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Old 02-04-10, 06:32 AM
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Frank Deford: When in Rome ... whatever

While baseball is the sport most identified -- submerged -- by numbers, the Super Bowl, as a game, has always been mightily number-conscious since the first day it took on that Roman numeral affectation quadraginta quattuor years ago. Super Bowl numbers are only and invariably large, huge, monstrous, spectacular. It's always more people watching, more dollars paid, more of everything. The Super Bowl may be many things. Less is more it is not.

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