Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Arizona beats out Tampa, lands 2015 Super Bowl

It is offical, The Arizona Cardinals will be the host for the 2015 Super Bowl. It will be the third time the Phoenix area will host a Super Bowl

Barry Wilner of the AP takes a look at how the Phoenix area won the rights here: (via the GainsvilleTimes.com) Arizona beats out Tampa, lands 2015 Super Bowl

Here is an excerpt: ""Everyone pulled together throughout the Phoenix area to put together a terrific package we were able to present to the owners," Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill said. "We are delighted."

The Super Bowl also was held at University of Phoenix Stadium in 2008, when the Giants beat the Patriots 17-14. Tempe, Ariz., was the 1996 host, with Dallas defeating Pittsburgh 27-17. Tampa hosted the game in 1984, 1991, 2001 and 2009.
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