015
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