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9 Facts about the 1998 Super Bowl

KUSA - After 4 prior losses, the Denver Broncos won their first Super Bowl in 1998. They defeated the Green Bay Packers 31- 24. Here are some other facts about the big game from 1998.
25 Jan 1998: Quarterback John Elway #7 and running back Terrell Davis of the Denver Broncos during the Broncos 31-24 win over the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.

KUSA - After 4 prior losses, the Denver Broncos won their first Super Bowl in 1998. They defeated the Green Bay Packers 31- 24. Here are some other facts about the big game from 1998.

1. The Super Bowl was played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, making it the only stadium to host both the Super Bowl and the World Series in the same year.

2. Jewell sang the National Anthem.

3. Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, The Temptations and Queen Latifah were the halftime entertainment. They were part of a salute to 40 years of Motown.

4. 2016 Hall of Fame Finalist Terrell Davis rushed for 157 yard and a Super Bowl record 3 touchdowns in the game. He was named the MVP.

5. Four Future of Hall of Fame players were on the field. They included John Elway, Shannon Sharpe and Gary Zimmerman of the Broncos and Reggie White of the Packers.

6. According to NFL.com 68,912 people attended the game.

7. Tickets for the game cost $275 according to SI.com. Just a year later for the Broncos next Super Bowl they were $50 more.

8. The win by the Broncos in Super Bowl XXXII broke a 13-game losing streak against the NFC in the championship game.

9. The Packers were the defending champions and were favored by double digits to win the game.

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