Coverage of Twin Cities' Super Bowl 2018 bid

  • Updated: May 20, 2014 - 6:48 AM

May 21: Minnesota lands 2018 Super Bowl

By Rochelle Olson, MWC November 12, 2014, 09:42 AM

The theme of Minneapolis’ bid, “Built for the Bold,” emphasized the $1 billion Vikings stadium under construction and the state’s friendly ethos. Now, the focus moves to planning the event.

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Souhan: We're back on center stage, frozen warts and all

By JIM SOUHAN, MWC May 22, 2014, 01:58 PM

If you ever feel tempted to question the Wilfs' business acumen, remember this: They just sold frostbite to billionaires.

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Will home team play in Super Bowl LII?

By MATT VENSEL, MWC May 21, 2014, 08:56 AM

Don't count on many of the current Vikings still being around when the Super Bowl returns to the Twin Cities.

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Souhan: Another chance at being sports mecca

By Jim Souhan May 20, 2014, 05:26 PM

For a three-year span, we were a cold New York, a center of attention and now another batch of events is heading this way.

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Scoggins: Things you can bet on in 4 years

By CHIP SCOGGINS May 20, 2014, 05:26 PM

Locals will gush about the economic impact; out-of-towners will grumble about our weather. Our downtown skyway system will be regaled as an architectural marvel by partygoers and celebrities.

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Reusse: Getting first one was truly remarkable

By Patrick Reusse May 20, 2014, 05:25 PM

Vikings CEO Mike Lynn was the main force in landing the ’92 Super Bowl, through his behind-the-scenes maneuvering at NFL meetings.

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Hot Dish Politics

Dayton calls Super Bowl 'terrific opportunity,' thanks team behind bid

By Hot Dish Politics May 20, 2014, 03:22 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton says Super Bowl will bring economic benefits to Twin Cities, showcase state; thanks team behind successful bid

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MPLS.

Tevlin: What's a Super Bowl's economic impact?

By MPLS. May 20, 2014, 03:09 PM

The news that Minneapolis will host the Super Bowl in 2018 is undoubtedly good for the local economy. Die-hard fans will flood the downtown streets and no doubt fill hotels, as well as search out local restaurants to sample our signature staple, the walleye.

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Access Vikings

Craig: Can the home team win in 2018?

By Access Vikings May 20, 2014, 02:52 PM

No team has ever played in a Super Bowl in its home stadium. In fact, the host city's team has only made it past the first round of the playoffs three times.

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Super Bowl pitches today begin with optimistic Minnesota group

By Rochelle Olson, MWC May 20, 2014, 10:41 AM

The multimedia presentation will feature video of Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and legendary coach Bud Grant. For competitive reasons, the nature of their video appearances was closely guarded.

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Craig: Choosing another northern Super Bowl city has steam

By MARK CRAIG, MWC May 20, 2014, 09:11 AM

After playing host to only five of the first 48 Super Bowls, cold-weather owners and their cities hold more clout than ever in the selection process.

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Vikings stadium: The build

The Vikings have landed in Atlanta to make Super Bowl pitch

By Vikings stadium: The build May 19, 2014, 12:51 PM

Team representatives and Super Bowl host committee members will be lobbying NFL team owners to bring the big game to Minneapolis in 2018.

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Twin Cities team heading to Atlanta to make pitch for 2018 Super Bowl

By Rochelle Olson, MWC May 19, 2014, 10:19 AM

Twin Cities reps head to Atlanta to make last-minute case to win the title game.

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Vikings stadium: The build

Davis, Carlson Nelson will give Super Bowl presentation

By Vikings stadium: The build May 16, 2014, 10:07 AM

US Bancorp chief and Carlson Companies exec will make the 15-minute pitch for the 2018 Super Bowl

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Vikings stadium: The build

Super Bowl notice goes out to media

By Vikings stadium: The build May 12, 2014, 06:04 PM

On the eve of the vote, Minneapolis committee members will have a rehearsal, media availability

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Super Bowl bid: Submitted to NFL, money's in the bank

By Rochelle Olson, MWC May 08, 2014, 07:06 AM

The bid steering committee intends to blow the minds of the NFL owners with its plan, U.S. Bancorp President and CEO Richard Davis told reporters.

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Vikings stadium: The build

Corporations to cover most costs in Minneapolis' bid for 2018 Super Bowl

By Vikings stadium: The build May 07, 2014, 10:41 AM

U.S. Bancorp's CEO Richard Davis said the committee aiming to bring the big NFL game to Minneapolis raised 75 percent of millions from corporations in the first seven days.

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Super Bowl bid goes in this week, but what's in it remains secret

By ROCHELLE OLSON, MWC May 06, 2014, 05:44 AM

For an event billed as a community pitch, the Twin Cities’ Super Bowl 2018 bid is looking more like a state secret.

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April 24: Super Bowl bid goes to NFL owners on iPads

By Rochelle Olson, MWC April 24, 2014, 05:55 AM

The NFL’s 32 owners will receive their 2018 Super Bowl bids from the Twin Cities on shiny new iPads donated by Best Buy. That’s a slight upgrade from the chocolate ducks — many with broken necks — the owners received as part of Minneapolis’ successful bid for the 1992 game.

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Vikings stadium: The build

Vikings' Super Bowl bid team returns from NYC meeting with NFL

By Vikings stadium: The build April 23, 2014, 03:50 PM

Final submission comes May 7. Decision on May 20.

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Loyola Marymount 68
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George Mason 43 FINAL
Saint Josephs 71
Western Carolina 53 FINAL
East Tenn St 73
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FIU 30 FINAL
Middle Tennessee 79
Texas State 55 FINAL
Appalachian St 61
TX-Arlington 66 FINAL
Georgia Southern 41
SC State 57 FINAL
Bethune-Cookman 56
Delaware State 51 FINAL
Coppin State 80
Portland 58 FINAL
Santa Clara 66
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Hampton 64
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UAB 59
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Charlotte 72 FINAL
Western Ky 80
Texas-El Paso 69 FINAL
North Texas 61
Wichita State 77 FINAL
Evansville 63
Loyola-Chicago 64 FINAL
Northern Iowa 69
Bradley 70 FINAL
Drake 86
Presbyterian 62 FINAL
High Point 75
Vanderbilt 61 FINAL
(12) Kentucky 67
Idaho State 58 FINAL
Eastern Washington 62
Colorado 69 2nd Half 3:53
USC 56
San Francisco 71 2nd Half 0:19
Pacific 64
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Idaho 68
Purdue 51 2nd Half 11:29
Minnesota 56
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Cal State Fullerton 36
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Hawaii 30 2nd Half
UC Santa Barbara 23
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UC-Riverside 32
Northern Ariz 36 2nd Half
Portland State 31
Southern Utah 27 2nd Half
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