Tarkenton To Present During Hall Of Fame InductionsThere will be some familiar faces presenting the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton and Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy and will be among those introducing the eight-member Class of 2015 during induction ceremonies on Aug. 8.
Vikings Stadium: Roof Truss Connected, Last Concrete PouredConstruction of the new Vikings stadium hit several key milestones this week. With just over a year to go before construction is completed, several new features are starting to take shape. The roof truss that will support the entire roof of the stadium has been connected.
2015 CBS Upfronts: The Major Takeaways To Know For Fall TV ViewingThe 2015 CBS Upfronts happened yesterday, live from Carnegie Hall in New York City and revealed the upcoming slate of new programming for the network.
Minnesota Bids For 2020 College Football Championship GameMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and state business Tuesday launched an official bid Tuesday for the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship game. It would be played at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction in Minneapolis, which is already hosting the 2018 Super Bowl and the 2019 Final Four.
Senate Rejects Bid To Deny Public Assistance To Super BowlIn a pair of votes Monday, the Senate rejected attempts to bar use of public dollars toward football's premier event and to repeal a sales tax exemption on Super Bowl tickets.
Minnesota Wants To Host College Football Championship GameMinnesota has an idea for a Super Bowl encore: the country's biggest college football game. Gov. Mark Dayton is joining others Tuesday morning to announce the state's bid for the College Football Playoff National Championship.
Trio Of Major Events Brings Sports Debate Back To CapitolA trifecta of major sporting events — the Ryder Cup, the Final Four and the biggest prize of all, a Super Bowl — are headed to Minnesota in coming years, all of them certain to shower the state with global attention and pull in tens of thousands of visitors.
Good Questions: Super Bowl, Social Security, Gas GaugeEvery Friday, we answer a few confounding questions submitted by our viewers. This week, Heather Brown takes a look at the Super Bowl's viewership numbers, unused Social Security dollars, and the accuracy of gas gauges.
Three Awesome Moments From The Patriots' Super Bowl ParadeThe record snowfall that hit the Boston area kept the festivities on ice for an extra day but Patriots fans came out in droves to celebrate their fourth Super Bowl title of the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era.
Five Facts You Didn't Know About Patriots' Cornerback Malcolm ButlerEven though he is now cemented in sports history for eternity, reaching this moment never came easy for Butler. Here are five things about the man behind the interception that you might not be aware of:
Super Bowl Drunk Driving Arrests Down Significantly In MinnesotaDWI arrests were about a third of the size of the five-year average. Preliminary numbers suggest an overall decline in drunk drivers in Minnesota.
Winners And Losers From Super Bowl SundayWhile this may sound somewhat sophomoric, losers can sometimes be winners too (think gym class in elementary school).