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The Bay Area bid to host the 2016 Super Bowl was approved Tuesday at a meeting of 32 National Football League team owners in Boston.
San Francisco’s political leaders were in the middle of celebrating the Golden State Warriors’ achievements when Mayor Lee received a note that said his city won the bid to host the 50th Super Bowl.
A delegation that included San Francisco 49ers executives, regional business leaders and community advocates was en route Monday to Boston, for Tuesday’s presentation to NFL owners in a bid to land the 2016 Super Bowl.
The Bay Area Super Bowl Committee will travel to Boston next week to personally present their bid for the 50th installment of the big game and they’re getting pledges from Google, Apple, Gap, Intel and Yahoo in order to seal the deal.
After weeks of closed-door negotiations, Santa Clara city leaders are expected to agree to the NFL’s demands to host the 50th Super Bowl in February 2016.
The American Academy of Neurology has issued new recommendations for athletes suspected of suffering concussions, including that they be removed from competition immediately and returned only when they’re cleared by a health professional.