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Chris Kluwe

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  • Vikings pleased with quarterback situation

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT The Minnesota Vikings have reason to begin smiling about their quarterback situation following Friday night's 10-6 preseason-opening victory over the Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium....
  • Vikings address Priefer situation head on, and move on

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT A new head coach, major turnover on defense and a quarterback competition that includes an increasingly popular rookie first-round draft pick all were overshadowed by an unwanted...
  • Kluwe threatens to sue Vikings over harassment findings

    Kluwe threatens to sue Vikings over harassment findings
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the player's allegation that he was subjected to harassment and hostility for speaking out in favor...
  • Punter Chris Kluwe says he will sue Vikings for discrimination

    Former Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the Vikings for discrimination, Kluwe and his lawyer said Tuesday at a news conference in Minneapolis. Kluwe and attorney Clayton Halunen also said the team backed out of a promise to release the...
  • Vikings suspend assistant for gay remarks

    Vikings suspend assistant for gay remarks
    The Minnesota Vikings suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games and plan to give $100,000 to gay and lesbian rights organizations after former punter Chris Kluwe alleged that Priefer made inappropriate comments while he was with the...
  • Minnesota Vikings suspend special teams coach for anti-gay remarks

    Minnesota Vikings suspend special teams coach for anti-gay remarks
    Minnesota special teams coach Mike Priefer has been suspended three games by the Vikings following an investigation into allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe that the coach made homophobic remarks. An independent investigation, commissioned...
  • Kluwe: Priefer's suspension not enough

    Kluwe: Priefer's suspension not enough
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe criticized how the team responded to a six-month independent investigation into his claims of homophobic behavior in the organization. Kluwe said a 29-page summary of the investigation gave an inaccurate...
  • Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player

    Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player
    It took nearly the entire draft, but Michael Sam and the NFL finally made history. The St. Louis Rams used the 249th pick in the seventh round to select Sam, who has officially become the league's first openly gay player. Being picked by St. Louis...
  • Punter Chris Kluwe lacks an NFL job, but he isn't finished kicking

     Punter Chris Kluwe lacks an NFL job, but he isn't finished kicking
    The footballs boom off his foot, sailing high and far, the equivalent of 45, even 50 yards beyond a line of scrimmage. And when the kicker eases up a bit to concentrate on location, he rolls punts within three feet of each other. If Chris Kluwe had...
  • Michael Sam, the Bears and the gay-challenged NFL

    Missouri defensive end Michael Sam is openly gay and proud. He is preparing to play in the NFL. And so I thought of Lance Briggs. I thought of last April when NBA veteran Jason Collins told the world he is gay. I thought of Briggs’ Twitter...
  • Michael Sam could drop in NFL draft after coming out as gay

    Michael Sam could drop in NFL draft after coming out as gay
    Missouri All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam is poised to become the first openly gay player in the NFL after coming out publicly in interviews published Sunday by the New York Times and ESPN's "Outside the Lines." But just when during May's...
  • Vikings' Mike Priefer denies allegations by former punter Chris Kluwe

    Minnesota special teams coach Mike Priefer denied former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's allegations Thursday that he made homophobic comments and discriminated against the player for his pro-gay rights stances while he was with the team. "I vehemently...