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Kissing Suzy Kolber:
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Two days ago, I posted a satirical story that detailed Bernard Berrian’s Twitter exchange with Minnesota state representative John Kriesel, a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq war. It didn’t make fun of Berrian; it was more critical of the way some media outlets blew the exchange out of proportion. I would link to it, except we’ve removed the post due to the threat of legal action.
How did our First Amendment right to free speech and satire get quashed? Well, that’s easy: we don’t have the sort of legal funds that can handle a frivolous lawsuit, so we pulled the post instead of standing up for our constitutional rights and getting sued for the trouble.
Here’s how it went down: before getting the cease-and-desist from from Berrian’s legal team, we received an email from Lindsey Deierling, VP of Publicity at EAG Sports (twitter page here). I won’t reprint her email here for legal reasons, but there was a lot of talk of “defamatory” a...
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It's been a rough week for Bernard Berrian, in the departments of both football and public relations. It's not getting better, either.
First, on Sunday, Berrian caught just one pass as his Vikings lost to the previously winless Chiefs. Then, after the game, he told a fan on Twitter to "sit down n shut up," and later learned that that fan was an Iraq war veteran...
MINNEAPOLIS—In a press conference Thursday, Minnesota head coach Leslie Frazier made it clear Donovan McNabb would remain the team’s quarterback for the foreseeable future, as Frazier and every other person in the Vikings organization completely despises the 12-year veteran and enjoys nothing more than seeing him fail.
Series: Vikings lead 13-10Last Meeting: Minnesota needed a crazy comeback to top Arizona 27-24 in overtime last season. This was the finalmagic moment in Brett Favre‘s career. Favre was 36-47 for career-high 446 yards, but started the game with an interception on Minnesota’s first drive, then threw another pick on 2nd and goal from the Cardinals’ 2 yard line.The Cardinals...
Brett Favre reflects on whether playing in 2010 for the Vikings was a good decision.
Vikings reward long snapper Cullen Loeffler with contract extension
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer Chris Kluwe is on Minnesota's injury report this week because of a strained right hamstring, a twinge he felt running up the field after his first punt of the game last week.
Kluwe said Thursday his leg feels fine and that he should have no problem playing Sunday against Arizona. But Kluwe has not kicked yet this week...
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a contract extension with long snapper Cullen Loeffler. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Im excited to be here with the Minnesota Vikings, Loeffler said. I love this organization and Im really glad to be a Viking. I expect good things in the future. Source: The Redzone
Every week, the experts of "FOX NFL Sunday" reveal their observations and opinions as they prepare for football's top-rated pregame telecast -- seen each Sunday at noon ET/9 a.m. PT. We'll share some of the highlights from Curt, Terry, Howie, Jimmy and Michael grabbed from their weekly conference call with insider John Czarnecki.
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The relationship between Leslie Frazier and Donovan McNabb has become more important than ever as criticism of both player and coach starts to mount.
The Minnesota Vikings signed long snapper Cullen Loeffler to a three-year extension on Friday, ensuring that the league's longest-tenured kicking trio will remain intact.
For every slobbering member of the media who sold you the lie that Brett Favre was a simple country boy who disliked the spotlight and would disappear into a deer stand after finally retiring, you can hold up this week as a prime example of why the former Packers/Jets/Vikings QB will spend the rest of his life refusing to go away. Between doing color commentary (badly) for a Southern...
By Brian Hall
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Vikings Pro Bowl cornerback Antoine Winfield missed his third straight day of practice on Friday with a neck injury and is listed as doubtful for Minnesotas game Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
Winfield suffered the injury making a tackle in last weeks loss at Kansas City and has had stiffness all week. He had an MRI...