Super Bowl

NFL A-OK; Dirty Bomb Threats a "Hoax"


Remember the widely reported threats to detonate dirty bombs at seven NFL games this weekend?

Here's the lastest 411:

Threats posted on a Web page earlier this week about using radioactive "dirty bombs" to attack seven National Football League stadiums during this weekend's games were a hoax, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security said yesterday.

More here.

Which isn't to say that many of the sad-sack teams playing in the supposedly targeted cities–including Miami, Cleveland, Houston, and Oakland–won't continue to bomb this Sunday.