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The NFL’s Sizable List Of Demands For Mpls. Super Bowl

By Cole Premo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New details have emerged about the deal bringing the Super Bowl to Minneapolis.

Some of the conditions include: hotel accommodations, free police escorts and free advertising. They’re on the long list of requests in a confidential 153 page document obtained by the Star Tribune.

The […]

N.F.L. Picks Minneapolis for 2018 Super Bowl

By By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The owners rewarded the Vikings for arranging to build a new stadium on the site of the old Metrodome by choosing Minneapolis over New Orleans and Indianapolis.

Source: New York Times

NFL news and notes: Stadium played major role in landing Super Bowl


ATLANTA (AP) – Build it and the Super Bowl will come.

That message rang loud and clear Tuesday when Minneapolis was awarded the 2018 game after a vote by owners rewarded the city for its new stadium deal.

The owners chose Minneapolis and the $1 billion stadium planned for the site of […]

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


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 stadium […]

Video: Vikings 2018 Super Bowl pitch videos


Minneapolis was awarded the 2018 Super Bowl. Here are a couple pitch videos.

Minneapolis beat New Orleans and Indianapolis in a vote among NFL owners.

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl


Minneapolis will get the 2018 Super Bowl. NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday on NFL Network.

The Vikings new stadium is scheduled to open in 2016, on the site where the Metrodome had been.

The final vote was down to Indianapolis, New Orleans and Minneapolis.

No city received a super majority, […]

NFL owners vote Tuesday on 2018 Super Bowl site, including Minneapolis


ATLANTA (AP) – The Big Easy, Naptown or the Twin Cities.

That’s the choice facing NFL owners when they vote Tuesday on the site of the 2018 Super Bowl, choosing among New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis.

Each city has hosted the big game, albeit just once for Indy and Minny. New Orleans […]

Minneapolis, Vikings Make Final Pitch For 2018 Super Bowl

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tuesday is the day NFL’s owners decide where Super Bowl LII will be played in the year 2018, and local officials are hoping Minneapolis is the city that’s chosen.

Minneapolis is one of the three finalists, along with Indianapolis and New Orleans, to host one of the biggest […]

Job Fair Held For Vikings Stadium Workers

By sdswanson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Politicians said the new Vikings stadium would create jobs, and some proof of this pledge was evident Thursday.

A job fair was held at the Sabathani Community Center in north Minneapolis to connect the construction firms involved in the stadium with skilled workers.

The firms aim to recruit […]

Now Hiring: Job Fair Thursday For Vikings Stadium Project

By Alison Lorge

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If you’re looking for a job and want to be a part of the Minnesota Vikings stadium project, Minneapolis is the place to be Thursday.

Companies that are part of the construction for the new facility are hosting a job fair Thursday afternoon at the Sabathani Community Center […]