Several hours after the NFL commissioner’s visit on Friday, the stalled Vikings stadium bill started moving again in a Senate committee.
The NFL is now weighing in on the debate over a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, saying if a deal isn’t reached this session — next year is too late.
Just two days after a Minnesota House Committee killed a new Minnesota Vikings stadium package, Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s still hoping to get a vote on it.
The labor negotiating teams led by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ association chief DeMaurice Smith met for a couple of hours Friday morning and will return to the table next week.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith have resumed talks aimed at ending the lockout — this time joined by a handful of players and owners.
Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith took their new buddy act on the road Wednesday, creating a buzz among rookies in Florida then returning to Minnesota for talks to try and end pro football’s labor impasse.
NFL owners and players and their legal counsel have returned to court for another round of mediation.
The clock is ticking for a new Vikings Stadium to get the green light at the capital.
Gov. Mark Dayton and state lawmakers sponsoring a Vikings stadium bill have plans to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to talk about the project.
If these are not fun times for football fans, they are captivating days for lawyers.
The NFL and its players resumed court-ordered mediation Tuesday with a federal judge’s decision expected soon on a request to immediately halt a lockout now in its second month.
The NFL and its locked-out players have completed their first day of mediation under a court order and will meet again Friday as they try to resolve their labor dispute.
On Tuesday afternoon, Governor-elect Mark Dayton will sit down with Republican House Speaker-elect Kurt Zellers to discuss the future home of the Minnesota Vikings.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requested a meeting earlier in the day with Minnesota Gov.-elect Mark Dayton regarding the team’s drive for a new stadium. The Vikings had been lobbying for a new place to play for more than a decade before the Metrodome’s roof collapsed under the weight of last weekend’s blizzard.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he’s still “following up” on some of the information in the Brett Favre investigation to make sure it’s thorough and reaches “the right conclusion.”