In his first lengthy comments on his competition with the Vikings to bring Major League Soccer to Minnesota, Bill McGuire left open the possibility of seeking government help to build his own soccer stadium.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:21 AM
Two soccer groups are in play, but a vote is unlikely when league owners convene today.
Updated: December 06, 2014, - 07:11 AM
The Vikings’ owners explained how the new stadium — now fewer than two years from opening — could morph from a 65,400-seat football stadium into a 20,000-seat soccer stadium by “curtaining” seats with large panels and advertising boards.
Updated: December 03, 2014, - 12:23 AM
As the visits to Fargo show, TV's football streetfest is a 1-ring circus.
Updated: November 28, 2014, - 09:30 PM
Hennepin County Board member backs faction seeking separate stadium.
Updated: November 21, 2014, - 05:31 AM
The Final Four, the premier event in college basketball, will return to Minneapolis in 2019, and this time it will be played at the Minnesota Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium.
Updated: November 20, 2014, - 01:48 PM
The Minnesota groups are vying with Sacramento and Las Vegas to become the 24th MLS franchise. The league could make its decision as early as Dec. 6.
Updated: November 20, 2014, - 12:51 PM
At the same time, the league looks to be trying to rebuild its tarnished image. “It’s a brave new world,” said Marshall Tanick, a Minneapolis employment lawyer.
Updated: November 18, 2014, - 11:45 PM
Four months removed from the glow of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, the economic benefits that the event was supposed to bring to Minnesota appear to have shrunk.
Updated: November 12, 2014, - 06:37 AM