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Super Bowl XLVIII prop bets
What will be Peyton Manning's legacy after Super Bowl XLVIII? We don't know. We're too busy trying to figure out if opera singer Renee Fleming is used to cold weather and how many gold medals the U.S. is likely to bring home from Sochi. This information would be handy when trying to correctly predict some of the questions posed by Bovada as part of their Super Bowl prop bets. We've collected a sampling of actual bets below. Vote and see how the nation is feeling about the likelihood of 51-year-old Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis going topless in front of 100 million viewers.
Need some betting advice? ESPN Insider's Dave Tuley weighs in on Super Bowl XLVIII
pollcenter:category=4977+superbowlxlviiipropbetsAP Photo/Elaine ThompsonDerrick Coleman has helped the Seahawks on the field, and inspired numerous fans off of it.
As the NFL's first legally deaf offensive player -- and soon, the Super Bowl's first legally deaf offensive player -- Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman has inspired many during his brief NFL career. Earlier in January, a goosebumps-inducing Duracell commercial featuring Coleman went viral.
On Tuesday Jake Kovalcik, father of 9-year-old, hearing-impaired twin sisters Riley and Erin Kovalcik, Tweeted a letter his daughters wrote to the groundbreaking athlete:
The Kovalciks appeared on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday morning. Not long after receiving the message, Coleman responded with his own letter:
Sherman slams Crabtree
Richard Sherman delivered an epic post-game rant after the Seattle Seahawks won the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, calling out San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Sherman, who deflected a Colin Kaepernick pass that led to the game-clinching interception, also got in Crabtree's face in the games closing seconds. Sherman on Monday apologized in a text message to ESPN's Ed Werder and addressed the issue on ESPN Radio. Did you like Sherman's post-game tirade? Was his apology sincere? Do you expect more trash talk ahead of the Super Bowl?
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A cold-weather Super Bowl?
In just two weeks, the potentially frigid MetLife Stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLVIII. And so, when not assessing the merits of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, one might also wonder about the weather. As in, how big a part will it play? What kind do you want to see? Which team will be at an advantage? Cast your votes below!
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Which team wins the Super Bowl?
The Denver Broncos cruised. The Seattle Seahawks stepped up. Now the No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences will meet with everything on the line on Feb. 2 for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. Which team will carry the day: the powerful offense or the staunch defense? Which team do you want to win? Cast your votes below!