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Chris Kluwe

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  • Vikings to reinstate special teams coach Priefer Monday

    Special teams coach Mike Priefer will be reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday after he served most of a three-game suspension. Priefer received a three-game suspension and was to donate $100,000 to gay rights charitable and educational...
  • Guest list: John Kerry, James Brown, Harvey Levin

    Guest list: John Kerry, James Brown, Harvey Levin
    The Sunday morning guest list: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. She has written the memoir "Off...
  • Current and former players react to NFL concussion settlement

    Current and former players react to NFL concussion settlement
    The late Junior Seau was not far from the thoughts of friends and associates in the immediate aftermath of news of a proposed settlement of concussion-related lawsuits between the NFL and more than 4,500 ex-players. Seau,  the former San Diego...
  • Ex-Vikings punter Chris Kluwe: I was fired by a bigot and two cowards

    Ex-Vikings punter Chris Kluwe: I was fired by a bigot and two cowards
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe wrote a a lengthy and scathing column, published online Thursday by Deadspin, detailing the reasons he feels he was released by the team prior to the 2013 season. Kluwe, who spent all eight of his NFL...
  • David Kopay offers support as Michael Sam faces NFL combine

    David Kopay offers support as Michael Sam faces NFL combine
    Late Friday afternoon, David Kopay watched sun cut through cypress trees at Lands End in San Francisco as the first former NFL player to come out as gay reflected on the past two weeks. "It's amazing, it really is, and I tell you it's because things...
  • Ravens' Suggs, NFL players lend names to LGBT Pride shirts

    Ravens' Suggs, NFL players lend names to LGBT Pride shirts
    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is among a group of football players who have put their names and jersey numbers on a T-shirt line that celebrates LGBT Pride Month. The NFL Players' Association has launched a One Team Pride Shirts T-shirt line meant...
  • Giants' Sergio Romo pitches immigration reform, one pint at a time

    Giants' Sergio Romo pitches immigration reform, one pint at a time
    The San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo is probably best known for throwing the final pitch that helped the Giants win the 2012 World Series. But the Giants' closer is also earning a reputation for his political activism. At the team’s victory...
  • 'I'm gay': Jason Collins, L.A. native, hopes for best, plans for worst

    'I'm gay': Jason Collins, L.A. native, hopes for best, plans for worst
    NBA center and Harvard-Westlake School graduate Jason Collins came out Monday as the first active gay athlete in a major professional sport. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native who helped lead Harvard-Westlake to two state championships in the 1990s with...
  • Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'

    Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'
    National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
  • Chris Kluwe released by Minnesota Vikings

    Chris Kluwe released by Minnesota Vikings
    The Minnesota Vikings released punter Chris Kluwe on Monday, Kluwe announced on Twitter. Kluwe tweeted the news on Twitter shortly after meeting with Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman. Thank you to all the fans, my teammates, and the Wilf family...
  • Vikings' Mike Priefer denies allegations by former punter Chris Kluwe

    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...