New York Gets Its Very First Super Bowl...in New Jersey
The NFL owners have voted, and the 2014 Super Bowl (that's Super Bowl XLVIII to you) will be held in the brand new Meadowlands Stadium.
Even though the stadium is actually in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Bloomberg is already staking claim:
"In 2014, the world's biggest game will take place on the world's biggest stage," said Mayor Bloomberg. "We're the City that hosted 'the greatest game ever played' more than 50 years ago, and we'll be ready for Super Bowl XLVIII. Our restaurants, stores, and hotels will be ready. "
Also, we're breaking new ground here, people -- it'll be the first Super Bowl ever held in a pretty much guaranteed-to-be-cold-as-crap place without a dome. Take that.
People are psyched.