Good morning from New Orleans

February, 3, 2013
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NEW ORLEANS -- Hope everyone is enjoying the start of Super Sunday. We're now less than 11 hours from kickoff between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.

This is the first time in 12 years that the Ravens have reached the Super Bowl. Here's what was happening in January 2001, when the Ravens hoisted up the Lombardi Trophy ...
  • Joe Flacco was a sophomore in high school.
  • George W. Bush succeeds Bill Clinton as U.S. president.
  • A gallon of gasoline cost $1.47.
  • "The Wedding Planner" was No. 1 at the box office.
  • "Independent Women" by Destiny's Child was the top single.
  • The second season of "Survivor" premiered after the Super Bowl.
  • And Ray Lewis was playing for the Ravens against the Giants.

Jamison Hensley

ESPN Ravens reporter

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