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Super Bowl and 500 would not mix well

Updated: March 27, 2009, 12:49 PM ET
By David Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If you don't understand the power of the NFL, you will after you read this piece.

Owners at the NFL's league meetings this past week discussed lengthening the regular season by a few games, likely by the 2011 season. That means the Super Bowl would be pushed deeper into February than normal, likely falling on the date of the 2012 Daytona 500.

That means the 500, NASCAR's Super Bowl event, would have to move.

Sponsors certainly don't ...

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