In a 2007 archive photo, Sharron Hunt Munson holds up a Super Ball at her home in Dallas. Munson, daughter of the late Lamar Hunt, came up with the name for the Super Bowl when Sharron was 7 and kept bouncing her ball saying “Super Ball, Super Bowl” over and over.
In a 2007 archive photo, Sharron Hunt Munson holds up a Super Ball at her home in Dallas. Munson, daughter of the late Lamar Hunt, came up with the name for the Super Bowl when Sharron was 7 and kept bouncing her ball saying “Super Ball, Super Bowl” over and over. Star-Telegram archives
In a 2007 archive photo, Sharron Hunt Munson holds up a Super Ball at her home in Dallas. Munson, daughter of the late Lamar Hunt, came up with the name for the Super Bowl when Sharron was 7 and kept bouncing her ball saying “Super Ball, Super Bowl” over and over. Star-Telegram archives

How a little Dallas girl helped name the NFL’s big event

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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