ZYGI WILF RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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...
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. 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

Finding: Wilfs capable of financing their portion of Vikings new stadium

MINNEAPOLIS -- Any potential obstacles to construction of the Vikings' new stadium appear to have been cleared.The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority released its findings Friday in a due-diligence review of team owner Zygi Wilf and his family members whom a New Jersey judge says didn't live up to their end of agreements with two real estate partners. MSFA and its lawyers...
Via Fox Sports North
September 13, 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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