The Minnesota Legislature will finally vote Monday on a plan to build a new Vikings stadium, with the expected outcome too close to call.
On this postcard-like spring day, when the lake and the links are beckoning, Larry Spooner and his purple van are spending more of their vacation time parked in front of the Minnesota Capitol.
Most Republican lawmakers who control Minnesota’s Legislature never met a tax increase they liked, but a handful said Monday that the state’s portion of the cost of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium should be funded with new taxes on the team and its fans — rather than with revenue from an expansion of legal gambling.
Their goal finally in sight, the Minnesota Vikings summoned star power Wednesday to put extra pressure on state lawmakers nearing decisive votes on public financing for a new pro football stadium.
The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft.
A Minnesota Senate committee narrowly approved a public subsidy on Friday to help the Vikings build a new football stadium, reviving the team’s struggling effort just hours after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell visited the state Capitol to jumpstart what had been a stalled stadium debate.
Minnesota’s latest stadium snag has the NFL publicly questioning the state’s interest in keeping the Vikings and league Commissioner Roger Goodell is concerned enough that he’s coming for another visit.
It has taken the Minnesota Vikings nearly a decade to get this far in their quest for a new stadium. There is a lot more work to be done.
Tim Tebow led yet another late rally, passing for a season-best 202 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns to help the Denver Broncos win their fifth straight game with a 35-32 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
Plans are set for two state Senate hearings on the proposal for the state to help fund construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson says he has held his tongue long enough when it comes to NFL officiating.
Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Thursday the team would spend significantly less than the $400 million it has pledged to help a build a new stadium if it’s not located on the team’s preferred site in suburban St. Paul.
The NFL’s executive vice president says league leadership wants the Vikings to remain in Minnesota but is worried about what might happen if the team’s Metrodome lease expires without a plan in place to build a new stadium.
With so much talk about AEG possibly targeting the Vikings franchise in order to move it to Los Angeles, you’d think the citizens of Minnesota would do just about whatever it took to keep the Vikings in town.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been released from a California jail where he’s been held since his arrest for allegedly assaulting a police officer.