The Minnesota Vikings’ Metrodome has deflated for the last time. The deflation and the demolition of the Dome beginning next week will make way for construction of a new $1 billion Vikings Stadium.
The Vikings say they’re getting ready to use Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium as a backup if the torn Metrodome roof can’t be repaired before Monday night’s game with Chicago.
The Detroit Lions have stopped distributing free tickets to Monday night’s football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Giants.
Snow, wind, ice, rain: December in the NFL. Not even indoor games are safe.
The Giants-Vikings delay has given Brett Favre more time to heal his sprained right shoulder, with his NFL-record streak of 297 straight regular-season starts hanging in the balance.
The NFL’s playoff picture might be muddled in the middle. At the top, it’s crystal clear, thanks to the Patriots and Falcons.
The game, originally set to air regionally on Fox on Sunday afternoon, will be shown on the networks’ affiliates in New York City and Minneapolis, as well as Mankato and Rochester in Minnesota and Albany in New York.
The Giants’ road game against the Minnesota Vikings was moved to Monday night in Detroit after the Metrodome’s inflated roof collapsed in a snowstorm early Sunday morning.
Last year, the New York Yankees christened their billion-dollar ballpark with a World Series title. This time, the Minnesota Twins are hoping their new downtown home can help supply the same October charm.