Ravens beat 49ers, 34-31, to claim Super Bowl


Lights out: Ravens beat 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl

From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. The outage flipped a switch for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.

Photos: Ravens defeat 49ers, 34-31, to win Super Bowl XLVII

The Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 34-31, to win Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.

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