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Super Bowl Sunday live blog right here

Super Sunday!

It is here and one can only imagine a future Sunday such as this iduring which we are watching the Miami Dolphins in the ultimate NFL game. OK, daydream over.

It's about the Colts and the Saints today.

I have picked the Colts. They're the better team. I hope the Saints win. They're the better story. Plus, I love underdogs.

We will be blogging live throughout the day and game. I will be on here around 5 p.m. and we can start then.

Meantime, let me give you a few things to consider:

It is gorgeous here in South Florida, if you happen to be one of my readers from out of the area. And yet, this paradise I call home is under pressure from the NFL to improve Sun Life Stadium to bring it up to the NFL's standards.

That tells me the game might not be returning to Miami for a long time. As it stands, the next game up for bid is 2014. The NFL will award that game in two or three months and I doubt they will give it to Miami only months removed from our last game.

But there are other issues that suggest the game might not be back here in a long time. Seems the NFL wants a roof over Sun Life Stadium because it wants to guard against the possibility of rain here. The Dolphins have already put out designs for such a structure. They've given no price tag on the structure -- that has a hole atop it, by the way -- but it is clear they don't want to pay the hundreds of millions it might cost to make it reality.

As a taxpayer and football fan and someone not insane, I think the roof over Sun Life is a terrible idea and not just because it looks hideous.

Even if you forget that the Dolphins have a weather advantage in early season home games and a cover might negate that, even if you forget we are in a recession, I object to the idea because I refuse to bow to the NFL's hypocrisy on the issue.

The fact is Tampa will continue to bid on Super Bowls but the NFL has not asked that region to put a roof on their stadium.

The fact is the NFL cannot be so concerned about rain here on Super Bowl Sunday here while lifting the weather clause from its Super Bowl bidding rules to allow the new Giants/Jets Stadium (which has no cover) to bid on the 2014 game. 

(Super Bowls are by rule not to be played in areas where the average January/February weather averages below 50 degrees unless the game is to be played indoors. New Jersey fails on both counts, which is why the league conveniently lifted the clause this one time.)

Anyway, you probably don't feel strongly about this unless you're a South Florida resident. I am. I want Super Bowl's to continue coming here. It's a good thing. But we're good for them because this is a great place to be in February.

And that doesn't mean we should have to live up to rules no other region has to abide by. Period.

Anyway, one last thing before the live blog: I will be among the 16 panelists casting a ballot on the Super Bowl MVP tonight. At the right time, I will ask my twitter followers to tweet me their reasoned suggestions for MVP. I will take those suggestions into consideration in making my choice.

So follow me on twitter.


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Marino is a Manning fan!

Whoooo is gunna win!?

Are there any trading partners out there that you know of Mando, for the fins to move down from the 12th spot?

I'm eating a Peanutbutter and jelly sandwhich at the Super Bowl. How's that for being bigtime journalist!

This game is going to open up and Manning will keep scoring a will Brees.

Dannicka Patrick is ugly,she can't b on tv unless a prettier girl is on

Enjoy your PBJ

For us to trade down it would be during our pick. That is if dez Bryant or Rolando mccluan ain't there

No fans on the field??never seen dat

Remember folks, if you want to tell me who I should vote for MVP, follow me on twitter and give me your opinion when I call for it.

Dolphan 98 - just wondering if any team wants to move up to get someone in particular

So far it is Peyton manning

Cuban, lip synching wouldn't actually have been half bad, this isn't too good!!!

So I juz tweetir op?u gunna see dat?

I guess maybe the jets fir dez Bryant. Um bears since they don't have a 1 round pick

Ol folks tryin to deliver the funk=bad.they sound terrible!

Doubt we would trade with the Jets

They are old..........er

Payton Manning in nasty!!!

How long are these concerts

Will I have to wait till I'm 50 sumting to see j-z n Rihanna

First of all.. The phins won't get a receiver is hasn't played in a year with their first pick.. Stop with the dez Bryant krap

I see the fireworks from my apt!

10 more min

Mcclain.. Maybe.. Spiller... Maybe..a safety.. Maybe.. A receiver...NO!

Odds of Brandon marshal in dolphin uniform for tedginn jr. And draft pick. The broncos won't trade Brandon for brady Quinn. It be stupid

Boooo!jz jz jz

Fetal Ginn will have a break out year.. Roger goddel takes away the out of bounds rule.. And ginn cam freaking run wild

Can see it now.. Ginn gets laid out by Rex Ryan at the 20 .. About ten years into the sideline

You think they will trash the stage?

This is horrible!!

Brandon marsall... Equals... Not happening!

I'm now a ginn jr hater not only because I like Michigan but because more then 9 drops means get lost

Finally it's over!

Man, are The Who old...and I knew I should have bet the under in this game.

Dear Mr. Salguero

Its the who.....don't eat the brown acid.

Soiled :)

the who? Not my style. What can I say.

Thanks Janet and Justin for screwing up the suberbowl halftime shows.

It's the who, they are Now and old rock band. Classic

Worst Superbowl halftime show EVER!!!!!

Like the Dolphins the Who were relavent 30 years ago.


Soiled :)

Armando how was the sound for The Who in the stadium - on TV it was aalll guitar?

Ok gert, I See FIFTY-CENTS in the 2020 super bowl half time, you know the one Brett Farve wins MVP in.....lol

Brandon Marshall will go to Bears

That's the best halftime show ever!
Better than seeing Janet Jackson's nipples!

Did the who miss their bus back to the retirement home?

It was an CSI, CBS, lovefest! That's the only reason The Who got the Superbowl!

Jake, you needs new entertainment system.
Check out

This is Miami people.... 2 Live Crew would set it off at halftime!!!

Close your eyes and picture it....

Dont Hate, These guys are like in there 60s and still rocking...

Carlito, not nice especially since our friend Al-Loco is probaly driving the bus

Kevin11 is so gay!!

Ballsy play

Don't mind Carlito, he can't help it that he has no musical taste

Wow! How many guys you think got punched in that scrum?


What the Who just did has nothing to do with rocking... more like sleep walking

Sean Payton IS Zoolander!

That took guts

Don't mind Kevin11c, he's just a P O L E S M O K E R

"Only teams that throw the ball a lot can make plays like this," Simms just said.


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