Super Bowl XLII Approaches. Is Your TV Game? Millions of Americans will gather around their televisions on Sunday for the 42nd Super Bowl. As game day approaches, are you starting to have TV anxiety? If your TV's not big enough, flat enough or HD enough, there's just enough time left to upgrade before kickoff.
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Super Bowl XLII Approaches. Is Your TV Game?

Super Bowl XLII Approaches. Is Your TV Game?

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Millions of Americans will gather around their televisions on Sunday for the 42nd Super Bowl. As game day approaches, are you starting to have TV anxiety? If your TV's not big enough, flat enough or HD enough, there's just enough time left to upgrade before kickoff.

Rob Manker, author of the article, "A Case of Jitters Before Big Game," published in the Chicago Tribune, talks about the pressure to supersize before the party.