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New Vikings stadium will include 500 works of art

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium opens next year, it will have an art collection that might be the envy of some museums. U.S. Bank Stadium will feature about 500 artworks, including roughly 200 commissioned paintings, sculptures, digital and installation pieces, plus 300 photos. The Vikings and the family of the team's owner, Zygi Wilf, are paying for all of...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings owner sent his plane to get Adrian Peterson to Sunday’s game

    Adrian Peterson looked like his old self when he rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-14 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. He was a key in the team’s victory, and Vikings owner Zygi Wilf did whatever he could to ensure his star running back would make the game. According to Minnesota-based reporter Larry Fitzgerald Sr. (yes, the father of the Cardinals...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Zygi Wilf on Adrian Peterson: 'He's always had a good heart'

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf addressed the media for the first time since September when he claimed the team made a “mistake” by activating running back Adrian Peterson following his arrest on child abuse charges. Now that Peterson and the Vikings appear to have mended fences and the running back has returned to practice with the team, Wilf discussed the situation and...
Via Sportsnaut
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Vikings
July 14, 2014  |  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’s Andrew Coppens, “Zygi Wilf is looking towards the league with the new stadium...
June 16, 2014  |  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 in...
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

Zimmer starts with Vikings with designs on Super Bowl

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer stood for photos with the rest of the Minnesota Vikings' leadership as he was introduced as the team's new head coach on Friday, five men smiling, arm-in-arm while cameras snapped in front of them. Each man -- Zimmer, Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman, Vikings' owner/chairman Zygi Wilf, owner/president Mark Wilf and Jonathan Wilf, the team...
Via Fox Sports North
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings owner strikes back at NJ court ruling

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has appealed a court ruling requiring him and his family to pay $100 million in damages and legal fees over a broken deal to develop an apartment complex in his home state of New Jersey. Wilf, his brother Mark Wilf and cousin Leonard Wilf filed their appeal Wednesday in New Jersey Superior Court's Appellate Division, likely extending for years a...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Great photo of Vikings owner at new stadium groundbreaking

Zygi Wilf and Gov Dayton toss dirt at Vikings Stadium Groundbreaking. — 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

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