A Blue-Collar Super Bowl with Hollywood Glitz The Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots meet Sunday in Houston in Super Bowl XXXVIII. The Super Bowl features celebrities, glitzy parties and corporate events -- but neither team has a superstar player, and cynics have dubbed the game "the blue-collar Super Bowl". NPR's Tom Goldman reports from Houston on the contrast between the low-key teams and the high octane event atmosphere.
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A Blue-Collar Super Bowl with Hollywood Glitz

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A Blue-Collar Super Bowl with Hollywood Glitz

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A Blue-Collar Super Bowl with Hollywood Glitz

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The Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots meet Sunday in Houston in Super Bowl XXXVIII. The Super Bowl features celebrities, glitzy parties and corporate events — but neither team has a superstar player, and cynics have dubbed the game "the blue-collar Super Bowl". NPR's Tom Goldman reports from Houston on the contrast between the low-key teams and the high octane event atmosphere.