Found September 23, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
PLAYERS: Zygi Wilf
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
By the time the dust settles on this Wilf legal rigmarole, the Vikings may have already moved into their new home. That was the message from a pair of lawyers that represent principal team owner Zygi Wilf, his brother Mark Wilf and their cousin Leonard Wilf, who were ordered Monday to pay 84.5 million in damages in a 21-year-old New Jersey real estate case. The resulting appeal process, attorney Peter Harvey said, will last between two and three years. The franchise's new, state-of-the-art, multipurpose replacement for the Metrodome is slated for completion by July 2016. "The stadium will be built and opening kickoff will have taken place long before this case is decided by the appellate division and, if necessary, the New Jersey Supreme Court," Harvey told reporters during a conference call early Monday evening. That's the next step, then, in an ongoing and highly-publicized civil battlebetween the Wilfs and a pair of real estate partners. In early August, Jud...

Vikings owners face $84.5M fine in NJ case

A judge in New Jersey on Monday ordered Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf and their cousin Leonard Wilf to pay $84.5 million to two former business partners who she previously ruled they had defrauded in a 1980s real estate deal. The ruling from Superior Court Judge Deanne Wilson covered compensatory and punitive damages to plaintiffs Josef Halpern and Ada Reichmann. It...

Vikings Zach Line Placed on IR | Opens Spot for Jerome Felton

The Minnesota Vikings have placed un-drafted rookie FB Zach Line on injured reserve. With moving Line to injured reserve this now opens up a spot for suspended fullback Jerome Felton to return to the team after a 3 game suspension in result from a 2012 drunken driving arrest. As of now it is unknown what Line’s injury was or the extent, while he didn’t do a ton on the field during...

Adrian Peterson: Boos directed at Christian Ponder are unfair

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson defended quarterback Christian Ponder following the team’s 31-27 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Peterson could hear the Metrodome crowd of 63,672 boo

Peterson’s daughter: ‘I can’t believe you lost to the Browns’

The 63,672 people who packed the Metrodome on Sunday left disappointed, as the Vikings fell to 0-3 after losing a close game to the hapless Browns. Actually, make that 63,673 ... Cute, but the sentiment goes further than just a simple joke. Peterson was largely contained by the Browns' underrated front seven...

Vikings' Injury Report: Greg Jennings, Phil Loadholt, Harrison Smith

Greg Jennings does not have an injury but he missed Friday's practice. He should be available to start for the Vikings on Sunday. Tackle Phil Loadholt who has been ailing from a knee injury is probable for the game against the Cleveland Browns. Safety Harrison Smith is also likely to play with a shoulder injury.Defensive tackle Fred Evans (shoulder), guard Brandon Fusco (shoulder...

Injuries beginning to mount in Vikings secondary

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings were packing up for their evening trip to London on Monday but had a few last minute medical tests to get out of the way. Cornerbacks Chris Cook and A.J. Jefferson and starting safety Jamarca Sanford were all scheduled to have magnetic resonance imaging tests Monday after being hurt and unable to finish in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland...

Vikings endorse Christian Ponder after another shaky start

MINNEAPOLIS - Shortly after Sunday's 31-27 loss to the depleted Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier looked every bit as defeated as his 0-3 team. Frazier scratched his head lamenting a loss in which his defense came up with four turnovers. Offensive line struggles, an inability to run on one of the league's best run defense and another failure defensively...

Donovan McNabb Was Alleged Drunk When He Gave This Casino Speech (Video)

According to Crossing Broad, Donovan McNabb was in a speech giving mood the whole weekend after having his No. 5 Eagles jersey retired this past Thursday. In the video from Harrah’s Casino, McNabb can be seen still celebrating his retirement ceremony, and according to the individual who sent in the video, McNabb was hammered drunk. McNabb keeps the screaming and terrible speech...

Vikings report card: too many empty turnovers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Leslie Frazier summarized the Minnesota Vikings' 31-27 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday when asked what it would take for Minnesota to get a win after its 0-3 start to the season.We're getting a lot of turnovers, Frazier said. To come away with four turnovers again and just not win two weeks in a row with four turnovers, it just makes you scratch your...

Adrian Peterson’s daughter mocks him

Nobody told the Minnesota Vikings that the Cleveland Browns were coming to play on Sunday. Hell, nobody told the Cleveland Browns that they were supposed to be Tanking for Teddy. The Browns 31-27 win was so shocking, that it led…Read more →

Holler: Will Wilfs listen to fans?

Vikings fans were angry and booing Christian Ponder off the field after failed drives. Leslie Frazier isn’t inclined to make a change yet, but with the Vikings owners in attendance Sunday in the Metrodome, they had to have heard the booing of Ponder.

NFL Week 3 Wrap Ups: Browns over Vikings

 def.  FINAL SCORE: 31-27 GAME MVP: Brian Hoyer ( 321 yards, 3 touchdowns ) ANALYSIS: When the Browns traded away Trent Richardson, everyone (including myself), penciled them in for a loss this week and any week they didn't play the Jaguars. Little did we know the Brian Hoyer was actually the best quarterback on Cleveland's roster. He showed some obvious...

Former Viking Tyrell Johnson Arrested

For …. Yup, public urination and resisting arrest. It appears Johnson was caught in the act and didn’t fully cooperate with the police officers leading to him getting arrested and charged with urinating in public and resisting arrest without violence. Johnson was a 2nd round pick for the Minnesota Vikings in the 2008 NFL Draft. Johnson has since bounced around a bit but has...

Officiating crew blows call again, this time in Vikings-Browns game

Referee Bill Leavy and his officiating crew may want to brush up on the NFL rulebook before Week 4. For the second time in three week's Leavy's crew made an errant call in a game. During the second quarter of Sunday's game between Cleveland and Minnesota Browns punt returner Travis Benjamin muffed a punt that Vikings linebacker Larry Dean picked up and returned for a...

The annual ‘Brett Favre can still play’ story has arrived

It seems that every season Brett Favre thrusts himself into NFL headlines one way or another. Whether it’s talking about beating the Saints in the season opener despite being “retired” in 2010 or letting speculation about a return in 2011 run rampant, Favre just loves being in the headlines. The 2013 version of this comes from Favre’s agent, Bus Cook. And the first thing...
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