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Super Bowl XLI Trivia: Chicago Bears vs. Indianapolis Colts, Feb. 4, 2007

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Below are some fascinating facts about Super Bowl XLI, the greatest spectacle in American sports, which will take place at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on Sunday, February 4, 2007, and feature the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Chicago Bears vs. the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts.

  • Super Bowl XLI will be the ninth Super Bowl hosted in Miami since 1968 and the fourth Super Bowl to be played at 75,000-seat Dolphin Stadium.
  • The Colts will make their first appearance in the Super Bowl since defeating the Dallas Cowboys 16-13 (as the Baltimore Colts) in Super Bowl V, which took place on January 17, 1971.
  • The Bears return to the Super Bowl for the first time since crushing the New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX, which took place on January 26, 1986.
  • Before Super Bowl XLI, no African American coach had ever taken a team to the Super Bowl. Both Tony Dungy, the head coach of the Colts, and Lovie Smith, the head coach of the Bears, are African American.
  • The official slogan for Super Bowl XLI is “One Game, One Dream.”
  • The world-famous Cirque du Soleil circus troupe will provide pre-game entertainment at Super Bowl XLI.
  • The “Piano Man” himself, Billy Joel, will sing the National Anthem for Super Bowl XLI.
  • Legendary Miami Dolphin quarterback Dan Marino will participate in the coin toss at the beginning of Super Bowl XLI.
  • Prince is set to perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLI Halftime Show, where he will be accompanied by Florida A&M University’s “Marching 100” Band.
  • Hall of Fame football coach Don Shula will present the Vince Lombardi Trophy to the winning team at the conclusion of the game.
  • An estimated 141 million TV viewers in the United States are expected to watch Super Bowl XLI, which also will be broadcast live in more than 230 countries and territories.
  • Tiffany & Co. of New York has been commissioned to make the Vince Lombardi Trophy at a cost of $25,000 (while Super Bowl rings cost $5,000).
  • Each player on the winning Super Bowl team will take home $73,000, while each player of the losing team will take home $38,000.
  • Future Super Bowl sites include Arizona (2008), Tampa (2009) and Miami (2010).

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