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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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Vikings’ John Sullivan Should Be Healthy This Week, Ndamukong Suh Fined $100K

The Minnesota Vikings expected to have defensive tackle Kevin Williams and center John Sullivan at practice this week, despite knee injuries. The NFL is reportedly going to levy a heavy fine to Ndamukong Suh for his low block on Sullivan. Cordarrelle Patterson played only five plays Sunday and it was the coaches choice. Could a change at quarterback be coming for the Vikings? It has been done before in Minnesota.

09/11/2013

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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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Esme’s Blog: Trouble In Vikings Country

The stadium deal that most of us thought was a done deal in May is unraveling at the midnight hour over fallout from a New Jersey Judge’s findings that the Minnesota Vikings owners are guilty of civil fraud.

08/24/2013

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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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Talking Points: Wilfs’ Fraud Issues & The Vikings Stadium

The Metropolitan Sport Facilities Authority was supposed to vote later this week on some of the final agreements for the Vikings stadium deal. But those votes have been postponed after Gov. Mark Dayton called for a review of the nearly $1 billion stadium plan.

08/18/2013

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Dayton: Faith In Vikings ‘Undermined’ By Owners

Gov. Mark Dayton says his confidence in the owners of the Minnesota Vikings has been “undermined” by questionable business ethics but he warns the state risks losing its pro football team if a stadium deal unravels.

08/14/2013

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Doubts Arise 2 Weeks From Final Vikes Stadium Negotiations

With just two weeks before the contracts are supposed to be signed for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, some lawmakers are now having doubts.

08/11/2013

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Vikings Owner: Lawsuit Won’t Impact Stadium Deal

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging an authority overseeing the new Vikings stadium to take extra precautions as it finalizes an agreement with the team’s New Jersey-based owners given their legal woes back home.

08/08/2013

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MN Lottery Bets On Solving Vikings Stadium Funding Problem

The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.

04/05/2013

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Wilfs Take Low-Profile Route To Leading Vikings

While some NFL owners prefer to be out front as the faces of their franchises, Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf stay behind the scenes providing quiet support.

01/03/2013

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