Lifestyle & Belief

Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore, Beyonce and blackouts

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Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens scored a 108-yard touchdown, a new Super Bowl record.

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Chris Graythen

There was plenty of drama, not least a record touchdown from the Ravens' Jacoby Jones, brotherly rivalry between coaches Jim and John Harbaugh, a half-time spectacular by Beyonce and the rest of Destiny's Child, and a partial black-out that forced players off the field for a full 34 minutes.

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    Dancers perform outside the stadium prior to the San Francisco 49ers playing against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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    Win McNamee

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    Fans of the San Francisco 49ers show support for their team outside the stadium.

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    Win McNamee

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    Singer Jennifer Hudson performs 'America The Beautiful' with the Sandy Hook Elementary School Chorus prior to the start of Super Bowl XLVII.

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    Ezra Shaw

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    Alicia Keys performs the national anthem before the game.

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    Chris Graythen

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    The San Francisco 49ers line up against the Baltimore Ravens.

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    Christian Petersen

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    Referees attempt to break up a fight in the second quarter.

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    Jamie Squire

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    Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens scored a 108-yard touchdown, a new Super Bowl record.

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    Chris Graythen

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    Beyonce was the star of the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show.

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    Chris Graythen

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    No lip-synching here.

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    Ezra Shaw

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    Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams joined Beyonce on stage for a Destiny's Child reunion.

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    Ezra Shaw

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    But did Beyonce's bonanza break the stadium's power supply?

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    Chris Graythen

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    A sudden power outage in the third quarter caused a 34-minute delay.

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    Ezra Shaw

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    Luckily cheerleaders were on hand to entertain the crowd.

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    Chris Graythen

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    The 49ers made a comeback but still couldn't shake the Ravens' early lead. Here, Vernon Davis #85 misses a catch on a pass in the fourth quarter.

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    Christian Petersen

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    And then it was all over. The Ravens won 34-31.

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    Chris Graythen

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    Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens, who plans to retire after this season, celebrates his final victory.

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    Chris Graythen

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    "Most Valuable Player" Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

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    Jamie Squire

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    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh congratulates his brother, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh.

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    Ezra Shaw

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    Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers leaves the field dejected.

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    Christian Petersen

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    49ers fans commiserate with their team back in San Francisco.

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    Justin Sullivan

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    Meanwhile, there were victory parties on the streets of Baltimore.

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    Patrick Smith