Found May 10, 2013 on Down and Distance:
The two teams bidding to host the NFL’s 50th Super Bowl in 2016 are the San Francisco 49ers and the Miami Dolphins. Both cities offer great weather and a great atmosphere. The 49ers will be opening up their new stadium in 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. and now that the naming rights of the stadium has been settled, Levis Stadium, all of Silicon Valley are joining up with the 49ers to make this the biggest Super Bowl ever. According to Mike Rosenberg of Mercury News, they even sent each owner one of Silicon Valley’s most celebrated inventions, the iPad. That wasn’t all, when the owners open the box, a magnetic sensor lauches a pre-loaded video with a messege from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and others including,  49ers legends Steve Young, former coach George Seifert, CEO Jed York, along with other in their efforts to gain the approval of the other owners. If the 49ers win the Super Bowl bid they’ve promised tee times for golf at Pebble Beach, a private dinner for NFL owners by celebrity chef Thomas Keller. They even have more than 25,000 hotel rooms already set aside, and the Moscone Center booked for the leagues theme park called NFL Experience. Even Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has committed to leading  a partnership with Apple, and Yahoo  to make this “the most innovative Super Bowl Ever.” The final decision will come on May 21, and with Miami’s unable to renovate their stadium the 49ers have become the front runners in hosting the big event. The post 49ers sent every owner iPad as part of Super Bowl 2016 bid appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.
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