Vikings To Use Gophers' Stadium While New One Is BuiltThe 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.
Vikings A Vote Away From New Stadium, Staying In MinnesotaOnly a state Senate vote stands between the franchise and the $975 million stadium the Vikings would move into ahead of the 2016 season.
All Goes Well As Metrodome's Roof Is InflatedSeven months after the Metrodome's ceiling collapsed in a snowstorm, forcing the Vikings to play their final two home games last season elsewhere, the new roof has been raised in plenty of time for the first preseason game.
Twin Cities Suburb To Build New Stadium For VikingsOfficials in a Twin Cities suburb said Tuesday they have reached an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings to lure the NFL team away from their longtime home in Minneapolis with a retractable-roof stadium built on a Superfund site.
Minneapolis Pushes To Keep VikingsMinneapolis wants to keep the Vikings, and they want to keep them in downtown Minneapolis. In order to ensure that that happens, officials are proposing an offer to pay more than 20% of the cost of a new stadium.
Minnesota Governor, Vikings Owners Talk New StadiumGov. Mark Dayton said Friday he met privately with Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf to discuss state funding of a new football stadium, and that he hoped a site would be picked soon as the list of possibilities narrowed to two.
Board Opens Talks About New Vikings' StadiumThe Metrodome's roof collapsed under the weight of a snow storm just over a week before the Chicago Bears were scheduled to play there on Monday night. Since then it's been clear that the Vikings need a new stadium.
Entire Metrodome Roof Must Be ReplacedThe collapse of the Metrodome's roof a week before the Chicago Bears were set to play the Minnesota Vikings became an instant YouTube classic. Now it appears the Metrodome will need an entire new roof.
Bears Should Be Happy To Not Be At MetrodomeAll the talk this week from the Bears' players about the change of venue for the Bears-Vikings Monday night game, has been negative. But history tells us that it could still be better than the alternative.
Bears Are Going To Get Vikings Best EffortThere's a saying in the NFL, that on any given Sunday, any team can win the game. While the Vikings and Bears might be having two different seasons, either team could win tonight.
Bears Defense Knows Where To Improve Against VikingsThe Chicago Bears are hoping to play better in the frigid weather against the Vikings than they did against the Patriots. The Bears defense know they need to get turnovers and haven't been able to accomplish this in two weeks. They also know they could face QB Joe Webb and have been preparing to stop Adrian Peterson.
University Taking Steps To Un-Freeze FieldA University of Minnesota official says the playing field at TCF Bank Stadium is fairly soft despite frigid temperatures and he's confident it will be ready for Monday night's Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings game.