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Religion& - Super Sunday Connection Between The Super Bowl and Religion By Peter Corasaniti What Makes the Super Bowl so Special Super Bowl

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Super Sunday Connection Between The Super Bowl and Religion By: Peter Corasaniti
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What Makes the Super Bowl so Special? Super Bowl Sunday is considered a major holy day in American Civil Religion. The Super Bowl could be seen more as a religious event than a sports event for some Americans. You will find more people in the football stadiums or gathered around the TV on Sundays than you will find in church on any given Sunday. The Highest rated TV shows from 2000 to 2010 in America have been every Super Bowl during this period.
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What Makes the Super Bowl so Special? The Super Bowl represents the only professional sport in which the game is a winner take all championship. Food Consumption is second to Thanksgiving. 95% Watch with at least one other person. 6% Of Americans call in sick the next day. An American Icon – “National Holiday” By Far, Biggest TV event of the year - Commonly Reported Viewers = 100 Million - Actual Number Closer = 160 million - Media Fragmentation greatly increases its value
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course REL 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Syracuse.

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Religion& - Super Sunday Connection Between The Super Bowl and Religion By Peter Corasaniti What Makes the Super Bowl so Special Super Bowl

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