It’s only a month and a half before from the start of the NFL season. Vikings fans could get their hands on single game tickets starting Tuesday morning. This will be the first season the team will play at TCF Bank Stadium.
The halls were empty at Minnesota Vikings ticket headquarters, located on the fifth floor of a building just a block away from where the team’s new stadium is being built, early Tuesday morning. Instead of hundreds of purple-and-gold-clad fans whooping it up for single-game tickets, just one man sat on a table outside the office.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that single-game tickets and two-game packages for the upcoming season will go on sale Tuesday morning. It’s the team’s first of two seasons at TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus.
When state lawmakers voted to help build the new billion dollar Vikings stadium, they made sure that women and minorities would get a piece of the construction. Both in construction jobs and in contractors selected.
Some mothers who usually put their family first, were given a morning for themselves today. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his wife Jenni hosted the fifth annual “TendHER Heart” luncheon at the Minneapolis Hilton.
Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he’s still taking the team to court. He plans to file a defamation and discrimination lawsuit this Wednesday in Hennepin County. The team Friday night suspended a coach that Kluwe had complained about for making anti-gay remarks.
The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer.
Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has appeared in a Los Angeles court but back-to-back hearings on sexual assault allegations he faces were postponed to Aug. 8. Sharper spoke only to answer a procedural question from the judge.
Forbes Magazine has named the Minnesota Vikings one of “The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams” of 2014. The Vikings, valued at about $1 billion, are ranked number 34 on the list. Forbes cites the team’s new $975 million stadium, which is set to open in 2016, as a factor that boosts their value.
Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says the Minnesota Vikings have backed down on their promise to release the results of an investigation into homophobia among the team’s coaching staff.
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The Minnesota Vikings stadium construction site has an important delivery on the way. Portions of a 400-foot mobile crane began arriving Monday, with a total of 70 truckloads schedule to drop off the sections over a 10-day period.
Pete Prisco of CBS Sports says Greg Jennings is the Vikings most overrated player, while Phil Loadholt is the team’s most underrated player.
Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners on Tuesday rewarded the city for getting a new stadium deal.
The Vikings drafted UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr at No. 9, then traded back into the first round with Seattle at No. 32 to get Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
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