• Lights out: Power outage delays Super Bowl

    Summary of 19 articles · Updated Feb 6, 2013
    • Mayor defends New Orleans after power outage

      NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans' mayor defended his city days after a power outage plunged the Super Bowl into 34 minutes of darkness, while authorities still baffled by the cause announced they were bringing in a consultant to help investigate.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Outside experts to investigate dome outage

      Officials of the Superdome and its utility company said Tuesday that they will hire outside experts to investigate the cause of a 34-minute power failure that halted the Super Bowl.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Goodell praises New Orleans despite outage

      Monday, February 4, 2013 NEW ORLEANS - The blackout at the Superdome will not stop the Super Bowl from returning to New Orleans.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that despite the electrical outage which delayed Sunday night's game for 34 minutes, the
      Source: tampabay.com
    • John Harbaugh said he overreacted in complaint to officials during power outage

      Baltimore Ravens coach was angry about 49ers coaches going on the field to talk with playersRavens coach John Harbaugh's patience had reached its end.
    • Roger Goodell: Power outage won’t stop NFL from returning to New Orleans

      Sunday night’s power outage was one of the more surreal moments in Super Bowl history, but it isn’t one that will negatively impact New Orleans’ chance of hosting the game again in the future. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said at his Monday press
    • Power aside, New Orleans was Super

      NEW ORLEANS -- On the morning after one of the most exciting finishes in Super Bowl history, I’m hearing some concern from local fans that the big game won’t be coming back to the Big Easy. I think that’s a pessimistic attitude and it’s also not l
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Saunders: Power outage makes Super Bowl even more memorable

      Super Bowl XLVII will long be remembered by more than 100 million viewers as "the night the lights went out in New Orleans."
    • Power outage darkened Superdome, unnerving fans, disrupting momentum

      Some said incident recalled Hurricane Katrina and the dome as a frightening refugeA power outage darkened the Superdome in the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday night, an unnerving experience for a stadium that had been the refuge of last resort…
    • The Best And Most Surreal Photographs From The Power Outage At The Superdome

      The power outage tonight in the Superdome created 34 minutes of awkward television and some truly dreamlike sports photography. We've collected the best from the Associated Press and Getty. Top photo by Evan Vucci/AP. More »
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Power company says problem was on Superdome side

      During the 34-minute delay caused by a power outage at the Superdome, CBS reported that the problem was caused by the failure of an outside power feed into the stadium. The company that provides the power has a different take. Entergy sent out word that…
    • Power outage at Super Bowl adds unexpected element to big game

      NEW ORLEANS - With more than 100 million people tuning in, the lights went out at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. At least half the lights did anyway. At approximately 7:36 p.m. Central time, the lights went out in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome, and play was…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Superdome was warned about power months ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Superdome officials warned just months before the Super Bowl that the venue's electrical system could suffer a power outage and rushed to replace some of the equipment ahead of the big game.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • October 2012 memo warned of “chance of failure” for Superdome power

      While Sunday night’s power outage won’t remove New Orleans from the list of potential Super Bowl cities, there are still plenty of questions regarding why and how a 34-minute blackout occurred. According to the Associated Press, a memo dated October 1
    • NFL had backup power

      NEW ORLEANS (AP) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Superdome had a backup power system that was about to be used during the Super Bowl electrical outage but it wasn't needed because power started coming back at that time.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Why Did The Superdome Power Go Out?

      The lights went out, and they stayed out for 34 minutes. Colin Kaepernick had just been sacked, and the 49ers were down 22, and if momentum is a real thing, the blackout swung it firmly to San Francisco. Had the Niners come back to win, the power outage…
      Source: deadspin.com

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