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Athens’ restaurants the real winners on Super Bowl Sunday

ATHENS, Ga.—For Athens’ Restaurants and Sports Bars, football is a big pull for customers, but this Sunday was one like none other. Restaurant employees say that it is typical to have a substantial flow of professional football fans on Sundays, but reported that with their home-team competing in the Super bowl, capacity reached an ultimate high. Gabriel Evans, a frequent cook at “The Rail” said, “We had three to four times the amount of people here than on a regular Sunday,” and “it was honestly the biggest day I’ve ever…

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UGA Students Go For Broke to Get to the Super Bowl

ATHENS, Ga.—Connor Jones, a senior at the University of Georgia, plans to spend the rest of the semester eating Ramen Noodles. The die-hard Atlanta Falcons fan spent $900 for a Super Bowl LI ticket. Jones says he remembers being 4-years-old watching the NFC championship when the Falcons defeated his mother’s Minnesota’s Vikings. He was sent to his room for being too obnoxious. “It will probably take two months of paychecks to pay for this,” Jones says, “I actually didn’t think we were going to get to go to the Super…

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