NYC area lands 2014 Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is coming to the New York City area.
At the NFL Spring Meeting in Irving, Texas, the league's owners awarded the 2014 Super Bowl to the new $1.6 billion Meadlowlands stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. It will be the first Super Bowl played in an outdoor stadium in a cold-weather climate.
The New York/New Jersey area beat out two additional bids for the big game, one from Miami and the other from Tampa, Fla.
The NFL previously had a rule aimed at ensuring the Super Bowl was played in good weather, or in a climate-controlled dome. The league made an exception for New York/New Jersey this time, largely because it has a new $1.6 billion stadium to showcase, and it fits commissioner
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