Posts tagged Tim Pawlenty
It’s only speculation at this point, but conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh could be a viable candidate to buy the Minnesota Vikings. The catch is Limbaugh would probably relocate the team to Los Angeles. The Vikings are trying to get the state of Minnesota to cough up money for a new stadium and they haven’t had much luck yet.
The Minnesota Vikings’ quest for a new stadium isn’t likely to be addressed any further until next year. The Minnesota state legislature adjourned on Monday after a marathon budget session without acting on the Vikings’ stadium bill, which was first introduced on May 3. As we predicted then, the bill, which had two options for […]
The Minnesota State Legislature will reportedly introduce a stadium bill next week that could lead to the Minnesota Vikings getting a new home and guaranteeing the team won’t abandon the worst fans in professional sports. The bill will include two options for funding the stadium. The first involves building a new Vikings’ stadium on the […]
The Minnesota Vikings are getting aggressive in their crusade for a new stadium. Team owner Zygi Wilf met privately Thursday with state lawmakers at St. Paul’s posh University Club to discuss possible stadium bills, while Jared Allen spent that evening being, well, Jared Allen. The defensive end/attention whore/douche bag has become something of a poster […]
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Kohls is proposing the state sell the Metrodome to the Minnesota Vikings for $1. In exchange, the Vikings would have to agree to stay in the state for 20 years or face a $5 million fine, which is a drop in the bucket for an NFL team. This comes on the […]
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 […]