The Vikings' chances of making the playoffs after starting 0-3 are very low. But even though they aren't winning, it doesn't necessarily mean they are hurting their chances of building a new stadium.
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Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
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Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
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Third Vikings stadium proposal surfaces
The backers are a bit of a mystery, but a new proposal puts a new Vikings stadium north of the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. The Star Tribune reports city leaders have seen the blueprints -- but officials aren't exactly sure who's behind the project. The Vikings are dismissing the plan, preferring to focus on their Arden Hills site.
Storm of Vikings stadium ideas; all wind and no rain
Sell the Metrodome for a dollar, siphon off a Constitutionally protected treasure chest....These are the latest in a long--very long--list of ways to build and pay for a new place the Vikings can call home. Coming up with ideas on paper is the easy part...
Vikings' stadium deal isn't reached
Governor Mark Dayton met with GOP lawmakers Friday trying to finalize a Vikings' stadium plan. They couldn't agree on one of the three Minneapolis sites or the site in Arden Hills. Dayton plans on scheduling more talks next week in hopes of wrapping up a deal by Thanksgiving.
Vikings 'more than willing' to listen to offers for No. 3 pick
The Vikings have the third overall pick in the NFL draft this year, but that doesn’t mean they’ll keep it. Vikings GM Rick Spielman says he’ll be very busy on draft day, telling the NFL Network that if someone wants to “come up and get our pick, we’re going to be more than willing to listen.”
Lynx like their chances for WNBA title
The Minnesota Lynx are entering the playoffs as the favorite to win the WNBA championship. Good reason backs up the odds as Minnesota became just the sixth team ever to win 27-regular season games. It can also be argued the Lynx have the best point guard and rookie in the league.
Vikings won't pay as much for Minneapolis stadium
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says he won't pay as much money for a stadium built in Minneapolis. He has his eyes set on a stadium in Arden Hills. Wilf will contribute more than $400 million to a stadium in Arden Hills, but says a stadium at any other site won't warrant 'that level of commitment.'
Vikings stadium deal isn't done yet
Although the Vikings stadium bill was signed into law by Governor Mark Dayton on Monday, the stadium isn't a guarantee quite yet. It still needs to pass a Minneapolis City Council vote, which will be held May 25. Sources tell ProFootballTalk the vote is expected to go in favor of the Vikings.
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