San Francisco To Host Super Bowl L

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(Photo by: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

(Photo by: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The Bay Area bid to host the 2016 Super Bowl was approved Tuesday at a meeting of 32 National Football League team owners in Boston.

The 49ers were competing with the Miami Dolphins to host Super Bowl L, which will now take place at the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.

Santa Clara’s mayor and City Council were watching live coverage of the NFL’s decision in City Council chambers at City Hall, where the crowed erupted in celebration after Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the decision just before noon.

Continue reading at CBS San Francisco.

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