It's already being called the Harbowl: a Super Bowl clash between San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh. The Harbaughs are the first pair of brothers to work as head coaches in the NFL, and they'll square off for Super Bowl 47 on Feb. 3.
This year, Missouri has a few connections to the big game. Locally, St. Louis native Joe Larrew has been selected as an official for the Super Bowl, Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Veterans from the University of Missouri football program also are represented on each team: 49ers defensive ends Aldon Smith and Justin Smith and Ravens coach Ted Monachino all played at Mizzou, and Ravens offensive line coach Andy Moeller previously coached there. Jim Leavitt, a 49ers coach, also attended Mizzou in the '70s.
Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on CBS.
If you're looking for a place to watch the game around Ladue or Frontenac or for local specials, Fallon's Bar & Grill in Olivette is offering $3 stadium nachos, $5 buffalo bites and a $3 chili dog, along with buckets of five beers: $9 Coors and Miller Light, $11 on Bud, Bud Light and Bud Select; and $12 Coronas. The restaurant is also raffling off four Las Vegas trips.
Culpeppers in Creve Coeur is offering a bucket of five domestic bottles of beer for $11, plus small one topping pizza or 10 wings for $6 more. Other suggestions:
Here's some other spots in the area:
- Sportsman's Park Restaurant
- Buffalo Wild Wings in Creve Coeur
- Granite City Food & Brewery in Creve Coeur
- Gas House Grill in Creve Coeur
The writers at Bleacher Report have offered their Super Bowl predictions, but if you're interested in some more untraditional predictions, take a look at TIME Magazine's list of "Wacky Ways of Predicting the Winner," which includes computer and Madden NFL 2013 simulations.
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