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Super Bowl history, year by year

A look at the first XLVII Super Bowls — dates, places, who won (and who was supposed to), the MVP, who sand the anthem and who performed at halftime — it’s all here.


Teams with the most Super Bowl wins

6

Pittsburgh Steelers

5

San Francisco 49ers

5

Dallas Cowboys

4

Green Bay Packers

3

New York Giants

3

Oakland/ L.A. Raiders

3

Washington Redskins

3

New England Patriots

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Super Bowl I

Date: Jan. 15, 1967

Site: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Result: Green Bay Packers 35, Kansas City Chiefs 10

MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Packers by 14; there was no points total for this game (result: favorite).

National anthem: Arizona and Michigan marching bands.

Halftime entertainment: Arizona and Grambling State marching bands, trumpeter Al Hirt.

Super Bowl II

Date: Jan. 14, 1968

Site: Orange Bowl, Miami

Result: Green Bay Packers 33, Oakland Raiders 14

MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Packers by 13½; 43 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Grambling State marching band.

Halftime entertainment: Grambling State marching band.

Super Bowl III

Date: Jan. 12, 1969

Site: Orange Bowl, Miami

Result: New York Jets 16, Baltimore Colts 7

MVP: Joe Namath, Jets quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Colts by 18; 40 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Trumpeter Lloyd Geisler.

Halftime entertainment: Florida A&M and area high school bands.

Super Bowl IV

Date: Jan. 11, 1970

Site: Tulane Stadium, New Orleans

Result: Kansas City Chiefs 23, Minnesota Vikings 7

MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Vikings by 12; 39 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Trumpeter Al Hirt.

Halftime entertainment: Carol Channing, Southern University marching band.

Super Bowl V

Date: Jan. 17, 1971

Site: Orange Bowl, Miami

Result: Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13

MVP: Chuck Howley, Dallas linebacker

Betting line/over-under: Colts by 2½; 36 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Trumpeter Tommy Loy.

Halftime entertainment: Southeast Missouri State marching band, Anita Bryant.

Super Bowl VI

Date: Jan. 16, 1972

Site: Tulane Stadium, New Orleans

Result: Dallas Cowboys 24, Miami Dolphins 3

MVP: Roger Staubach, Dallas quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Cowboys by 6; 34 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: U.S. Air Force Academy Chorale.

Halftime entertainment: A salute to Louis Armstrong, featuring Ella Fitzgerald and Carol Channing, trumpeter Al Hirt and the U.S. Marine Corps drill team.

Super Bowl VII

Date: Jan. 14, 1973

Site: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Result: Miami Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7

MVP: Jake Scott, Miami safety

Betting line/over-under: Dolphins by 1; 33 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Little Angels children’s choir.

Halftime entertainment: University of Michigan marching band, Woody Herman, Andy Williams.

Super Bowl VIII

Date: Jan. 13, 1974

Site: Rice Stadium, Houston

Result: Miami Dolphins 24, Minnesota Vikings 7

MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami running back

Betting line/over-under: Dolphins by 6½; 33 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Charley Pride.

Halftime entertainment: University of Texas marching band and Miss Texas, Judy Mallett, on fiddle.

Super Bowl IX

Date: Jan. 12, 1975

Site: Tulane Stadium, New Orleans

Result: Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Minnesota Vikings 6

MVP: Franco Harris, Pittsburgh running back

Betting line/over-under: Steelers by 3; 33 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Grambling State marching band.

Halftime entertainment: A tribute to Duke Ellington, featuring his son Mercer Ellington, and the Grambling State marching band.

Super Bowl X

Date: Jan. 18, 1976

Site: Orange Bowl, Miami

Result: Pittsburgh Steelers 21, Dallas Cowboys 17

MVP: Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh receiver

Betting line/over-under: Steelers by 7; 36 points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Tom Sullivan.

Halftime entertainment: Up With People.

Super Bowl XI

Date: Jan. 9, 1977

Site: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

Result: Oakland Raiders 34, Minnesota Vikings 14

MVP: Fred Biletnikoff, Oakland receiver

Betting line/over-under: Raiders by 4; 38 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Vikki Carr sang “America the Beautiful.”

