Bay Area, Houston get Super Bowls

Updated: May 23, 2013, 5:59 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the NFL championship will go to Houston the following year.

Team owners voted Tuesday for the 49ers' new stadium as host of the 2016 game. That facility in Santa Clara, Calif., is due to open for the 2014 season. The only previous Super Bowl played in northern California was at Stanford Stadium in 1985.

San Francisco beat out South Florida, which was stymied in its bid to stage an 11th Super Bowl ...

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