Posts tagged Metrodome

Study: Minnesota Can’t Support Four Sports Teams

Push for new Queens stadium takes another hit

The push for a new Minnesota Vikings’ stadium may have gotten a little bit tougher. A new study by portfolio.com says the Twin Cities can’t afford four major pro sports teams, and one may be lured away soon. The study analyzed 82 markets in the United States and Canada to determine if they have the […]

$1.2 Billion Deficit? Vikings’ Stadium Backers Don’t Care

Zygi Wilf

About 50 Minnesota Vikings’ fans and former players continued their push Thursday for a new Vikings’ stadium with a rally outside the state capitol in St. Paul. What the backers lacked in numbers they apparently made up for with enthusiasm. But their latest whines – er, pleas – for state funding couldn’t have come at a […]

Vikings Stadium Debacle Explodes Out of Control

Who wouldnt want to play in this gorgeous venue?

The stadium battle between the Minnesota Vikings and the agency that operates the MetroBarn just got a whole lot stickier. Team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf sent the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission an angry letter Wednesday, telling the chairman of its finance committee the team is cutting all ties with the agency after it passed […]

Forbes – Packers Worth $1 Billion

Zygi Wilf

Forbes released their annual valuation of NFL teams on Friday. The Packers ranked 16th, with a total valuation of just over $1 billion, which isn’t bad for a small-market franchise. Dallas came in first at $1.6 billion. The Packers valuation is a 10 percent increase over last year, although analysts predict the team will take […]