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Boston’s turn is coming to host Super Bowl

Patriots fans celebrated a victory at snowy Gillette Stadium in 2003. Owner Robert Kraft will have a strong voice in efforts to bring the Super Bowl to town.
Patriots fans celebrated a victory at snowy Gillette Stadium in 2003. Owner Robert Kraft will have a strong voice in efforts to bring the Super Bowl to town.Credit: Jim Davis/Globe Staff/File

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A day after the NFL wrapped up a mostly hassle-free Super Bowl in New York/New Jersey, here’s a bet that seems pretty safe:

Boston will host a Super Bowl sooner than later.

The notion seemed crazy for the first 47 or so Super Bowls, but not any longer. Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been open about his desire to bring the NFL championship game to the region. And based on the success of last week’s events in New York/New Jersey, the cold-weather Super Bowl is about to become a “thing.”

San Diego and Miami aren’t getting Super Bowls for a while after failing to improve their stadiums with public money. New York did a lot of favors for Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, and Denver.

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