DETROIT (WKZO) -- Detroit has been named as a finalist in the bid to host a series of the ESPN Summer X-Games.
ESPN announced the finalists earlier this week. In addition to Detroit, Austin, Texas, Charlotte, North Carolina and Chicago are being considered.
The winner will be announced late this summer. Whichever city is tapped will host the games for three consecutive summers from 2014 through 2016. The "X Games" is an annual event that focuses on action sports.