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Mark Wilf: City didn’t shy away from the cold, ‘We embraced it.’

By apnews@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Now that Minneapolis has the 2018 Super Bowl, organizers are determined to show the world that nobody does winter better than Minnesota.

Touting the theme “Built for the Bold,” organizers persuaded NFL team owners on Tuesday to choose Minneapolis, largely on the appeal of the futuristic $1 billion […]

P.J.R.: A timeline for the falling out of Spielman and Frazier

By reusse@1500espn.com

Here’s the timeline as to how the Vikings arrived in a season with complete quarterback chaos, and General Manager Rick Spielman’s determination to fire coach Leslie Frazier.

1-January 2006: Brothers Zygi and Mark Wilf have their first chance to make a coaching change, firing Mike Tice on Jan. 1 and hiring Brad […]

Zulgad: As Vikings owners, the Wilfs are culpable for this mess, too

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

Leslie Frazier likely will be fired as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings on Monday.

Reports that Frazier would be gone after three-plus seasons began to surface a few weeks back and Fox’s Jay Glazer added Sunday that the firing is a done deal.

That means the Vikings will be looking for […]

Twin Cities Attorney Weighs In On Wilf Judgment

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – About $103 million is the amount a New Jersey judge has slapped Zygi and Mark Wilf, with along with their cousin Leonard.

The money is to cover damages, fees, interest and expenses the Wilf’s incurred for defrauding old business partners involved in running an apartment complex outside New […]

Ground About To Be Broken On Minn. Vikings Stadium

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Politicians, Vikings executives and possibly a few notable former players will be on hand at the groundbreaking ceremony for the team’s new, $1 billion stadium.

The Tuesday morning program inside the soon-to-be-demolished Metrodome is open to the public, but there are only a few hundred seats available. Tickets […]

Wilfs face $15 million in legal fees from New Jersey fraud case

By Mike Florio

With Vikings owner Zygi and Mark Wilf already facing $84.5 million in liability arising from a New Jersey fraud lawsuit, the total expense could now be exceeding $100 million. According to Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, an arbitrator has decided that the Wilfs should pay more than $15 […]

Wilfs ordered to pay at least $84 million

By Mike Florio

Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf will get their new stadium. But they’ll also potentially be writing a huge check for something other than concrete or bricks or mortar or FieldTurf.

According to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, the Wilfs have been ordered to pay at least $84 million in a fraud […]

Vikings stadium gets approval, again

By Mike Florio

While the construction of a new Vikings stadium has been and will continue to be a marathon, the approval process has been more convoluted than a drag racing light tree.

After getting the green light last year, an unrelated court case from New Jersey involving team ownership caused the amber lights to […]

Stadium Chief: Vikings Stadium Share Looks Sound

By Eric Henderson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO) — The Minnesota Vikings shouldn’t have any trouble paying for their share of a new $975 million stadium, the chairwoman of the public authority managing the project said Wednesday.

Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen revealed preliminary results of a financial review conducted after a New Jersey court ruling against team owners […]

MSFA Rules That Wilfs Have The “financial Capability” To Move Forward With Stadium Project.

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – In a closed door meeting Wednesday morning, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority continued their due diligence process as the assess the current financial status of the owners of the Minnesota Vikings, the Wilf Family.

On August 6th, 2013 the […]