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NFL Moves '21 Super Bowl To Tampa, With Inglewood Set For '22

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 23 / 17

NFL owners today "unanimously" voted to move Super Bowl LV in '21 from the to-be-built stadium in Inglewood, Calif., to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. The future home of the Rams and Chargers will now host Super Bowl LVI in '22. Both markets "must prove by Aug. 25 that they are on track to hos...

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Today's Events....

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