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Super Bowl bid watch: New Orleans and Indy media

Posted by: Howard Sinker Updated: May 20, 2014 - 11:15 AM

Minneapolis isn't the only city that's putting a batch of resources into trying to get the 2018 Super Bowl. New Orleans and Indianapolis are the other finalists and it comes as no surprise that you can't check out the media in those cities and find lots of attention devoted to the pursuit.

Here's a link to the nola.com coverage of  the New Orleans' quest.

By the way, Sports Illustrated thinks that New Orleans is the favorite for a number of reasons. Here's the magazine's take.

And ESPN agrees.

Meanwhile, Indianapolis is touting an even bigger and better experience than when it was host to the Super Bowl in 2012, according to the Indianapolis Star.

You can get more on that city's quest from the Star's web site.

And if you're looking for some talking points on Minnesota's behalf, here are five reasons that the 2018 game should be played here, as laid out by the Vikings' own web site.


 

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