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Bay Area Wins Bid to Host Super Bowl in 2016


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Rendering of the new Santa Clara 49ers stadium.
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Rendering of the new Santa Clara 49ers stadium.

NFL team owners voted Tuesday for San Francisco to be the official host of the 2016 Super Bowl. The event will be held at the San Francisco 49ers' soon-to-be constructed $1.2 billion facility in Santa Clara. We look at the economic and social impacts the event will have on the Bay Area.

Host: Scott Shafer

Guests:

  • Daniel Lurie, chairman of the Bay Area Super Bowl Bid Committee, and CEO and founder of Tipping Point Community, a nonprofit grant-making organization that fights poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • John Cote, reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Victor Matheson, professor of economics, specializing in sports economics, at College of the Holy Cross

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