ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three people with knowledge of the negotiations have told The Associated Press that the NFL is moving the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to Orlando this season.
They spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement will not be made until Wednesday. The NFL and ESPN have scheduled the news conference at ESPN Wide World of Sports at the Disney complex.
The game will be played at Camping World Stadium, formerly the Citrus Bowl. Orlando beat out Honolulu, Houston and Sydney for the right to host the all-star game.
The NFL had until Tuesday to notify Honolulu that the contract would not be renewed. This will be just the third time since 1979 the Pro Bowl has not been in Hawaii. It was in Miami in 2010 and Glendale, Arizona, in 2015.
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