Found September 24, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
PLAYERS: Zygi Wilf
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
((HT: KARE-TV)) New Jersey Superior Court Judge Deanne Wilson has ordered Zygi Wilf, Mark Wilf, and their cousin to pay $84.5 million to two former business partners they defrauded in a 1980s real estate deal. It was ruled they committed fraud and breach of contract and violated the state's civil racketeering laws in their dealings with Ada Reichmann and her brother Josef Halpern. The Wilf family was sued by Halpern and Reichmann over a proposed 764-unit apartment complex. Halpern and Reichmann were paid as on-site managers, but were cut out of the revenues worked out of the project. The Wilfs' attorneys said they plan to appeal. The family won't have to pay any of the award until all appeals have been exhausted. The trial took almost seven months to complete and any appeal could take up to three years to be heard. It was also 21 years in the making... Here's the early judgment... Naturally, there is a point of concern... the running of the Vikings a...

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...

Adrian Peterson: Boos directed at Christian Ponder are unfair

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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...

Vikings owners ordered to pay 84.5 million due to real estate lawsuit

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 →

Minnesota Vikings: 2013 Week 4 NFL Power Rankings (#30)

Last week: 28 (-2) The Jaguars might have “won” the Teddy Bridgewater bowl when they lost to the Raiders week 2, but the Vikings might have “won” the Tajh Boyd bowl by losing to the Browns last week. It’ll be interesting to see if they actually pull the trigger on a quarterback early in 2014. Head Coaches are usually very stubborn when it comes it giving up on quarterbacks...

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.

Tom Brady reported on Christian Ponder’s injury by accident

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady keeps in contact with his former back up Matt Cassel.  He told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that it looks like Cassel will start this week after Ponder suffered a rib injury this past Sunday. Tom Brady was talking about his backup quarterbacks, and said "Matt Cassel, who may be starting this weekend …" Ponder has a rib injury. — Albert...

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...

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...

Is Peterson pressing to do too much?

Adrian Peterson said he tried to be more patient against the Browns. Leslie Frazier indicated there are times Peterson is trying to do too much. But, in addition to what they say, what do the stats tell us?
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