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Kluwe investigation results coming next week

By Mike Florio

This week, the Washington name controversy has stolen headlines from the sport of football. Next week, although on a lesser scale, Chris Kluwe’s allegations against the Vikings will take center stage again. According to Chris Tomasson and Seth Boster of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings expect to receive […]

Vikings’ investigation into Kluwe’s allegations hits a snag

By Michael David Smith

The Vikings’ investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations about homophobia within the organization has been hampered by one person refusing to cooperate. Chris Madel, one of the attorneys investigating the matter at the request of the Vikings, told the Pioneer Press that one individual — whom he wouldn’t name — […]

Chris Kluwe considering lawsuit against the Vikings

By Michael David Smith

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is still considering a lawsuit against the Vikings, who he says cut him in part because he advocated for gay marriage. Kluwe says Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer made homophobic comments and created a hostile environment for him after Kluwe began publicly supporting gay […]

Kluwe warns that “distraction” is code for intolerance

By Mike Florio

Three weeks ago, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman suggested that “thug” has become code for racial slurs. Former NFL punter Chris Kluwe has applied that same argument to the circumstances confronting former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam. In Kluwe’s mind, another term suggests intolerance to sexual orientation. “The code word to look […]

Vikings Retain Special-Teams Coach

By By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota’s special-teams coordinator, Mike Priefer, the subject of a discrimination complaint filed by the former punter Chris Kluwe, will keep his job.

Source: New York Times

Vikings Announce Full 2014 Coaching Staff

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings and head coach Mike Zimmer announced their full coaching staff for the 2014 season on Thursday, and as many as seven coaches from the previous staff are staying on board.

Zimmer named George Edwards the team’s defensive coordinator, Norv Turner the offensive coordinator and Mike […]

Vikings investigators will allow Kluwe to name witnesses anonymously

By Mike Florio

The explosive allegations of homophobic statements from Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer and discriminatory intent against punter Chris Kluwe for his gay-rights activism have taken a back seat to the NFL’s postseason drama, but the situation in Minnesota will be heating up, eventually. Via Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer […]

Chris Kluwe hires his own legal defense for Vikings’ investigation

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has hired his own legal defense to represent him in the team’s internal investigation into his allegations that stem from a Deadspin article Kluwe authored last week, which included claims that special teams coach Mike Priefer used homophobic remarks in a team setting.

Kluwe has […]

Vikings will conduct investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations

By NFL.com Wire Reports The Minnesota Vikings have retained attorneys to conduct an investigation into punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team due to his support of gay marriage.

Source: National Football League

Vikings are conducting investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations

By NFL.com Wire Reports The Minnesota Vikings have retained attorneys to conduct an investigation into punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team due to his support of gay marriage.

Source: National Football League