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Vote is Made to Pave the Way for Another Super Bowl

Vote is Made to Pave the Way for Another Super Bowl

The host cities for the next four Super Bowls have already been chosen, but South Florida could be home for the big game in 2019. 

A deal has been reached between Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and Miami-Dade County commissioners to renovate Sun Life Stadium, something the NFL has said would need to be done in order to have a chance to host any more Super Bowls. 

Ross will spend $350 million of his own money to fix-up the stadium and the county will compensate him when big sporting events, such as the Super Bowl or college bowl games, are held there. 

The renovations are expected to be finished by 2016 and include a canopy to protect fans from the rain.  More seats will be added closer to the field, while some of the upper-level seats will be removed.  All of the seats are expected to be replaced with new ones and new video boards will be added.  Suites, concourses and parking lots will also be renovated. 

The Super Bowl Hosting Committee will now put in a bid for the 2019 game.  It's been since 2010 that Miami hosted a Super Bowl. 

 

 

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