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Super Bowl crowds the skies

PHeymont ·
U.S. airlines are adding dozens of extra flights, and even some temporary routes, to get fans to next week's Super Bowl game in Phoenix. United's added the most, with 55 extra flights, both others are not far behind. As well, some airlines are using...
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Seeing the World's Game at a Local Stadium - Palermo Football

Jonathan L ·
A longtime soccer fan, Jonathan L has an exciting afternoon sitting with the locals at an important game in Palermo.
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University of Oklahoma, Home of Sooners Football

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband pay an unplanned visit to the University of Oklahoma Sooners' stadium. The found some of the nicest fans.
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Oklahoma Sooners Football - The University of Oklahoma

Samantha ·
Samnatha and her husband enjoy a visit to the home of Sooners football, and find some of the nicest fans.
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FIFA's football museum flops, will close

PHeymont ·
Scarred by scandals in FIFA's administration in recent years, the elaborate recently-opened football museum isn't drawing enough visitors.
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Re: FIFA's football museum flops, will close

GarryRF ·
Zurich, Switzerland. No - not the greatest supporter of Football in the World. Not even close to a great sporting city. If all the decision makers at FIFA put their heads together - they could make a log hut !
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Re: FIFA's football museum flops, will close

PHeymont ·
To be fair, from our side of the Atlantic, Zurich doesn't look like such a bad location, since it's the home of FIFA, and has good rail and air connections to everywhere else. That seems to work for our Football Hall of Fame (Canton, Ohio), the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Well, Cleveland's a real city...but not near any of the 'capitals' of rock! I think what really killed this one is that it was so overbuilt, overplanned...
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Re: FIFA's football museum flops, will close

GarryRF ·
Given its location is outside the European Union - its beyond the scrutiny of others. Deals made in Switzerland often have so many crumbs falling off the table that others can live on the proceeds. With costs of $142 million that's a lot of room for wastage - and Sepp Blatter.
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Peyton Manning Statue, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband make a stop to see Lucas Oil Stadium and saw the Payton Manning statue out front. As Bronco fans, they were very happy to see it.
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