Vikings
  • Gov. Dayton signs $975M Vikings stadium bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to build a nearly $1 billion stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. Dayton signed the bill to cheers Monday during a ceremony attended by …

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    15 May 12
  • Dayton to sign Vikings stadium bill on Monday

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Monday will be another big day at the Capitol for Vikings fans — as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the stadium bill into law. Dayton has been one of the …

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    14 May 12
  • Vikings, U of Minn. agree on TCF Bank Stadium use

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have reached preliminary agreement on the Vikings’ use of TCF Bank Stadium during construction of a new Vikings stadium. The letter of intent provides …

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    11 May 12
  • Minn. Senate vote clears Vikings for new stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are on the brink of getting a new stadium after the state Senate approved a plan that relies heavily on public financing. Gov. Mark Dayton has said …

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    10 May 12
  • Minn. lawmakers tell Vikings no-go on soccer deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are denying owners of football’s Vikings exclusive rights to recruit a professional soccer club as part of a stadium deal. The state Senate voted 47-20 on Tuesday to …

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    09 May 12
  • So Long-well: Vikings give veteran kicker the boot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have released 16-year veteran kicker Ryan Longwell. The surprising move was made Monday, a little more than a week after the team drafted Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the …

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    08 May 12
  • No room to punt for Minn. on Vikings stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Vikings stadium drama that has been consuming Minnesota’s Capitol is finally coming to a head, with expected votes Monday in the state House and Senate. But the politics of …

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    07 May 12
  • Christian Ponder takes control of Vikings

    Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP) – From the moment Christian Ponder took over the Minnesota Vikings offense in Week 5 of his rookie season, the quarterback never stopped scrambling. Ponder didn’t have a summer to build …

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    04 May 12