Local administrators are worried that the headlines surrounding the NFL over lawsuits, debilitating head injuries and even suicides are making parents reluctant to sign up their sons for football.
Updated: August 04, 2012, - 11:32 PM
The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota are playing their own version of Coke vs. Pepsi -- with millions of dollars at stake.
Updated: July 17, 2012, - 10:37 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to spend $477 million —$50 million more than they had planned — to get a new stadium under a deal that was given final House approval around 3:30 Thursday morning.
Updated: July 16, 2012, - 04:49 PM
Once he was plain old George, and then, foibles and all, he turned himself into one of the Twin Cities' most flamboyant sports media personalities. Like the name he took to his death, he was full of contradictions.
Updated: July 12, 2012, - 07:48 AM
After committing $196 million to marquee players Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, Minnesota's team must maintain fan interest, improve ratings ... and make money.
Updated: July 08, 2012, - 02:07 AM
Agreement details unprecedented presence of Mystic Lake Casino owners in horse-racetrack operations.
Updated: June 27, 2012, - 12:10 AM
Tax revenue is down, but new ballpark is still a good draw to downtown restaurants and bars.
Updated: June 25, 2012, - 12:45 PM
The league enjoys popularity and profitability, despite growing claims of players' health issues.
Updated: June 10, 2012, - 08:25 AM
The political jockeying that effectively ended racino efforts is a boon for Canterbury Park.
Updated: June 09, 2012, - 07:52 PM