Santa Clara Stadium
The National Football League sent a message to South Florida and any other city hoping to host the Super Bowl Tuesday: put together public funding for our stadiums or don’t expect to host the big game.
It’s almost anti-climactic for South Florida at this point, but Tuesday, NFL owners will meet in Boston and vote on the sites to hold Super Bowl’s L and LI.
The National Football League is holding South Florida hostage for stadium upgrades to Sun Life Stadium in exchange for future Super Bowls. Part of the funding for those games would be from tourist/hotel tax hikes, just don’t ask the NFL to pay those taxes, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.