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Super Bowl finally interesting
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Finally, a reason to pay attention to the Super Bowl, America's most stultifying TV sporting event.To this non-NFL fan, the uproar over the New England Patriots' underinflated footballs is reminiscent of long-ago pro-rasslin' broadcasts from Sunnyside Garden in Queens. I used to watch with my grandfather Connors, who'd get worked up and throw empty Pabst Blue Ribbon cans at his black-and-white TV.A retired railroad worker and brawler, the Old Man nevertheless found it believable that Dr. Jerry Graham could whack somebody upside the head with a folding chair and that guy could jump up executing flying dropkicks. So what's this NFL brouhaha all about?