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Super Bowl XLVI

# super-bowl-xlvi - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Your unnerving picture of the day…

Photos have emerged of snipers, apparently, in position at the Super Bowl on Sunday night.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

In pictures: New York hails returning Super Bowl heroes Homecoming This post contains images

In pictures: New York hails returning Super Bowl heroes

The Giants are back in town. And the Big Apple has made them feel quite at home today.

Column: Brady will get another chance at legacy

“It’s Tom Brady. A lot of people were thinking whoever had the ball last was going to win.”

# super-bowl-xlvi - Monday 6 February, 2012

Start spreading the news: how America’s papers saw last night’s Super Bowl Cover Story This post contains images

Start spreading the news: how America’s papers saw last night’s Super Bowl

While the younger Manning was putting the “Eli” into “Elite”, America’s finest were dreaming up some brilliant front pages.

The Redzone: One big step for Manning, one Giants leap from Manningham

The Giants won their fourth Super Bowl thanks in large part to Eli Manning. Steven O’Rourke leads us in praise.

New York Giants win the Super Bowl, beating the New England Patriots 21-17

Tom Brady had a chance to win it all with 57 seconds left and the ball on his own 20 but he ran out of road.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Sunday 5 February, 2012

From The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

Stumped by the Super Bowl? Here’s a guide to the basics of American Football

Steven O’Rourke takes us by the hand and walks us through the rules of the game ahead of the Super Bowl tonight.

Jumping the gun: A day before the Super Bowl, team’s webpage proclaims Giants winners

As if Tom Brady and Bill Belichick didn’t need any more ammunition ahead of tonight’s game in Indianapolis.

Half-time: The six most memorable Super Bowl performances

No, our favourites don’t include any ‘wardrobe malfunctions’ or groups whose songs repeatedly mention how good tonight is going to be.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Here’s our favourite 11 Super Bowl ads of all time…

As well as the on-field action, the adverts are a staple of America’s biggest sporting night. We rewind the Sky Box on the best 11.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Friday 3 February, 2012

The Redzone: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Super Bowl XLVI!

The bookies make the Patriots favourites but most analysts and fans are picking the Giants. Here’s who we think will be heading to Disneyland.

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

When RTÉ weather lady Jean Byrne is wearing extra layers of red leather, you know it’s too cold to head out.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Super Bowl XLVI: Let’s meet the New England Patriots

The countdown continues. Steven O’Rourke continues his build up to Super Bowl XLVI with a look at the history of the Pats

The Morning Score: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know before that first cup of coffee.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Super Bowl XLVI: The top 6 spots to catch the game in Ireland NFL This post contains images

Super Bowl XLVI: The top 6 spots to catch the game in Ireland

We’ve scoured the land in search of fellow NFL enthusiasts and come up a bunch of venues which are only too happy to welcome Tom Brady, Eli Manning et al through their doors.

Super Bowl XLVI: Introducing… The New York Football Giants

Ahead of his Super Bowl XLVI preview on Friday, Steven O’Rourke takes a look at the history of both teams, starting with the New York Giants.

Column: This Super Bowl rematch is anything but trashy

Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin are making sure their Patriots and Giants are keeping their mouths shut this week, in the run up to the NFL’s showpiece this weekend.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

WATCH: US Ambassador launches YouTube guide to American football

Dan Rooney has released a Super Bowl preview guide to get Ireland in the mood for Sunday’s American football spectacular.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Monday 23 January, 2012

The Redzone: a kick in the teeth for Ravens and 49ers

Well, we now know it’ll be a mouth-watering New England Patriots v New York Giants Super Bowl. Here’s why.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Friday 6 January, 2012

The Redzone: Wild-card weekend should be a Brees for the Saints NFL

The Redzone: Wild-card weekend should be a Brees for the Saints

It’s play-off time! We run through the weekend’s mouth-watering match-ups.

# super-bowl-xlvi - Monday 5 December, 2011

Madge of honour: Madonna picked for Super Bowl halftime slot

At least she’ll probably be better than the Black Eyed Peas…