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New Orleans faces potential 2024 Super Bowl postponement due to Mardi Gras clash

The Georgia Redcoat Marching Band play the National Anthem ahead of the game against Baylor Bears during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans in January. (Credit: Getty Images)

The National Football League's plans to expand to a 17-game regular season has caused a potential scheduling clash for Super Bowl LVIII in New Orleans in 2024.

The NFL showpiece is scheduled to be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the Louisiana city on February 4, 2024. But, if the season is pushed back one week due to the addition of an extra regular-season game, the Super Bowl would be played on February 11, which would directly clash with that year's Mardi Gras parade.

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