Fans celebrate the New Orleans Saints' win against the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLIV on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, Sunday in New Orleans. The Saints defeated the Colts 31-17. Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images hide caption

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New Orleans Celebrates Saints Win As New Beginning

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Saints Beat Colts For First Super Bowl Win

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Indianapolis Colts running back Joseph Addai has only racked up 828 yards this season. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Needs A Running Back To Win The Super Bowl?

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In New Orleans, Rise Of Saints Symbolic Of City

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Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas speaks during a January 2009 aviation industry forum in Little Rock, Ark. Lincoln might be facing the toughest U.S. Senate race for a Democrat this year — which will be even tougher if her opposition receives generous donations from corporations per the recent Supreme Court ruling. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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Super Bowl Ads Vs. Political Campaigns

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Ahead Of Super Bowl, Focus Turns To Game

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Super Bowl Ads: What To Watch For Between Plays

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New gay dating site ManCrunch.com made an ad for the Super Bowl, featuring two male football fans kissing. The ad was rejected by CBS. ManCrunch.com hide caption

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Gay Dating Commercial Fuels Super Bowl Ad Wars

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K. Gates, here in a still from the video for "Black & Gold (Who Dat!!)," also goes by the name The New Orleans Savoir. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ravens Coach Brian Billick Tackles Super Bowl XLIV

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Super Bowl Food Fight: Indy Vs. Big Easy

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Men In Gowns Kick Off Saints' Super Bowl Party

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Getting Set For The Super Bowl In Miami

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