Metrodome

A sell out crowd of 62,815 at the Metrodome,  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Vikings’ MetroDome Deflated For Final Time

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.

01/18/2014

The collapsed roof of the Metrodome is shown in this aerial view in Minneapolis on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the roof failure sent the NFL scrambling to find a new venue for the Vikings' game against the New York Giants. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

TCF Stadium Will Backup Metrodome

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.

12/14/2010

Fans Wait Outside Ford Field in Detroit for Free Giants Tickets/WWJ Radio

Bitter Cold Letdown For Fans Seeking Free Giants-Vikings Tickets

The Detroit Lions have stopped distributing free tickets to Monday night’s football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Giants.

WFAN–12/13/2010

Snow surrounds the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Mall of America Stadium where the inflatable roof collapsed under the weight of snow during a storm Sunday morning December 12, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Tom Dahlin/Getty Images)

Wintry Weather Wreaks Havoc On NFL’s Week 14

Snow, wind, ice, rain: December in the NFL. Not even indoor games are safe.

WFAN–12/13/2010

The collapsed roof of the Metrodome is shown in this aerial view in Minneapolis on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the roof failure sent the NFL scrambling to find a new venue for the Vikings' game against the New York Giants. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Favre: Roof Collapse Buys Time For Shoulder, Streak

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.

WFAN–12/13/2010

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NFL Roundup: Patriots First To Clinch Playoff Berth

The NFL’s playoff picture might be muddled in the middle. At the top, it’s crystal clear, thanks to the Patriots and Falcons.

WFAN–12/13/2010

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Giants-Vikings Game Available On TV In Local Markets

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.

WFAN–12/13/2010

(AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Roof Collapse Forces Giants To Play Monday In Detroit

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.

12/12/2010

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Will New Field Give Twins Advantage Over Yankees?

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.

WFAN–10/05/2010