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.
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.
The two groups hoping to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Minnesota have made their pitches to league officials. Minneapolis is competing with Las Vegas and Sacramento for a 24th franchise as the league hopes to grow to two dozen teams by the end of the decade. The Minnesota Vikings ownership group led by Zygi Wilf was to argue the soccer team should play in the new $1 billion stadium being built.
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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.
The Players union wants Adrian Peterson back on the field….what does Mike say?
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Vikings’ overnight decision to put running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus was the right move.
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The Vikings hold a title the team doesn’t celebrate – the most players arrested in the NFL. According to USA Today, 45 Minnesota Vikings have been arrested since 2000. That’s double the league average.
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.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning that running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and play Sunday at New Orleans. Hours later, Peterson issued a statement on the incident, opening up about the child abuse allegations for the first time.
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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Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has appealed a court ruling requiring him and his family to pay $100 million in damages and legal fees over a broken deal to develop an apartment complex in his home state of New Jersey. Wilf, his brother Mark Wilf and cousin Leonard Wilf filed their appeal Wednesday in New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division.
Washington has hired Jay Gruden as their head coach….where do the Vikings go from here? Listen to Sid by clicking the link.
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The Minnesota Vikings are conducting their first head coach search in eight years, and this will be an exhaustive project. That’s the way general manager Rick Spielman works. Spielman has an old scout inside fueling his meticulous style of player evaluation and draft preparation, and he has dived into his pursuit of Frazier’s replacement the same way.
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.