Photo: Super Bowl ice sculptures melting

February, 2, 2014
Feb 2
4:27
PM ET
Super Bowl logo Kieran Darcy/ESPNNewYorkAl Gore will love this.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Super Bowl XLVIII is officially an upset, and the game hasn't even kicked off yet.

The temperature is practically balmy for early February in the New York metropolitan area -- so warm, in fact, that several ice sculptures outside MetLife Stadium are melting. The mercury reached 56 degrees earlier Sunday, and it's currently 52. We're expecting 46 degrees at game time with a slight chance of rain.

Now we wait to see whether Peyton Manning melts under pressure or leads his Denver Broncos to a championship.
Kieran Darcy is an ESPNNewYork.com staff writer. He joined ESPN in August 2000 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, where he played four years of JV basketball.
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