Louisiana Superdome

2013 Super Bowl

Super Bowl outage traced to faulty device blackout

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The failure of a device meant to protect the power supply to the Superdome caused the Super Bowl blackout, the stadium’s power company said Friday as it took the blame for the outage that brought the game to a halt for 30 minutes.

02/08/2013

2013 Super Bowl

Documents: Officials worried about Superdome power

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Concerned the Superdome might not be able to handle the energy needed for its first Super Bowl since Hurricane Katrina, officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on upgrades to decayed utility lines.

02/05/2013

Crowd on Bourbon Street, New Orleans

New Orleans’ challenge: policing 2 huge parties

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The big game poses a challenge for the New Orleans police force. It coincides with the often raucous buildup to the Feb. 12 Mardi Gras celebration.

01/30/2013

Beyonce set for Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) – All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers – that’s because Beyonce is the halftime show performer. NFL confirmed the news Tuesday afternoon after […]

10/16/2012

When officials go bad

The controversy over the replacement referees in the NFL is boiling over. The regular refs have been locked out in an ongoing war over a new contract. This past weekend, the pretend-refs were horrendous. More […]

09/19/2012