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Vikings Stadium Construction Is Halfway Done

Crews building the Minnesota Vikings’ new home are crossing the project’s 50-yard line. The $1 billion stadium is now halfway finished. From the sky, you can see it’s really starting to take shape. The structural concrete is 80 percent done.

04/08/2015

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Vikings Owners, Adrian Peterson Meet In New York

With the start of the league business year in the NFL happening Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings are continuing to speak with Adrian Peterson about his future with the team. Peterson met with Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf as well as General Manager Rick Spielman on Monday in New York.

03/10/2015

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Vikings Promote Kevin Warren To Chief Operating Officer

The Minnesota Vikings have promoted Kevin Warren to chief operating officer. The Vikings announced the news Thursday. Warren will continue to report to team president Mark Wilf. His previous title was chief administrative officer and executive vice president of legal affairs.

02/12/2015

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U Of M Children’s Hospital Announces $5 Million Wilf Gift

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf have given $5 million from their family foundation to fund education, communication and technology initiatives at an area children’s hospital.

02/11/2015

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WWE Executive Will Manage Vikings Stadium

The general manager of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium comes from World Wrestling Entertainment.

01/06/2015

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Vikings Thank Construction Crews With On-Site Lunch

The Minnesota Vikings are saying thank you to the construction workers building the team’s new stadium.

12/12/2014

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NJ Arbitrator Awards Company $2M After Vikings’ Owners Default On Housing Deal

The Vikings’ CEO, president and vice chairman have been ordered to pay $2 million to their former business partners after violating a building contract, according to court documents. A New Jersey arbitrator ruled that the Zygi, Mark and Leonard Wilf violated a building contract the businessmen held with their cousins Ralph and Norman Mitscheles when they halted construction on an unfished housing project.

11/14/2014

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson Reversal Is Right

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Vikings’ overnight decision to put running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus was the right move.

09/17/2014

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Criticism Mounting For Vikings, Adrian Peterson

For as long as he’s been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser’s dream.

09/16/2014

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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.

06/11/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-21-14

Minneapolis gets the SUPER BOWL! Highlights from today’s show can be found by clicking the link above!

05/21/2014

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1-9-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Washington has hired Jay Gruden as their head coach….where do the Vikings go from here? Listen to Sid by clicking the link.

01/09/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Disappoint In 2013

The Minnesota Vikings had higher expectations than the 5-10-1 record the team finished with in the 2013 season. The Vikings pass defense was abysmal in 2013 with five game-tying or game-winning scores in the final minute of the game. The team used three starting quarterbacks, including Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel for small stretches twice. The team fired head coach Leslie Frazier very early Monday morning.

12/31/2013

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Twin Cities Attorney Weighs In On Wilf Judgment

About $103 million is the amount a New Jersey judge has slapped Zygi and Mark Wilf, with along with their cousin Leonard. The money is to cover damages, fees, interest and expenses the Wilf’s incurred for defrauding old business partners involved in running an apartment complex outside New York City.

12/21/2013

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Ground About To Be Broken On Minn. Vikings Stadium

Politicians, Vikings executives and possibly a few notable former players will be on hand at the groundbreaking ceremony for the team’s new, $1 billion stadium. The Tuesday morning program inside the soon-to-be-demolished Metrodome is open to the public, but there are only a few hundred seats available.

12/03/2013

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Minnesota Vikings Move Closer To New Stadium

The 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.

10/07/2013

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Wilfs To Pay About $85 Million In Damages

More than 20 years and 100 days of testimony have passed in a case that’s pitted a brother and sister against some of the most powerful real estate moguls in New Jersey – the Wilf brothers In a hearing Monday, Judge Deanne Wilson decided how much money the Wilfs had to pay for defrauding former business partners in an apartment deal in the 1980s. Wilson said the plaintiffs – Ada Reichmann and her brother, Josef Halpern – deserve $36 million in punitive damages. Halpern’s attorney says his client client’s decades-long dispute with the Wilfs has taken a toll on his health.

09/23/2013

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Dayton: Wilfs Should Pay Vikings’ Share Of Stadium

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf should have to cover much of the team’s share of stadium construction from their own pockets, not through profit from expensive personal seat licenses.

09/16/2013

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Review Clears Vikings Owners’ Finances

The board overseeing the new Minnesota Vikings stadium says a financial review has cleared up questions about the team owners’ ability to pay their share. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority’s report was launched after a New Jersey judge came down on the Wilf family.

09/13/2013

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Judge: Vikings Owner Wilf Must Release Net Worth

A New Jersey judge says Minnesota Vikings principal owner Zygi Wilf and others must make their financial worth public as the court determines what damages they should pay in a civil lawsuit. The Star-Ledger reported that the judge Monday said the sealed document listing the Wilfs’ “minimum net worth” must be released, but she will allow a delay so the Wilfs can pursue an appeal. A lawyer for the Wilfs said releasing the information would invade their privacy.

09/09/2013

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Stadium Chief: Vikings Stadium Share Looks Sound

The chairwoman of the public authority managing Vikings stadium construction says preliminary results of a financial review shows the team has the financial capability to cover its share.

09/04/2013

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Minn. Review Into Vikings Owner Finances Back On

A spokeswoman for the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says Wednesday the Vikings now appear to have turned over all documents needed for a due diligence review of the finances of owners Zygi and Mark Wilf.

08/28/2013

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Vikings Dispute Claims Team Owners Want End To Investigation

More drama over the new Vikings stadium. Team owners again Monday refused a request to return to the stadium bargaining table.

08/26/2013

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Talking Points: Dayton’s Investigation Into The Wilfs

The Vikings stadium is in trouble. Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered an investigation into the Wilf family’s finances in the aftermath of a New Jersey judge’s ruling that the Wilf family committed civil fraud.

08/25/2013

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Vikings Unexpectedly Break Off Stadium Negotiations

The 2016 opening of the new Vikings stadium could be in jeopardy. The team unexpectedly broke off negotiations with the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA).

08/23/2013

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