When the NFL came to Duluth: The story of the Eskimos

Minnesota has a long and rich history of professional football. For most of the state’s fans, the mention of pro football immediately conjures images of the icy breaths of the Purple People Eaters suspended in the chilly Metropolitan Stadium air, of Randall Cunningham firing off 60-yard touchdown passes, of missed kicks and four Superbowls. But … [ Read more]

Golden Rivalries: Gopher football’s most storied trophy games

Autumn in Minnesota. Gold in the changing leaves, gold in the fields and prairies, and of course gold on the gridiron. It’s the time of the year that for autumnal traditions provided by college football at the University of Minnesota: reveling in the camaraderie of tailgating, raking leaves to the rhythm of radio play-by-play, the … [ Read more]

Sweet taste of rivalry: Day Block & Lucette brew ‘stadium series’ beer for Vikings-Packers game

Teddy or not, Vikings fans are prepping for the season opener at U.S. Bank Stadium against the Green Bay Packers on September 18, and so is one local brewpub. Day Block Brewing, just minutes away from the new stadium, has something extra special on tap to stoke the rivalry between all the Vikings and Packers fans that will undoubtedly … [ Read more]

The price of beer ranked by NFL stadium

Fall has arrived and with it, football. Nothing goes with a game like a beer, and VinePair has ranked how much a basic macro lager will set you back at every NFL stadium. Vikings fans: a 16-ounce brew will set you back $7, which is less than the average ($7.42). Packers fans: 16 ounces will … [ Read more]