Halftime entertainment: A Disney production based on “It’s a Small World,” featuring cast members of the “New Mickey Mouse Club” and the Los Angeles Unified All-City Band.

Super Bowl XII

Date: Jan. 15, 1978

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: Dallas Cowboys 27, Denver Broncos 10

MVP: Harvey Martin, Dallas defensive end, and Randy White, Dallas defensive tackle

Betting line/over-under: Cowboys by 6; 39 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Phyllis Kelly.

Halftime entertainment: Clarinetist Pete Fountain, trumpeter Al Hirt, Tyler Junior College Apache band and Apache Belles drill team.

Super Bowl XIII

Date: Jan. 21, 1979

Site: Orange Bowl, Miami

Result: Pittsburgh Steelers 35, Dallas Cowboys 31

MVP: Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Steelers by 3½; 37 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: The Colgate Thirteen.

Halftime entertainment: A salute to the Caribbean with various Caribbean bands.

Super Bowl XIV

Date: Jan. 20, 1980

Site: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

Result: Pittsburgh Steelers 31, Los Angeles Rams 19

MVP: Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Steelers by 10½; 36 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Cheryl Ladd.

Halftime entertainment: Up With People.

Super Bowl XV

Date: Jan. 25, 1981

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: Oakland Raiders 27, Philadelphia Eagles 10

MVP: Jim Plunkett, Oakland quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Eagles by 3; 37½ points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Helen O’Connell.

Halftime entertainment: Up With People.

Super Bowl XVI

Date: Jan. 24, 1982

Site: Silverdome, Pontiac, Mich.

Result: San Francisco 49ers 26, Cincinnati Bengals 21

MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco quarterback

Betting line/over-under: 49ers by 1; 48 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Diana Ross.

Halftime entertainment: Up With People.

Super Bowl XVII

Date: Jan. 30, 1983

Site: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

Result: Washington Redskins 27, Miami Dolphins 17

MVP: John Riggins, Washington running back

Betting line/over-under: Dolphins by 3; 36½ (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Leslie Easterbrook.

Halftime entertainment: Los Angeles Super Drill Team.

Super Bowl XVIII

Date: Jan. 22, 1984

Site: Tampa (Fla.) Stadium

Result: Los Angeles Raiders 38, Washington Redskins 9

MVP: Marcus Allen, Raiders running back

Betting line/over-under: Redskins by 3; 48 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Barry Manilow.

Halftime entertainment: University of Florida, Florida State marching bands.

Super Bowl XIX

Date: Jan. 20, 1985

Site: Stanford (Calif.) Stadium

Result: San Francisco 49ers 38, Miami Dolphins 16

MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco QB

Betting line/over-under: 49ers by 3½; 53½ points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: San Francisco Children’s Chorus, Boys Chorus, Girls Chorus and Piedmont Children’s Choir.

Halftime entertainment: Tops In Blue, a performing group from the U.S. Air Force.

Super Bowl XX

Date: Jan. 26, 1986

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: Chicago Bears 46, New England Patriots 10

MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago defensive end

Betting line/over-under: Bears by 10; 37½ points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis.

Halftime entertainment: Up With People.

Super Bowl XXI

Date: Jan. 25, 1987

Site: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

Result: New York Giants 39, Denver Broncos 20

MVP: Phil Simms, Giants quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Giants by 9½; 40 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Neil Diamond.

Halftime entertainment: Southern California high school drill teams and dancers.

Super Bowl XXII

Date: Jan. 31, 1988

Site: Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego

Result: Washington Redskins 42, Denver Broncos 10

MVP: Doug Williams, Washington quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Broncos by 3; 47 points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Trumpeter Herb Alpert.

Halftime entertainment: Chubby Checker, the Rockettes, 88 grand pianos.

Super Bowl XXIII

Date: Jan. 22, 1989

Site: Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami

Result: San Francisco 49ers 20, Cincinnati Bengals 16

MVP: Jerry Rice, San Francisco receiver

Betting line/over-under: 49ers by 7; 48 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Billy Joel.

