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Minnesota Vikings Stadium Vote Set For Monday

The Minnesota Legislature will finally vote Monday on a plan to build a new Vikings stadium, with the expected outcome too close to call.

05/03/2012

Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Vikings Fans Helping Stadium Push — In Person

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.

05/02/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 18:  General Atmosphere at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Minn. GOP Lawmakers Want Game-Tied Stadium Taxes

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.

04/26/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 18:  General Atmosphere at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Vikings Players Hit Capitol As Stadium Votes Near

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.

04/25/2012

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Vikings Set To Draft USC’s Kalil 3rd Overall

The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft.

04/24/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 18:  General Atmosphere at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Minnesota Senate Panel Revives Vikings Stadium Bill

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.

04/20/2012

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Vikings Close To Coming To Los Angeles?

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.

04/19/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 18:  General Atmosphere at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

‘Huge Number Of Red Flags’ In Proposed Vikings Stadium Plan

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.

03/01/2012

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Tebow Leads Broncos To 1st Place Tie In AFC West

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.

12/04/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 18:  General Atmosphere at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Minnesota Sets Hearing For Possible Funding For New Vikings Stadium

Plans are set for two state Senate hearings on the proposal for the state to help fund construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

11/22/2011

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Hue Jackson Rips On Officials After Raiders Win

Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson says he has held his tongue long enough when it comes to NFL officiating.

11/20/2011

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Vikings Admit To Being Approached By LA Football Groups

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.

11/10/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 18:  General Atmosphere at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

No Stadium Plan Could Endanger Vikings

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.

10/18/2011

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AEG Closely Watching Vikings’ Stadium Negotiations

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.

06/15/2011

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Everson Griffen Released From Jail

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.

02/01/2011

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