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Seahawks trounce Broncos to win Super Bowl XLVIII

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen celebrates with the

(Credit: Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen celebrates his team's Super Bowl XLVIII win. (Getty Images))

UPDATED 2/2/14, 10:58 P.M.: The Seahawks started on the right foot 12 seconds into the game.

On the first offensive play, a bad Broncos snap settled near the back of the end zone, where it was downed for a safety. 

From there, things only got better for Seattle. The Seahawks defense more than lived up to its lofty reputation in bringing the city its first NFL championship with...

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In the end, hours-long commute was worth the hassle, fans say

Left, a young Seattle Seahawks fan cheers before

(Credit: Super bowl fans cheer on Feb. 2, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Timothy Clarty/Getty)))

Hours-long train commutes, clogged lines through security checks and even feeling overdressed for the relatively mild temperatures didn’t dampen the moods of football fans who trekked to the MetLife Stadium for what many deemed a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience — Super Bowl XLVIII.

Chris Ilsley, 34, of Hicksville, said people headed for the big game were “corralled” for at least a half-hour...

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Frustrated fans cry foul over ride to Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton

(Credit: MetLife Stadium during the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2014. (Christian Petersen/Getty))

Football fans taking the train to what was billed as the first “Mass Transit Super Bowl” were met with wall-to-wall crowds, stifling heat at a key station, and long waits to buy a ticket and board a train.

But New Jersey Transit officials, who said they set a new ridership record — 22,000 — Sunday, insisted that everything was going according to plan, and that they had the situation under...

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What's on the menu at Super Bowl XLVIII

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(Credit: Nonna Fusco's rice balls (Delaware North Sportservice))

This year’s Super Bowl may not feature any hometown teams, but those attending the big game will still be able to get a taste of the Big Apple.

More than a dozen MetLife Stadium concession items created specially for the game are inspired by the city’s diverse food scene.

“New York has so many flavors and textures,” said Eric Borgia, executive chef for Delaware North Sportservice, which...

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