In the immediate aftermath of the apparent defeat of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium bill, I suggested it was time for owner Zygi Wilf to dial up the rhetoric and at least begin discussing an endgame for the franchise in Minnesota.
Vikings stadium is corporate welfare. -Minnesotans love the Vikings. That’s a fact. However, the Vikings franchise is owned by a billionaire from New Jersey — one Zygmunt “Zygi” Wilf. Wilf’s net worth is between $310 million, as reported by Sports Illustrated, and $1.3 billion, according to the Democratic Underground.com website. - - BrainerdDispatch 04/09/12
Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf send America a strong message on child abuse -- the wrong message, but a strong one.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. – A New Jersey judge has ordered Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf and their cousin, Leonard Wilf, to pay $84.5 million in damages to former business partners who sued them for fraud over a 1980s real estate deal.