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>>There are 16 reasons why running back Frank Gore, who turned 31 this month, has a lot left in his tank.
>>Bruce Ellington, the team's fourth-round NFL Draft pick this month, wants the ball in his hands on special teams, too.
>>At least five of San Francisco's 10 draft picks from 2011 are expected to start in '14, making that class the class of the NFL.
>>General manager Trent Baalke has invited a basketball player from his alma mater, Minnesota's Bemidji State, to this weekend's rookie minicamp.
>>Brandon Marshall's new contract with the Chicago Bears could prove to be a ceiling in Baalke's negotiations with his own wideout, Michael Crabtree.
Five NFL Headlines>>Within minutes of signing their first-round pick, linebacker Anthony Barr, the Minnesota Vikings also locked up their second top pick, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
>>There's won't be an expansion of the league playoffs in 2014, but there very well could be in '15, at least according to the NFL's chief.
>>Owner Mark Davis said his Oakland Raiders can come up with $400 million for a new stadium but need help to cover the remainder.
>>Speaking of ballparks, the league voted on Tuesday to give Super Bowl LII to the Vikings and their new digs. Here's the play-by-play of the voting process.
Super Bowl 52 site presentation order - Minnesota, New Orleans, Indianapolis. order determined ystrdy by picking out of a bowl — Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) May 20, 2014
here we go w/ bid presentations for Super Bowl 52. each group gets up to 15 minutes. team also closes w/ brief remarks — Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) May 20, 2014
going to 4th ballot for Super Bowl 52. down to Minnesota and New Orleans. need simple majority to win. — Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) May 20, 2014
Minnesota selected to host Super Bowl 52 in 2018. last hosted in 1992 — Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) May 20, 2014
The 49ers, of course, will host the NFL's title bout in 2016. Here's a gallery we put together of the event's many homes over the years.
Take a look back at the stadiums that have hosted the NFL's championship game.