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The Biggest Loser of Super Bowl Sunday: The Lingerie Bowl

By Jo-Ryan Salazar On February - 8 - 2010

The biggest bust of Super Bowl Sunday was not Peyton Manning's interception returned 74 yards by Terry Porter in the fourth quarter.

Nor was it the commercials featuring GoDaddy.com, the Boost Shuffle, or the careerbuilder.com and Dockers commercials featuring men and women without wearing pants.

The biggest stinker of them all was...believe it or not...the Lingerie Football League.

What? You mean to tell me that women tackling each other in nothing but lace, pads and hockey helmets was a bust on Sunday?

Yes, I am. But it's not because of the action. It's because the people running the Lingerie Football League web site (http://www.lflus.com) did a huge disservice to people who wanted to see a nice form of counter-programming to Pete Townshend and the Who and Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl.

Fans who were willing to hand over $9.95 to watch the pay-per-view event got the message, "DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING INTERNET DEMAND, LINGERIE BOWL 7 WILL BE UP MOMENTARILY. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON." One hour passed. Two hours. Three hours. The Saints disposed of the Indianapolis Colts 31-17, and still the message showed up. In fact, the game didn't show up until ...

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