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Minnesota congresswoman urges Vikings owner to publicly condemn Redskins name

Count Minnesota congresswoman Betty McCollum as one who strongly supports changing the name of the Washington Redskins. In fact, McCollum is concerned about the matter so much that she sent a letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf on Thursday urging him to publicly condemn the Redskins name.“The presence of the Washington franchise with their racist name on campus would be...
Via Bush League Chronicle
21 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS: Minnesota Vikings wants the 24th franchise

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Gilf. The MLS might be on a World Cup break, but that doesn’t mean the league’s front office is on vacation. There are reports that the league and Minnesota Vikings are discussing the possibility of bringing a franchise to the Twin Cities. According to fansided.com’s Andrew Coppens, “Zygi Wilf is looking towards the league with the new stadium...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Set to Enter Year 10 Under Zygi Wilf

When Red McCombs decided to sell the team to New Jersey businessman Zygi Wilf, fans certainly did not shed a tear. McCombs was not very well-liked by the fans and media in the Twin Cities due to his unwillingness to always spend enough money on the team. He also talked about the possibility of moving the team if they couldn't get a new stadium. When Wilf took over as the owner...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Minnesota Vikings’ Zygi Wilf named a top half owner in the NFL

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Great photo of Vikings owner at new stadium groundbreaking

Zygi Wilf and Gov Dayton toss dirt at Vikings Stadium Groundbreaking. pic.twitter.com/3yZ4e8exma — Glen Stubbe (@gspphoto) December 3, 2013 Pictured above: Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, along with Governor Mark Dayton, take part in the ceremonial groundbreaking of the team’s $1 billion stadium on Tuesday. The new stadium, whose construction now will formally in the […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings stadium project delayed by Wilf family legal issues

MINNEAPOLIS -- As of Friday morning, the notion the Wilf family's legal issues may affect construction of the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium is no longer hypothetical. Groundbreaking on the project, originally slated for October, has been pushed back a month. Negotiations between the team and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority have ceased for the time being. If disconnect...
Via Fox Sports North
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings stadium project hits snag due to Wilf lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Wilf family's allegedly unfair business dealings have officially caused a snag in the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is delaying ratification of its written accord with the team while litigators investigate the Wilfs' withholding of agreed-upon revenues from a real estate partner in New Jersey...
Via Fox Sports North
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wallet, integrity of Vikings owner Wilf take hit in 21-year-old court case finding

A New Jersey judge's findings following a two-decade court case involving Minnesota Vikings ownership shouldn't affect progress on the team's new multi-million dollar stadium. They will, however, pound a dent into the pocketbooks of the team's principal owner and his front-office family members. And an even bigger one in their business integrity. According to a...
Via Fox Sports North
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilfs donate 100,000 toward hurricane relief

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The hurricane that hit the East Coast this week hit very close to home for the Wilf family, the principal owners of the Minnesota Vikings. On Friday, the team and the Wilf family announced they are pledging 100,000 toward Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. "Being from and living in the affected areas, our family has seen first-hand the destruction of Hurricane...
Via Fox Sports North
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Zygi Wilf: “We’re Getting Close” On Stadium Deal

Zygi Wilf was called in to talk to governor Mark Dayton on Wednesday and came out of the meeting sounding optimistic and slightly stubborn. The optimistic part: Zygi told reporters the Vikings are “getting close” on a stadium deal. The slightly stubborn part: Despite all evidence to the contrary Zygi insists his Arden Hills dream stadium is not “out of the question.” State...
Via The Viking Age
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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