A fan looks around the Superdome after half the lights went out during a power outage in the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday in New Orleans.
An official looks on during a Superdome power outage in the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. The outage provided a major glitch to what has largely been viewed as a smooth week for New Orleans.
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The Super Bowl was halted because of a power outage Sunday, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness and leading to a 34-minute delay in the biggest game of the year. The Baltimore Ravens were leading the San Francisco 49ers 28-6 when most of the lights in the 73,000-seat building went out with 13:22 left in the third quarter.