Minnesota still in the running... according to "The REAL Feed":
Vikings agree to new site for stadium FOXSports.com :: NFL (10.05.2011 15:02) Officials in a Twin Cities suburb said Tuesday they have reachedan agreement with the Minnesota Vikings to lure the NFL team awayfrom their longtime home in Minneapolis with a retractable-roofstadium built on a Superfund site.
While not a Vikes' fan, I sincerely do not want them to go the way of the Lakers...
Not likely to be Los Angeles, they say... From a LOCAL source rolling off "The REAL Feed":
Vikings-to-L.A. move wouldn't be easy StarTribune: Sports (04.12.2011 00:48) Such a move is possible, experts say, but the NFL has made sure its relocation process doesn't let owners simply make a money grab.
Indications now are that the Vikes will stay put... according to "The REAL Feed":
Vikings reportedly close to deal to stay in Minnesota NFL.com (25.12.2011 22:07) Peter King of NBC's "Football Night In America" reported Sunday that the Vikings and Minnesota officials are close to a deal that would keep the team in the state it has called home since entering the league in 1961.
Vikings' stadium snag brings NFL boss to Minnesota Duluth News-Tribune: Football (20.04.2012 00:00) ST. PAUL - Minnesota's latest stadium snag has the NFL publicly questioning the state's interest in keeping the Vikings, and league Commissioner Roger Goodell is concerned enough that he is coming for another visit. Talk about this topic
Are the straws starting to break the proverbial camel's back here? From "The REAL Feed":
Minnesota Vikings' stadium bill 'not workable' team says NFL.com (08.05.2012 14:25) Even though the Minnesota Vikings are one step away from having political approval for a new downtown stadium, the team called increased costs they much shoulder "not workable," the Star Tribune reported Tuesday.
Just 48 hours ago the news was bleak. Now, it looks like the Minnesota Vikings may get saved, after all,... and for years,... decades to come... From "The REAL Feed":
Senate approves plan for new Vikings stadium ESPN: NFL (10.05.2012 14:14) The Minnesota Vikings moved to within a governor's signature of getting a new $975 million stadium on Thursday after the state Senate approved a plan that relies heavily on public financing.