Super Bowl through the years

Super Bowl through the years

As football fans around the country look forward to the excitement of Super Bowl XLIX, The Associated Press is recognizing the game’s rich history with a photo exhibit near the University of Phoenix Stadium, where the big game will be played. “Super Moments, Superstars, Super Game—An Associated Press Exhibit” opens with a reception on Friday, Jan. 9, at Gallery Glendale, 9830 W. Westgate Blvd., in Glendale, Arizona.

Featuring 50 compelling AP images, including a photo from every Super Bowl game since the first in 1967, the exhibit will showcase the trials and triumphs of football’s biggest contest. The 2014 championship was the most-watched television event in U.S. history.

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Lead Image Caption: Oakland Raiders principal owner Al Davis holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy in a jubilant Raiders locker room after they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10 in Super Bowl XV, Jan. 25, 1981. The Raiders, who had lost to the Eagles in the regular season, became the first wild-card team to win a Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) 


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