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Blacked out: Power outage delays Steelers, 49ers

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The Stadium light go out in the second quarter during the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on Monday night.


AP reports:

 Two power outages delayed the Niners' Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, first just before kickoff and again early in the second quarter after the stadium moved to a backup power source.

 NFL security chief Jeff Miller said he witnessed a transformer blow up while he was monitoring a gate outside the stadium, where a shooting during the preseason already put a negative light on this venue.

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