Opera singer Renee Fleming did an absolutely terrific job on the national anthem at Super Bowl XLVIII. I mean she just owned it in one of the best Super Bowl anthem performances I can remember. Of course, what most people were interested in was whether Fleming went over or under on the Super Bowl prop bet. I clocked her anthem at 2:02, or 122 seconds, and RJ Bell at pregame.com says she went under on the prop bet. Bovada had the over/under line at 2:25 for the anthem.
There was also another prop bet about whether Fleming would be wearing gloves and what color they would be. The answer for that? She didn’t wear any gloves: