Super Bowl XLIX: 10 Things You Want to Know

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After four months of exciting gridiron action, America has its Super Bowl combatants.

And world's biggest sporting event of the year is now just two weeks away. Here are the most important things to know going into Super Bowl XLIX.

Super Bowl XLIX
Who is playing?

New England Patriots (Away) vs. Seattle Seahawks (Home)

New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks
When and where is the game?

Sunday, February 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Have other Super Bowls been played there?

Yes, the Super Bowl XLII in 2008 when the New York Giants defeated the previously undefeated New England Patriots 17-14. The game is best known for Giants receiver David Tyree’s “Helmet Catch.”

Phoenix Stadium
What number is XLIX?

49

What channel?

NBC

NBC

Who is performing at halftime?

Katy Perry with special guest Lenny Kravitz.

Who is singing the National Anthem?

Idina Menzel, and John Legend will perform America The Beautiful.

Katy Perry

Will the weather affect the game?

The stadium is a dome.

How expensive are the tickets?

Tickets available for resale on StubHub Monday morning started at $2,203 and went all the way up to $958,430.

The Vince Lombardi Trophy

How have the teams fared in past Super Bowls?

The New England Patriots are 3-4 all time. Their last win was in 2005 vs. the Philadelphia Eagles (24-21). The Seattle Seahawks are 1-1 all time. They are the defending champions.

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