(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Woody Johnson owns the New York Jets, so he's no stranger to making big proclamations. Consider this one, just after the New York area won the bid for the first Super Bowl in an outdoor stadium in a cold weather market.
''I like doing things for the first time,'' Johnson said. ''I hope it snows.''
Not quite as bold as guaranteeing his team would be both a host and participant in the game. As dysfunctional as the Jets are, it's hard to imagine they'll still be playing next Feb. 2 when the two best teams in football square off in the 48th big game of the modern - or any other - era.
But Johnson could easily get his wish when it comes to the weather, as New Yorkers were reminded this weekend.
Probably not a foot of snow like the New York area got hit with in the latest storm just days after the Super Bowl in New Orleans. But cold, definitely, with snow more than just a random poss...