Vikings, UMinn reach tentative deal on TCF stadium
The Minnesota Vikings say the organization has reached a
tentative deal with the University of Minnesota on how much the
team will pay to use TCF Stadium while a new Vikings stadium is
Vikings spokesman Lester Bagley declined to name a dollar
amount, but said the ”agreement in principle” would add about
3,000 temporary end zone seats to the 50,000-seat stadium. Bagley
says other details need to be resolved before both parties sign off
on the deal.
The Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/xnotMv ) says the Vikings paid
$1.7 million to play a game at TCF Stadium after the Metrodome roof
collapsed in December 2010.
Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com