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Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the championship game in the National Football League, the most important American football competition in the United States, and therefore the world. The Super Bowl is often considered the premier annually held sporting event in the United States. The event is held on Super Bowl Sunday.

The Super Bowl was first played in January 1967 between the champions of the American Football League and the National Football League, and now features the champions of the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference, under the aegis of the NFL.

Following Apple Computer's 1984 advertisement announcing the Apple Macintosh computer, directed by Ridley Scott, the broadcast of the Super Bowl became the premier spot for high-concept or simply extravagantly expensive commercials. Famous commercial campaigns include the Budweiser "Bud Bowl" campaign, and the 1999 and 2000 dot-com ads.

Previous results:

 Super Bowl I      1/15/67 Green Bay Packers    def. Kansas City Chiefs   35-10
 Super Bowl II     1/14/68 Green Bay Packers    def. Oakland Raiders      33-14
 Super Bowl III    1/12/69 New York Jets        def. Baltimore Colts      16-7
 Super Bowl IV     1/11/70 Kansas City Chiefs   def. Minnesota Vikings    23-7
 Super Bowl V      1/17/71 Baltimore Colts      def. Dallas Cowboys       16-13
 Super Bowl VI     1/16/72 Dallas Cowboys       def. Miami Dolphins       24-3
 Super Bowl VII    1/14/73 Miami Dolphins       def. Washington Redskins  14-7
 Super Bowl VIII   1/13/74 Miami Dolphins       def. Minnesota Vikings    24-7
 Super Bowl IX     1/12/75 Pittsburgh Steelers  def. Minnesota Vikings    16-6
 Super Bowl X      1/18/76 Pittsburgh Steelers  def. Dallas Cowboys       21-17
 Super Bowl XI     1/09/77 Oakland Raiders      def. Minnesota Vikings    32-14
 Super Bowl XII    1/15/78 Dallas Cowboys       def. Denver Broncos       27-10
 Super Bowl XIII   1/21/79 Pittsburgh Steelers  def. Dallas Cowboys       35-31
 Super Bowl XIV    1/20/80 Pittsburgh Steelers  def. Los Angeles Rams     31-19
 Super Bowl XV     1/25/81 Oakland Raiders      def. Philadelphia Eagles  27-10
 Super Bowl XVI    1/24/82 San Francisco 49ers  def. Cincinnati Bengals   26-21
 Super Bowl XVII   1/30/83 Washington Redskins  def. Miami Dolphins       27-17
 Super Bowl XVIII  1/22/84 Los Angeles Raiders  def. Washington Redskins  38-9
 Super Bowl XIX    1/20/85 San Francisco 49ers  def. Miami Dolphins       38-16
 Super Bowl XX     1/26/86 Chicago Bears        def. New England Patriots 46-10
 Super Bowl XXI    1/25/87 New York Giants      def. Denver Broncos       39-20
 Super Bowl XXII   1/31/88 Washington Redskins  def. Denver Broncos       42-10
 Super Bowl XXIII  1/22/89 San Francisco 49ers  def. Cincinnati Bengals   20-16
 Super Bowl XXIV   1/28/90 San Francisco 49ers  def. Denver Broncos       55-10
 Super Bowl XXV    1/27/91 New York Giants      def. Buffalo Bills        20-19
 Super Bowl XXVI   1/26/92 Washington Redskins  def. Buffalo Bills        37-24
 Super Bowl XXVII  1/31/93 Dallas Cowboys       def. Buffalo Bills        52-17
 Super Bowl XXVIII 1/30/94 Dallas Cowboys       def. Buffalo Bills        30-13
 Super Bowl XXIX   1/29/95 San Francisco 49ers  def. San Diego Chargers   49-26
 Super Bowl XXX    1/28/96 Dallas Cowboys       def. Pittsburgh Steelers  27-17
 Super Bowl XXXI   1/26/97 Green Bay Packers    def. New England Patriots 35-21
 Super Bowl XXXII  1/25/98 Denver Broncos       def. Green Bay Packers    31-24
 Super Bowl XXXIII 1/31/99 Denver Broncos       def. Atlanta Falcons      34-19
 Super Bowl XXXIV  1/30/00 Saint Louis Rams     def. Tennessee Titans     23-16
 Super Bowl XXXV   1/28/01 Baltimore Ravens     def. New York Giants      34-7
 Super Bowl XXXVI  2/03/02 New England Patriots def. Saint Louis Rams     20-17
 Super Bowl XXXVII 1/26/03 Tampa Bay Buccaneers def. Oakland Raiders      48-21

See also: American football

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