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Wilf family owns a complex web of holdings

Wilf family owns a complex web of holdings

startribune.com Updated Sep 20, 2013
Vikings owners own stake in 460 separate businesses and are persistent courtroom adversaries.
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  • Vikings' Allen faces tough task in Browns' All-Pro Thomas

    Vikings' Allen faces tough task in Browns' All-Pro Thomas

    startribune.com Sep 20, 2013
    The Vikings’ Jared Allen rarely gets blocked one- on-one, but the Browns’ Joe Thomas gets that task.
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  • Charles Tillman fined $15,750 for horse collar tackle

    Charles Tillman fined $15,750 for horse collar tackle

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20, 2013
    Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is questionable for Sunday night’s matchup with the Steelers, but the issue of whether or not he’d be fined for a horse collar tackle in last week’s win over the Vikings is no longer in doubt. PFT has confirmed with the …
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  • Kevin Williams will make Vikings history Sunday

    Kevin Williams will make Vikings history Sunday

    startribune.com Sep 20, 2013
    Kevin Williams will start his 158th game on Sunday, passing Hall of Famer Alan Page for most career starts by a Vikings defensive tackle.
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  • Vikings' injury report: Another fullback out

    Vikings' injury report: Another fullback out

    ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings, playing their final game without Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton, will also be missing his top replacement on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Tight end Rhett Ellison, who has also blocked for Adrian Pet…
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  • This weekend in traffic: Vikings home opener, I-694 and 35W clo…

    This weekend in traffic: Vikings home opener, I-694 and 35W closures

    startribune.com Sep 20, 2013
    The first weekend of fall has a little bit of everything, with freeway closings, the Vikings home opener and street parties.
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  • Peterson “soul-searching” after slow (for him) start

    Peterson “soul-searching” after slow (for him) start

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20, 2013
    For many backs, being on pace for more than 1,500 yards is reason to celebrate. But for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, it’s cause for introspection. According to Chip Scoggins of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Peterson said he needed to do some “s…
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  • Video - Peterson: RG III Will Be OK 03:32

    Peterson: RG III Will Be OK

    Sep 20
    Jarrett Bell discusses Adrian Peterson's comment that RG III will return to being the player he was before suffering his ACL injury.
  • Video - Weather update: Browns @ Vikings. 00:30

    Weather update: Browns @ Vikings.

    Sep 20
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Browns @ Vikings.

Sports Columnists

  • Welcome the Spotlight

    Sep 20
    Chris Clark will go from observer to integral very quickly. (Bob Leverone/AP) You’re Chris Clark. You’re 27 years old, and you may have trouble sleeping Sunday night. You’re starting your first game at left tackle this weekend. Your only significant reg…
  • Da Funny Man, Da Bears

    Sep 20
    Jeff Garlin is one of the stars of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and the upcoming ABC sitcom ‘The Goldbergs.’ (Danny Moloshok/Reuters) 1. I think if you’re not from Chicago—I am—you might not understand the Bears are more popular than the Bulls, Blackhawks, So…
  • Don Banks: Eagles give Reid his big night in Philly as Chiefs remain undef…

    Sep 20
    That was really a nice touch by the Eagles. Making Andy Reid feel right at home like that.
  • Bill Simmons breaks down the Richardson trade and makes Week 3 picks

    Sep 20
    The Sports Guy applauds the Browns and Colts for acting like NBA teams and makes Week 3 picks.