November 14th, 2010
07:20 PM ET

Blackout at new stadium halt Giants-Cowboys game

A series of power failures at New Jersey's New Meadowlands Stadium brought Sunday night's game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys to a temporary halt.

"Pitch black stadium with a lot of people," a Fox TV announcer said after play resumed. "It's been a weird day."

"The New Meadowlands Stadium experienced two power outages in the 3rd quarter of tonight's game," a statement issued by stadium said. "Power was lost when one of the two feeders to the stadium experienced a power interruption."

The stadium then started taking power from the second feeder, the statement said.

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  1. 517blingdongding

    The Giants need to get right with the big guy.

    November 14, 2010 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
  2. JesusOnazzy

    Yay and he turned to the fuse box and pulled the plug. Lest ye play in the dark for the lord lighteth the field with his glory.

    November 14, 2010 at 11:19 pm | Report abuse |
  3. 517blingdongding

    Yea, and so is the Glory of God.

    November 14, 2010 at 11:59 pm | Report abuse |
  4. really?

    Is this news-worthy?

    November 15, 2010 at 6:10 am | Report abuse |
    • Nick

      I was there... they aren't giving full detail
      At around 5:55 the first power slur came and many lights turned off. Then at around 6:13 a complete blackout was in effect. There where two helicopter's flying around the stadium and many people where leaving. Its a new stadium and many people thought there could have been a bomb inside the stadium. Other than the Cowboys defeating the Giants 33-20 the rest of the game had no problems

      November 15, 2010 at 9:15 am | Report abuse |
  5. Wild Hurricane

    The electrician is a Giants fan, and unpluged the lights because they were losing. He was hoping to jinx the Cowboys. lol. Didn't work. lol.

    November 15, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  6. K jacktown michigan

    terrorists, or obamas fault?

    November 15, 2010 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  7. pw

    This is not news-worthy, what a waste of prints

    November 15, 2010 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |