Super Bowl I: 50th Anniversary On Jan. 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers played the Kansas City Chiefs in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game, known retroactively as Super Bowl I. Despite ticket prices of $6, $10, and $12, more than 30,000 seats at the Los Angeles Coliseum went empty for the “world championship.” The Packers won 35-10, with Bart Starr's 250 yards passing and two touchdowns, both to Max McGee, earning him the MVP. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, here are SI's best photos from the first Super Bowl.
SI's Best Photos of Dwyane Wade As Dwyane Wade — the three-time NBA champion and 2005-06 Finals MVP named to 12 consecutive All-Star teams — celebrates his 35th birthday on Jan. 17, 2017, we present SI's best photos of D-Wade through the years.
Classic SI Photos of Howie Long As eight-time Pro Bowl and Hall of Fame defensive end Howie Long, the father of current Patriots DE Chris Long and Bears OT Kyle Long (both first round picks), celebrates his 57th birthday on Jan. 6, 2017, we present these classic SI photos of the former player/actor and current NFL studio analyst for Fox Sports.
Classic SI Photos of Don Shula Two-time Super Bowl champion, four-time AP NFL Coach of the Year, all-time leader in regular-season wins (328) and Hall of Fame coach Don Shula turned 87 years old on Jan. 4, 2017. Here are some classic SI photos of the coach best remembered for leading the 1972 Miami Dolphins to the only perfect, undefeated season in NFL history.
Classic SI Photos of Ray Bourque As 19-time All-Star and five-time Norris Trophy (Top Defenseman) winner Ray Bourque celebrates his 56th birthday on Dec. 28, 2016, we present these classic SI photos of the Hall of Fame defenseman.
Classic SI Photos of Dick Butkus As legendary linebacker Dick Butkus celebrates his 74th birthday on Dec. 9, 2016, we present these classic SI photos of the eight-time Pro Bowl Hall of Famer.
SI's Best Photos of Alex Ovechkin Since winning NHL Rookie of the Year for 2005-06, three-time MVP Alex Ovechkin has led the league in goals six times — including the past four consecutive seasons (2012-16). On Jan. 11, 2017, Ovie scored his 1,000th NHL point with a goal 35 seconds into the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. With 545 goals and 455 assists in 880 NHL games, all with the Capitals, he's the second-fastest active player to hit the mark, behind only Jaromir Jagr. Here, we present SI's best photos of Alexander "The Great."