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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws during a NFL training camp Friday, July 30, 2021, in Eagan, Minn. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest on COVID’s Effect on Sports: Kirk Cousins to Miss Vikings Preseason Game After Positive Test (Again)

COVID-19 and its resulting variants from delta to omicron has forced two-plus years of cancellations, postponements and adjustments for the sports-event industry. As events have come back online, here is a regular look at where things stand and storylines that have been emerging. You can also see our past reporting on what the sports-event industry […]

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Vikings Touchdown Tour
The Minnesota Vikings are giving their fans a taste of what U.S. Bank Stadium looks like as it prepares for an NFL game day.

Minnesota Vikings Create Unique Stadium Tour Opportunity

The Minnesota Vikings are offering fans a chance to experience U.S. Bank Stadium like a VIP. The site of Super Bowl 52 now offers the Ultimate Touchdown Tour, a specialized tour program to highlight the preparation for Vikings home games. On select dates prior to Vikings home games, tours will feature views of the Vikings […]

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Steve Lacroix
Steve LaCroix will join the Wisdom Gaming leadership team as president of Wisdom Gaming.

Steve LaCroix Tabbed as President of Wisdom Gaming

Wisdom Gaming has announced that former Minnesota Vikings Executive Vice President and Chief Marking Officer Steve LaCroix will join the company’s leadership team as president of Wisdom Gaming. LaCroix, who has 30-plus years of leadership in the professional sports industry, will have many responsibilities in the new role including strategic planning, organizational growth and structure, […]

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NFL International
The National Football League has announced it will be adding five international games to its 2022 schedule.

NFL Announces Five International Games for 2022 Season

In its concerted effort to grow the game outside America’s borders, the National Football League has announced it will be adding five international games to its 2022 schedule. The first three games will take place in London. The Minnesota Vikings take on the New Orleans Saints on October 2 at 9:30 a.m. ET at Tottenham […]

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USA Curling Moves Headquarters to Minnesota

USA Curling has announced it will move its headquarters from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to the Viking Lakes campus in Eagan, Minnesota, home to the Minnesota Vikings training camp and headquarters. “The move to the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area opens the door for exciting new opportunities and increased exposure as interest continues to grow in the […]

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US Bank Stadium

Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium Earns LEED Platinum Designation

The home of the Minnesota Vikings and host of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Final Four has become the first professional sports venue to be certified as LEED Platinum. U.S. Bank Stadium received the rating after using the Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) rating system for existing buildings. The LEED Platinum achievement for Operations and Maintenance […]

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Kevin Warren

Kevin Warren Named Big Ten Commissioner

Kevin Warren has been named commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, succeeding longtime leader Jim Delaney, who will step down from the position in January after 30 years with the collegiate conference. Warren, the chief operating officer for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, becomes the sixth commissioner in conference history. He will start September 16, 2019, […]

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