The Vikings are due to announce their stadium design today at an event at the Guthrie Theater. I’m not what you would call “in the know” but I do have a feeling about a few features that the new facility will have.
- A projection of Zygi Wilf’s laughing, cackling visage projected on the roof.
- A big, green football field, right in the middle.
- Constant disappointment...
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...
Ahhh, the opening of NFL training camps. It’s a time where optimism and expectations rule the day. Every team has expectations about the upcoming season. And of course, some expectations are more realistic than others. Take for example Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf’s expectations for this season. They’re completely unrealistic. Despite his team coming off a 3-13 and in...
Zygi Wilf's patience finally paid off, for himself and the Minnesota Vikings.
Despite numerous setbacks in his seven-year pursuit of public financing to help build a new stadium, the Vikings owner never once threatened to move or sell the team in hopes of gaining negotiating leverage.
Many thought Wilf would have to make a threat to get things done. But the New Jersey businessman...
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May 10, 2012
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has been attempting to get taxpayers to pay for a new stadium for some time now. The Metrodome is in horrendous shape & not long ago the roof collapsed. The bill asking for $975M to build the new stadium was voted down on Monday & there has been rampant speculation that [...]
The push for a new stadium in Minnesota - outlined Thursday in a formal announcement of a $975 million plan among the Vikings , the city of Minneapolis, the state and Gov. Mark Dayton to build the team's new home in Minneapolis - hasn't stopped Vikings ownership from contributing to recent football operations.
Team President Mark Wilf said he was in Indianapolis for the...
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.”
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. After announcing a major staff change on Tuesday, Minnesota Vikings' owners Mark and Zygi Wilf are hoping another important shift happens soon.
On the same day, the Wilfs promoted vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman to general manager, Mark and Zygi met with state senators Julie Rosen and Dave Senjem and are optimistic a breakthrough will occur...
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Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf tells The Associated Press that the team would significantly drop its financial contribution to a new stadium if it is built in Minneapolis instead of its preferred site in the suburbs.
The Vikings have committed more than $400 million to a stadium plan in Arden Hills, north of the Twin Cities. State lawmakers have shot down the idea of a sales...
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November 10, 2011