during the blackout they said the lights would come back on in 30 minutes,
then 20 minutes,
then 10 minutes,
and they went on.
during my 6 years of HVAC repair i've never been able to tell a customer, "your unit will be ready at 3:36pm"
a real repair ALWAYS takes longer than expected.
"go ahead, tie in the bus"
which means an electrical re-route.
a re-route bypassing what?
they never said a transformer blew out.
as a matter of fact, they don't want to give anyone any serious definition of what happened
they said a "sensing device" , which was working properly, caused the blackout.
so that's their way of saying they don't want to blame anyone or anything
how convenient that only half of the stadium lights went out, if they all went out i could have caused an issue.
how convenient that the blackout wasn't so bad they had to cancel the game or keep people waiting for 2 hours.
so they turned out the lights for almost exactly an extra half hour, then probably called up the sponsors and told them they had an "emergency" ,and there was more commercial time available if they have a credit card handy,
at the third most watched television event in history.