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Vikings reach settlement with Chris Kluwe to avert lawsuit

By apnews@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday that he reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release, saying the club had agreed to donate to several groups that support gay rights.

Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him in 2013 over his outspoken support for gay marriage. Financial details of the settlement weren’t released, but Kluwe said he would get no money. Five different charities will benefit over the next five years.

“This will help a lot of people that really do need that help,” Kluwe said. He…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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