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NFL owners will use secret ballot to vote for 2018-2020 Super Bowl host cities

NFL owners will use secret ballot to vote for 2018-2020 Super Bowl host cities

NFL owners will vote on whether they should kick off their second century with a Super Bowl in the nation’s second-largest market.

By secret ballot Tuesday, the league’s 32 owners will take the unusual step of naming the host cities for three consecutive Super Bowls, from 2018 through 2020.

Los Angeles, which last played host to the league’s marquee game in 1993, is likely to be awarded the game that caps the 2020 season, the league’s 100th anniversary. That game will be played in early 2021, and one of the expected story lines is the NFL will christen its second century in a $2.6-billion Inglewood venue some owners have described as...

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