Darkness fell unexpectedly at Super Bowl XLVII. (Getty Images)

Former NFL events chief Frank Supovitz on the night the lights went out at the Super Bowl in an excerpt from his new book
The passage has been edited for length.

In 2013, shortly after Jacoby Jones of the Baltimore Ravens opened the second half of Super Bowl XLVII with a record-breaking 108-yard touchdown, one-half of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, including our command center, was plunged into darkness. My brain immediately ord...

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