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April 6, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the night that the NFL voted in Hawaii last month to move the 1993 Super Bowl from Phoenix to Pasadena, David Simon, president of the Los Angeles Sports Council, remembered two old newspaper headlines: "DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN." "PHOENIX BEATS LOS ANGELES." The first was on the Chicago Tribune's front page in 1948, when the paper made an erroneous early edition guess that the favorite, Thomas E. Dewey, would wrest the presidency from Harry S. Truman.
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April 6, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the night that the NFL voted in Hawaii last month to move the 1993 Super Bowl from Phoenix to Pasadena, David Simon, president of the Los Angeles Sports Council, remembered two old newspaper headlines: "DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN." "PHOENIX BEATS LOS ANGELES." The first was on the Chicago Tribune's front page in 1948, when the paper made an erroneous early edition guess that the favorite, Thomas E. Dewey, would wrest the presidency from Harry S. Truman.
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January 7, 1993 | EDMUND NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a few moments Tuesday, it appeared that the City Council might toss a giant monkey wrench into the preparations for Super Bowl XXVII, scheduled to be played Jan. 31 in the Rose Bowl. Called upon to approve a series of licensing agreements, including one allowing the National Football League to use the stadium, several council members first demanded an accounting of payments to the city.
BUSINESS
January 29, 1993 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The troubled Los Angeles-area tourist industry has scored a big win with the Super Bowl: Hotels are booked, restaurants are jammed and rental cars are in hot demand. But the game is not over. Tourism officials also see Sunday's National Football League championship game, which will be beamed around the world and funnel more than $150 million into the local economy, as a golden opportunity to recast the region's problem-plagued image.
NEWS
January 28, 1993 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One sure-fire way to make NFL officials go Mike Ditka-bonkers on Super Bowl Sunday would be to ruin the playing surface when singer Michael Jackson and a few thousand youngsters take to the field at halftime. But not to worry.
NEWS
January 30, 1993 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Super Bowl XXVII will be the most profitable one-day event in American sports history. How profitable? Given the National Football League's penchant for secrecy, it's impossible to pinpoint all the costs and revenues associated with the annual extravaganza. But interviews with league executives, vendors, marketing experts and people connected with the Super Bowl XXVII Host Committee put Sunday's contest in the Rose Bowl at the hub of a meticulously crafted money machine.
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