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Vikings Stadium Milestone: Last Vertical Concrete Column Poured

he Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority announced a major milestone Thursday for the construction of the new Vikings stadium: the pouring of the last vertical concrete column on the site.

05/21/2015

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Edison High School Gets Donations For Practice Field Upgrades

The Minnesota Vikings, the Mississippi Watershed District and others have partnered to re-do the football field and other practice fields at Minneapolis Edison High School. They upgraded the football field by using technology to provide the source of water.

05/19/2015

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Vikings’ Greenway Hosts Day Of Fun At Mall Of America

It’s not a normal life for families who are coping with any illness. Hospital visits can be stressful, but Sunday, families got to put that stress aside for a while. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his family hosted a day of fun at Mall of America.

05/17/2015

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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Invites Media To Film Session

Mike Zimmer held a film session with members of the press, breaking down Vikings gameplay video so that reporters could better understand his strategies as a coach, and the game itself.

05/16/2015

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Vikings Owner Sued In New Jersey Over Real Estate Company

The owner of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings has been sued in New Jersey by the children of a former partner who say their father was cut out of a real estate deal by Wilf and his father. The son and daughter of Meyer Gold, who died in 2013, say he was a one-third owner of the company, called Amchu.

05/15/2015

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Vikings, Wilfs To Commit Additional $14M To New Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings and the Wilf family have announced that they are now contributing $14 million more to the new stadium, bringing the team’s total commitment to $566 million.

05/15/2015

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Top 4 Times Minn. Vikings Have Been Accused Of Cheating

With the New England Patriots still reeling from the #DeflateGate fallout (Tom Brady suspended four games and general finger wagging aimed at the team), we thought it’d be interesting to explore how the Minnesota Vikings stack up in terms of cheating.

05/14/2015

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Rookie Lineman Clemmings Looking To Play Right Away For Vikings

Among the rookies that the Minnesota Vikings could play right away is offensive lineman T.J. Clemmings. He was diagnosed with a foot injury he did not know he had prior to the NFL Draft. But as Mike Max reports, that’s part of the reason the Vikings think they got a steal.

05/13/2015

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NFLPA: Judge ‘Unassailably Correct’ In Siding With Peterson

The NFL Players Association has submitted its written argument to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, criticizing the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that has since expired.

05/12/2015

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Vikings Sign Former Gophers WR Isaac Fruechte

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday they’ve signed undrafted rookie free agent wide receiver Isaac Fruechte. Fruechte was with the University of Minnesota for the last three seasons after transferring from Rochester Community and Technical College.

05/11/2015

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Report: Vikings One Of 14 NFL Teams Being Paid For Military Salutes

The Minnesota Vikings are one of 14 NFL teams being paid by the U.S. Department of Defense for patriotic displays at games, according to a report released Monday by NJ.com. The Vikings received a total of $605,000 over three seasons from 2011 to 2013, according to the report.

05/11/2015

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Vikings Rookies Report To First Camp Signed, Sealed, Ready

The Minnesota Vikings opened their rookie minicamp Friday to help all the newcomers get oriented to life in the NFL. In a twist, all 10 draft picks had their contracts signed before they set foot on the field.

05/08/2015

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Vikings Sign Complete 2015 Draft Class

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they’ve signed all 10 players that were selected in last weekend’s NFL Draft. The 2015 draft class is highlighted by three defensive players. They are cornerback Trae Waynes of Michigan State, linebacker Eric Kendricks of UCLA and defensive end Danielle Hunter out of LSU.

05/07/2015

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Metro Transit Wants $6 Million For Vikings Stadium Transit Bridge

When the Minnesota Vikings had a dome over their heads, it was commotion on ten Sundays a year. And when the new Vikings Stadium opens its doors, it will likely be a repeat. Metro Transit officials asked for a bridge to connect the crowd to the far side of the light rail track.

05/06/2015

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Meet The 10 Players Drafted By The Minnesota Vikings

Here’s a look at the 10 players the Vikings selected at the NFL Draft in Chicago. Some could compete for starting spots this year, while others will battle just to make the 53-man roster.

05/06/2015

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Minnesota Native John Carlson Retires From NFL

Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson, a Litchfield, Minn., native, has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday.

05/05/2015

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Vikings Agree To Terms With 10 Undrafted Free Agents

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with contracts with 10 undrafted rookies, including Virginia safety Anthony Harris. The Vikings announced the deals Tuesday.

05/05/2015

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5 Sports Markets More Tortured Than Minnesota

It’s true that Minnesota sports fans have suffered through quite a bit of pain over the years, but at least we can pat ourselves on the back and be glad we don’t live in one of these cities.

05/05/2015

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Vikings Exercise 5th Year Options On Kalil, Smith

The Minnesota Vikings have exercised the fifth-year options on the contracts for safety Harrison Smith and left tackle Matt Kalil. The Vikings announced the decisions Monday, ensuring that both first-round picks from the 2012 draft will remain under team control through 2016.

05/04/2015

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Newly Drafted Trae Waynes Talks Vikings, NFL In 1-On-1

Waynes actually grew up playing a different position, played in high school with another first round pick, and had a tough guidance counselor — his father.

05/02/2015

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Vikings Draft Is Heavy On Linemen, Linebackers

The Minnesota Vikings have made linemen and linebackers their top draft targets. For the fourth time in the last five years, the Vikings accumulated 10 picks over the seven rounds through various trades.

05/02/2015

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Vikings Take Pittsburgh Offensive Tackle T.J. Clemmings

The Minnesota Vikings used the first three rounds of the NFL draft for help on defense. Then they turned to the offense for the final day, starting with right tackle T.J. Clemmings in the fourth round.

05/02/2015

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Vikings Take 6 Picks Into Final Day Of NFL Draft

The Minnesota Vikings take six picks into the final day of the NFL draft, with needs at receiver and on the offensive line. The Vikings have one selection each in the fourth and sixth rounds and two picks each in the fifth and seventh rounds Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Vikings Draft LSU DE Danielle Hunter In 3rd Round

The Minnesota Vikings have selected LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter in the third round with the 88th overall selection.

05/01/2015

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Vikings Select LB Eric Kendricks Of UCLA In The 2nd Round

The Minnesota Vikings filled one of their biggest needs, selecting UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks with the 45th overall selection in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night. Kendricks won the Butkus Award as college football’s best linebacker last season. The 6-foot, 232-pound Kendricks led the Bruins in tackles and fills an immediate need for the Vikings.

05/01/2015

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