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NFL: Ravens win Super Bowl after power outage delay

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The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl 47 on Sunday in a game that featured a 35-minute delay because of a power failure at the Louisiana Superdome stadium.

It was the second National Football League title for the Ravens and gave Baltimore coach John Harbaugh bragging rights over his younger brother Jim, who coached the 49ers in the first Super Bowl with siblings as opposing coaches.

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was named the game's Most Valuable Player after completing 22-of-33 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns.

Players and spectators were almost left in the dark as a power failure early in the second half forced organizers to halt the game for 35 minutes before the power could be restored.

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