Minneapolis Awarded 52nd Super Bowl in 2018

Image: Minneapolis Awarded 52nd Super Bowl in 2018

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 04:35 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

NFL team owners voted for Minneapolis to stage the game ahead of rival bids from New Orleans and Indianapolis.

It will be just the second time Minneapolis has hosted the Super Bowl after the recently demolished Metrodome was picked as the site for the 1992 game.

The 2018 Super Bowl will be played at the brand new $1 billion Minnesota Vikings Stadium, which is still under construction but will be ready in time when the biggest game in U.S. sport rolls around.

In recent years, the NFL has increasingly awarded Super Bowls to cities in colder weather states that build new stadiums, including this year's game at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

The Vikings Stadium will have a retractable roof that will be closed for the Super Bowl, which will be played in the heart of winter.

The next three Super Bowls will be held in warmer states with Phoenix selected for 2015, San Francisco for 2016 and Houston for 2017.

Both New Orleans and Indianapolis recently hosted the showcase event.

© 2014 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Fort Hood Victims Link Shooter's ISIS Letter to Terrorism

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 17:09 PM

Victims of the Fort Hood shooting in 2009 say that a letter gunman Nidal Hasan wrote to the leader of Islamic State prov . . .

Ferguson Rally Marks 3 Weeks Since Brown's Death

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 15:40 PM

Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and ki . . .

St. Louis Officer Retires Amid Probe of 'Killer' Video

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 15:27 PM

Police say a suspended St. Louis County officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has retired amid a review o . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved