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Why does USC have a game Super Bowl morning? Hint: TV contracts
Why does USC have a game Super Bowl morning? Hint: TV contracts

For much of the U.S., the hours leading up to the Super Bowl are a time for preparation. Wings are glazed, chores completed, digestive systems cleansed.  There is much to do, and with the Super Bowl creeping ever longer, and the pregame shows ever earlier, many reserve Sunday morning and early afternoon for the essentials. For some, it’s not the best day to attend a basketball game, yet each year leagues schedule games in the hours before kickoff. Last year, for instance, the UCLA played at Oregon State. This Sunday, USC will host No. 11 Utah at Galen Center, and the Lakers will travel to play the New York Knicks. And every year, some fans ask: Can’t we do this some...

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