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Referee Carey makes a breakthrough today

Mike Carey (right, with Roger Goodell) is the first black referee to work a Super Bowl. Mike Carey (right, with Roger Goodell) is the first black referee to work a Super Bowl. (MIKE BLAKE/Reuters)
February 3, 2008

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Regardless of whether the Patriots win Super Bowl XLII, history will be made tonight at University of Phoenix Stadium when Mike Carey becomes the first black referee to work the NFL's championship game. (Full article: 2323 words)

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