Halftime entertainment: Elvis Presto, South Florida-area dancers and performers, 3-D effects.

Super Bowl XXIV

Date: Jan. 28, 1990

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: San Francisco 49ers 55, Denver Broncos 10

MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco quarterback

Betting line/over-under: 49ers by 12; 48 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Aaron Neville.

Halftime entertainment: A salute to New Orleans and the comic strip “Peanuts,” featuring clarinetist Pete Fountain, fiddle player Doug Kershaw and singer Irma Thomas.

Super Bowl XXV

Date: Jan. 27, 1991

Site: Tampa (Fla.) Stadium

Result: New York Giants 20, Buffalo Bills 19

MVP: Ottis Anderson, Giants running back

Betting line/over-under: Bills by 7; 40½ points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Whitney Houston.

Halftime entertainment: New Kids on the Block, more than 3,000 local children.

Super Bowl XXVI

Date: Jan. 26, 1992

Site: Metrodome, Minneapolis

Result: Washington Redskins 37, Buffalo Bills 24

MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington QB

Betting line/over-under: Redskins by 7; 49 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Harry Connick Jr.

Halftime entertainment: Gloria Estefan, skaters Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill.

Super Bowl XXVII

Date: Jan. 31, 1993

Site: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

Result: Dallas Cowboys 52, Buffalo Bills 17

MVP: Troy Aikman, Dallas quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Cowboys by 6½; 44½ points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Garth Brooks.

Halftime entertainment: Michael Jackson.

Super Bowl XXVIII

Date: Jan. 30, 1994

Site: Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Result: Dallas Cowboys 30, Buffalo Bills 13

MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas running back

Betting line/over-under: Cowboys by 10½; 50½ points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Natalie Cole.

Halftime entertainment: Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Brooks & Dunn, The Judds.

Super Bowl XXIX

Date: Jan. 29, 1995

Site: Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami

Result: San Francisco 49ers 49, San Diego Chargers 26

MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco quarterback

Betting line/over-under: 49ers by 18½; 53½ points (favorite, over).

National anthem: Kathie Lee Gifford.

Halftime entertainment: A Disney production to promote a new Indiana Jones attraction at Disneyland, featuring Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and the Miami Sound Machine.

Super Bowl XXX

Date: Jan. 28, 1996

Site: Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Ariz.

Result: Dallas Cowboys 27, Pittsburgh Steelers 17

MVP: Larry Brown, Dallas cornerback

Betting line/over-under: Cowboys by 13½; 51 points (underdog, under).

National anthem: Vanessa Williams.

Halftime entertainment: Diana Ross.

Super Bowl XXXI

Date: Jan. 26, 1997

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: Green Bay Packers 35, New England Patriots 21

MVP: Desmond Howard, Green Bay kick returner

Betting line/over-under: Packers by 14; 49 points (result: push, over).

National anthem: Luther Vandross.

Halftime entertainment: The Blues Brothers, ZZ Top, James Brown.

Super Bowl XXXII

Date: Jan. 25, 1998

Site: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego

Result: Denver Broncos 31, Green Bay Packers 24

MVP: Terrell Davis, Denver running back

Betting line/over-under: Packers by 11; 49 points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Jewel.

Halftime entertainment: Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The Temptations.

Super Bowl XXXIII

Date: Jan. 31, 1999

Site: Pro Player Stadium, Miami

Result: Denver Broncos 34, Atlanta Falcons 19

MVP: John Elway, Denver quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Broncos by 7½; 52½ points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Cher.

Halftime entertainment: Gloria Estefan, Stevie Wonder, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Savion Glover.

Super Bowl XXXIV

Date: Jan. 30, 2000

Site: Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Result: St. Louis Rams 23, Tennessee Titans 16

MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Rams by 7; 45 points (result: push, under).

National anthem: Faith Hill.

Halftime entertainment: Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias and Toni Braxton, with a choir and orchestra.

Super Bowl XXXV

Date: Jan. 28, 2001

Site: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.

