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Will New York be Super?

We find out Tuesday whether the 2014 Super Bowl will be held at the New Meadowlands Stadium (which will surely have a new name soon). If you believe the New York media, which of course has a vested interest, it looks like this will happen.

From the New York Post.

What was inconceivable just a few short months ago is on the verge of becoming reality.

Around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to stand in an Omni Hotel Las Colinas ballroom here and announce the 2014 Super Bowl is coming to New York.

Yes, a Super Bowl at open-air New Meadowlands Stadium in mid-February, when the elements in the Northeast -- hurricane-force winds, sleet, blizzards -- can be at their most frightening.

The idea sounded ludicrous to many around the league and still seems that way to some, but there is no denying the momentum that built in recent months to put New York on the brink of this historical moment.

"Doing it in New York is the right thing for a lot of reasons," Kraft told the Daily News last week. "I've been going to Patriots game for 50 years up here. I personally believe all football should be played outdoors. Our league was founded on winter football with the Ice Bowl. Our sport is about resilience, mental toughness, adjustments. I think it will be a great experience for the fans. A memorable experience."

I honestly believe this could be a great thing. Truthfully, Super Bowls that have been held in cold-weather cities, albeit with domes, have been a disaster. New York, though, is the one place with everything it takes to pull this off.