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Category: Seahawks
January 21, 2015 at 4:50 PM

Shipping container to sprawling mansion: Where you could sleep for Super Bowl

For every Super Bowl, the hotel rates in the host city go sky-high as tens of thousands of fans flood the town. Here’s a look at what’s happening to lodging rates in Phoenix, which hosts the big game on Feb. 1 between the Seahawks and Patriots. (And yes, you could book all these places as…


Comments | More in Seahawks, Super Bowl | Topics: Phoenix, Super Bowl lodging

January 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Who’s spending what on Super Bowl tickets

Seahawk fans are flying high and spending big for Super Bowl tickets. Here’s a statistical look at ticket sales from the NFL Ticket Exchange (the official NFL ticket-resale agency) as of Tuesday afternoon: Currently on NFLTixExchange: • Average SALES Price = $3,512 • Median SALES Price = $3,213 • High SALES price = $10,725 (section 130of the stadium) • Get-In LIST…


Comments | Topics: NFL Ticket Exchange, Super Bowl tickets, University of Phoenix stadium

January 19, 2015 at 11:35 AM

Go south with the Hawks: Flights and lodging for Super Bowl

For Seahawks fans it’s a dream come true — the Super Bowl in balmy Phoenix. Then there’s the nightmare part: Airfares and hotels prices have soared for the Feb.  1 Super Bowl. And a game ticket cost $2,655 to $13,407 on the NFL ticket exchange on Monday. For those who want to splurge and go south…


Comments | More in Seahawks, Super Bowl | Topics: Alaska Airlines, NFL, Phoenix

January 19, 2015 at 11:17 AM

Where to eat, drink, play in Phoenix for Super Bowl XLIX

Seahawks fans headed to Phoenix in the week running up to the Super Bowl will find plenty of places to party — whether they have tickets to the big game or not. Activities are centered in three locales — all less than 20 miles from each other: Downtown Phoenix, tony Scottsdale and Westgate Entertainment District in…


Comments | More in Seahawks | Topics: Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale

January 23, 2014 at 2:12 PM

An airlift for some lucky Seahawks fans

Want to go to New York/New Jersey  for the Super Bowl weekend but can’t swing the high prices for flights and hotels? Then try your luck in an Alaska Airlines sweepstakes that will take a plane full of lucky Seahawks fans from Seattle to New York in what’s called the “Russell Wilson 12th Fan Airlift.” Each…


Comments | More in airlines, Seahawks, Super Bowl | Topics: 12th man, Alaska Airlines, Russell Wilson