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New Orleans, Indianapolis among cities vying for ’18 Super Bowl

New Orleans, Indianapolis among cities vying for ’18 Super Bowl

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference following the NFL owners' fall meeting. Photo: Associated Press/Carolyn Kaster

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the Super Bowl in 2018, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Those cities were selected from a pool of six at the NFL owners’ meetings.

New Orleans is seeking its 11th Super Bowl, Minnesota hosted one in 1992 and Lucas Oil Stadium is bidding to be the first cold-weather stadium to host two Super Bowls.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.