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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
With just two weeks before the contracts are supposed to be signed for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, some lawmakers are now having doubts.
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.
The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.
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.
Leslie Frazier took over a team in turmoil. After one rocky season, the unflappable coach has the Minnesota Vikings one victory away from a playoff berth.
A lot has been made in recent days about Gov. Mark Dayton’s letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll fight any effort by the Vikings to charge fans extra fees to buy season tickets in the new publicly subsidized football stadium.
The Vikings and the team’s owners pledged Friday to donate $100,000 to support recovery efforts on the East Coast, devastated by superstorm Sandy.
The Minnesota Vikings drafted John Sullivan in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He replaced a fan favorite as the team’s starting center in 2009 and has become a leader on the offensive line. He frequents the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital and donated money to build a playground for the ailing children.
But behind the scenes, 2016 is the date on many Vikings’ fan calendars. That’s the projected opening of the new stadium in Minneapolis.