Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium is embracing beer.
The University of Minnesota Regents voted Wednesday to allow beer sales during Minnesota home football games. The measure was approved 10-1 and could bring in as much as $1.5 million yearly in extra revenue to the university.
Minnesota now joins 21 universities that sell beer in their stadiums on football Saturdays, though the bulk of those teams play in a city-owned or pro sports venues. Schools such as Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Akron and Maryland started public beer sales in 2009 and West Virginia approved a measure to start selling beer inside its stadium last year.
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