Result: Baltimore Ravens 34, New York Giants 7

MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore linebacker

Betting line/over-under: Ravens by 3; 33 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Backstreet Boys.

Halftime entertainment: ‘N Sync, Aerosmith, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, Nelly.

Super Bowl XXXVI

Date: Feb. 3, 2002

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: New England Patriots 20, St. Louis Rams 17

MVP: Tom Brady, New England quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Rams by 14; 53 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Mariah Carey.

Halftime entertainment: U2.

Super Bowl XXXVII

Date: Jan. 26, 2003

Site: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego

Result: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48, Oakland Raiders 21

MVP: Dexter Jackson, Tampa Bay safety

Betting line/over-under: Raiders by 4; 44 points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Dixie Chicks.

Halftime entertainment: Shania Twain, No Doubt, Sting.

Super Bowl XXXVIII

Date: Feb. 1, 2004

Site: Reliant Stadium, Houston

Result: New England Patriots 32, Carolina Panthers 29

MVP: Tom Brady, New England quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Patriots by 7; 37½ points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Beyonce.

Halftime entertainment: Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Nelly, Kid Rock, University of Houston and Texas Southern bands.

Super Bowl XXXIX

Date: Feb. 6, 2005

Site: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Fla.

Result: New England Patriots 24, Philadelphia Eagles 21

MVP: Deion Branch, New England receiver

Betting line/over-under: Patriots by 7; 46½ points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: U.S. military choirs.

Halftime entertainment: Paul McCartney.

Super Bowl XL

Date: Feb. 5, 2006

Site: Ford Field, Detroit

Result: Pittsburgh Steelers 21, Seahawks 10

MVP: Hines Ward, Pittsburgh receiver

Betting line/over-under: Steelers by 4; 47 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Aaron Neville, Aretha Franklin, Dr. John and a 150-member choir.

Halftime entertainment: The Rolling Stones.

Super Bowl XLI

Date: Feb. 4, 2007

Site: Sun Life Stadium, Miami

Result: Indianapolis Colts 29, Chicago Bears 17

MVP: Peyton Manning, Indianapolis quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Colts by 7; 47 points (result: favorite, under).

National anthem: Billy Joel.

Halftime entertainment: Prince.

Super Bowl XLII

Date: Feb. 3, 2008

Site: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.

Result: New York Giants 17, New England Patriots 14

MVP: Eli Manning, Giants quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Patriots by 12; 55 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Jordin Sparks.

Halftime entertainment: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

Super Bowl XLIII

Date: Feb. 1, 2009

Site: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.

Result: Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Arizona Cardinals 23

MVP: Santonio Holmes, Pittsburgh receiver

Betting line/over-under: Steelers by 7; 46 points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Jennifer Hudson.

Halftime entertainment: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

Super Bowl XLIV

Date: Feb. 7, 2010

Site: Sun Life Stadium, Miami

Result: New Orleans Saints 31, Indianapolis Colts 17

MVP: Drew Brees, New Orleans quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Colts by 5; 57 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Carrie Underwood.

Halftime entertainment: The Who.

Super Bowl XLV

Date: Feb. 6, 2011

Site: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Result: Green Bay Packers 31, Pittsburgh Steelers 25

MVP: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Packers by 3; 45 points (result: favorite, over).

National anthem: Christina Aguilera.

Halftime entertainment: The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash.

Super Bowl XLVI

Date: Feb. 5, 2012

Site: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

Result: New York Giants 21, New England Patriots 17

MVP: Eli Manning, Giants quarterback

Betting line/over-under: Patriots by 2½; 53 points (result: underdog, under).

National anthem: Kelly Clarkson.

Halftime entertainment: Madonna, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., Cee Lo Green.

Super Bowl XLVII

Date: Feb. 3, 2013

Site: Superdome, New Orleans

Result: Baltimore Ravens 34, San Francisco 49ers 31

MVP: Joe Flacco, Baltimore quarterback

Betting line/over-under: 49ers by 4½; 48 points (result: underdog, over).

National anthem: Alicia Keys.

Halftime entertainment: Beyonce, Destiny’s Child.



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