The 2018 Super Bowl could be headed back to a recent host city. Or to one that hasn't staged the game in more than two decades.
New Orleans and Indianapolis, the sites of the past two Super Bowls, and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL championship game in `18.
Those cities were selected from a pool of six at the owners' meetings Tuesday. Should Lucas Oil Stadium get the game, it would be the first cold-weather stadium to host two Super Bowls.
''It proves that Indianapolis is really a unique city, being a medium-sized market in a colder market, without 80 degrees and beaches,'' Colts owner Jim Irsay said. ''I think we have the unique ability in Indianapolis to really deliver a Super Bowl that gets pulled off in a way that's special.''
New Orleans has hosted 10 Super Bowls, including last February's game that was interrupted by a blackout. That apparently didn't bother the owners during Tuesday's selection process.
''The Super Bowl is a celebration of unparallel...