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The Super Bowl is one of my favorite events of the year, no matter who is playing for the Vince Lombardi trophy. It's simply a great time to catch up with old friends while over-indulging in fattening foods and alcoholic beverages. This year all my buds will gather around my 13-inch laptop to watch the big game streaming online. If guests can't see well enough, they can load it up on their smartphones.
All right, wherever I end up going to watch the Super Bowl will probably feature the game on a flat-panel HDTV, sent there via cable or satellite. But if I wanted to, the option is there to stream the big game on either NBCSports.com or NFL.com (NBC's coverage, that is – I'm sure you also can find a stream where some yokel films his TV screen and adds color...
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