This week’s vote by the NFL to play Super Bowl L at the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara in 2016 – and name San Francisco as official host city – will create an interesting dynamic between SF and the South Bay.
“I think it will be pretty cool, big for the city of San Francisco,” safety Donte Whitner said. “It’s big for us personally because any time a team hosts the Super Bowl, you want to be the team that hosts it and actually plays in it. So, we have something to look forward to.”
Free agent Charles Woodson signed a one year contract with the Oakland Raiders that could pay the 36-year-old defensive back as much as $4.3 million, including incentives.
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.
The legendary San Francisco-based company will pay millions to put its name on the new stadium in Santa Clara.
A bid to host Super Bowl L at the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara in 2016 is being submitted to the NFL Tuesday.
The future of holding Super Bowl L (50) in South Florida appeared “dead” Friday after the Florida Legislature adjourned for their current session after failing to take up a state funding bill for the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.