Super Bowl 2012: New York Giants Top Bill O'Brien, New England Patriots, 21-17

The New England Patriots lost by four against the New York Giants Sunday night.

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2012 Super Bowl TV Ratings: Giants, Patriots Help Set Viewship Record

The overall TV ratings for the 2012 Super Bowl may not have beaten last year's or halftime-show performer Madonna, but the exciting contest between the New York Giants and New England Patriots did set a new viewership record with 111.3 million average viewers.

Reported earlier Monday, the Super Bowl received a overnight rating of 47.8 rating, which was down a tenth of last year's (47.9).

The Giants ended up beating the Patriots, 21-17, to claim their second Super Bowl title in five seasons and fourth overall. Also for the second time in five years, the Giants beat the Patriots with the other final score being 17-14.

For more on the Patriots and their Super Bowl run, check out SB Nation's Patriots blog,Pats Pulpit as well as SB Nation Boston. For more on the Giants and their Super Bowl appearance, visit Giants blog Big Blue View and SB Nation New York. For all news and information regarding Super Bowl XLVI, please stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated Super Bowl hub.

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Super Bowl 2013 Odds: Pittsburgh Steelers 6-1 Favorites To Earn Seventh Title

The NFL season officially ended Sunday, as the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots, 21-17, in the 2012 Super Bowl, and that means one thing come Monday. The '12-13 season starts! And according to Las Vegas oddmakers at the MGM Grand, the Pittsburgh Steelers will enter the season with pretty good odds (6-1) to win the 2013 Super Bowl.

The Steelers, who finished the regular season 12-4 but lost to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild-Card Round of the playoffs, have the same odds as the Philadelphia Eagles, who trail just the Patriots (5-1) and Green Bay Packers (11-2), respectively.

The current defending champions, the Giants, are getting no love from Vegas who gave them 8-1 odds.

Meanwhile, the Steelers AFC North rivals, the Baltimore Ravens (20-1), Cincinnati Bengals (30-1) and Cleveland Browns (75-1), have worse odds.

Here's the compete list:

New England Patriots    5-1
Green Bay Packers      11-2
Pittsburgh Steelers     6-1
Philadelphia Eagles     6-1
New York Giants         8-1
New Orleans Saints     10-1
San Francisco 49ers    10-1
San Diego Chargers     12-1
Houston Texans         12-1
Chicago Bears          17-1
Detroit Lions          18-1
Atlanta Falcons        18-1
Dallas Cowboys         20-1
Baltimore Ravens       20-1
New York Jets          20-1
Indianapolis Colts     25-1
Tennessee Titans       30-1
Cincinnati Bengals     30-1
Buffalo Bills          50-1
Kansas City Chiefs     50-1
Seattle Seahawks       50-1
Denver Broncos         50-1
Carolina Panthers      50-1
Miami Dolphins         50-1
St. Louis Rams         50-1
Oakland Raiders        60-1
Minnesota Vikings      60-1
Arizona Cardinals      60-1
Cleveland Browns       75-1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers  100-1
Washington Redskins   125-1
Jacksonville Jaguars  150-1

For more on the Steelers, check out the SB Nation blog Behind The Steel Curtain.

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Super Bowl Winners: Giants Move Closer To Steelers On All-Time List

The New York Giants' 21-17 victory over the New England Patriots Sunday in Super Bowl 2012 helped their franchise earn their fourth Super Bowl title and move them into some elite company on the all-time NFL list.

The Giants moved into a fourth-place tie with the Green Bay Packers, who're just ahead of the Patriots, Washington Redskins and Oakland Raiders who each have three Super Bowl titles.

However, the Giants still have a lot of work to do if they'd like to catch the all-time leader, the hometown Pittsburgh Steelers, who have an NFL-best six Super Bowl crowns and lead the Dallas Cowboys and San Fransisco 49ers, who each have five championships.

For more on the Patriots and their Super Bowl run, check out SB Nation's Patriots blog,Pats Pulpit as well as SB Nation Boston. For more on the Giants and their Super Bowl appearance, visit Giants blog Big Blue View and SB Nation New York. For all news and information regarding Super Bowl XLVI, please stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated Super Bowl hub.

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