Minnesota Vikings owners didn’t get what they wanted, and now they’re going to be spiteful

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 5Aug2016

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 5Aug2016

The Star Tribune has the details.

The owners of the Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion franchise the Minnesota United are in talks about playing games at U.S. Bank Stadium — and it has left the stadium’s primary tenant, the Minnesota Vikings, crying foul and threatening to sue.

United owners and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), which manages the $1.1 billion building, have been in discussions about an exhibition game — and perhaps more — at the stadium. But the Vikings say they are being shut out of the discussions in violation of state law and the stadium’s use agreement.

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