New Vikings Stadium Groundbreaking Set For Dec. 3The groundbreaking for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium will be on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority confirmed the date Tuesday. It's the official start of construction on the nearly $1 billion football stadium that will be built at the current Metrodome site.
Sports Fans, Deal Hunters Sample Metrodome AuctionIt's time to place your bids on pieces of Metrodome history. An auction is underway on more than a dozen items used inside the dome. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authorities is selling off the contents through the state auction site. Demolition of the building is set for next year.
Metrodome Scoured For Historial 'Do-Mentos'Minnesota's puffy-topped Metrodome that has hosted monster truck rallies, the Final Four and the Super Bowl will soon hold its final event. Ahead of its demolition, historians and others are sizing up what should be saved.
Refinement Of Minn. Vikings Stadium Costs Drags On An official involved in the Minnesota Vikings stadium project says a goal for getting key elements of the financing locked in this week won't be met.
Minn. Shoots For Big Events For Yet-Built Stadium Construction isn't even underway on a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium, but a hard push is on by the team and its landlord to lure a Super Bowl, college football championship game and Final Four basketball tournament.
Mpls. Police Want AG To Review NFL Off-Duty Gun Ban RuleNew NFL security rules will now ban off-duty law enforcement officers from taking their guns into stadiums. But some Minneapolis peace officers are saying they believe the policy is a violation of their rights.
4 Tips To Guard Against Vikings Ticket ScammersBefore you purchase tickets to the Vikings 2013 home opener – the final season at the Metrodome – here's what the Better Business Bureau wants you to know. Buy tickets from a reputable online ticket broker, such as the official NFL online ticket exchange. Apply common sense -- if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Talking Points: Dayton's Investigation Into The WilfsThe 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.
Vikings Unexpectedly Break Off Stadium NegotiationsThe 2016 opening of the new Vikings stadium could be in jeopardy. The team unexpectedly broke off negotiations with the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA).
Many Already Cashing In On Minn. Vikings Stadium Even before ground is broken on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, a white-collar brigade of accountants, architects, lawyers and other consultants has locked in millions of dollars in contracts that would complicate any effort to derail the project.
Doubts Arise 2 Weeks From Final Vikes Stadium NegotiationsWith just two weeks before the contracts are supposed to be signed for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, some lawmakers are now having doubts.
Vikings Fans Deal With New NFL Bag RuleVikings fans are in store for changes at the ticket gate this season. The NFL made a decision in May, following the bombings at the Boston Marathon, to ban most bags and purses from stadiums.
Vikings Stadium Planners Confronting Site IssuesMinnesota Vikings stadium planners are identifying and starting to address environmental issues before construction begins. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on Thursday published hundreds of pages of data and analysis.
You’ve Seen The New Stadium, Now Check Out Plans For ‘The Yard’ Just a day after the new Vikings Stadium design was unveiled, a new redevelopment plan is in the works for the stadium’s backyard.
Vikings Shore Up Agreement To Play At TCF StadiumThe Minnesota Vikings have wrapped up an agreement with the University of Minnesota to play their home games at TCF Bank Stadium while the new Vikings stadium is being built. And it's going to cost them. The Vikings will pay the university $250,000 for every game and up to an additional $50,000 in concession and advertising revenue.