Mike Max Tours New Vikings Stadium With Lester BagleyNext year at this time the Minnesota Vikings will be unveling their new stadium. In recent weeks, it has started to take shape in downtown Minneapolis. We joined the Vikings point man, Lester Bagley, for a tour. U.S. Bank Stadium is on pace to be open next summer, ahead of the 2016 Vikings season.
State-Of-The-Art Features Make New Vikings Stadium One-Of-A-KindThe Vikings' new $1 billion stadium will open in less than a year. As crews continue their work, David McCoy got a look inside at some of the features that will make U.S. Bank Stadium unique.
Innovative Roof Makes Minnesota Stadium Lighten UpEthylene-tetra-fluoro-ethylene. It's not one of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's audible calls, nor is it a term for a three-wide receiver set in the Vikings offense. Look higher for the clues to this tongue-twister, all the way up to the roof of Minnesota's new stadium.
Vikings Pour More Money Into Stadium, But Not For Bird-Safe GlassThe Minnesota Vikings are putting more money into the new stadium under construction in downtown Minneapolis. The Vikes are adding another $647,000 for stadium extras, from sideline seating to food concessions. The latest upgrades include upgrading the team's locker room, expanding cooking and concession areas and adding end-zone seating areas it calls "Red Zone Mini-Suites."
Minnesota Vikings Working To Secure MLS TeamSoccer fans around the world are watching the World Cup in Brazil, and Vikings Vice President Lester Bagley says he hopes the enthusiasm will continue into August, when Minnesota will host the Guinness International Champions Cup.
Vikings Eye Expansion Of Pro Soccer In Minn.Minnesota's only professional soccer team -- Minnesota United -- is flying high. "We're really excited to join the Lynx as a professional team in this market that's out there winning championships," said Minnesota United President Nick Rogers.
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Vikings Host NFL Super Bowl Committee The Minnesota Vikings spent more than a decade campaigning for public funding for a new stadium, finally winning the long, arduous struggle for state approval last spring.
Vikings, Wells Fargo Agree On Signage IssueThe Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo have reached a preliminary agreement to resolve a conflict surrounding a development near the team's new stadium. Vikings vice president of stadium development Lester Bagley says the agreement was reached on Saturday night. It establishes parameters for roof signage on a new Wells Fargo tower close to the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The Vikings were concerned that the proposed signing violated city ordinances and would deter other companies from pursuing naming rights deals for the new stadium.
Minnesota Vikings Move Closer To New StadiumThe Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority completed a portion of the terms that could lead to the team's new stadium. The most important part of the two documents for fans is the Stadium Builder's License. There has been strong opposition to the use of them, but they have become a part of professional sports.
Vikings Unexpectedly Break Off Stadium NegotiationsThe 2016 opening of the new Vikings stadium could be in jeopardy. The team unexpectedly broke off negotiations with the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA).