Is hosting the Super Bowl worth the NFL’s ransom? | Les Carpenter | Sport | The Guardian


The Super Bowl draws in the crowds but host cities often have to bend to the wishes of the NFL. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Super Bowl draws in the crowds but host cities often have to bend to the wishes of the NFL. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Politicians love to brag about the financial perks of hosting a Super Bowl – but cities like Houston are buying themselves civic pride, not a boost to the economy

Source: Is hosting the Super Bowl worth the NFL’s ransom? | Les Carpenter | Sport | The Guardian

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